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Hurricane Isaac
8:55 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Threat from Isaac closes SLU

Classes and all activities at Southeastern Louisiana University have been canceled through Friday because of the threat from Hurricane Isaac.

The university says classes will resume on Tuesday after the Labor Day holiday.

The Hammond campus and its St. Tammany Center in Mandeville, Livingston Parish Literacy and Technology Center in Walker and nursing school in Baton Rouge will open for staff to return on Friday.

Hurricane Isaac
4:36 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Orleans Criminal District Court closed through Wednesday

The Orleans Parish Criminal District court will be closed through Wednesday, August 29, the court said in a statement on its website.

However, Magistrate Court will open for proceedings at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Jurors scheduled to serve during the remainder of the month of August are excused from duty, the Court said.

Hurricane Isaac
4:31 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Orleans Parish Civil District Court closed through Wednesday

Orleans Parish Civil District Court will be closed through Wednesday, August 29, the Court said in a statement on its website.

The closure includes the Civil Clerk of Court, First and Second City courts and clerks' offices, as well as the Civil Clerk of Court Mortgage, Conveyance and Archives offices.

Citizens with questions are advised to call 1-866-501-2038.

Hurricane Isaac
2:58 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

St. Charles Parish schools to remain closed through Labor Day

St. Charles Parish public schools will remain closed until Tuesday, September 4, the parish announced today in a news release posted on its Facebook page.

All schools will remain closed during this time, and all athletic events, including those this weekend, are canceled.

Hurricane Isaac
2:00 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

McNeese State will close Wednesday

McNeese State University will be closed on Wednesday.

Essential personnel in critical areas were notified Tuesday by their supervisors if they are to report to work on Wednesday. Students and all other personnel are strongly encouraged to stay off roadways.

A decision about re-opening on Thursday will be made by 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Housing, Rowdy's Cafeteria and the Convenience Store will remain open for resident students.

Hurricane Isaac
1:41 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Ferry service halted at Scarsdale-Belle Chasse

Plaquemines Parish officials have halted the Scarsdale-Belle Chasse ferry on the Mississippi River until Hurricane Isaac passes.

Parish officials also said Marina Road in Myrtle Grove will close at 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

Hurricane Isaac
1:37 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Baton Rouge city-parish government offices close for Isaac

Baton Rouge city government offices are closing for Isaac.

Chief Administrative Officer William Daniel announced that city-parish government was closing at noon Tuesday and will remain closed Wednesday.

The Mayor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is open and coordinating with state officials throughout the storm, providing updates atwww.redstickready.com.

Hurricane Isaac
12:47 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

NASA closes New Orleans plant

NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in eastern New Orleans is closed for until Tropical Storm Isaac passes.

Plant officials said employees should monitor the facility's website, www.mafspace.msfc.nasa.gov/status/index.html or call 800-611-3116 for notice of the facility s reopening plan.

Hurricane Isaac
12:30 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Lakeshore Drive in New Orleans closed

City officials have closed Lakeshore Drive, the roadway that runs along the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain. Officials said anyone found on the roadway, floodgates or levees may be arrested.

Hurricane Isaac is expected to drive the lake over the seawall. Levees protect nearby neighborhoods.

Hurricane Isaac
12:14 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

New Orleans art museum closes for storm

Officials of the New Orleans Museum of Art say the museum in City Park will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday because of Hurricane Isaac.

The museum and Besthoff Sculpture Garden are expected to reopen Thursday at 10 a.m.

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