Sandbags are available at the Winn Parish Police Jury Road Maintenance Barn located at 501 Thomas Mill Rd in Winnfield. The barn can be reached by phone at 318-628-6812.
Winn Parish Police Jury President Josh McAllister stated yesterday that Winn Parish declared a state of emergency in preparation for Hurricane Laura. “The parish declares a state of emergency any time the state does so that parish is eligible for emergency funds in case they are needed,” stated McAllister.
Entergy has sent extra line trucks to Winn Parish that will be stationed at the fairgrounds in response to the hurricane.