The curfew that was set for Thursday evening in St. Martin Parish has been canceled by Parish President Chester Cedars.

Please call the St. Martin Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness at (337) 394-2808 if you need any further information or assistance due to Hurricane Laura.

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St. Martin Parish President Chester Cedars has announced a Parish-wide curfew beginning Wednesday (08/26/20).

KATC reports Cedars will be imposing a curfew for St. Martin Parish "beginning Wednesday, August 26, 2020, from 8:00 p.m.-7:00 a.m. Thursday, and Thursday, August 27, 2020, from 6:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m. on Friday."

In addition, Cedars is strongly encouraging a voluntary evacuation for those living in the Stephensville/Belle River area of Lower St. Martin Parish.