At Liberty Lagoon, life guards have to go through a rigorous training program and pass a swim test before they go on duty for the summer. there are also rules in place for the children, even if it may spoil a bit of fun.
"So many of the things that you have to do to be a successful adult, starts with school," said Jarvis Johnson.
That is the message he has learned over the years. And it is what compelled him to join Teach for America.
Tameka Johnson, and a small group of her fellow inmates at East Baton Rouge Parish Prison got a chance to enjoy a relaxing day with their families. It was all part of the prison's "One Day With Kids" event.
Most of us know driving in the rain can be a little nerve wrecking sometimes, especially on the highway and interstates. Here in Louisiana it rains, a lot, and avoiding the wet weather is nearly impossible
Over in Ascension Parish many streets were closed due to street flooding. One neighborhood that saw lots of water was the Pelican Point Subdivision. When people looked outside their homes the streets were covered in water.