SHREVEPORT — The Red River is still falling slowly at Shreveport and wasn’t expected to begin falling near Natchitoches until late Sunday, so it will be a while before northwest Louisiana business owners know the full extent of flood damage.

The starting point of a long rebuilding process will be a meeting June 23 in Natchitoches for river officials and business owners, Red River Valley Association director Rich Brontoli told The Times.

More damage shows up daily, so companies need time to get a complete list together, he said.

And the area is likely to get more rain as a large low pressure


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