A nurse practitioner of Barnesville Urgent Care and Family Practice on Greenwood Street is collecting items to take to Ascension Parish in Louisiana to help families devastated by flooding there. Jessie Lindsey will be leaving Barnesville at 4 p.m. Friday to travel with her husband back to where her parents live in St. Amant.
“Of the areas hit, Ascension Parish has reported 105,000 people with damaged homes of out the 135,000 people who live there,” said Jessie Lindsey. “It was just an astronomical amount of rain. And it’s still raining there.”
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