Last Call: 5 things you may have missed on Aug. 16

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — It’s getting late, and it’s almost time to close up for the evening. Here are some stories you might have missed today.

Flood death toll rises to 11, including three deaths in Tangipahoa Parish

Flooding in Denham Springs courtesy GOHSEP Facebook page

Flooding in Denham Springs courtesy GOHSEP Facebook page

Devastating floods in Louisiana have killed 11 people, including three in Tangipahoa Parish, according to the state Department of Health.

Almost a third of Louisiana parishes declared federal disaster areas

The Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development shared images of their tour of the Baton Rouge area on Sunday afternoon.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development shared images of their tour of the Baton Rouge area on Sunday afternoon.

Twenty parishes in Louisiana have been declared federal disaster areas in the wake of historic, devastating floods.

Volunteers needed as St. James Parish braces for possible backwater flooding

(Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

(Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Volunteers are needed at seven locations throughout St. James Parish to help fill sandbags.

Lee Harvey Oswald birthday party planned for NOLA

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Organizers of the annual conference in New Orleans on Lee Harvey Oswald and the JFK assassination say this year’s focus is “Oswald: The Patsy.”

Museum Month: A trip to Ashe Cultural Arts Center and the ability to ‘make things happen’

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In the heart of Central City you’ll find a nondescript building. But there’s a lot that happens at Ashe Cultural Arts Center, and the name says it all.