LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA (KTVE/KARD) — The town of Lake Providence will be breaking ground on a major this upcoming Thursday; a project that brings something the town desperately needs; housing.

“We have been fighting for housing for a long time, trying to get it here” Kendall Thompson , President of the East Carroll Parish Police Jury said.

The latest project to stick taking the last two years to finalize. As old concrete is cleared for the ground breaking, excitement is building to bring Lakeshore Family Homes to life.

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