One year later: Bayou Corne sinkhole still a mystery

Residents spend year watching, waiting, worrying

Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Bayou Corne residents Gerald and Janet Merritt at their home on Tuesday in Bayou Corne. The Merritts have packed up many of their belongings and are awaiting a buyout check.
Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Bayou Corne residents Gerald and Janet Merritt at their home on Tuesday in Bayou Corne. The Merritts have packed up many of their belongings and are awaiting a buyout check.