HOUMA, La. (AP) - A barge captain from Labadieville drowned after falling from a boat in a remote Terrebonne Parish bayou. The Terrebonne Sheriff's Office identifies the victim as 54-year-old Arthur Scott Anderson.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Legislature is opening its three-month regular session.
The action starts at noon today. Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks to lawmakers an hour later, expected to focus largely on his workforce development proposals.
CUT OFF, La. (AP) - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has waived repayment of a $5 million disaster loan given to Lady of the Sea Hospital in the Lafourche Parish community of Cut Off after Hurricane Katrina. The provision was a part of the federal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill.
NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - Northwestern State University's 27th annual Research Day is set for Thursday.
Research Day showcases a broad range of graduate and undergraduate academic and creative endeavors with students offering 15-minute oral presentations on their topics, followed by question-and-answer sessions.
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