Qualifying opened Wednesday for elections in the Oct. 14 primary.
Support and opposition to a proposed 1-cent sales tax to fund road maintenance and construction were aired during a public hearing Wednesday.
Federal officials are trying to find a balance between helping energy production flourish in the Gulf of Mexico and ensuring businesses are environmentally responsible, industry regulator Scott Ang
Service District 2 board of commissioners meeting 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, at St. Mary Chamber of Commerce, 727 Myrtle St., Morgan City. Public welcome.