NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - A doctor of nursing practice degree at Northwestern State University has been approved by the Louisiana Board of Regents. University officials say the program is expected to begin in fall 2014 after approval by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Saturday night. Louisiana Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $325,000 prize, which will rise to an estimated $350,000 for Wednesday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A team of researchers from the Center for Natural Resource Economics and Policy at the LSU AgCenter has received a three-year award of more than $750,000 to study the effectiveness of the environmental monitoring system in the Gulf of Mexico. The award was made through the LSU Coastal Marine Institute, a partnership of LSU and the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.
LAKE ARTHUR, La. (AP) - A plan to designate a Flyway Byway scenic route through Jefferson Davis Parish envisions incorporating a nearly 55-mile driving route with potential bike routes, waterways and walking paths focusing on the Welsh, Jennings and Lake Arthur areas. David Dahlquist, who helped develop the plan, says the scenic route would attract visitors and spending to the areas and improve quality of life for local residents.
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