Linwood Morgan talks Thursday morning at Verdunville boat landing while authorities and family members were in the midst of searching for his brother, Mark Morgan, and Homer Copeland, both whom were found safe later in the morning in St. Martin Parish. The two boaters and a dog had left Wednesday morning from the Verdunville boat landing to go crawfishing, but their boat sank. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)
Two St. Mary Parish men and a dog were rescued Thursday morning after their boat sank during a crawfishing trip that began Wednesday morning.
St. Mary Parish saw little rainfall Wednesday night and into Thursday morning with wind gusts topping out just over 30 mph after Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall early Thursday.
The St. Martin Parish School Board, summer school and other recreational activities are cancelled on Thursday, Schools Superintendent Lottie Beebe said in an email.
A tree fell early Wednesday on Taft Street between Second and Third streets in Patterson, Mayor Rodney Grogan said.