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The fall inshore shrimp season will close at sunset Monday in local waters, officials said today. White-shrimp season, which opened Aug. 18 locally, will... [Read More]
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The Houma-based Bayou Community Foundation was created in 2012 after years of local disasters that included multiple hurricanes and the 2010 Gulf oil spill.Today the... [Read More]
Danos, an oilfield services company based in Gray, has completed a painting and coating project for one of Shell Oil Co.'s platforms in the Gulf... [Read More]
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For more than a decade, the Thibodaux-based Norman Swanner Foundation has raised money for scholarships, schools and community service projects in Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes.Family... [Read More]
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A Catholic foundation works to support numerous other nonprofit service groups throughout the Houma-Thibodaux area. It's called the Catholic Foundation of South Louisiana. We asked Executive... [Read More]
The Fletcher Technical Community College Foundation works to connect the businesses and people of the local area to the college. Nicol Blanchard is interim... [Read More]
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St. James's quick-strike ability helped the Wildcats made quick work of Marksville in Friday's Class 3A first-round playoff game. [Read More]
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The Bayou Beer Fest, which benefits veterans, will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Southdown Plantation House, 1208 Museum Drive,... [Read More]
The Bayou Blue Pontoon Bridge is closed for maintenance. Starting Monday, the bridge, on Bayou Blue Road crossing the Intracoastal Waterway, will open on... [Read More]
A 19-year-old woman is in critical condition following a shooting on Park Avenue near Thibodaux late Tuesday night, authorities said this morning. It was... [Read More]
Kids In Motion Playhouse Discovery Museum has brought fun learning activities for children to different locations in the area for the past nine years. ... [Read More]
An 86-year-old Houma man was killed after the boat he was operating collided with another Thursday near Dulac, authorities said today. The victim was... [Read More]
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.It's part of a national group whose... [Read More]
A search committee today narrowed the field to six candidates for the Nicholls State University president's job. The semifinalists, chosen from 15 qualified applicants,... [Read More]
A local, Christian group is offering services and support to those facing pregnancy-related decisions.We asked Tara Detiveaux, executive director of Hope Extreme, to answer a few... [Read More]
The Gulf of Mexico oilfield is back in business after evacuations and shut downs for Hurricane Nate. As of today, all but 1.4 percent... [Read More]
The Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo has donated $8,000 to Nicholls State University's petroleum engineering program. The rodeo has now donated nearly $45,000 to... [Read More]
U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise will speak to members of a local oil industry group Tuesday in Houma. Scalise, R-Metairie,  and state Sen. Sharon Hewitt,... [Read More]
Oyster harvesting areas in Lafourche and several other southeast Louisiana parishes will reopen Friday after the state closed them as a precaution for Hurricane Nate.... [Read More]
A new group has formed to help prevent suicides in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes.We asked Titus P. Savoie Jr., founder and president of Team LifeLines... [Read More]
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