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  • Report: Pelicans to offer Davis max deal
    NEW ORLEANS -- ESPN is reporting the New Orleans Pelicans are ready to offer All-Star forward Anthony Davis a maximum five-year deal this summer.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Storms sweep through Terrebonne, Lafourche
    Strong storms swept through Terrebonne and Lafourche this morning, and officials were working to determine whether a tornado had touched down near Thibodaux.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Local couple bring visitors closer to swamp, Cajun roots
    For nearly three decades, Betty Provost, owner of the Wildlife Gardens, has played host to visitors of all nationalities. The bed and breakfast, along Bayou Black in Gibson, allows guests to escape from reality and embrace a simpler lifestyle.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Area baseball games rained out
    All area baseball games set for today have been washed out.
    The E.D. White Catholic at Catholic-New Iberia, Houma Christian School at Maurepas and Ridgewood Prep at Covenant Christian Academy games were canceled.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Vote for this week’s Barker Honda Player of the Week.

    Published April 27, 2015
  • Nicholls softball earns split vs. Lions
    In its final regular-season home games, Nicholls State University kept its postseason hopes alive by splitting Sunday's doubleheader with Southeastern Louisiana.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Crude oil price rises, driving up gas
    Gas prices have risen to their highest levels of 2015 locally and across the nation but are still down significantly from the same time last year, analysts said today.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Taxpayers pay to remove derelict boats
    Terrebonne Parish will spend nearly half a million dollars to remove abandoned boats from local waterways in 2015.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Thibodaux music teacher marks 50 years
    A Thibodaux resident will celebrate 50 years of teaching piano and voice next weekend.
    Sandra King, native of New Iberia, is having her studio's annual piano and voice recital at her home May 2 and 3.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Colonels fall in 11 innings to McNeese
    LAKE CHARLES — The Nicholls State University baseball team held a 4-0 lead in the fifth inning, but McNeese State clawed its way back, tying the game in the sixth before stealing the win with a walk-off solo home run in the 11th.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Today and Tuesday's Sports Calendar
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
    E.D. White Catholic at Catholic-New Iberia, 4 p.m.
    Houma Christian at Maurepas, 4 p.m.
    Ridgewood Prep at Covenant Christian Academy at Southland Field in Houma, 6 p.m.
    HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS
    Division III state tournament at the University of Louisiana-Monroe.
    BOYS HIGH SCHOOL GOLF
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Locals push to save coastal graves
    As a child, Velma Ellender would visit the Lefort Cemetery in Leeville with her mother.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Prep Baseball and Softball Report
    Check out this week's report on the area high school baseball and softball teams.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Zephyrs hold off Sounds, 4-3
    METAIRIE — Derek Dietrich hit a two-run homer and the New Orleans Zephyrs held off the Nashville Sounds, 4-3, on Sunday.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Rolle leads Nicholls women's track
    NATCHITOCHES — For a third straight week, Kryshell Rolle blew past the competition, taking first in the 400-meter hurtles and leading the Nicholls State University women's track and field team to another outstanding performance at the Leon Johnson Invitational.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Man arrested in connection with Dulac camp burglaries
    A 31-year old Dulac man has been arrested after allegedly burglarizing two camps along the 7000 block of Highway 56 Sunday, Terrebonne sheriff Jerry Larpenter said.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Nicholls women's tennis fallin SLC tourney final
    BEAUMONT, Texas – Looking for its first NCAA Tournament berth in 20 years, the No. 1 seed Nicholls State University women's tennis team got off to a rough start by losing the doubles point to No. 3 Northwestern State in the Southland Conference Tournament championship match.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Radar: Follow the storm on DailyComet.com
    Track the storm with DailyComet's weather radar.
    Published July 21, 2014
  • Radar: Follow the storm on HoumaToday.com
    Track the storm with HoumaToday.com's weather radar.
    Published July 21, 2014
  • Fun in the sun

    Published April 27, 2015
  • Assumption sheriff to host cookoff
    Registration is open for the Sheriff's Wild Beast and Seafood Feast in Assumption Parish.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Seat belt checkpoint planned for Lafourche
    The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will conduct a seat belt checkpoint Wednesday at an undisclosed location.
    Deputies will check for seat belt violations and other infractions during daylight.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • Walk-off single sends Assumption to tourney
    NAPOLEONVILLE — Assumption High sophomore clean-up hitter Kassi Leonard's seventh-inning hit on Sunday afternoon was more than 20 years in the making for the Lady Mustangs softball program.
    Published April 27, 2015
  • You don't have to convince us
    Consumer Reports is a well-respected magazine that tests and analyzes goods in a far-reaching array of fields. From cars to computers, the publication gives advice on what products are better or worse for the money we spend on them. Now, the researchers have turned to shrimp, where they have a clear pronouncement: Wild-caught U.S. shrimp are much...
    Published April 25, 2015