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  • Four charged in Terrebonne armed robberies
    Investigations into multiple armed robberies this month in Terrebonne Parish have concluded, according to the Sheriff's Office.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Houma Police issue infant safety reminder
    October is sudden infant death syndrome awareness month.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Free hunter education course offered
    The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will host a free hunter education course this month.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Supreme Court asked to review parish president's ethics case
    The State Board of Ethics has requested a state Supreme Court review of Lafourche Parish President Charlotte Randolph's successful ethics case appeal.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Chevron donates $25,000 to Terrebonne schools
    Terrebonne Parish School District received a $25,000 grant from Chevron to buy high-end science equipment for seventh- and eighth-grade students.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Vandebilt's Barrios commits to Nicholls
    Vandebilt Catholic senior girls basketball player Cassidy Barrios said she has committed to play college basketball at Nicholls State University.
    Barrios is a 5-foot-11 player who plays both guard and forward positions.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Raceland, Gonzales banks to merge by spring
    A Raceland bank announced Tuesday it will merge with a Gonzales-based bank by spring.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Monday is the deadline to register to vote
    More than 120,000 people in Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes are eligible to vote in the Nov. 4 elections, and those not registered face a Monday deadline to do so.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Boat deck runoff may require permit at end of year
    Local shrimpers and owners of smaller commercial vessels around the country could need a new permit by the end of the year to wash their decks.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.
    A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced today.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • 'Move Over' signs to go up on highways
    Signs telling drivers to move their vehicles out of the way for emergency responders on road shoulders will soon appear along highways across the state, State Police said.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Magazine again names Nicholls 'military friendly'
    For the sixth year in a row, Nicholls State University has been recognized as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Concern raised over dehydration of student athletes
    It’s important for student athletes in fall sports to stay hydrated even when the temperatures outside begin to drop.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Terrebonne NAACP branch gets top state honors
    The Terrebonne Parish Branch on the NAACP branch garnered the state’s highest honors at the 72nd annual Louisiana State NAACP Convention held in Marksville last weekend.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Campbell: Some Entergy customers to see refund
    Customers of Entergy Louisiana and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana can look forward to a refund on their power bills as the result of a victory by the Louisiana Public Service Commission in its long-running fight to equalize the costs of generation on the Entergy System.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Feature gave insight into hospital administrator
    “In vast Terrebonne Parish there is no woman with greater responsibilities than Mother Marie Blanche.” So began the Lady of the Week feature published in the June 22, 1954, Terrebonne Press.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Tuesday's area high school scoreboard
    Tuesday's area high school scoreboard
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Get into the Halloween spirit with 'Hurricane Z'
    Locals who really like to “get into” Halloween should be interested in the goings on planned for Houma's Wetlands Discovery Center, which will celebrate the spooky season with “Hurricane Z,” a haunted hurricane shelter threatened by both storm winds and a zombie infection.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Edwards takes aim at coastal restoration
    As part of his campaign for Louisiana’s 6th District congressional seat, former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards tackled coastal restoration this week.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Gun rights a flashpoint in Louisiana Senate race
    Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu is defending her record on gun rights, seeking to rebut sharp criticism from the NRA in a state where the right to bear arms is given special constitutional protection.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Lafourche Parish names new public information officer
    Lafourche Parish announced Thad Angelloz as its new public information officer on Tuesday morning.
    Angelloz, 34, of Thibodaux, will handle media inquiries and produce press releases for the parish government. The position salary is $43,680.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge
    Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • South Terrebonne at Vandebilt football game rescheduled for Oct. 9
    The District 7-4A varsity football game between South Terrebonne and Vandebilt Catholic has been moved to 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at Buddy Marcello Stadium in Houma.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Bridge in Cut Off closed today for repairs
    The Cote Blanche Bridge near Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off will be under repair for most of today, Lafourche Parish government officials say
    Published September 30, 2014
  • NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized
    The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • SLC Football Standings-Statistics
    2014 Southland Conference Football Standings
    Team conf. overall
    Southeastern La. 1-0 3-2
    Central Arkansas 1-0 2-3
    Sam Houston State 1-0 2-3
    Stephen F. Austin 0-0 3-1
    Northwestern State 0-0 2-2
    McNeese State 0-0 2-1
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Beauty on the Bayou

    Published September 30, 2014
  • Still not time to panic, Saints fans
    The Saints looked terrible on Sunday night. Unlike many of their past performances on national television, this one really stunk.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Today and Wednesday's Sports Calendar
    HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
    Vandebilt Catholic at South Terrebonne, 4 p.m.
    H.L. Bourgeois at Central Lafourche, 4:30 p.m.
    Destrehan at Terrebonne, 4:30 p.m.
    St. James at Riverside, 4:30 p.m.
    Assumption at South Lafourche, 5 p.m.
    E.D. White Catholic at Lutcher, 5 p.m.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Ellender at Thibodaux volleyball

    Published September 30, 2014
  • MLB Postseason Glance
    x-if necessary
    WILD CARD
    Today: Oakland (Lester 16-11) at Kansas City (Shields 14-8), 7:07 p.m. (TBS)
    Wednesday: San Francisco (Bumgarner 18-10) at Pittsburgh (Volquez 13-7), 7:07 p.m. (ESPN)
    DIVISION SERIES
    (Best-of-5)
    American League
    All AL games televised by TBS
    Baltimore vs. Detroit
    Published September 30, 2014
  • LSWA Prep Polls
    Lousiana Sports Writers Association’s high school football polls are listed for Class 5A-1A.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Interstate project gains momentum
    Traveling along U.S. 90 between New Orleans and Lafayette — as many of us do — motorists can see signs proclaiming the road to be the future Interstate 49.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Terrebonne field gets good reviews
    H.L. Bourgeois senior quarterback Todd Adkins remembers how sloppy the football field at Tom B. Smith Stadium in Houma was during the Braves' regular-season home opener against South Terrebonne on Sept. 5.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Police report: Sept. 26-28, 2014
    Portions of this information are based on facts provided by the arrested individuals. Those individuals have been booked with, not convicted of, the offenses shown. All accused should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Thibodaux's performance pleases coach
    The Thibodaux Lady Tigers did not feel a great deal of pressure in Monday's non district volleyball match against the Ellender Lady Patriots.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Uncle helps volleyball player transfer to Nicholls
    Kaci Eaton reached out to her uncle and is now part of an improving group of young players on the Nicholls State University volleyball team.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Saints humbled, but not hopeless after 1-3 start
    METAIRIE — Defensive captain Junior Galette is disgusted by the Saints' sluggish start.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Pelicans downplay pressure to make playoffs
    METAIRIE — Anthony Davis doesn't see the point to thinking about what might happen to the only NBA coach he's had if the New Orleans Pelicans fail to make the playoffs again this season.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Fall good for southeast Louisiana flounder fishing
    NEW ORLEANS — Avid flounder-gigger Sam Barbera doesn’t like the winds that come with autumn cold fronts, but that’s his only gripe about targeting the fish that is his favorite this season of year.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • LSU's Harris honored by SEC
    BATON ROUGE — LSU quarterback Brandon Harris has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week following his performance in the Tigers' 63-7 win over New Mexico State.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • Yes, I drank the Kool-Aid
    Legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi is known for winning championships.
    Published September 30, 2014
  • State Players of the Week named
    BATON ROUGE — The LSU Tigers and the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks had the players that performed the best on the field Saturday, earning Louisiana Sports Writers Association nods as this week's college football player of the week.
    Published September 30, 2014