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  • Now hear this: 5 best bets for live music
    No. 1: La Carreta of Houma

    St. Charles St., Houma. Ryan Bergeron will perform Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. http://hmg.merlinone.net/THUMBS2016/TDIR15319/AX008_5C51_9.JPG
    No. 2: Stevie G's

    Published February 12, 2016
  • U.S. rig count drops 30 this week
    HOUSTON — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 30 this week to 541.
    The Houston company said today that 439 rigs sought oil and 102 explored for natural gas amid depressed energy prices. A year ago, 1,358 rigs were active.
    Published February 12, 2016
  • HScott Motorsports Adds Second Charter
    HScott Motorsports has reached agreement with Premium Motorsports for use of its Charter in 2016 to run Michael Annett's No. 46 Sprint Cup Series Chevrolet.
    Published February 12, 2016
  • 5 ways to celebrate Valentine's Day
    The most romantic day of the year is Sunday, and we've got five ways for you to celebrate with your significant other. It's just a sampling of things to do around Terrebonne and Lafourche, but you won't go wrong with any of them.
    Published February 12, 2016
  • Alleged child rapist booked on new charges
    An alleged child rapist from Ashland is accused of keeping contraband in his Terrebonne Parish jail cell and throwing feces at trusties.
    Published February 12, 2016
  • Many Debuts in Sprint Unlimited
    The Sprint Unlimited will not only be the first NASCAR Sprint Cup race since the completion of DAYTONA Rising, it will also mark the debut for a number of driver-crew chief combinations.
    Published February 12, 2016
  • Former Vandy assistant coach named head football coach at St. John
    Former Vandy assistant coach named head football coach at St. John
    Published February 12, 2016
  • Central Lafourche girls quarterfinal soccer match to be played Sunday
    Central Lafourche girls quarterfinal soccer match to be played Sunday
    Published February 12, 2016
  • EDW, Vandy boys soccer quarterfinal times, dates set
    EDW, Vandy boys soccer quarterfinal times, dates set
    Published February 12, 2016
  • Krewe of Hercules turns out in support of special needs kids
    The Bushwhackers float riders of the Krewe of Hercules turned out in support of special-needs children and their families Thursday evening at their den on Coteau Road.
    Published February 12, 2016
  • Ellender player wins Barker Honda Player of the Week
    Ellender High boys' basketball player Davontavean Martin was named the Barker Honda Player of the Week today.
    Published February 12, 2016
  • Beads contain toxic metals and chemicals, experts say
    NEW ORLEANS -- 'Made in NOLA' -- that's where health and environmental experts want Mardi Gras throws to come from.
    Experts said beads that come from China are made from toxic waste the U.S. ships off, and they're concerned it ends up in our bodies, landfills, and water supply.
    Published February 12, 2016
  • State treasurer says new taxes aren't the cure
    State Treasurer John Kennedy, longtime gatekeeper of the state's financial portfolios and perennial U.S. Senate candidate, says the state should not consider tax increases to ease the current financial crisis until unnecessary spending is eliminated.
    Published February 12, 2016
  • Vickers Ready for Daytona Return
    Brian Vickers will make his first start at Daytona International Speedway since 2014 when he replaces the injured Tony Stewart in the No. 14 Chevrolet for Speedweeks.
    Published February 12, 2016
  • 2016 Unanswered Questions
    Pete Pistone takes a look at some unanswered questions heading into the start of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend.
    Published February 12, 2016
  • Port Commission takes over as airport fixed-base operator
    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission took over as the South Lafourche Leonard Miller Jr. Airport's Fixed-Base Operator on Feb. 1, giving it greater ability to expand its operations.
    Published February 12, 2016
  • Houma spa celebrates 40th anniversary
    After being diagnosed with diabetes at 8 years old, Houma native Allie Authement began her journey to a healthier lifestyle.
    Published February 12, 2016
  • A battle Louisiana must win
    Louisiana’s ongoing effort to rebuilt our coast and protect us from future storms is vitally important to anyone who wants to stay in our part of the state.
    Published February 11, 2016