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  • Terriers rush past Tigers in 55-26 win
    Two one-play scoring drives in the first half by Vandebilt Catholic helped the Terriers run away from Morgan City 55-26 on Friday night in District 7-4A play and to their third win in a row.
    Published November 1, 2014
  • Ellender at South Terrebonne

    Published November 1, 2014
  • Nicholls looks to end record losing streak
    It would be a good time for Nicholls State University to earn its first win of the season than in tonight's homecoming game against Incarnate Word.
    Published November 1, 2014
  • LSU building on recent gains during open week
    BATON ROUGE — A season that recently looked on the brink of spiraling out of control is once again full of promise for LSU.
    Published November 1, 2014
  • Gators shut down district rival Patriots, 45-0
    BOURG — South Terrebonne's defense was on its heels during the opening drive of Friday's District 7-4A game against rival Ellender.
    Published November 1, 2014
  • Running duo shines in Cards win
    The E.D. White Catholic High running back duo of Nik Shanklin and Jeremy Rounds proved too much for Assumption to handle as the pair scored two rushing touchdowns each in a 32-12 E.D. White nondistrict win at Yockey Bernard Field at Harvey Peltier Stadium on Friday.
    Published November 1, 2014
  • Wildcats cruise to easy win over Rams
    NEW ORLEANS — St. James watched Carver take the opening kickoff and march 73 yards in 17 plays, eating 8 minutes and 30 seconds off the clock and scoring in a drive that could have started a long afternoon for the Wildcats.
    Published November 1, 2014
  • Warriors roll to 38-18 victory
    KENNER — The Houma Christian School football team started Friday night's District 9-1A game against Crescent City at Muss Bertolino Stadium with a bang.
    Published November 1, 2014
  • Hahnville turns back Trojans, 38-13
    BOUTTE — Hahnville's Ricky Preston set the tone in Friday's District 7-5A game against Central Lafourche by returning the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown.
    Published November 1, 2014
  • Miscues hurt Terrebonne is loss to East St. John
    RESERVE — The Terrebonne Tigers had the statistical edge in Friday's District 7-5A game against the East St. John Wildcats.
    Published November 1, 2014
  • Destrehan starts fast in win over Braves
    The Destrehan Wildcats quickly turned Halloween Night into a nightmare for the H.L. Bourgeois Braves in Friday night's District 7-5A game at Tom B. Smith Memorial Stadium in Houma.
    Published November 1, 2014
  • Payton, Saints proud of their toughness, resolve
    METAIRIE — Even as the New Orleans Saints enjoy their return to the top of the NFC South, coach Sean Payton wants his team to remember what it felt like to be 2-4.
    Published November 1, 2014
  • Legaux leads Cincinnati past Tulane
    NEW ORLEANS — Cincinnati backup quarterback Munchie Legaux was happy to be back home in the Big Easy, if only to see family and friends.
    Published November 1, 2014
  • Nicholls soccer beats SLU
    HAMMOND — Spencer Valdespino guided the Nicholls State University women's soccer team to a 4-2 victory over Southeastern Louisiana University on Halloween Night at the Southeastern Soccer Complex
    Published November 1, 2014
  • Statewide high school football scores
    Week 9 high school football scores
    Published November 1, 2014
  • Council to discuss sales tax
    Thibodaux's City Council will discuss the Lafourche Parish School Board sales and use tax at its Tuesday meeting.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • YMCA to hold Turkey Trot
    The Bayouland YMCA will hold its first Turkey Trot at 8 a.m. Nov. 22 at its Houma location, 103 Valhi Blvd.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Theft charges withdrawn
    Charges have been withdrawn against a Larose woman accused of stealing thousands of dollars from her employer, Lafourche Parish District Attorney Cam Morvant II said.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Man wanted in robbery attempt
    A man is wanted for an attempted robbery at Daiquiri Beach in Plattenville.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • We need to limit the government
    The federal government today is involved in every aspect of our lives.
    This is a far cry from what our founders envisioned and wanted.
    The states created the federal government and granted them certain limited powers.
    All other powers would be reserved to the states or to the people.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Supply should meet demand
    This week the Louisiana Center for Afterschool Learning is celebrating Lights On America, a national celebration dedicated to the academic and intellectual growth that is cultivated in the nation’s after-school programs in which 10.2 million children participate throughout the nation.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Cheers and Jeers: Nov. 1, 2014
    The Thibodaux City Council on Tuesday will consider an ordinance that should help keep swimming pools from becoming public nuisances.
    It might sound like a rarity, but at least one councilman said he has gotten complaints from residents about just such a problem.
    The issue here is public health more than esthetics.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Montegut resident gets double lung transplant
    It has been just a week since Montegut resident Brandon Marcel received the gift of life, and now he and his wife plan to give in return.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Thousands expected for Southdown Marketplace
    Between 8,000 and 10,000 people are expected to visit the Southdown Marketplace Arts and Crafts Festival that runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Newly elected judge raises more than $60,000 for campaign
    All five state district judges in Terrebonne Parish — four incumbents and one newcomer — were elected after signing up in August without opposition.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Lafourche government offices getting bullet-resistant windows
    Security upgrades to the Lafourche Parish Government Complex in Mathews will include bullet-resistant glass windows, officials said.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • TGMC implements smoke-free campus
    In partnership the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living, Terrebonne General Medical Center declared its campus to be a smoke-free facility as of Saturday.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Houma city marshal candidates raise less than $10,000 combined
    The six candidates for Houma city marshal have raised less than $10,000 in combined campaign contributions as they head toward Tuesday's election, records show.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Commercial king mackerel season to close
    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries have announced commercial king mackerel season will close at noon Nov. 7.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Amendment 3 would benefit politically connected company
    A constitutional amendment before voters Tuesday would let local governments contract with for-profit companies to collect delinquent property taxes — a measure that would greatly benefit one politically connected New Orleans company and would tack fees onto a property owner's past-due bills.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • St. Anne Hospital hosting free health seminar
    Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital will host a free health information seminar on Nov. 13 at noon.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • United Houma Nation Awards banquet set for December
    The 18th annual United Houma Nation awards banquet will be held Dec. 20 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center at 346 Civic Center Boulevard in Houma.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Attempted armed robbery at daiquiri shop in Plattenville
    A man is wanted for attempted robbery at Daiquiri Beach in Plattenville. At about 2 a.m. on Oct. 31, Assumption Parish Dispatch received a call from the daiquiri store, 105 Louisiana 70 Spur, saying someone had attempted to rob them at gunpoint. The suspect is described as a white male who is approximately 5’6” tall, wearing a dark...
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Visit new store at Nicholls
    Nicholls State University students, employees and campus visitors have a new option for for drinks, snacks, grab-and-go meals and other items.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Hollywood Road widening on pace
    The South Hollywood Road widening project is moving forward as planned despite lengthy delays before construction began.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Black Friday arriving early, on a Saturday
    Black Friday, the frenzied day of holiday season shopping which traditionally begins after Thanksgiving, will launch this year before trick-or-treaters have had a chance to gobble up much of their Halloween candy.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Don't forget to set your clocks back
    Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Share your Halloween pictures with us!

    Published October 23, 2014
  • Church News: Oct. 31, 2014
    Today-Sunday: Victory Life Church at 1200 Crescent Ave. in Lockport will host its annual Glory Fest. Glory Fest is a four day event featuring fair rides, face painting, lots of food, crackling cooking demonstrations, games, a petting zoo and live music that will showcase local talent. Hours for Glory Fest will be from 5-10 p.m. today, noon...
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Police: Father of 10-year-old killed in crash has died
    The father of a 10-year-old girl killed in a head-on collision Sunday on La. 1 in Napoleonville has also died from injuries sustained in the crash, State Police said.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Ducks Unlimited to hold banquet in Thibodaux
    The Upper Lafourche-Thibodaux chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its annual banquet from 6-10 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Thibodaux Civic Center, 310 N. Canal Blvd.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Bayou Preps: One-stop sports shop

    Published September 12, 2011
  • Looking for fun? Click here for upcoming happenings
    Today
    Trunk or Treat
    First United Methodist Church of Houma will hold a Trunk or Treat event in its parking lot. Families are given assigned parking spots, and children will collect candy from each car. The event will include a bounce house, games, a costume contest and food.
    When: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    Published July 29, 2014
  • Suspect sought in Larose boat theft
    A man is wanted in a boat theft last week at a Larose business, Lafourche Sheriff Craig Webre said.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Now hear this: 5 best bets for live music this weekend
    Music around town for this weekend.
    Published July 29, 2014
  • Larose man wanted on animal cruelty charges
    A Larose man is wanted on charges of cruelty to animals after deputies found two malnourished dogs believed to be his, Lafourche sheriff's spokesman Brennan Matherne said.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Thibodaux ordinance targets problem pools; vote planned Tuesday
    It will be illegal for Thibodaux residents to abandon pools if the City Council passes an ordinance Tuesday.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Today and Saturday's sports calendar
    Today and Saturday's sports calendar
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Area's swamps and bayous home to eerie lore
    South Louisiana is no stranger to superstition, and the region's unique landscape and culture play a major role in its reputation for hauntings.
    Published October 31, 2014
  • Rivalries on tap in Southland Conference
    K.C. Keeler couldn't bring any purple clothes with him when he was hired last winter as the new head coach at Sam Houston State, and now he knows why.
    Keeler learned very early in the interview process how important Sam Houston State's rivalry is with Stephen F. Austin.
    Published October 31, 2014