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  • NAACP to hold elections
    The NAACP Terrebonne Parish Branch has scheduled several elections and meetings at its office, 7163 Park Ave., Houma.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • CASA to hold volunteer training
    CASA of Lafourche will host volunteer training in Thibodaux and Cut Off from Oct. 6 to Nov. 6.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Retired teachers meet Thursday
    The Terrebonne Retired Teachers' Association will hold its next meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday at Ellendale Country Club, 3319 La. 311, Houma.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Man faces drug, theft charges
    Thibodaux Police have accused a local man of stealing items by stuffing them into a bean bag he later purchased and having drugs in his underwear.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Lovebugs can cause problems for motorists
    Ryan Cortez's black Mustang stays parked in the garage this time of year thanks to a small, winged, black and red pest.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Terrebonne growth moves to the north
    Development in Terrebonne Parish is heading toward the high ground.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Local churches becoming more diverse
    Thibodaux First Assembly has seen its congregation grow from 68 members two years ago to over 500 today, and many of its new members are African-Americans, pastor John Skipworth said.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Suspect faces multiple charges after gun threats
    A Houma man accused of illegally entering two homes and threatening their residents with a gun was arrested Saturday on numerous charges, police said.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Improper marking suspected in water line break
    The contractor who installed a water line in Leeville may be responsible for the boil water advisory that affected parts of Lafourche Parish last week.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Thibodaux City Council meeting set
    In its Tuesday meeting, Thibodaux City Council will meet to discuss its support of Constitutional Amendment 3 and Constitutional Amendment 10 of the Louisiana Legislature.
    The amendments are meant to aid in efforts to curb blighted housing in Louisiana.
    Council meetings begin at 5 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 310 West 2nd St. in Thibodaux.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Double murder trial set
    The man accused of facilitating a police informant's murder last September is set for trial Nov. 17.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Next year’s legislative elections already taking shape
    It’s never too early to start thinking about next year’s legislative races.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Revamped 'View' begins its daytime run
    Daytime's "The View" revealed its latest makeover Monday, opening the post-Barbara Walters era with a new set, new boss, mostly new team and a promise to be provocative again.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Miss America: More to worry about than red cup
    The new Miss America says there are more important things for people to worry about than her little red cup.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Vikings reinstate Peterson despite abuse charge
    Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings two days after he was charged with child abuse for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son, and the star running back said Monday he is not a child abuser and wants "everyone to understand how sorry I feel about the hurt I have brought to my child."
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Former WWL-TV chief meteorologist Dave Barnes dies at 78
    Dave Barnes, WWL-TV's chief meteorologist for more than a decade in the 1980s and 1990s, and former head of the local National Weather Service office, died Saturday in Florida of complications from cancer. He was 78.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Terrebonne High alumnae will perform at football game
    For the first time, the former members of the Terrebonne High School's Tigerette's dance team and drill squad will perform and meet for a reunion, which includes more than seven decades of marchers and dancers.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Monday's area high school volleyball scoreboard
    Monday's area high school volleyball scoreboard
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Police investigating six camp burglaries
    Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a string of camp burglaries in Chauvin and Cocodrie in the past two weeks, police said.
    Six camp burglaries have been reported since Sept. 1, Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Dawn Foret said.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Central Lafourche High crowns homecoming queen

    Published September 15, 2014
  • Saints' Ingram sidelined with hand injury
    NEW ORLEANS -- Multiple sources are saying that Saints running back Mark Ingram will miss about a month after injuring his hand during Sunday's loss in Cleveland.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Group drums up interest in homegrown sounds
    A local group has formed with one goal in mind: to invigorate interest in homegrown Cajun music.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Gatorettes

    Published September 15, 2014
  • Player of the Week -- Week 3

    Published September 15, 2014
  • Today and Tuesday's Sports Calendar
    HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
    Covenant Christian Academy at Ellender, 4 p.m.
    First Baptist at Houma Christian, 5 p.m.
    South Terrebonne at Central Lafourche, 5 p.m.
    E.D. White Catholic at Cabrini, 5 p.m.
    Central Catholic at Vandebilt Catholic, 5 p.m.
    HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING
    Published September 15, 2014
  • College Football Top 25 polls
    The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 13, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:
    Record Pts Pv
    1. Florida St. (37) 2-0 1,466 1
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Police report: Sept. 11-13, 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 15, 2014
  • Local flood control work sparks concern
    Concerns about water quality and flooding at a Terrebonne water treatment plant have halted a project to install a pump station that aims to improve drainage in Thibodaux.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Saints box score
    Browns 26.
    Saints 24
    New Orleans 0 10 7 7—24
    Cleveland 10 6 7 3—26
    First Quarter
    Cle—Austin 3 pass from Hoyer (Cundiff kick), 5:59.
    Cle—FG Cundiff 32, :00.
    Second Quarter
    NO—FG S.Graham 27, 5:16.
    Cle—Gipson 62 interception return (run failed), 3:25.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Week 2 Prep Football Report
    This week's Prep Football Report
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Gators vs. Tigers

    Published September 15, 2014
  • Loss has Nicholls seeking answers
    Confidence is fleeting on the Nicholls State University football team after losing to Division II Henderson State on Saturday.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • St. James at E.D. White

    Published September 15, 2014
  • Trojans vs. Bulldogs

    Published September 15, 2014
  • HLB vs. Ellender football

    Published September 15, 2014
  • Group says climate change imperils birds
    Hundreds of North American bird species face the threat of extinction this century due to climate change, according to a new report by the National Audubon Society.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • LSU's defense setting the tone
    BATON ROUGE — LSU cornerback Tre'davious White sees evidence that the Tigers' defense can maintain its recent suffocating form when it opens Southeastern Conference play next Saturday.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • For Nicholls' 'Dr. Bob,' retirement is bittersweet
    One phrase has echoed through Bob Falgout's long career in the sugar industry: Be the best you can be.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Want to cast an informed vote Nov. 4? This free guide's for you
    Anyone who wants to cast an informed vote Nov. 4 on 14 proposed amendments to the state constitution can access a free guide online.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • Chevron draining natural gas after worker death
    NEW ORLEANS — Authorities said that a Chevron Corp. subsidiary was still releasing natural gas Sunday from a pipeline off the Louisiana coast where a Saturday incident killed a maintenance worker.
    Published September 15, 2014
  • No big winners in Saturday's lottery drawings
    Nobody won the jackpots in Easy 5, the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Saturday night, the Louisiana Lottery Corp. says.
    Louisiana Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $1.325 million prize, which will rise to an estimated $1.375 million for Wednesday.
    Published September 15, 2014