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  • Braves pound Gators to open season
    H.L. Bourgeois set the tone for a new era under first-year head coach Carey Melvin on its first play from scrimmage on Friday night against South Terrebonne.
    Published September 5, 2015
  • Cardinals eat clock, top Terriers, 34-14
    Two young E.D. White Catholic football players and a seasoned veteran carried the Cardinals past their biggest rival on Friday night.
    Published September 5, 2015
  • Return sparks Trojans to victory
    MATHEWS — Anfernee Poindexter was the difference maker in Central Lafourche's nondistrict win over Patterson on Friday night.
    Published September 5, 2015
  • Comets shut down Thibodaux
    The regular-season opener was one to forget for the Thibodaux High School Tigers.
    Published September 5, 2015
  • Terrebonne turns back Ellender
    BOURG — The Terrebonne Tigers and Ellender Patriots may have been experiencing a little dj vu Friday night.
    Published September 5, 2015
  • Mustangs off to good start with win over Donaldsonville
    DONALDSONVILLE — The Assumption Mustangs are probably hoping that history repeats itself this season.
    Published September 5, 2015
  • Tarpons rally to beat Bonnabel
    KENNER — It both was, and was not, an improbable comeback.
    Published September 5, 2015
  • Wildcats fall to Rams, 12-6
    EDGARD — "It was ugly."
    Published September 5, 2015
  • Crusaders' defense stops Lions
    A strong defensive performance kept Covenant Christian Academy in the game, but the offense couldn't conjure any late magic as the Lions fell 10-7 to Westminster Christian in Friday's nondistrict game at Manning Field at John L. Guidry Stadium at Nicholls State University.
    Published September 5, 2015
  • Houma Christian struggles in loss to Highland Baptist
    NEW IBERIA — Brontre Griffin rushed for 270 yards and five touchdowns as Highland Baptist opened the 2015 season with a 50-7 rout of Houma Christian Friday.
    Published September 5, 2015
  • Louisiana Prep Football Scoreboard
    Louisiana High School Football Scores
    Published September 5, 2015
  • Shrimp and Petroleum Festival underway in Morgan City
    The annual Shrimp and Petroleum Festival continues through Monday in Morgan City.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Red snapper season to close
    Red snapper season will close at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday in state waters, up to three miles offshore.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Nearly two dozen properties across Terrebonne head for tax sale
    Nearly two dozen properties in Terrebonne Parish could be sold at auction after their owners failed to taxes on them.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • LSU has many options in opener vs. McNeese
    BATON ROUGE — As 14th-ranked LSU opens a season in which expectations are high — but questions are many — the Tigers can at least take the field against McNeese State Saturday night knowing that their quarterback competition is settled.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Nicholls watching future opponents during open date
    Forgive Tim Rebowe if he is glued to his television set on Saturday.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Nicholls falls to Houston in volleyball
    LAFAYETTE — The Nicholls State University women’s volleyball team pushed Houston to a pivotal fifth set but came up two points shy in the opening match of the Sawyer Camillo Memorial Volleyball Classic, falling 3-2 on Friday.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Terracing work continues to create marsh and attract waterfowl
    In Bayou L’Ours, east of the south Lafourche levee system, long narrow strips of marsh stretch across an area that was once a pocket of open water.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Former Nicholls police chief running for Parish Council
    A former Nicholls State University police chief and minister is running to represent District 1 on the Lafourche Parish Council.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Former parish councilman runs for District 1 seat
    A bail bondsman from Thibodaux is running for his former seat on the Lafourche Parish Council.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Lafourche NAACP president runs for Parish Council
    The Lafourche NAACP president of 10 years has announced his candidacy for a Lafourche Parish Council seat.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Labor Day travelers see lowest gas prices in more than a decade
    Gas prices are at the their lowest in more than a decade, and experts estimate that drivers will collectively save$1.4 billion compared to last year's four-day Labor Day weekend.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Weekly U.S. oil and natural gas rig count down by 13 to 864
    HOUSTON — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week declined by 13 to 864.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Child cruelty suspect charged
    A Gheens man is accused of hitting a child several times with a leather belt, causing abrasions and bruising on the back of the child’s legs, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office said.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Houma man charged with child rape
    A 49-year-old Houma resident accused of sexually assaulting a child younger than 13 about six years ago was arrested Thursday, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office said.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Montegut man accused of molesting teen
    A 43-year-old Montegut man is accused of molesting a teenage relative, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office said.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Police: Driver more than three times legal limit
    A Napoleonville driver was found to be more than three times the legal limit for alcohol after a traffic stop early this morning in Thibodaux, police said.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Teen wanted in Thibodaux shooting arrested
    A Thibodaux teenager wanted in a February shooting in the city was arrested this afternoon, police said.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Police: Thibodaux man banned from 14th store
    A 65-year-old man is accused of soliciting money at a Thibodaux business this morning, hours after he was banned from another location, police said.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Terrebonne council may appoint revenue review committee
    The Terrebonne Parish Council will discuss appointing members to the recently revived revenue review committee next week.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Looking Back: Teachers reflect on work during anniversary year
    Returning to teach at Vandebilt Catholic High School about 13 years ago felt like a homecoming to Laurie Robichaux.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Taiwanese company considering $9.4 billion chemical complex in St. James
    Taiwan's only privately owned oil refinery is considering building a $9.4 billion industrial complex in St. James Parish that state officials say would create more than 9,000 jobs in Louisiana.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Barker Honda Player of the Week winner named -- Week 1
    Central Lafourche senior defensive back Anfernee Poindexter was named the Barker Honda Player of the Week, as voted on by fans at from Aug. 29 through Sept. 3.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Turning leftovers into tasty treats
    When it came to wondering what to do with leftover mashed potatoes, Chuck Hansen just decided to dive in and see what happened.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Now hear this: Best bets for live music
    House of Blues
    225 Decatur St, New Orleans
    Punk rockers X plus Dead Rock West will take the stage at the House of Blues in New Orleans.
    Details: (504) 310-4999 or
    Today and Saturday
    Bayou Delight
    4038 Bayou Black Drive, Bayou Black
    Published September 4, 2015
  • 5 things to do during Labor Day Weekend
    Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer _ and for many _ a long weekend away from work. The three-day weekend gives folks time to relax and not have to worry. With that in mind, here's five ways to enjoy the downtime until work beckons again on Tuesday. Try not to work too hard to enjoy what the area has to offer.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • U.S. stocks open lower as investors consider job numbers
    NEW YORK — U.S. stocks opened lower today after a mixed U.S. jobs report left investors uncertain about the outlook for the Federal Reserve's interest rate policy.
    The report showed that the U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August, but also that employers added fewer jobs than forecast.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Tropical Storm Fred expected to degenerate in Atlantic
    Tropical Storm Fred is moving across the Atlantic but is expected to degenerate soon.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Larose man indicted on child rape charge
    An 81-year-old Larose man accused of raping a young girl about 30 years ago has been indicted, the Lafourche Parish District Attorney's Office said.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Death penalty sought against man accused of killing trooper
    Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a man accused of fatally shooting a Louisiana trooper last month.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • View the 2015 football tab
    Preview of what to look for from local high schools, state and colleges and the Saints.
    Published August 28, 2014
  • Calendar of Events: Around town and in your neighborhood
    Rocking the House
    Rockers Mtley Cre will take the stage at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans for their "The Final Tour: All Bad Things Must Come To An End" show. They'll be joined by the legendary Alice Cooper.
    When: 8 p.m.
    Published September 3, 2015
  • Houma man accused of stealing from sister
    A 37-year-old Houma resident is accused of stealing a ring from his sister who has mental health issues and threatening to harm her and his mother, police said.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Today and Saturday's Sports Calendar
    South Terrebonne at H.L. Bourgeois, 7 p.m.
    Terrebonne at Ellender, 7 p.m.
    St. Charles Catholic at Thibodaux, 7 p.m.
    Patterson at Central Lafourche, 7 p.m.
    South Lafourche vs. Bonnabel at Muss Bertolino Stadium in Kenner, 7 p.m. (Radio: 100.3-FM)
    Published September 3, 2015
  • Duke dominates Tulane in season opener
    NEW ORLEANS — Thomas Sirk produced 357 yards from scrimmage and passed for two touchdowns in his first start, and Duke beat Tulane 37-7 in the opener for both teams on Thursday night.
    Published September 4, 2015
  • Hoping for a sweet sugar season
    If you drive more than a mile or two in our area, you are bound to see a field of sugar cane. At least one.
    Published September 3, 2015
  • What does Roger Goodell mean by 'integrity'?
    Thursday was a dreary day outside. But if you were anywhere near a television set or a computer, you had no reason to be stuck in the doldrums.
    Published September 3, 2015