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  • Furmanite confirms third death in Gibson explosion
    Officials confirmed that the third contractor who died in Thursday's explosion at the Williams Gibson plant worked for Furmanite, a global industrial services company with offices in Geismar and Sulphur.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Murder victim remembered as kind, giving figure
    Family, friends and loved ones came together this evening to remember "Big Swan" of Ashland North, Robert "Swizzle" Swan, 24, who was killed Wednesday morning in Gibson.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Texan pilot indicted on federal drug charges
    A 29-year-old Texas pilot caught with almost half a million dollars worth of cocaine on his plane at the Thibodaux Municipal Airport in Schriever was indicted Thursday in a New Orleans courtroom, his attorney said.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Colonels, Lumberjacks still searching for first win
    Nicholls State University is back on the road searching for that elusive win.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • LSU aims to be hospitable to South Carolina -- to a point
    BATON ROUGE— By now, LSU coach Les Miles knows as well as anyone that football isn't entirely weather proof, even if it can be played in rain or snow.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • McNeese rallies late to beat Nicholls in soccer
    The Nicholls State University women's soccer team suffered a heartbreaking loss, as McNeese State scored two late goals for a 3-2 win on Friday at the Nicholls Soccer Complex.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Saints' top pick Peat in line for first start
    METAIRIE — New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton says the club is "looking at" playing first-round draft choice Andrus Peat at left tackle on Sunday in Philadelphia.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Nicholls announces 2015 Hall of Fame class
    Former Nicholls State University athletes Bobby Dickerson (baseball, 1984-87), Kat Harrell Slosarek (softball, 2005-08), Katherine Plummer (women’s basketball, 2005-08) and Oscar Smith (football, 1981-85) will make up the school's 2015 Hall of Fame class, the athletic department announced on Friday.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Rodeo flag team goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Atop horses adorned in colorful gear, riders carrying pink flags made their way around the Raceland Rodeo Arena on Thursday night.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Free hunter education offered in Lafourche
    Hunters 10 and older can learn about firearm handling and safety, survival and first aid, wildlife identification and conservation, and more during a free course the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will host this month.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Hunting field day set for Oct. 21
    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office are offering an online course and field day this month as an alternative to a two-day hunter education course.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Three charged with fishing violations
    Three men were cited Thursday for alleged fishing violations on Caminada Pass Bridge in Grand Isle, the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Alleged shop burglars arrested
    Three were arrested early Friday morning in connection with burglarizing the Shop Rite branch on Grand Caillou Road, authorities said.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Early voting begins Saturday
    Early voting for the Oct. 24 election begins Saturday in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes and runs through Oct. 17.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Let the coastal work begin
    You have a great chance to personally find out more about the BP oil spill settlement and what it will mean for Louisiana’s coast. Just as importantly, you have a chance to voice your opinion on it.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Where do his rights end and mine begin?
    It all started with an untruth. More particularly, it started with a pack of untruths. (If you don’t know and don’t care enough to learn the facts, they can’t really be lies, can they?)
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Lafourche Parish president candidate accused of dredging marshland without permit
    State officials are accusing Lafourche Parish president candidate Jimmy Cantrelle of illegally dredging and clearing land near Des Allemands, a charge he denies.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Thibodaux man faces child pornography charges
    A Thibodaux man was arrested today on child pornography charges after investigators found evidence on a laptop during a previous investigation, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office said.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Central Lafourche will host alumni basketball game
    Central Lafourche High will host its first annual alumni basketball game at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Trojans Gym in Mathews.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Reader-submitted Williams plant explosion

    Published October 9, 2015
  • Lady Warriors win in five games
    Lady Warriors win in five games
    Published October 9, 2015
  • 5 things to do at the Gumbo Festival
    This weekend is the annual Louisiana Gumbo Festival of Chackbay.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Krewe Ga Rou seeking participants
    Krewe Ga Rou is accepting applications for cars and walking groups to join the Oct. 24 parade during the fourth annual Rougarou Fest.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Zumbathon to raise funds for cancer center
    The Brickhouse Cardio Club of Houma, 444 Paddock Lane, is hosting their first Zumbathon Saturday from 10 a.m. through 1 p.m. to raise funds for the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Looking for fun? Check out the Big Fun Calendar
    When: Oct. 9-11
    Where: 5403 West Park, Houma
    Voice of the Wetlands features a coalition of artists and business leaders concerned about the urgency of saving homes and the culture of south Louisiana. The festival features a lineup of musicians and a variety of food from the area.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Barker Honda Player of the Week named for Week 6
    Thibodaux High running back Donnell Adair was named the Barker Honda Player of the Week, as voted on by fans at from Oct. 3-8.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Bayou Preps: One-stop sports shop

    Published September 12, 2011
  • Three charged in Gibson murder
    Three suspects in the murder of a 24-year-old man found shot dead Wednesday morning in a car in Gibson have been arrested, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office said.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Lafourche GOP backs Landry for La. attorney general
    The Lafourche Republican Parish Executive Committee has voted to endorse Jeff Landry for Louisiana attorney general.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Gibson gas plant explosion victims identified
    Danos has identified the company's two employees who were killed in an explosion Thursday at a pipeline facility in Gibson.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • La. anglers can catch red snapper starting Nov. 20
    Recreational fishermen will be able to catch red snapper in state waters starting Nov. 20 and continuing "until further notice," Louisiana officials said today.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Terrebonne GOP endorses Young for lieutenant governor
    The Terrebonne Republican Party has endorsed John Young for Lieutenant Governor.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Officials: 1 dead, 3 wounded in university shooting in Arizona
    An early morning fight between two groups of students escalated into gunfire in the parking lot outside an Arizona university dormitory, leaving one person dead and three others wounded, authorities said Friday.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • 5 best bets for live music
    1. The Music Cove, 227 Howard Ave, Houma. Aaron Foret Band takes the stage in The Music Cove at 9 p.m. Saturday as part of Keep It Pink for October. The night is part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Bayou Black Drive reopened to motorists
    Bayou Black Drive, or La. 182, was reopened to motorists as of 12:30 a.m. Friday, State Police officials said.
    Published October 9, 2015
  • Today and Saturday's Sports Calendar
    Central Lafourche at Thibodaux, 7 p.m. (Radio: 106.3-FM)
    Hahnville at Terrebonne, 7 p.m.
    Ellender at Assumption, 7 p.m.
    Morgan City at South Lafourche, 7 p.m. (Radio: 100.3-FM)
    St. James at Sci Academy, 7 p.m.
    Covenant Christian Academy at Ridgewood Prep, 7 p.m.
    Published October 8, 2015