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  • Bus law called unenforceable
    The Lafourche Parish School Board on Wednesday will discuss a new law that prohibits bus drivers from loading or unloading students while in a traffic lane, which a school official said is unenforceable.
    Published August 1, 2014
  • Local cheerleaders named All-Americans
    Houma Junior High students will go to Texas and Florida later this year.
    Published August 1, 2014
  • Sen. Vitter announces airport grants
    Sen. David Vitter, R-La., announced Houma-Terrebonne Airport will receive $173,117 from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
    Published August 1, 2014
  • Road won’t be named for fallen soldier
    VACHERIE — The St. James Parish School Board has decided to not name the access road leading to the new St. James High School football stadium in honor of a local Army veteran who was killed in 2006 in Iraq.
    Published August 1, 2014
  • Police warn of rental scams in Lafourche parish
    Authorities in Lafourche parish are warning residents about fraudulent advertisements that have recently appeared on online classified websites such as Criagslist.
    Published August 1, 2014
  • More Lafourche kids in rec camps
    Officials call it the most successful summers in recent years.
    Published August 1, 2014
  • Coteau Baptist Church holds gospel concert
    The Dixie Echoes of Pensacola, Fla. will sing during a gospel concert at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Coteau Baptist Church, 2066 Coteau Road in Houma.
    Attendees of all ages are welcome.
    Details: 876-6089
    Published August 1, 2014
  • uGam3 holds weekend Pokemon tournament
    uGam3, 279 Enterprise Drive in Houma, will hold a Pokemon tournament from 2-4 p.m. Sunday.
    Admission into the tournament costs $5 per person.
    Details: 262-1353
    Published August 1, 2014
  • Vitter describes strong support for Common Core
    Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter says he "strongly" supports the Common Core education standards. The position puts him at odds with GOP Gov. Bobby Jindal, but could bolster support from the business community as the senator fundraises for the 2015 governor's race.
    Published August 1, 2014
  • Landrieu endorsed by state sheriffs association
    The Louisiana Sheriffs' Association is backing U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu in the Senate race, choosing the Democratic incumbent over her closest Republican challenger, U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy.
    Published August 1, 2014
  • No state sales tax on most items today
    Louisiana's annual state sales tax holiday is today and Saturday.
    Published August 1, 2014
  • Senators spent $1 million on charter flights last year
    Last summer, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., embarked on what his office trumpeted as a four-day, 1,000-mile trip across his state, with news releases noting he "woke up early to hit the road," making stops at a minor league ballpark, a craft brewery and a Roanoke rail yard, among others.
    Published August 1, 2014
  • Tropical Storm Bertha forms in Atlantic
    Tropical Storm Bertha forms 275 miles east-southeast of Barbados moving and is moving west/northwest at 20 mph.
    Published August 1, 2014
  • LSU media day set for Aug. 10
    LSU Football Media Day is scheduled for Aug. 10 starting at 3:30 p.m. All Media Day activities will be held at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility.
    Published August 1, 2014
  • Cubs top Zephyrs, 4-0
    The Iowa Cubs hit three more home runs and Dan Straily pitched six scoreless innings to shutout the New Orleans Zephyrs 4-0 on Thursday night.
    Published August 1, 2014
  • Colston hopes staying off foot in offseason pays off
    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Marques Colston let out a laugh and shrugged his shoulders when the subject of his NFL longevity arose.
    Published August 1, 2014
  • Trade deadline ends in flurry
    Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.
    Published August 1, 2014
  • Revival services next week
    Revival services are scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Morning Star Baptist Church, 108 Livas Lane, Thibodaux. G.R. Washington Jr. from Beautiful Zion Baptist Church of Houma and Guiding Light Baptist Church of New Orleans is the service’s guest speaker.
    Published July 31, 2014
  • Sunday service to honor women
    A Women’s Day program is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday at Mount Olive Baptist Church, 4931 Bayouside Drive, Chauvin.
    Published July 31, 2014
  • Event celebrates women
    A pre-Women’s Day program is scheduled for 8 a.m. Sunday at St. Luke Baptist Church, 1114 Church St., Houma.
    Published July 31, 2014
  • Pastor to mark milestone
    A series of services to celebrate the Rev. Norman Edmonds Sr.’s 11th anniversary with Beulah Baptist Church of Gibson is scheduled to start tonight at the church, 5544 N. Bayou Black Drive.
    Published July 31, 2014
  • Garage sale to benefit church
    A garage sale to benefit Dularge Community Baptist Church is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday at the church, 549 Andrew St. For information, call 876-4009.
    Published July 31, 2014
  • Church calendar: Aug. 1, 2014
    An ordination service for August H. Haughton Sr. is scheduled for 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1117 President St., Thibodaux.
    Published July 31, 2014
  • Dogs of the Bayou: Share your pet pictures with us!
    Dogs of the Bayou: Share your pet pictures with us!
    Published July 24, 2014