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  • Houma-Terrebonne Housing Authority sexual harassment lawsuit settled
    A 2013 federal lawsuit against the Houma-Terrebonne Housing Authority over the executive director's alleged sexual harassment of an employee has been settled.
    Published August 29, 2016
  • Fair or foul? Regulators to decide if Entergy customers should pay for $140 million mistake
    BATON ROUGE -- Rarely is a Louisiana Public Service Commission meeting as significant in scope as the discussion and vote Wednesday on two Entergy requests: that its customers pay for a $140-million mistake at nuclear power plant and permission to build a new natural gas-fueled plant.
    Published August 29, 2016
  • Police Report: Aug. 26-27
    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 August 29, 2016
  • No big winners in Saturday's lottery drawings
    BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the two major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Saturday night.
    Published August 29, 2016
  • Get a tax break on guns and ammo this weekend
    Hunters and other sportsmen won't have to pay sales tax when they buy guns, ammunition and an array of outdoor supplies.
    Published August 29, 2016
  • Recreational red snapper season to close Sept. 5
    Louisiana's recreational red snapper season will close Sept. 5.
    Published August 29, 2016
  • On our radar: 5 stories we're watching this week
    1. Tracking the storm

    A disorganized storm continues to pose a threat to the Gulf Coast. We're tracking its progress and any potential concerns it raises for Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes.
    2. Storm aid
    Published August 29, 2016
  • Police Report: Aug. 24-25
    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 August 29, 2016
  • Will crawfish survive the great flood?
    It's too early to tell how severe the damage will be, researchers say
    Published August 29, 2016
  • Haudenschild Wins at Millstream
    Despite Mother Nature’s attempt to end the evening just after qualifying time trials, Sheldon Haudenschild cruised on to score his sixth Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions victory of the 2016 season on Sunday night at Millstream Speedway.
    Published August 29, 2016
  • Time to end the practice of beating students
    Louisiana remains one of just 19 states that still allow school officials to beat children. That is a list from which we should remove ourselves.
    Published August 24, 2016
  • Lockport residents can meet candidates
    Lockport residents can meet candidates for town races in the Nov. 8 election from 4-8 p.m. Sept. 11 at American Legion Post 83, 921 Veterans St.
    Published August 27, 2016
  • Convicted killer’s resentencing hearing delayed again
    The resentencing hearing for a man serving life in prison for a homicide he committed in Lafourche Parish when he was 17 has been delayed a second time.
    Published August 27, 2016
  • Napoleonville man named to governor's advisory council
    A Napoleonville man has been named to the Governor's Advisory Council on the Every Student Succeeds Act.
    Published August 26, 2016