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  • Monday and Tuesday's Sports Calendar
    MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
    Memphis Redbirds at New Orleans Zephyrs, 1 p.m.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Zephyrs turn back Redbirds
    Zack Cox snapped a scoreless tie with an RBI triple and later added a run-scoring single, and Robert Morey struck out a season-high eight batters in six scoreless innings as the New Orleans Zephyrs beat the Memphis Redbirds, 4-1 on Sunday night.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Prep Football Report -- Jamboree
    The following is this week's Prep Football Report
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Hilliard's big night helps LSU rally for win
    HOUSTON — Down 10 to Wisconsin already, LSU started the second half with a delay of game penalty on the opening kickoff. On the Badgers' first play from scrimmage, Melvin Gordon sprinted 63 yards up the middle to set up another touchdown.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Falcons test Colonels' revamped defense
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Air Force's triple-option offense proved to be to stern of a test for Nicholls State University's revamped run defense.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Saints practice squad begins to take shape
    METAIRIE — The New Orleans Saints began assembling their practice squad Sunday, scooping up players waived Saturday when the organization cut its roster to 53.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Down at half, U.S. beats Turkey in basketball worlds
    BILBAO, Spain — They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Nicholls soccer team dominates Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 8-0
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Nicholls State University women’s soccer team scored early and often against the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, cruising to an 8-0 victory on Sunday afternoon at Coleman Sports and Rec Complex.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Saints have shot to win it all
    The 2014 preseason is finally over and the most highly anticipated regular season for the New Orleans Saints is less than a week away from kicking off.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Marine Safety Center program ranked third
    South Central Louisiana Technical College's Marine Safety Center is ranked third in short-term certificates on Community College Week's 2014 Top 100 list.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Health and safety are at the core
    We are given the care of some 19,000 students each school day. This is an awesome responsibility that we take very seriously and that occupies a great deal of our time, attention and resources.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Why Labor Day matters
    Houma-Thibodaux residents know about hard work. An estimated 1 in 5 local workers hold jobs in oil-and-gas and its service industries. A good number of those jobs involve physically tough work, and many involve the danger implicit in drilling for a volatile substance in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Police report: Aug. 29-31, 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 August 31, 2014
  • Charity bike ride planned
    The Pink Team of Assumption is holding the 14th annual St. Jude Bike-A-Thon and Butterfly Release Sept. 6.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Aging council to offer flu shots
    The Lafourche Council on Aging will be host its annual health fair Oct. 2 and offer flu shots.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Larose floodgate remains closed
    The Larose Floodgate remains closed, according to the South Lafourche Levee District.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Thibodaux cultural district to be discussed
    Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne will be the keynote speaker at an informational meeting sponsored by the Thibodaux Cultural District from 1:30-4 p.m. Wednesday at the Foundry on the Bayou, 715 W. First St.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Cooking classes coming up
    Rouses Supermarkets is offering cooking classes in Houma and Thibodaux in September.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Boudreaux Basin to be enclosed by levees within a year
    The a trip down Bayou Sale Road in lower Terrebonne Parish would have been a look into a different world 100 years ago.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Accused killer returned to mental hospital
    A Thibodaux man accused of killing and decapitating his son in 2011 was moved last week from the Lafourche Parish jail to the state mental hospital after a judge ruled Feb. 14 he was not guilty by reason of insanity.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Area has about 120 homeless people
    The Houma-Thibodaux area has a steady homeless population of about 120 people who were counted in emergency shelters, transitional housing or on the streets, according to a local nonprofit agency.
    Published August 31, 2014
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    Many people finally get around to writing a will in order to safeguard their assets for their heirs. But what if you've got the opposite problem: Your nest egg was decimated by the recession, bad investments or simply living longer than expected and now you've got a mountain of bills you can't pay off.
    Published August 29, 2014
  • Lafourche highway safety checkpoint slated for Thursday
    The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will hold a highway safety checkpoint during daylight hours Thursday.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Diet is a four-letter word
    Legendary comedian George Carlin was known for pushing the envelope.
    Published August 30, 2014
  • No Detillier column
    Mike Detillier's weekly column will not appear in today's paper.
    Published August 30, 2014
  • Tigers roar back to beat Badgers
    HOUSTON — Kenny Hilliard scored on a 28-yard touchdown run to cap a fourth-quarter rally for No. 13 LSU in a 28-24 win over No. 14 Wisconsin at NRG Stadium on Saturday night.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Nicholls volleyball team splits tourney matches
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Nicholls State University women’s volleyball team split their two matches on Saturday, defeating the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff 3-0 before falling to the University of Southern Mississippi 3-1 at Reed Green Coliseum.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Broadway leads Cajuns past Southern
    LAFAYETTE — Terrance Broadway threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to lead Louisiana-Lafayette past Southern, 45-6, in the season opener for both teams Saturday night.
    Published August 31, 2014
  • Nicholls to host business institute
    Learn about the latest business issues and earn continuing education credit hours at the Nicholls State University College of Business Administration’s first Bayou Region Business Institute Sept. 22-23.
    Published August 29, 2014
  • Small business class offered
    C.E.N.T.S. will be offering a Small Business Course beginning in October through Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux.
    Published August 29, 2014
  • Network session set for Thursday
    The Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly After Hours networking session from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Grand Caillou Middle School, 2161 Grand Caillou Road, Houma.
    Published August 29, 2014