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  • Bonvillain signs baseball scholarship with Alabama Southern
    Former Thibodaux High athlete Peyton Bonvillain said he has signed a baseball scholarship with Alabama Southern Community College on Wednesday.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Oyster convention to focus on hatchery production
    The Louisiana Oyster Industry Convention on Aug. 22 will focus on hatchery-based oyster production as an alternative to using wild oyster seed for on-bottom and off-bottom production.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Thibodaux safety commits to Louisiana-Lafayette
    Thibodaux High head football coach Chris Dugas said Tigers senior safety Blair Books has verbally committed to play college football at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette on Wednesday.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • SCIA golf tourney set for Oct. 5
    The 15th Annual South Central Industrial Association Golf Tournament will be held Oct. 5 at Ellendale Country Club in Houma.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • SLC welcomes Rebowe, Colonels at media day
    LAKE CHARLES — Tim Rebowe was the new coach on the block at the 2015 Southland Conference Football Media Day at the L’Auberge Resort and Casino on Wednesday.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Zimbabwe: American being sought for lion poaching
    Zimbabwean police said Tuesday they are searching for an American who allegedly shot a well-known, protected lion known as Cecil with a crossbow in a killing that has outraged conservationists and others.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Annual Terrebonne Sportsman's League International Fishing Rodeo set for weekend
    East Park Recreation Center in Houma should be buzzing Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
    That's because anglers will be weighing in fish as part of the 65th Annual Terrebonne Sportsman's League International Fishing Rodeo, one of the top sporting events in Terrebonne Parish each year.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Tri-City Flyers gearing up for national meets
    Before the summer end, the local-based Tri-City Flyers AAU track and field club has some unfinished business.
    During the next two weeks, the Flyers will compete in two national track meets.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • 'Junior' made the right decision
    Picking a college is always a difficult process for high school students.
    When you have a large number of options, it takes time to sort out all of the colleges in order to pick the best one.
    That is the situation for many of the nation's top-rated recruits, including St. James High quarterback Lowell "Junior" Narcisse.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Youth basketball camp scheduled for Friday in Thibodaux
    The Kings and Queens basketball camp will be held at Martin Luther King Park in Thibodaux from 5-7 p.m. Friday.
    The cost is $10 per child, and the camp will focus on dribbing, shooting, defense and rebounding skills.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Houma Hurricanes travel baseball tryouts set
    The Houma Hurricanes travel baseball team will host tryouts on Aug. 5-6 at Broadmoor baseball fields in Houma.
    The tryouts will be for the Hurricanes' 13-and-under team, and it will take place from 6-8 p.m. each night.
    For information, call 856-0800.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Bids on 2nd phase of Bayou Gardens extension due Aug. 11
    Bids for the second phase of the extension of Bayou Gardens Boulevard to Bayou Blue Road will be received on Aug. 11.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Thursday and Friday's sports calendar and upcoming area events
    Thursday and Friday's sports calendar and upcoming area events
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Pro Football Combine Camp award winners named
    The Pro Football Combine Camp announced its award winners from this year's camp.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Man indicted in attempted murder
    A man accused of injuring his girlfriend's son with a sharp-edged object has been indicted on an attempted second-degree murder charge, the Terrebonne District Attorney's office said.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Summer fun: Share with us your vacation photos
    It's summer time in the South. Share your family's adventures with us.
    Published June 9, 2015
  • Woman wanted in Houma identity theft
    Terrebonne sheriff's detectives are looking for a 38-year-old Houma woman in connection with an identity theft complaint.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Brain-eating amoeba found in small Ascension water system
    The Department of Health and Hospitals says brain-eating amoeba has been found in a water system serving about 1,800 people in a community north of Donaldsonville.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Man wanted in Gibson home burglary
    The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking a suspect in a home burglary in Gibson.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Today and Thursday's sports calendar
    Today and Thursday's sports calendar
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Zephyrs beat Sky Sox, 5-2
    The New Orleans Zephyrs piled up 14 hits and rolled to their sixth consecutive victory, 5-2 over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Tuesday.
    After dropping seven straight games coming out of the All-Star break, the Z’s have won six in a row for the first time since April 2014.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Rockets compete at AAU tourney
    The Houma-based L.T. Rockets' 14-and-under boys basketball team competed at the AAU national tournament held in Orlando, Fla., last week.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Saints to test revamped roster in training camp
    New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton is about to find out if his decision to jettison half a dozen prominent players has put his squad back on a playoff trajectory.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Metairie man accused of kidnapping, raping Houma woman
    A Metairie man is accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend from Houma at gunpoint Monday night and sexually assaulting her at his apartment, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office said.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • 'Camp Moula' summer camp completes first year
    In its first year, Camp Moula's youth summer football camp attracted a large group of area athletes.
    The camp, which was organized by its creator Ernest Harvey Jr., was held at Martin Luther King Park in Thibodaux on July 20-24.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Local bowlers compete at Senior Olympics
    The thrill of competition knows no age.
    For four local women, a love for bowling and the drive to compete led to the 2015 National Senior Olympic Games in Minnesota on July 3-16.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Back, ready for media day
    I took my final vacation of the summer last week.
    My return to work coincides with today's Southland Conference Football Media Day at the L'Auberge Casino Resort in Lake Charles.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Sam Houston State picked to win Southland Conference football title
    LAKE CHARLES — Sam Houston State, which won its sixth league title last season, was picked as the favorite heading into the 2015 season as voted on by the league's coaches and sports information directors, the league announced Wednesday at its annual media day at L'auberge Resort.
    Published July 29, 2015
  • Public defenders must be able to do their jobs
    The cause of indigent defendants might not get a lot of public sympathy, but it is a crucial public service. The U.S. Constitution guarantees defendants who cannot afford a lawyer will nonetheless be represented in court. That protection of our rights is an integral part of our justice system. Without it, there would be no assurance that people...
    Published July 28, 2015