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The Daily Comet
Swampland Baseball League playoffs setIn the 5 p.m. game Wednesday, Houma Christian School (Crawdaddy’s Seafood) will
Swampland Baseball League playoffs set
The Daily Comet / Posted 9 hours ago
In the 5 p.m. game Wednesday, Houma Christian School (Crawdaddy’s Seafood) will play South Terrebonne (South Louisiana Bank). The 7 p.m. game Wednesday will feature Central Lafourche (Jester’s Court) vs. Berwick (Taco Bell). On Thursday in the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Swampland Baseball League playoffs setIn the 5 p.m. game Wednesday, Houma Christian School (Crawdaddy’s Seafood) will
Swampland Baseball League playoffs set
The Houma Courier / Posted 10 hours ago
In the 5 p.m. game Wednesday, Houma Christian School (Crawdaddy’s Seafood) will play South Terrebonne (South Louisiana Bank). The 7 p.m. game Wednesday will feature Central Lafourche (Jester’s Court) vs. Berwick (Taco Bell). On Thursday in the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Man pleads insanity in 2012 shootingsRhett Place in Gray. Voisin pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity on June 2
Man pleads insanity in 2012 shootings
The Houma Courier / Posted 11 hours ago
Rhett Place in Gray. Voisin pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity on June 21. State District Judge George Larke Jr. of Houma ruled that Voisin "was mentally incompetent and was legally incapable of distinguishing between right and wrong" at the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Man pleads insanity in 2012 shootingsRhett Place in Gray. Voisin pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity on June 2
Man pleads insanity in 2012 shootings
The Daily Comet / Posted 11 hours ago
Rhett Place in Gray. Voisin pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity on June 21. State District Judge George Larke Jr. of Houma ruled that Voisin "was mentally incompetent and was legally incapable of distinguishing between right and wrong" at the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Fireworks safety urged during holiday period9 p.m. on Tuesday. Fireworks are not allowed in Terrebonne Parish. Fireworks d
Fireworks safety urged during holiday period
The Houma Courier / Posted 12 hours ago
9 p.m. on Tuesday. Fireworks are not allowed in Terrebonne Parish. Fireworks displays will be held at 9 p.m. Monday at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center in Houma and Peltier Park in Thibodaux. More tips on firework safety can be found at... Read more
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The Daily Comet
2016 prep football schedules30 at Catholic-Pointe Coupee Oct. 7 Ridgewood Prep Oct. 14 Varnado Oct. 21 S
2016 prep football schedules
The Daily Comet / Posted 12 hours ago
30 at Catholic-Pointe Coupee Oct. 7 Ridgewood Prep Oct. 14 Varnado Oct. 21 St. Martin's Episcopal Oct. 28 at Houma Chrisitan Nov. 4 Grace King E.D. WHITE CATHOLIC Sept. 2 Vandebilt Catholic Sept. 9 at Lakeshore Sept. 16 St.... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Fireworks safety urged during holiday period9 p.m. on Tuesday. Fireworks are not allowed in Terrebonne Parish. Fireworks d
Fireworks safety urged during holiday period
The Daily Comet / Posted 12 hours ago
9 p.m. on Tuesday. Fireworks are not allowed in Terrebonne Parish. Fireworks displays will be held at 9 p.m. Monday at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center in Houma and Peltier Park in Thibodaux. More tips on firework safety can be found at... Read more
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The Houma Courier
2016 prep football schedulesCoupee

Oct. 7 Ridgewood Prep

Oct. 14 Varnado

Oct. 21 St. Mart

2016 prep football schedules
The Houma Courier / Posted 13 hours ago
Coupee

Oct. 7 Ridgewood Prep

Oct. 14 Varnado

Oct. 21 St. Martin's Episcopal

Oct. 28 at Houma Chrisitan

Nov. 4 Grace King

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E.D. WHITE CATHOLIC

Sept. 2 Vandebilt Catholic

Sept. 9... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Police Report June 26-27carrying of weapons, two counts of failure to appear, vehicle owner registratio
Police Report June 26-27
The Daily Comet / Posted 14 hours ago
carrying of weapons, two counts of failure to appear, vehicle owner registration.

Trey Pilot, 23, 315 Henderson St., Houma, DWI, driving on roadway laned for traffic, driving without a license, failure to appear.

Terrebonne Parish... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Police Report June 26-27carrying of weapons, two counts of failure to appear, vehicle owner registratio
Police Report June 26-27
The Houma Courier / Posted 15 hours ago
carrying of weapons, two counts of failure to appear, vehicle owner registration.

Trey Pilot, 23, 315 Henderson St., Houma, DWI, driving on roadway laned for traffic, driving without a license, failure to appear.

Terrebonne Parish... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Today and Wednesday's Sports CalendarSouth Terrebonne (South Louisiana Bank) at Houma Christian School (Crawdaddy’s
Today and Wednesday's Sports Calendar
The Houma Courier / Posted 23 hours ago
South Terrebonne (South Louisiana Bank) at Houma Christian School (Crawdaddy’s Seafood), 5:30 p.m. H.L. Bourgeois (Praxair) at Morgan City (Skipper’s Sporting Goods), 7 p.m. Berwick (Taco Bell) at Covenant Christian Academy (BCG Services), 7... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Today and Wednesday's Sports CalendarSouth Terrebonne (South Louisiana Bank) at Houma Christian School (Crawdaddy’s
Today and Wednesday's Sports Calendar
The Daily Comet / Posted 23 hours ago
South Terrebonne (South Louisiana Bank) at Houma Christian School (Crawdaddy’s Seafood), 5:30 p.m. H.L. Bourgeois (Praxair) at Morgan City (Skipper’s Sporting Goods), 7 p.m. Berwick (Taco Bell) at Covenant Christian Academy (BCG Services), 7... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Synergy Bank has winning recipe against Jester's Court(7-5 overall); Morgan City (5-8 overall)

SOUTH LAFOURCHE (BAYOU BOYS) 15,

Synergy Bank has winning recipe against Jester's Court
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
(7-5 overall); Morgan City (5-8 overall)

SOUTH LAFOURCHE (BAYOU BOYS) 15, ELLENDER (ASSOCIATED PUMP AND SUPPLY) 3 (at Houma)

Offensive leaders: Bayou Boys – Austin Cantrelle (triple, two RBIs), Beau Callais (two RBIs), Kasey Guidry... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Synergy Bank has winning recipe against Jester's CourtRafe Blades tossed three strikeouts in five shutout innings during Monday's 10-
Synergy Bank has winning recipe against Jester's Court
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
Rafe Blades tossed three strikeouts in five shutout innings during Monday's 10-0 win iver Jester's Court in Swampland...HoumaToday.comJune 27, 2016 11:05 PM

A four-run inning helped keep E.D. White Catholic-based Synergy Bank undefeated with... Read more

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The Advocate
Is coastal restoration a myth? Hardly; but rising sea levels make it a major challengethe worst-case scenario of continued erosion that leads the Gulf of Mexico up t
Is coastal restoration a myth? Hardly; but rising sea levels make it a major challenge
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
the worst-case scenario of continued erosion that leads the Gulf of Mexico up to the doorstep of cities like New Orleans, Houma and Morgan City. “Our perspective is it’s not a time to slow down the master plan; it’s time to accelerate it,” Hebert... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Man impersonating X-ray technician arrested for burglaryin multiple area," a release from the WPSO read. Officers with the Terrebonne
Man impersonating X-ray technician arrested for burglary
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
in multiple area," a release from the WPSO read. Officers with the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Clines in Houma and brought him to the Washington Parish Jail where he was booked on one count of Burglary of a Business. His bond is... Read more
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The Advocate
Rod Walker shares LSWA sportswriter of the year honors; The Advocate claims sweepstakes top honoras two seconds and a third in the writing contest, shared sportswriter of the y
Rod Walker shares LSWA sportswriter of the year honors; The Advocate claims sweepstakes top honor
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
as two seconds and a third in the writing contest, shared sportswriter of the year honors with Brent St. Germain of The Houma Courier/Daily Comet. In the newspaper sweepstakes, The Advocate finished first in Class I (newspapers with a... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Le Petit holds annual awards ceremonythe board holds the ceremony at a restaurant. But this year they served light r
Le Petit holds annual awards ceremony
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
the board holds the ceremony at a restaurant. But this year they served light refreshments and beverages at the downtown Houma theater. In addition to actors, directors and producers, volunteers and students also received awards and... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Le Petit holds annual awards ceremonythe board holds the ceremony at a restaurant. But this year they served light r
Le Petit holds annual awards ceremony
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
the board holds the ceremony at a restaurant. But this year they served light refreshments and beverages at the downtown Houma theater. In addition to actors, directors and producers, volunteers and students also received awards and... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Sought By Authorities: June 25NAME: Joshua Jermaine Calloway BIRTHDATE: June 28, 1990. CHARGE: Carjacking,
Sought By Authorities: June 25
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
NAME: Joshua Jermaine Calloway BIRTHDATE: June 28, 1990. CHARGE: Carjacking, aggravated second-degree battery. AGENCY: Houma Police Department. LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 220 Cherbourg St., Houma. STILL AT LARGE: Maurice Banks, Stephen Callahan, Joshua... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Sought By Authorities: June 25NAME: Joshua Jermaine Calloway BIRTHDATE: June 28, 1990. CHARGE: Carjacking,
Sought By Authorities: June 25
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
NAME: Joshua Jermaine Calloway BIRTHDATE: June 28, 1990. CHARGE: Carjacking, aggravated second-degree battery. AGENCY: Houma Police Department. LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 220 Cherbourg St., Houma. STILL AT LARGE: Maurice Banks, Stephen Callahan, Joshua... Read more
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The Houma Courier
June 24-25Lebouef, 29, 4157 Country Drive, Bourg, violation of a protective order.

June 24-25
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
Lebouef, 29, 4157 Country Drive, Bourg, violation of a protective order.

Ronald Williams, 50, 8424 Main St,. Houma, contempt of court.

Troy Rogers, 22, 5756 Shrimpers Row, Dulac, simple battery.

Saquan Nixon, 24, 3904... Read more

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The Daily Comet
June 24-25Lebouef, 29, 4157 Country Drive, Bourg, violation of a protective order.

June 24-25
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
Lebouef, 29, 4157 Country Drive, Bourg, violation of a protective order.

Ronald Williams, 50, 8424 Main St,. Houma, contempt of court.

Troy Rogers, 22, 5756 Shrimpers Row, Dulac, simple battery.

Saquan Nixon, 24, 3904... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Former Ellender basketball players seek help with travel coststeam this summer. Both Chatman and Talbot said the trips will give them a chan
Former Ellender basketball players seek help with travel costs
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
team this summer. Both Chatman and Talbot said the trips will give them a chance to showcase their talents and represent Houma on the international stage. They will travel to Croatia and surrounding cities to play basketball against professional... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Westside Boulevard Extension nearing completionsay Westside Boulevard’s extensions should help alleviate congestion by giving
Westside Boulevard Extension nearing completion
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
say Westside Boulevard’s extensions should help alleviate congestion by giving drivers a direct north-south route through Houma. “What this does is it provides another loop similar to what Hollywood Road does so it would take some of the traffic... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Former Ellender basketball players seek help with travel coststeam this summer. Both Chatman and Talbot said the trips will give them a chan
Former Ellender basketball players seek help with travel costs
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
team this summer. Both Chatman and Talbot said the trips will give them a chance to showcase their talents and represent Houma on the international stage. They will travel to Croatia and surrounding cities to play basketball against professional... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Westside Boulevard Extension nearing completionsay Westside Boulevard’s extensions should help alleviate congestion by giving
Westside Boulevard Extension nearing completion
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
say Westside Boulevard’s extensions should help alleviate congestion by giving drivers a direct north-south route through Houma. “What this does is it provides another loop similar to what Hollywood Road does so it would take some of the traffic... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Woman forced to the floor with a towel over her head, house ransacked in home invasionoccurred at 11:34 p.m. in the 6500 block Magazine Street. The victim, a 27-yea
Woman forced to the floor with a towel over her head, house ransacked in home invasion
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
occurred at 11:34 p.m. in the 6500 block Magazine Street. The victim, a 27-year-old man, was driven by friends to from Houma to New Orleans. When they arrived at an area near Audubon Park, a fight broke out. The victim’s friends stole $4,000,... Read more
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The Advocate
Flesh-eating bacteria off Louisiana coast leaves Gonzales man with months of surgeries, threat of amputationtouch and go.” Eventually, the doctors got him stabilized, and he was transpor
Flesh-eating bacteria off Louisiana coast leaves Gonzales man with months of surgeries, threat of amputation
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
touch and go.” Eventually, the doctors got him stabilized, and he was transported to Terrebonne General Medical Center in Houma. At one point, the doctor said he might have to amputate the leg. The doctor agreed to see what he could do once the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Dularge Bridge to be closed July 5-89:35 a.m.Last Modified: Monday, June 27, 2016 at 9:35 a.m. The Dularge Bridge
Dularge Bridge to be closed July 5-8
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
9:35 a.m.Last Modified: Monday, June 27, 2016 at 9:35 a.m. The Dularge Bridge crossing the Intracoastal Canal Waterway in Houma will be closed to traffic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning July 5 to July 8 in order to allow state Department of... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Dularge Bridge to be closed July 5-89:35 a.m.Last Modified: Monday, June 27, 2016 at 9:35 a.m. The Dularge Bridge
Dularge Bridge to be closed July 5-8
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
9:35 a.m.Last Modified: Monday, June 27, 2016 at 9:35 a.m. The Dularge Bridge crossing the Intracoastal Canal Waterway in Houma will be closed to traffic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning July 5 to July 8 in order to allow state Department of... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Dove assesses first six months in officeCanal in Dulage.

-- A freshwater introduction project has begun on Bayou

Dove assesses first six months in office
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
Canal in Dulage.

-- A freshwater introduction project has begun on Bayou Prevost in Dularge. The western side of the Houma Navigation Canal will also be lined with rocks to prevent erosion from Bayou Prevost to Falgout Canal.

The... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Dove assesses first six months in officeCanal in Dulage.

-- A freshwater introduction project has begun on Bayou

Dove assesses first six months in office
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
Canal in Dulage.

-- A freshwater introduction project has begun on Bayou Prevost in Dularge. The western side of the Houma Navigation Canal will also be lined with rocks to prevent erosion from Bayou Prevost to Falgout Canal.

The... Read more

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The Advocate
Louisiana Spotlight: State still learning effects of hospital dealsyear that begins July 1 doesn’t contain money for the contracts providing safet
Louisiana Spotlight: State still learning effects of hospital deals
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
year that begins July 1 doesn’t contain money for the contracts providing safety net services in Alexandria, Bogalusa, Houma and Lake Charles. The state has no backup plan to fill the gaps if those facilities and services shutter, however.... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana budget crisis threatens charity hospital partnershipssaid. Under the privatization plan, outside administrators took over LSU hospi
Louisiana budget crisis threatens charity hospital partnerships
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
said. Under the privatization plan, outside administrators took over LSU hospitals in New Orleans, Lafayette, Bogalusa, Houma, Shreveport and Monroe; Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge became the home for LSU medical... Read more
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The Advocate
Summer fun along Louisiana’s coast turned into a horrifying ordeal for Gonzales man, all because of bacteria in the watertouch and go.” Eventually, the doctors got him stabilized, and he was transpor
Summer fun along Louisiana’s coast turned into a horrifying ordeal for Gonzales man, all because of bacteria in the water
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
touch and go.” Eventually, the doctors got him stabilized, and he was transported to Terrebonne General Medical Center in Houma. At one point, the doctor said he might have to amputate the leg. The doctor agreed to see what he could do once the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
New levee board members begin work in north Lafourcheboard members Timothy Allen will service as vice president and Kenney Matherne
New levee board members begin work in north Lafourche
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
board members Timothy Allen will service as vice president and Kenney Matherne as secretary-treasurer. Allen, of Houma, is a general manager with the Apache Corp. oil company. Matherne, of Lockport, is a designer and modeler with the John... Read more
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The Houma Courier
New levee board members begin work in north Lafourcheboard members Timothy Allen will service as vice president and Kenney Matherne
New levee board members begin work in north Lafourche
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
board members Timothy Allen will service as vice president and Kenney Matherne as secretary-treasurer. Allen, of Houma, is a general manager with the Apache Corp. oil company. Matherne, of Lockport, is a designer and modeler with the John... Read more
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The Advocate
Rod Walker shares LSWA sportswriter of the year honors; The Advocate honored as Louisiana’s top sports section againas two seconds and a third in the writing contest, shared sportswriter of the y
Rod Walker shares LSWA sportswriter of the year honors; The Advocate honored as Louisiana’s top sports section again
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
as two seconds and a third in the writing contest, shared sportswriter of the year honors with Brent St. Germain of The Houma Courier/Daily Comet. In the newspaper sweepstakes, The Advocate finished first in Class I (newspapers with a... Read more
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The Advocate
Rod Walker shares LSWA sportswriter of the year honors; The Advocate honored as Louisiana’s top sports section againas two seconds and a third in the writing contest, shared sportswriter of the y
Rod Walker shares LSWA sportswriter of the year honors; The Advocate honored as Louisiana’s top sports section again
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
as two seconds and a third in the writing contest, shared sportswriter of the year honors with Brent St. Germain of The Houma Courier/Daily Comet. For the second year in a row, The Advocate was judged best section in Class I, which is for... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Houma boxer captures national titleAmateur boxer Trey “The Truth” Alexander is bringing a national title back to H
Houma boxer captures national title
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
Amateur boxer Trey “The Truth” Alexander is bringing a national title back to Houma. Alexander, a 22-year-old Houma native, won the national title in the 141-pound weight class at the USA Boxing-sanctioned 2016 National Police Activities League... Read more
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The Houma Courier
A matter of faith: Hundreds gather for Catholic youth conference in HoumaThe Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux's 11th annual Steubenville on the Bayou Catholic
A matter of faith: Hundreds gather for Catholic youth conference in Houma
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
The Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux's 11th annual Steubenville on the Bayou Catholic Youth Conference drew thousands of teenagers from such states as Illinois, Texas, Mississippi, Florida and Alabama with chaperones to listen to speakers and partake in... Read more
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The Daily Comet
A matter of faith: Hundreds gather for Catholic youth conference in HoumaThe Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux's 11th annual Steubenville on the Bayou Catholic
A matter of faith: Hundreds gather for Catholic youth conference in Houma
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
The Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux's 11th annual Steubenville on the Bayou Catholic Youth Conference drew thousands of teenagers from such states as Illinois, Texas, Mississippi, Florida and Alabama with chaperones to listen to speakers and partake in... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Swampland heads into final week of seasonChristian-based BCG Services remains on top of the Division A at 9-1, while Ber
Swampland heads into final week of season
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
Christian-based BCG Services remains on top of the Division A at 9-1, while Berwick-based Taco Bell is second at 9-2 and Houma Christian-based Crawdaddy's Seafood is third at 9-3.

In Division B, E.D. White Catholic-based Synergy Bank... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Brown proud to be first Hornets player in Hallfan base in the Thibodaux area, which made the team's trips to Nicholls more en
Brown proud to be first Hornets player in Hall
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
fan base in the Thibodaux area, which made the team's trips to Nicholls more enjoyable. “We always had great fans in the Houma-Thibodaux area, and I always enjoyed going back to speak to the local booster club,” he said. “Whenever we went play... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Brown proud to be first Hornets player in Hallfan base in the Thibodaux area, which made the team's trips to Nicholls more en
Brown proud to be first Hornets player in Hall
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
fan base in the Thibodaux area, which made the team's trips to Nicholls more enjoyable. “We always had great fans in the Houma-Thibodaux area, and I always enjoyed going back to speak to the local booster club,” he said. “Whenever we went play... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Swampland heads into final week of seasonChristian-based BCG Services remains on top of the Division A at 9-1, while Ber
Swampland heads into final week of season
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Christian-based BCG Services remains on top of the Division A at 9-1, while Berwick-based Taco Bell is second at 9-2 and Houma Christian-based Crawdaddy's Seafood is third at 9-3.

In Division B, E.D. White Catholic-based Synergy Bank... Read more

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Officer.com
Michigan Chief Adapts to New Policing Climatechiefs. They include Ferguson, Mo.; Chicago; Forth Worth; Charlottesville, Va.;
Michigan Chief Adapts to New Policing Climate
Officer.com / Posted 2 days ago
chiefs. They include Ferguson, Mo.; Chicago; Forth Worth; Charlottesville, Va.; Dublin, Ga.; Durham, N.C.; Portsmouth, Va.; Houma, La.; and San Francisco. Many are the first local black chiefs; others, like Riley, aren’t but face similar... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Newsmakers: June 26, 2016Houma-based Synergy Bank's board of directors recently named Michel Hebert as a
Newsmakers: June 26, 2016
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
Houma-based Synergy Bank's board of directors recently named Michel Hebert as a bank officer. Hebert joined Synergy Bank 10 years ago to begin an official credit department. Since then, the department has grown to a team of four. Hebert serves as... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Putting numbers on our riskbe surprising even to the most knowledgeable local residents. For instance, di
Putting numbers on our risk
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
be surprising even to the most knowledgeable local residents. For instance, did you know that nearly 70,000 homes in the Houma-Thibodaux region are considered at risk of storm surge damage? That is the word from CoreLogic, a California company... Read more
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