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The Daily Comet
Houma Christian struggles in loss to Highland BaptistGriffin, who had more than 1,300 yard on the ground last year as a freshman, st
Houma Christian struggles in loss to Highland Baptist
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 hours ago
Griffin, who had more than 1,300 yard on the ground last year as a freshman, started his sophomore season with a bang scoring on runs of 44, 18, 13, 4 and 35 yards. "I have to give credit to God first, then my coaches and then my offensive linemen... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Houma Christian struggles in loss to Highland BaptistGriffin, who had more than 1,300 yard on the ground last year as a freshman, st
Houma Christian struggles in loss to Highland Baptist
The Houma Courier / Posted 3 hours ago
Griffin, who had more than 1,300 yard on the ground last year as a freshman, started his sophomore season with a bang scoring on runs of 44, 18, 13, 4 and 35 yards. "I have to give credit to God first, then my coaches and then my offensive linemen... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana Prep Football Scoreboard

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Assumption 34, Donaldsonville 14

Central Lafourche 24, Pat

Louisiana Prep Football Scoreboard
The Houma Courier / Posted 3 hours ago

LOCAL

Assumption 34, Donaldsonville 14

Central Lafourche 24, Patterson 13

E.D. White 34, Vandebilt Catholic 14

H.L. Bourgeois 28, South Terrebonne 6

Highland Baptist 50, Houma Christian 7

South Lafourche 37,... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Labor Day travelers see lowest gas prices in more than a decadeGas prices in Louisiana have fallen 12 cents per gallon over the past two weeks
Labor Day travelers see lowest gas prices in more than a decade
The Houma Courier / Posted 4 hours ago
Gas prices in Louisiana have fallen 12 cents per gallon over the past two weeks, averaging $2.13 Friday, more than 30 cents lower than the nationwide average. Seven of every 10 gas stations across the country are projected to sell at prices below... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Labor Day travelers see lowest gas prices in more than a decadeGas prices in Louisiana have fallen 12 cents per gallon over the past two weeks
Labor Day travelers see lowest gas prices in more than a decade
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 hours ago
Gas prices in Louisiana have fallen 12 cents per gallon over the past two weeks, averaging $2.13 Friday, more than 30 cents lower than the nationwide average. Seven of every 10 gas stations across the country are projected to sell at prices below... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Nearly two dozen properties across Terrebonne head for tax saleThe Parish Council has scheduled a public hearing for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on me
Nearly two dozen properties across Terrebonne head for tax sale
The Houma Courier / Posted 6 hours ago
The Parish Council has scheduled a public hearing for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on measures that would start the sale process. The council meets on the second floor of the Government Tower, 8026 Main St. in Houma. Here is a list of properties to be... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
FOX 8 Football Friday prep scores: Week 1Airline 21, Union Parish 0 Albany 56, W.L. Cohen 0 Amite 44, St. Helena Centr
FOX 8 Football Friday prep scores: Week 1
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 hours ago
Airline 21, Union Parish 0 Albany 56, W.L. Cohen 0 Amite 44, St. Helena Central 12 Archbishop Rummel 24, University (Lab) 7 Ascension Catholic 53, Pointe Coupee Catholic 25 Assumption 34, Donaldsonville 14 B.T. Washington 25, Fair Park... Read more
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The Daily Comet
School officials: Literacy grant bears fruitWhat’s vital, she said, is “the time it takes to stop and have a conversation w
School officials: Literacy grant bears fruit
The Daily Comet / Posted 7 hours ago
What’s vital, she said, is “the time it takes to stop and have a conversation with a child or the time it takes to stop and say, ‘What sound was that? Do you know this letter?’” That, she said, is time that busy families — with parents sometimes... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Nearly two dozen properties across Terrebonne head for tax saleThe Parish Council has scheduled a public hearing for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on me
Nearly two dozen properties across Terrebonne head for tax sale
The Daily Comet / Posted 7 hours ago
The Parish Council has scheduled a public hearing for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on measures that would start the sale process. The council meets on the second floor of the Government Tower, 8026 Main St. in Houma. Here is a list of properties to be... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Former Nicholls police chief running for Parish CouncilAlfred “Al” Carter, a Republican, is seeking to represent most of southern Thib
Former Nicholls police chief running for Parish Council
The Daily Comet / Posted 9 hours ago
Alfred “Al” Carter, a Republican, is seeking to represent most of southern Thibodaux and northern parts of the city. He will be challenged by Democrats Jerry Jones, who currently represents the district, former Lafourche Parish Councilman Tyrone... Read more
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The Advocate
Anchor Chapel to meet in Varsity TheatreThe Varsity Theatre has a new act. Anchor Chapel, a “church-without-walls” fou
Anchor Chapel to meet in Varsity Theatre
The Advocate / Posted 9 hours ago
The Varsity Theatre has a new act. Anchor Chapel, a “church-without-walls” founded and co-pastored by Josh and Brooke Bourgeois, will launch at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, in the historic theater just outside LSU’s North Gate. “Jesus said we are to... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Labor Day travelers will see lowest gas prices in more than a decadeGas prices in Louisiana have fallen 12 cents per gallon over the last two weeks
Labor Day travelers will see lowest gas prices in more than a decade
The Houma Courier / Posted 9 hours ago
Gas prices in Louisiana have fallen 12 cents per gallon over the last two weeks, averaging $2.13 Friday, more than 30 cents lower than the nationwide average. Seven out of 10 gasoline stations across the country are projected to sell at prices below... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Former Nicholls police chief running for Parish CouncilAlfred “Al” Carter, a Republican, is seeking to represent most of southern Thib
Former Nicholls police chief running for Parish Council
The Houma Courier / Posted 9 hours ago
Alfred “Al” Carter, a Republican, is seeking to represent most of southern Thibodaux and northern parts of the city. He will be challenged by Democrats Jerry Jones, who currently represents the district, former Lafourche Parish Councilman Tyrone... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Labor Day travelers will see lowest gas prices in more than a decadeGas prices in Louisiana have fallen 12 cents per gallon over the last two weeks
Labor Day travelers will see lowest gas prices in more than a decade
The Daily Comet / Posted 10 hours ago
Gas prices in Louisiana have fallen 12 cents per gallon over the last two weeks, averaging $2.13 Friday, more than 30 cents lower than the nationwide average. Seven out of 10 gasoline stations across the country are projected to sell at prices below... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Terrebonne council may appoint revenue review committeeThe Revenue Review Committee, which was created in 2005 under then Parish Presi
Terrebonne council may appoint revenue review committee
The Daily Comet / Posted 14 hours ago
The Revenue Review Committee, which was created in 2005 under then Parish President Don Schwab, was comprised of local business leaders and public officials. Its purpose was to analyze tax revenues to determine how the process could function more... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Terrebonne council may appoint revenue review committeeThe Revenue Review Committee, which was created in 2005 under then Parish Presi
Terrebonne council may appoint revenue review committee
The Houma Courier / Posted 14 hours ago
The Revenue Review Committee, which was created in 2005 under then Parish President Don Schwab, was comprised of local business leaders and public officials. Its purpose was to analyze tax revenues to determine how the process could function more... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Turning leftovers into tasty treatsWhat Hansen turned out was "Cajun Chuck's Tater Muffins" _ a combination of lef
Turning leftovers into tasty treats
The Houma Courier / Posted 16 hours ago
What Hansen turned out was "Cajun Chuck's Tater Muffins" _ a combination of left over mashed spuds, olive oil, onion, celery, bell pepper and trout in the form of a muffin. "Just another dish I created with leftover mashed potatoes," Hansen said.... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Turning leftovers into tasty treatsWhat Hansen turned out was "Cajun Chuck's Tater Muffins" _ a combination of lef
Turning leftovers into tasty treats
The Daily Comet / Posted 17 hours ago
What Hansen turned out was "Cajun Chuck's Tater Muffins" _ a combination of left over mashed spuds, olive oil, onion, celery, bell pepper and trout in the form of a muffin. "Just another dish I created with leftover mashed potatoes," Hansen said.... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Now hear this: Best bets for live musicHouse of Blues 225 Decatur St, New Orleans Punk rockers X plus Dead Rock West
Now hear this: Best bets for live music
The Houma Courier / Posted 17 hours ago
House of Blues 225 Decatur St, New Orleans Punk rockers X plus Dead Rock West will take the stage at the House of Blues in New Orleans. Details: (504) 310-4999 or www.tickemaster.com Today and Saturday Bayou Delight 4038 Bayou Black Drive,... Read more
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The Houma Courier
5 things to do during Labor Day Weekend1.) Go Fish Grand Isle Original Redfish Rodeo runs today, Saturday and Sunday
5 things to do during Labor Day Weekend
The Houma Courier / Posted 17 hours ago
1.) Go Fish Grand Isle Original Redfish Rodeo runs today, Saturday and Sunday at Bridge Side Marina on the island. The non-profit event is hosted by the Grand Isle Origianal Redfish Rodeo Committee. It supports the community of Grand Isle through... Read more
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The Daily Comet
5 things to do during Labor Day Weekend1.) Go Fish Grand Isle Original Redfish Rodeo runs today, Saturday and Sunday
5 things to do during Labor Day Weekend
The Daily Comet / Posted 18 hours ago
1.) Go Fish Grand Isle Original Redfish Rodeo runs today, Saturday and Sunday at Bridge Side Marina on the island. The non-profit event is hosted by the Grand Isle Origianal Redfish Rodeo Committee. It supports the community of Grand Isle through... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Now hear this: Best bets for live musicHouse of Blues 225 Decatur St, New Orleans Punk rockers X plus Dead Rock West
Now hear this: Best bets for live music
The Daily Comet / Posted 18 hours ago
House of Blues 225 Decatur St, New Orleans Punk rockers X plus Dead Rock West will take the stage at the House of Blues in New Orleans. Details: (504) 310-4999 or www.tickemaster.com Today and Saturday Bayou Delight 4038 Bayou Black Drive,... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Calendar of Events: Around town and in your neighborhood

Friday

Rocking the House

Rockers M�tley Cr�e will

Calendar of Events: Around town and in your neighborhood
The Daily Comet / Posted 19 hours ago

Friday

Rocking the House

Rockers M�tley Cr�e will take the stage at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans for their "The Final Tour: All Bad Things Must Come To An End" show. They'll be joined by the legendary Alice... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Houma man accused of stealing from sisterNorman Trahan, of High Street, is charged with domestic abuse battery and two c
Houma man accused of stealing from sister
The Houma Courier / Posted 19 hours ago
Norman Trahan, of High Street, is charged with domestic abuse battery and two counts of exploitation of the infirmed, Houma Police Chief Dana Coleman said. Coleman said police got a report of the theft about 8 a.m. Wednesday and later recovered the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Calendar of Events: Around town and in your neighborhood

Friday

Rocking the House

Rockers M�tley Cr�e will

Calendar of Events: Around town and in your neighborhood
The Houma Courier / Posted 19 hours ago

Friday

Rocking the House

Rockers M�tley Cr�e will take the stage at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans for their "The Final Tour: All Bad Things Must Come To An End" show. They'll be joined by the legendary Alice... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Houma man accused of stealing from sisterNorman Trahan, of High Street, is charged with domestic abuse battery and two c
Houma man accused of stealing from sister
The Daily Comet / Posted 20 hours ago
Norman Trahan, of High Street, is charged with domestic abuse battery and two counts of exploitation of the infirmed, Houma Police Chief Dana Coleman said. Coleman said police got a report of the theft about 8 a.m. Wednesday and later recovered the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Today and Saturday's Sports Calendar

TODAY

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

South Terrebonn

Today and Saturday's Sports Calendar
The Houma Courier / Posted 20 hours ago

TODAY

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

South Terrebonne at H.L. Bourgeois, 7 p.m.

Terrebonne at Ellender, 7 p.m.

St. Charles Catholic at Thibodaux, 7 p.m.

Patterson at Central Lafourche, 7 p.m.

South... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Today and Saturday's Sports Calendar

TODAY

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

South Terrebonn

Today and Saturday's Sports Calendar
The Daily Comet / Posted 21 hours ago

TODAY

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

South Terrebonne at H.L. Bourgeois, 7 p.m.

Terrebonne at Ellender, 7 p.m.

St. Charles Catholic at Thibodaux, 7 p.m.

Patterson at Central Lafourche, 7 p.m.

South... Read more

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WAFB Baton Rouge
Week 1 ScoresHere are the final scores for games played in Week 1 on Thursday, September 4 a
Week 1 Scores
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
Here are the final scores for games played in Week 1 on Thursday, September 4 and Friday, September 5. Catholic-Pointe Coupee 25 Ascension Catholic 53 Central Catholic 54 St. John 27 Belaire 24 Glen Oaks 12 Hanson Memorial 0 North Vermilion... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Lady Mustangs win pair at Bayou ClassicAssumption's Sunni Rae Blanchard digs the ball during Thursday's match against
Lady Mustangs win pair at Bayou Classic
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
Assumption's Sunni Rae Blanchard digs the ball during Thursday's match against Isidore Newman in Napoleonville.HoumaToday.comSeptember 3, 2015 11:33 PM

NAPOLEONVILLE — The host team at Thursday's Assumption Bayou Classic was also the best.... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Lady Mustangs win pair at Bayou ClassicAssumption's Sunni Rae Blanchard digs the ball during Thursday's match against
Lady Mustangs win pair at Bayou Classic
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
Assumption's Sunni Rae Blanchard digs the ball during Thursday's match against Isidore Newman in Napoleonville.DailyComet.comSeptember 3, 2015 11:33 PM

NAPOLEONVILLE — The host team at Thursday's Assumption Bayou Classic was also the best.... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Convicted child rapist's appeal for new trial deniedChristopher McKemie, 43, of Houma, was found guilty by a jury Sept. 13, 2006, o
Convicted child rapist's appeal for new trial denied
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
Christopher McKemie, 43, of Houma, was found guilty by a jury Sept. 13, 2006, of having sex with a 7-year-old girl. His aggravated rape conviction was initially overturned by Judge George Larke who felt that physical evidence of the crime was... Read more
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The Daily Comet
'This is our Hoover Dam': Terrebonne High School flagpole rededicatedTerrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter directed the restoration of the monum
'This is our Hoover Dam': Terrebonne High School flagpole rededicated
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter directed the restoration of the monument, along with a number of other maintenance projects at the school. The Woodmen of the World in Houma donated three American flags; and state Rep. Gordon Dove, R-Houma,... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Convicted child rapist's appeal for new trial deniedChristopher McKemie, 43, of Houma, was found guilty by a jury Sept. 13, 2006, o
Convicted child rapist's appeal for new trial denied
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
Christopher McKemie, 43, of Houma, was found guilty by a jury Sept. 13, 2006, of having sex with a 7-year-old girl. His aggravated rape conviction was initially overturned by Judge George Larke who felt that physical evidence of the crime was... Read more
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The Houma Courier
'This is our Hoover Dam': Terrebonne High School flagpole rededicatedTerrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter directed the restoration of the monum
'This is our Hoover Dam': Terrebonne High School flagpole rededicated
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter directed the restoration of the monument, along with a number of other maintenance projects at the school. The Woodmen of the World in Houma donated three American flags; and state Rep. Gordon Dove, R-Houma,... Read more
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The Houma Courier
'This is our Hoover Dam': Terrebonne High School flagpole rededicatedTerrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter directed the restoration of the monum
'This is our Hoover Dam': Terrebonne High School flagpole rededicated
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter directed the restoration of the monument, along with a number of other maintenance projects at the school. The Woodmen of the World in Houma donated three American flags; and State rep. Gordon Dove, R-Houma,... Read more
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The Daily Comet
'This is our Hoover Dam': Terrebonne High School flagpole rededicatedTerrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter directed the restoration of the monum
'This is our Hoover Dam': Terrebonne High School flagpole rededicated
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter directed the restoration of the monument, along with a number of other maintenance projects at the school. The Woodmen of the World in Houma donated three American flags; and State rep. Gordon Dove, R-Houma,... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Aug. 31-Sept. 3

Portions of the following information are based on facts provided by the arr

Aug. 31-Sept. 3
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday

Portions of the following 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.

AUG.... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Aug. 28-31AUG. 28 Probation and Parole Edward Clark, 22, 1114 Wallis St., Houma, parole
Aug. 28-31
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
AUG. 28 Probation and Parole Edward Clark, 22, 1114 Wallis St., Houma, parole violation. Louisiana State Police Cole Gandy, 22, 4110 Upper Creek Road, Flomaton, Ala., driving while intoxicated second offense, vehicle must use LGT... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Alcohol on hold for Houma bar as hearing approaches after stingNine residents from Houma and Morgan City were arrested July 30 at the Wet and
Alcohol on hold for Houma bar as hearing approaches after sting
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
Nine residents from Houma and Morgan City were arrested July 30 at the Wet and Wild Saloon, 795 La. 182, in an extensive prostitution and drug sing, Terrebonne sheriff Jerry Larpenter said. Bar owners Lance and Rachel Smiley were arrested on charges... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Aug. 28-31

Portions of the following information are based on facts provided by the arr

Aug. 28-31
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday

Portions of the following 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.

AUG.... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Aug. 31-Sept. 3

Portions of the following information are based on facts provided by the arr

Aug. 31-Sept. 3
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday

Portions of the following 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.

AUG.... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Alcohol on hold for Houma bar as hearing approaches after stingNine residents from Houma and Morgan City were arrested July 30 at the Wet and
Alcohol on hold for Houma bar as hearing approaches after sting
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
Nine residents from Houma and Morgan City were arrested July 30 at the Wet and Wild Saloon, 795 La. 182, in an extensive prostitution and drug sing, Terrebonne sheriff Jerry Larpenter said. Bar owners Lance and Rachel Smiley were arrested on charges... Read more
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The Advocate
Outlying areas calendar for Sept. 4-10, 2015RICK MICHOT MARIACHI: 7 p.m., El Potrillo, 1934 Moss Street, Lafayette.FRIDAY N
Outlying areas calendar for Sept. 4-10, 2015
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
RICK MICHOT MARIACHI: 7 p.m., El Potrillo, 1934 Moss Street, Lafayette.FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR FISHING TOURNAMENT: 7 P.M.-MIDNIGHT, LA. EXPRESS BOAT DOCK, JARREAU. ENTRY FEES APPLY TO FISH THE TOURNAMENT AND FISHERMEN MUST QUALIFY TO FISH THE FINAL... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Alcohol on hold for Houma bar as hearing approaches after stingNine residents from Houma and Morgan City were arrested July 30 at the Wet and
Alcohol on hold for Houma bar as hearing approaches after sting
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
Nine residents from Houma and Morgan City were arrested July 30 at the Wet and Wild Saloon, 795 La. 182, in an extensive prostitution and drug sing, Terrebonne sheriff Jerry Larpenter said. Bar owners Lance and Rachel Smiley were arrested on charges... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Houma theater to present next production Published: Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 1:32 p.m.Last Modified: Thursday, S
Houma theater to present next production
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
Published: Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 1:32 p.m.Last Modified: Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 1:32 p.m. Le Petit Theatre de Terrebonne will present the next play of this year's season, Joseph Kesselring’s... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Houma theater to present next production Published: Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 1:32 p.m.Last Modified: Thursday, S
Houma theater to present next production
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
Published: Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 1:32 p.m.Last Modified: Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 1:32 p.m. Le Petit Theatre de Terrebonne will present the next play of this year's season, Joseph Kesselring’s... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Online learning offers another alternativeNow, there are nearly as many options as there are students — each one with str
Online learning offers another alternative
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
Now, there are nearly as many options as there are students — each one with strengths that might appeal to different students and their parents. For instance, there are local charter schools, where students, parents, teachers and administrators... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Online learning offers another alternativeNow, there are nearly as many options as there are students — each one with str
Online learning offers another alternative
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
Now, there are nearly as many options as there are students — each one with strengths that might appeal to different students and their parents. For instance, there are local charter schools, where students, parents, teachers and administrators... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Today and Friday's Sports Calendar

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

Friday. South Terrebonne at H.L Bourgeois, 7 p.m<

Today and Friday's Sports Calendar
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

Friday. South Terrebonne at H.L Bourgeois, 7 p.m

Friday. Terrebonne at Ellender, 7 p.m.

Friday. St. Charles Catholic at Thibodaux, 7 p.m.

Friday. Patterson at Central Lafourche, 7 p.m.

Friday.... Read more

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