Houma

Latest stories

18m
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Local author releases first bookDanny Trejo as the host.Paxton also had the opportunity to speak at the Iron Sh
Local author releases first book
Gonzales Weekly Citizen / Posted 18 minutes ago
Danny Trejo as the host.Paxton also had the opportunity to speak at the Iron Sharpens Iron National Men's Conference in Houma last year and will share his book through the conference in cities such as Albany, Portland and Cleveland next year.... Read more
43m
The Houma Courier
Better Than Ezra singer ordered to pay attorney feesband released a cassette-only album, Surprise. Bonnecaze and Rundell’s family
Better Than Ezra singer ordered to pay attorney fees
The Houma Courier / Posted 43 minutes ago
band released a cassette-only album, Surprise. Bonnecaze and Rundell’s family sued the band, whose business office in in Houma, in federal court, claiming it did not have the rights to the music. The record was released after a settlement earlier... Read more
7h
The Daily Comet
U.S. oil rig count rises 4th straight weekaccording to the state Department of Natural Resources. The Gulf of Mexico rig
U.S. oil rig count rises 4th straight week
The Daily Comet / Posted 7 hours ago
according to the state Department of Natural Resources. The Gulf of Mexico rig count, which has the greatest impact on Houma-Thibodaux's oil-based economy, remained steady at 21 last week, agency figures show. It's down by 10 rigs, 32 percent,... Read more
2 related stories
7h
Salon.com
Deputies: Lost wallet leads to 3 drug possession arrestsHOUMA, La. (AP) — South Louisiana authorities say a lost wallet landed three Ut
Deputies: Lost wallet leads to 3 drug possession arrests
Salon.com / Posted 7 hours ago
HOUMA, La. (AP) — South Louisiana authorities say a lost wallet landed three Utah men in jail on drug charges. Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter says the wallet was found at a hotel and turned in to the sheriff’s office. It held a driver’s... Read more
2 related stories
7h
The Houma Courier
U.S. oil rig count rises 4th straight weekaccording to the state Department of Natural Resources. The Gulf of Mexico rig
U.S. oil rig count rises 4th straight week
The Houma Courier / Posted 7 hours ago
according to the state Department of Natural Resources. The Gulf of Mexico rig count, which has the greatest impact on Houma-Thibodaux's oil-based economy, remained steady at 21 last week, agency figures show. It's down by 10 rigs, 32 percent,... Read more
2 related stories
7h
The Houma Courier
In case you missed it: Last week's top 5 local storiesand five in Dallas. Some residents decorated their homes to show support. Rous
In case you missed it: Last week's top 5 local stories
The Houma Courier / Posted 7 hours ago
and five in Dallas. Some residents decorated their homes to show support. Rouses offered a free lunch to police Friday. A Houma law firm donated bulletproof vests to Terrebonne's Courthouse bailiffs. And all Catholic churches are following a... Read more
8h
The Daily Comet
Better Than Ezra singer ordered to pay attorney feesband released a cassette-only album, Surprise. Bonnecaze and Rundell’s family
Better Than Ezra singer ordered to pay attorney fees
The Daily Comet / Posted 8 hours ago
band released a cassette-only album, Surprise. Bonnecaze and Rundell’s family sued the band, whose business office in in Houma, in federal court, claiming it did not have the rights to the music. The record was released after a settlement earlier... Read more
8h
The Daily Comet
In case you missed it: Last week's top 5 local storiesand five in Dallas. Some residents decorated their homes to show support. Rous
In case you missed it: Last week's top 5 local stories
The Daily Comet / Posted 8 hours ago
and five in Dallas. Some residents decorated their homes to show support. Rouses offered a free lunch to police Friday. A Houma law firm donated bulletproof vests to Terrebonne's Courthouse bailiffs. And all Catholic churches are following a... Read more
8h
The Daily Comet
Rig count rises 4th straight weekaccording to the state Department of Natural Resources. The Gulf of Mexico rig
Rig count rises 4th straight week
The Daily Comet / Posted 8 hours ago
according to the state Department of Natural Resources. The Gulf of Mexico rig count, which has the greatest impact on Houma-Thibodaux's oil-based economy, remained steady at 21 last week, agency figures show. It's down by 10 rigs, 32 percent,... Read more
2 related stories
8h
The Houma Courier
Camp Moula sessions start Friday in Thibodaux, other upcoming area eventsInformation is also available on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RacelandR
Camp Moula sessions start Friday in Thibodaux, other upcoming area events
The Houma Courier / Posted 8 hours ago
Information is also available on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RacelandRougarou/ Saturday-Sunday. The East Houma Bats, a 12-year-old travel baseball team, will hold tryouts at 10 a.m. Saturday-Sunday. The tryouts are free and will... Read more
30 related stories
8h
FOX 8 New Orleans
Deputies: Wallet found in hotel held meth; 3 arrestedHOUMA, La. (AP) - South Louisiana authorities say a lost wallet landed three Ut
Deputies: Wallet found in hotel held meth; 3 arrested
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 hours ago
HOUMA, La. (AP) - South Louisiana authorities say a lost wallet landed three Utah men in jail. Terrebonne (TEHR-uh-bohn) Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter says the wallet was turned in to the sheriff's office and turned out to hold a driver's license... Read more
9h
The Daily Comet
Camp Moula sessions start Friday in Thibodaux, other upcoming area eventsInformation is also available on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RacelandR
Camp Moula sessions start Friday in Thibodaux, other upcoming area events
The Daily Comet / Posted 9 hours ago
Information is also available on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RacelandRougarou/ Saturday-Sunday. The East Houma Bats, a 12-year-old travel baseball team, will hold tryouts at 10 a.m. Saturday-Sunday. The tryouts are free and will... Read more
30 related stories
9h
The Houma Courier
Monday and Tuesday's area sports schedule and upcoming area eventsInformation is also available on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RacelandR
Monday and Tuesday's area sports schedule and upcoming area events
The Houma Courier / Posted 9 hours ago
Information is also available on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RacelandRougarou/ Saturday-Sunday. The East Houma Bats, a 12-year-old travel baseball team, will hold tryouts at 10 a.m. Saturday-Sunday. The tryouts are free and will... Read more
30 related stories
10h
The Daily Comet
Monday and Tuesday's area sports schedule and upcoming area eventsInformation is also available on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RacelandR
Monday and Tuesday's area sports schedule and upcoming area events
The Daily Comet / Posted 10 hours ago
Information is also available on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RacelandRougarou/ Saturday-Sunday. The East Houma Bats, a 12-year-old travel baseball team, will hold tryouts at 10 a.m. Saturday-Sunday. The tryouts are free and will... Read more
30 related stories
1d
The Houma Courier
Recruit draws strength from mother's memorythat pain compares to the personal tragedy he experienced on April 11 when he f
Recruit draws strength from mother's memory
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
that pain compares to the personal tragedy he experienced on April 11 when he found his mother, April Martin, dead in their Houma home due to cardiac arrest.

She was 34.

According to April's sister Jennifer Martin, April went to bed that... Read more

3 related stories
1d
The Daily Comet
Recruit draws strength from mother's memorythat pain compares to the personal tragedy he experienced on April 11 when he f
Recruit draws strength from mother's memory
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
that pain compares to the personal tragedy he experienced on April 11 when he found his mother, April Martin, dead in their Houma home due to cardiac arrest.

She was 34.

According to April's sister Jennifer Martin, April went to bed that... Read more

3 related stories
1d
The Houma Courier
Trio from Utah facing drug charges in Houmaprior to the deputy’s arrival, Larpenter said. Meservey, Brennen Orr and Treyt
Trio from Utah facing drug charges in Houma
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
prior to the deputy’s arrival, Larpenter said. Meservey, Brennen Orr and Treyton Davis were working for AREK/Direct TV in Houma. All three were arrested on drug charges and are in Terrebonne Parish Jail on a $25,000 bond. Meservey and Orr are... Read more
2 related stories
1d
The Daily Comet
Trio from Utah facing drug charges in Houmaprior to the deputy’s arrival, Larpenter said. Meservey, Brennen Orr and Treyt
Trio from Utah facing drug charges in Houma
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
prior to the deputy’s arrival, Larpenter said. Meservey, Brennen Orr and Treyton Davis were working for AREK/Direct TV in Houma. All three were arrested on drug charges and are in Terrebonne Parish Jail on a $25,000 bond. Meservey and Orr are... Read more
2 related stories
1d
The Houma Courier
Houma resident receives United Way awardhe said. "Our parents taught (my sister) Alina and I both to appreciate the peo
Houma resident receives United Way award
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
he said. "Our parents taught (my sister) Alina and I both to appreciate the people that give you a hand." In return, the Houma resident, now 59, has helped with Catholic Social Services and cooked for fundraisers for his two children's schools.... Read more
1d
The Daily Comet
Houma resident receives United Way awardhe said. "Our parents taught (my sister) Alina and I both to appreciate the peo
Houma resident receives United Way award
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
he said. "Our parents taught (my sister) Alina and I both to appreciate the people that give you a hand." In return, the Houma resident, now 59, has helped with Catholic Social Services and cooked for fundraisers for his two children's schools.... Read more
1d
The Houma Courier
Recruit draws strength from mother's memorythat pain compares to the personal tragedy he experienced on April 11 when he f
Recruit draws strength from mother's memory
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
that pain compares to the personal tragedy he experienced on April 11 when he found his mother, April Martin, dead in their Houma home due to cardiac arrest.

She was 34.

According to April's sister Jennifer Martin, April went to bed that... Read more

3 related stories
1d
The Daily Comet
Recruit draws strength from mother’s memorythat pain compares to the personal tragedy he experienced on April 11 when he f
Recruit draws strength from mother’s memory
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
that pain compares to the personal tragedy he experienced on April 11 when he found his mother, April Martin, dead in their Houma home due to cardiac arrest.

She was 34.

According to April's sister Jennifer Martin, April went to bed that... Read more

3 related stories
1d
The Houma Courier
Sunday and Monday's sports calendar and upcoming area eventsaccept registration for the first two weeks, and the final week will only be ac
Sunday and Monday's sports calendar and upcoming area events
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
accept registration for the first two weeks, and the final week will only be accept at the TPR Office (1192 Barrow St. in Houma) from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration ends on Aug. 5. For information, call 873-6584. Sunday. The Houma-based Shockerz... Read more
30 related stories
1d
The Daily Comet
Sunday and Monday's sports calendar and upcoming area eventsaccept registration for the first two weeks, and the final week will only be ac
Sunday and Monday's sports calendar and upcoming area events
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
accept registration for the first two weeks, and the final week will only be accept at the TPR Office (1192 Barrow St. in Houma) from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration ends on Aug. 5. For information, call 873-6584. Sunday. The Houma-based Shockerz... Read more
30 related stories
1d
The Houma Courier
Uniform Commercial Code for Terrebonne Parish: July 23, 2016

Debtor: Annie Miller, Adam Miller; Lender: Tower Loan of Houma LLC; Entry#14

Uniform Commercial Code for Terrebonne Parish: July 23, 2016
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday

Debtor: Annie Miller, Adam Miller; Lender: Tower Loan of Houma LLC; Entry#1498060 on 1/8/2016.

Debtor: Charlotte Higginbotham, Sherman Higginbotham; Lender: Tower Loan of Houma LLC; Entry#1498061 on 1/8/2016.

Debtor: Joseph Tastet Sr,... Read more

1d
The Daily Comet
Uniform Commercial Code for Terrebonne Parish: July 23, 2016Debtor: Charlotte Higginbotham, Sherman Higginbotham; Lender: Tower Loan of Hou
Uniform Commercial Code for Terrebonne Parish: July 23, 2016
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
Debtor: Charlotte Higginbotham, Sherman Higginbotham; Lender: Tower Loan of Houma LLC; Entry#1498061 on 1/8/2016. Debtor: Joseph Tastet Sr, Julianne Tastet; Lender: Tower Loan of Houma LLC; Entry#1498062 on 1/8/2016. Debtor: Melanie Pellegrin,... Read more
2d
The Daily Comet
Man sentenced to 10 years for Houma bar shootingGrabiel Delmoral pleaded guilty as charged before state District Judge George L
Man sentenced to 10 years for Houma bar shooting
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
Grabiel Delmoral pleaded guilty as charged before state District Judge George Larke Jr. in Houma, attorneys said. He had been set for trial this week in Larke's courtroom. Delmoral must serve his sentence without the benefit of probation, parole or... Read more
2d
The Houma Courier
Man sentenced to 10 years for Houma bar shootingGrabiel Delmoral pleaded guilty as charged before state District Judge George L
Man sentenced to 10 years for Houma bar shooting
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Grabiel Delmoral pleaded guilty as charged before state District Judge George Larke Jr. in Houma, attorneys said. He had been set for trial this week in Larke's courtroom. Delmoral must serve his sentence without the benefit of probation, parole or... Read more
2d
The Daily Comet
Agency helps disabled man get first homeThe new occupant is 46-year-old Ryan Burnett, a Houma native with cerebral pals
Agency helps disabled man get first home
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
The new occupant is 46-year-old Ryan Burnett, a Houma native with cerebral palsy. His mother Kay Thibodeaux said he's been wanting to rent a house for a long time as he's been living in Colonial Village in Houma for the past 21 years. Thibodeaux... Read more
2d
The Houma Courier
Agency helps disabled man get first homeThe new occupant is 46-year-old Ryan Burnett, a Houma native with cerebral pals
Agency helps disabled man get first home
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
The new occupant is 46-year-old Ryan Burnett, a Houma native with cerebral palsy. His mother Kay Thibodeaux said he's been wanting to rent a house for a long time as he's been living in Colonial Village in Houma for the past 21 years. Thibodeaux... Read more
2d
The Daily Comet
Registrar of voters offices push for more people to registerare Republicans and 15,156 (26 percent) are listed as “Other.” The deadline to
Registrar of voters offices push for more people to register
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
are Republicans and 15,156 (26 percent) are listed as “Other.” The deadline to register to vote for the fall elections is Oct. 11. To register, visit the registrar of voters office in Houma, Thibodaux or Galliano or online at www.geaux... Read more
2d
The Houma Courier
Registrar of voters offices push for more people to registerare Republicans and 15,156 (26 percent) are listed as “Other.” The deadline to
Registrar of voters offices push for more people to register
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
are Republicans and 15,156 (26 percent) are listed as “Other.” The deadline to register to vote for the fall elections is Oct. 11. To register, visit the registrar of voters office in Houma, Thibodaux or Galliano or online at www.geaux... Read more
2d
The Houma Courier
Government Tower hurricane upgrades to be funded by FEMAwork of getting the parish back on its feet after hurricanes. The windows of t
Government Tower hurricane upgrades to be funded by FEMA
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
work of getting the parish back on its feet after hurricanes. The windows of the Government Tower, along with those of the Houma Police Station, the Civic Center, Generating Station, Fire Station and Public Safety Building, are being funded through... Read more
2d
The Daily Comet
Government Tower hurricane upgrades to be funded by FEMAwork of getting the parish back on its feet after hurricanes. The windows of t
Government Tower hurricane upgrades to be funded by FEMA
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
work of getting the parish back on its feet after hurricanes. The windows of the Government Tower, along with those of the Houma Police Station, the Civic Center, Generating Station, Fire Station and Public Safety Building, are being funded through... Read more
2d
The Houma Courier
Saturday and Sunday's area sports calendar and upcoming area eventsaccept registration for the first two weeks, and the final week will only be ac
Saturday and Sunday's area sports calendar and upcoming area events
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
accept registration for the first two weeks, and the final week will only be accept at the TPR Office (1192 Barrow St. in Houma) from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration ends on Aug. 5. For information, call 873-6584. Saturday. A morning of Special... Read more
30 related stories
2d
The Daily Comet
Saturday and Sunday's area sports calendar and upcoming area eventsaccept registration for the first two weeks, and the final week will only be ac
Saturday and Sunday's area sports calendar and upcoming area events
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
accept registration for the first two weeks, and the final week will only be accept at the TPR Office (1192 Barrow St. in Houma) from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration ends on Aug. 5. For information, call 873-6584. Saturday. A morning of Special... Read more
30 related stories
2d
The Houma Courier
July 15-16Tillery, 25, 4123 Dheme Court, New Orleans, holding for other agency

• Wa

July 15-16
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Tillery, 25, 4123 Dheme Court, New Orleans, holding for other agency

• Waylon Walston, 44, 4373 Grand Caillou Road, Houma, driving while intoxicated second offense, operation of vehicle with suspended license for prior offenses, driving on... Read more

10 related stories
2d
The Houma Courier
Police Report July 17-1824, 156 Jerica St., Galliano, violation of probation or parole.

• William

Police Report July 17-18
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
24, 156 Jerica St., Galliano, violation of probation or parole.

• William Frost Jr., 19, 437 Idlewild Drive, Apt. B, Houma, three counts of fugitive.

• Clayton Gil, 25, 167 Delatte Lane, Gheens, contempt of court.

• Sibyl... Read more

10 related stories
2d
The Houma Courier
July 19-21until proven guilty.

JULY 19

Probation and Parole

July 19-21
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
until proven guilty.

JULY 19

Probation and Parole

• Charles Courteaux, 30, 229 Grande St., Houma, parole violation.

Louisiana State Police

• Tammy Smith, 38, 542 Dantin St., Raceland, DWI,... Read more

10 related stories
2d
The Daily Comet
July 15-16Tillery, 25, 4123 Dheme Court, New Orleans, holding for other agency

• Wa

July 15-16
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
Tillery, 25, 4123 Dheme Court, New Orleans, holding for other agency

• Waylon Walston, 44, 4373 Grand Caillou Road, Houma, driving while intoxicated second offense, operation of vehicle with suspended license for prior offenses, driving on... Read more

10 related stories
2d
The Daily Comet
Police Report July 17-1824, 156 Jerica St., Galliano, violation of probation or parole.

• William

Police Report July 17-18
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
24, 156 Jerica St., Galliano, violation of probation or parole.

• William Frost Jr., 19, 437 Idlewild Drive, Apt. B, Houma, three counts of fugitive.

• Clayton Gil, 25, 167 Delatte Lane, Gheens, contempt of court.

• Sibyl... Read more

10 related stories
2d
The Daily Comet
July 19-21until proven guilty.

JULY 19

Probation and Parole

July 19-21
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
until proven guilty.

JULY 19

Probation and Parole

• Charles Courteaux, 30, 229 Grande St., Houma, parole violation.

Louisiana State Police

• Tammy Smith, 38, 542 Dantin St., Raceland, DWI,... Read more

10 related stories
2d
The Houma Courier
July 20-21possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting by providing false information. Jo
July 20-21
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting by providing false information. Johnny Elderton, 55, 178 Country Boy Court, Houma, sexual battery. Buck Ricketts, 31, 113 Ashland Drive, Houma, contempt of court. Lafourche Parish Sheriff's... Read more
10 related stories
2d
The Daily Jeffersonian
Dina (Galelli) SmithGalelli all of the United Kingdom; a sister, Dinia Legalle of the United Kingdo
Dina (Galelli) Smith
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 2 days ago
Galelli all of the United Kingdom; a sister, Dinia Legalle of the United Kingdom; four grandchildren, Dr. Jose Smith of Houma, La., Travis (Heidi) Smith of Cambridge, Lindsey Smith of Cambridge and Franklin Smith of Silver Run, Md.; two... Read more
2d
The Houma Courier
Today and Saturday's Sports Calendaraccept registration for the first two weeks, and the final week will only be ac
Today and Saturday's Sports Calendar
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
accept registration for the first two weeks, and the final week will only be accept at the TPR Office (1192 Barrow St. in Houma) from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration ends on Aug. 5. For information, call 873-6584. Today. There will be a blood drive... Read more
30 related stories
2d
FOX 8 New Orleans
Miss. River diversion report outlines land-building strategyHOUMA, La. (AP) - Scientists have released a report on how to divert Mississipp
Miss. River diversion report outlines land-building strategy
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
HOUMA, La. (AP) - Scientists have released a report on how to divert Mississippi River sediment to build as much land as possible while protecting the environment and local communities. The Courier reports (http://bit.ly/29YpFEc) a key... Read more
5 related stories
2d
The Daily Comet
Today and Saturday's Sports Calendaraccept registration for the first two weeks, and the final week will only be ac
Today and Saturday's Sports Calendar
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
accept registration for the first two weeks, and the final week will only be accept at the TPR Office (1192 Barrow St. in Houma) from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration ends on Aug. 5. For information, call 873-6584. Today. There will be a blood drive... Read more
30 related stories
3d
The Houma Courier
Residents show support for law enforcementalso hosted a night of prayer Wednesday. Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Chap
Residents show support for law enforcement
The Houma Courier / Posted 3 days ago
also hosted a night of prayer Wednesday. Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Chaplain Jim Duck helped lead both services. Houma-Thibodaux's Catholic Bishop Shelton Fabre called for prayer in the wake of violence in Baton Rouge and elsewhere... Read more
3d
The Daily Comet
Residents show support for law enforcementalso hosted a night of prayer Wednesday. Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Chap
Residents show support for law enforcement
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
also hosted a night of prayer Wednesday. Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Chaplain Jim Duck helped lead both services. Houma-Thibodaux's Catholic Bishop Shelton Fabre called for prayer in the wake of violence in Baton Rouge and elsewhere... Read more
3d
The Daily Comet
Houma man accused of sexually abusing childrenHe was booked Monday on the first count and Wednesday on the second. About 8 p
Houma man accused of sexually abusing children
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
He was booked Monday on the first count and Wednesday on the second. About 8 p.m. Sunday, deputies were dispatched to a Houma residence and learned that family members were babysitting the 6-year-old that weekend, Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said in... Read more
More

People in this news