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The Houma Courier
Sweet Start: Sugar cane planting starts with good weather"Couldn't ask for nothing better," said Malcolm Green, 27, who was straightenin
Sweet Start: Sugar cane planting starts with good weather
The Houma Courier / Posted 3 hours ago
"Couldn't ask for nothing better," said Malcolm Green, 27, who was straightening cane in a field near Chackbay Friday. Jim Simon, general manager of the Thibodaux-based American Sugar Cane League, said growers usually hope for a dry spring and a wet... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Local football coach wants to show age is just a numberAt age 25, he just didn't think it would happen so soon. Trosclair, a former E
Local football coach wants to show age is just a number
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 hours ago
At age 25, he just didn't think it would happen so soon. Trosclair, a former E.D. White Catholic High football player, is getting ready for his first season as a head football coach. He was named the new football coach at Ascension Catholic High... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Sweet Start: Sugar cane planting starts with good weather"Couldn't ask for nothing better," said Malcolm Green, 27, who was straightenin
Sweet Start: Sugar cane planting starts with good weather
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 hours ago
"Couldn't ask for nothing better," said Malcolm Green, 27, who was straightening cane in a field near Chackbay Friday. Jim Simon, general manager of the Thibodaux-based American Sugar Cane League, said growers usually hope for a dry spring and a wet... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Local football coach wants to show age is just a numberAt age 25, he just didn't think it would happen so soon. Trosclair, a former E
Local football coach wants to show age is just a number
The Houma Courier / Posted 4 hours ago
At age 25, he just didn't think it would happen so soon. Trosclair, a former E.D. White Catholic High football player, is getting ready for his first season as a head football coach. He was named the new football coach at Ascension Catholic High... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Thibodaux council to consider election on sales tax increaseAs proposed, the ballot will put forward a half-cent sales tax increase for cit
Thibodaux council to consider election on sales tax increase
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 hours ago
As proposed, the ballot will put forward a half-cent sales tax increase for city services and a renewal of Thibodaux Volunteer Fire Department's 5-mill property tax. The Thibodaux City Council will vote on a resolution Tuesday to hold a special... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Vitter leads in local donations for governor's raceVitter has received more than $400,000 than his three opponents combined. Vitt
Vitter leads in local donations for governor's race
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 hours ago
Vitter has received more than $400,000 than his three opponents combined. Vitter has raised $6.6 million for his campaign, with $2.5 million in donations this year through July 17, according to his July 27 campaign finance report filed with the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Vitter leads in local donations for governor's raceVitter has received more than $400,000 than his three opponents combined. Vitt
Vitter leads in local donations for governor's race
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 hours ago
Vitter has received more than $400,000 than his three opponents combined. Vitter has raised $6.6 million for his campaign, with $2.5 million in donations this year through July 17, according to his July 27 campaign finance report filed with the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Thibodaux council to consider election on sales tax increaseAs proposed, the ballot will put forward a half-cent sales tax increase for cit
Thibodaux council to consider election on sales tax increase
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 hours ago
As proposed, the ballot will put forward a half-cent sales tax increase for city services and a renewal of Thibodaux Volunteer Fire Department's 5-mill property tax. The Thibodaux City Council will vote on a resolution Tuesday to hold a special... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office honors employees, citizens

Law enforcement personnel and civilians were honored Saturday during the ann

Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office honors employees, citizens
The Houma Courier / Posted 21 hours ago

Law enforcement personnel and civilians were honored Saturday during the annual Lafourche Pride Awards at the Thibodaux Civic Center.

The awards and recipients are as follows:

Sheriff's Star

-- Doug Foreman — Capt. Chad... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office honors employees, citizens

Law enforcement personnel and civilians were honored Saturday during the ann

Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office honors employees, citizens
The Daily Comet / Posted 21 hours ago

Law enforcement personnel and civilians were honored Saturday during the annual Lafourche Pride Awards at the Thibodaux Civic Center.

The awards and recipients are as follows:

Sheriff's Star

-- Doug Foreman — Capt. Chad... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Newsmakers: Aug. 30, 2015Gray-based Danos has been selected by Shell Offshore Inc. to fabricate three bo
Newsmakers: Aug. 30, 2015
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
Gray-based Danos has been selected by Shell Offshore Inc. to fabricate three boarding valve skid assemblies for its deepwater Appomattox project. The project, which will engage five Danos divisions — coatings, fabrication, instrumentation and... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Newsmakers: Aug. 30, 2015Gray-based Danos has been selected by Shell Offshore Inc. to fabricate three bo
Newsmakers: Aug. 30, 2015
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
Gray-based Danos has been selected by Shell Offshore Inc. to fabricate three boarding valve skid assemblies for its deepwater Appomattox project. The project, which will engage five Danos divisions — coatings, fabrication, instrumentation and... Read more
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The Advocate
Football scheduleGames are 7 p.m. unless otherwise listed. Thursday Baton Rouge/area Catholic
Football schedule
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Games are 7 p.m. unless otherwise listed. Thursday Baton Rouge/area Catholic-Pointe Coupee (5-1A) vs. Ascension Catholic (6-1A) at Boutte Stadium-Donaldsonville Central Catholic-Morgan City (7-1A) vs. St. John-Plaquemine (6-1A) at Plaquemine’s... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Thibodaux, Houma rank high for retireesThibodaux ranked seventh and Houma ranked ninth in the state based on a metric
Thibodaux, Houma rank high for retirees
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
Thibodaux ranked seventh and Houma ranked ninth in the state based on a metric designed to evaluate what a community has to offer its retiring population. "Everyone will have their own specific needs and desires in retirement. We focused on tax... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Thibodaux, Houma rank high for retireesThibodaux ranked seventh and Houma ranked ninth in the state based on a metric
Thibodaux, Houma rank high for retirees
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
Thibodaux ranked seventh and Houma ranked ninth in the state based on a metric designed to evaluate what a community has to offer its retiring population. "Everyone will have their own specific needs and desires in retirement. We focused on tax... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Get it to the Saints' backs

One feature of the 2015 New Orleans Saints offense will be Drew Brees connec

Get it to the Saints' backs
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday

One feature of the 2015 New Orleans Saints offense will be Drew Brees connecting to running backs coming out of the backfield.

Last season, that element of the Saints offensive attack was not nearly as effective as it had been in the... Read more

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The Houma Courier
New details emerge in 2014 hostage standoffSkylleur Hayes, 23, of St. Charles Street, Thibodaux, faces life in prison afte
New details emerge in 2014 hostage standoff
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
Skylleur Hayes, 23, of St. Charles Street, Thibodaux, faces life in prison after he was found guilty of the second-degree murder of his ex-girlfriend Barbara Baker, 22, in state District Court Judge Randall Bethancourt's courtroom. Post-trial motions... Read more
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The Daily Comet
New details emerge in 2014 hostage standoffSkylleur Hayes, 23, of St. Charles Street, Thibodaux, faces life in prison afte
New details emerge in 2014 hostage standoff
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
Skylleur Hayes, 23, of St. Charles Street, Thibodaux, faces life in prison after he was found guilty of the second-degree murder of his ex-girlfriend Barbara Baker, 22, in state District Court Judge Randall Bethancourt's courtroom. Post-trial motions... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Aug. 24-25

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

Aug. 24-25
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... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Aug. 26-27

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

Aug. 26-27
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... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Aug. 26-27AUG. 26 Probation & Parole Raymond Lecompte, 33, 245 Leighton St., Thibodaux,
Aug. 26-27
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
AUG. 26 Probation & Parole Raymond Lecompte, 33, 245 Leighton St., Thibodaux, parole violation. Kendall Scott, 29, 1102 Lafayette St., Houma, parole violation. Louisiana State Police Carlos Martinez, 36, 150 Anna St., Houma, hit-and-run,... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Aug. 24-25AUG. 24 Probation & Parole Brandon Bordelon, 39, 64595 D Vaughn Road, Plaquem
Aug. 24-25
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
AUG. 24 Probation & Parole Brandon Bordelon, 39, 64595 D Vaughn Road, Plaquemines, parole violation. Terrebonne District & City Courts The individuals whose names follow were incarcerated on the order of a court or processed following a judicial... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Aug. 26-27

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

Aug. 26-27
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... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Aug. 24-25

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

Aug. 24-25
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... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Vandy falls, EDW ties exhibitions"I'm disappointed. I thought the execution wasn't very good, and the confident
Vandy falls, EDW ties exhibitions
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
"I'm disappointed. I thought the execution wasn't very good, and the confident level isn't where it needs to be," Terriers coach Jeremy Atwell said. "Defensively, we didn't get lined up right. Offensively, we missed some routes and some keys blocks.... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Galliano man gets 15 years for killing Larose teenNeely Gardner, 20, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Aug. 5 for shootin
Galliano man gets 15 years for killing Larose teen
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Neely Gardner, 20, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Aug. 5 for shooting 15-year-old Braxton Bourda in the head June 5, 2014, on East 23rd Street in Larose. He could have faced up to 40 years in prison. Assistant District Attorneys Annette... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Locals recount how Hurricane Katrina led them hereCarole and Johnny Gonzalez hold a figurine that survived Hurricane Katrina Thur
Locals recount how Hurricane Katrina led them here
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Carole and Johnny Gonzalez hold a figurine that survived Hurricane Katrina Thursday in their Thibodaux home.HoumaToday.comAugust 28, 2015 11:31 PM

When Johnny and Carole Gonzalez returned home to Arabi after Hurricane Katrina, their back door was... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Galliano man gets 15 years for killing Larose teenNeely Gardner, 20, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Aug. 5 for shootin
Galliano man gets 15 years for killing Larose teen
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
Neely Gardner, 20, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Aug. 5 for shooting 15-year-old Braxton Bourda in the head June 5, 2014, on East 23rd Street in Larose. He could have faced up to 40 years in prison. Assistant District Attorneys Annette... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Locals recount how Hurricane Katrina led them hereCarole and Johnny Gonzalez hold a figurine that survived Hurricane Katrina Thur
Locals recount how Hurricane Katrina led them here
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
Carole and Johnny Gonzalez hold a figurine that survived Hurricane Katrina Thursday in their Thibodaux home.DailyComet.comAugust 28, 2015 11:31 PM

When Johnny and Carole Gonzalez returned home to Arabi after Hurricane Katrina, their back door was... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Thibodaux rallies, tops AssumptionAssumption running back Zyshawn Richard (2) tries to break the tackle of Thibod
Thibodaux rallies, tops Assumption
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
Assumption running back Zyshawn Richard (2) tries to break the tackle of Thibodaux's Tyler Brown (right) on Friday night.DailyComet.comAugust 28, 2015 11:28 PM

Just when Assumption thought it had all the answers, Thibodaux changed the... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Vandy falls, EDW ties exhibitions"I'm disappointed. I thought the execution wasn't very good, and the confident
Vandy falls, EDW ties exhibitions
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
"I'm disappointed. I thought the execution wasn't very good, and the confident level isn't where it needs to be," Terriers coach Jeremy Atwell said. "Defensively, we didn't get lined up right. Offensively, we missed some routes and some keys blocks.... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Thibodaux rallies, tops AssumptionAssumption running back Zyshawn Richard (2) tries to break the tackle of Thibod
Thibodaux rallies, tops Assumption
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Assumption running back Zyshawn Richard (2) tries to break the tackle of Thibodaux's Tyler Brown (right) on Friday night.HoumaToday.comAugust 28, 2015 11:28 PM

Just when Assumption thought it had all the answers, Thibodaux changed the... Read more

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WAFB Baton Rouge
Jamboree: ScoresHere are the final scores for games played Thursday, August 27 and Friday, Augu
Jamboree: Scores
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 days ago
Here are the final scores for games played Thursday, August 27 and Friday, August 28. Donaldsonville 0 St. James 32 Central 14 Port Allen 6 Amite 14 West St. John 14 Denham Springs 14 Dutchtown 21 Landry-Walker 19 East St. John 6 Parkview... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Saturday and Sunday's area sports calendar and upcoming area eventsToday. Nicholls Final Fall Camp Scrimmage, 9 a.m. at John L. Guidry Stadium CO
Saturday and Sunday's area sports calendar and upcoming area events
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
Today. Nicholls Final Fall Camp Scrimmage, 9 a.m. at John L. Guidry Stadium COLLEGE SOCCER Sunday. Southern at Nicholls, 1 p.m. COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL Today. Nicholls vs. Mercer at Southern Miss Invitational, 10 a.m. Today. Nicholls vs. Southern... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Galliano man gets 15 years for killing Larose teenNeely Gardner, 20, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Aug. 5 for shootin
Galliano man gets 15 years for killing Larose teen
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Neely Gardner, 20, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Aug. 5 for shooting 15-year-old Braxton Bourda in the head June 5, 2014, on East 23rd Street in Larose. State District Judge Walter Lanier of Thibodaux handed down the conviction after a... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Saturday and Sunday's area sports calendar and upcoming area eventsToday. Nicholls Final Fall Camp Scrimmage, 9 a.m. at John L. Guidry Stadium CO
Saturday and Sunday's area sports calendar and upcoming area events
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Today. Nicholls Final Fall Camp Scrimmage, 9 a.m. at John L. Guidry Stadium COLLEGE SOCCER Sunday. Southern at Nicholls, 1 p.m. COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL Today. Nicholls vs. Mercer at Southern Miss Invitational, 10 a.m. Today. Nicholls vs. Southern... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Galliano man gets 15 years for killing Larose teenNeely Gardner, 20, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Aug. 5 for shootin
Galliano man gets 15 years for killing Larose teen
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
Neely Gardner, 20, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Aug. 5 for shooting 15-year-old Braxton Bourda in the head June 5, 2014, on East 23rd Street in Larose. State District Judge Walter Lanier of Thibodaux handed down the conviction after a... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Man accused of two shootings in ThibodauxOtis Queen, 1327 Midland Drive, Thibodaux, is charged with aggravated second-de
Man accused of two shootings in Thibodaux
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
Otis Queen, 1327 Midland Drive, Thibodaux, is charged with aggravated second-degree battery, two counts of illegal use of weapons and two counts of possession of firearm by a felon, Thibodaux Police spokesman David Melancon said. He is being held in... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Man accused of two shootings in ThibodauxOtis Queen, 1327 Midland Drive, Thibodaux, is charged with aggravated second-de
Man accused of two shootings in Thibodaux
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Otis Queen, 1327 Midland Drive, Thibodaux, is charged with aggravated second-degree battery, two counts of illegal use of weapons and two counts of possession of firearm by a felon, Thibodaux Police spokesman David Melancon said. He is being held in... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Election Season: As campaign signs pop up, cities, parishes enforce rulesIn Terrebonne Parish, campaign signs can't be put on private property until 90
Election Season: As campaign signs pop up, cities, parishes enforce rules
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
In Terrebonne Parish, campaign signs can't be put on private property until 90 days prior to qualifying, when candidates officially register for the election. Candidates for the Oct. 24 election will sign up, or qualify, Sept. 8-10. The signs must... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Election Season: As campaign signs pop up, cities, parishes enforce rulesIn Terrebonne Parish, campaign signs can't be put on private property until 90
Election Season: As campaign signs pop up, cities, parishes enforce rules
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
In Terrebonne Parish, campaign signs can't be put on private property until 90 days prior to qualifying, when candidates officially register for the election. Candidates for the Oct. 24 election will sign up, or qualify, Sept. 8-10. The signs must... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Looking for fun? Check out the Big Fun CalendarAug. 28 - Downtown Live After 5 - Sheaux Down Location: Downtown Houma Courtho
Looking for fun? Check out the Big Fun Calendar
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Aug. 28 - Downtown Live After 5 - Sheaux Down Location: Downtown Houma Courthouse Square When: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Contact: Anne Picou 985-873-6408 Aug. 28-29 - Thibodaux Sidewalk Sale The Thibodaux Main Street program will host a two-day... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Motorcyclist injured in crash on La. 316The crash happened at 7:54 a.m. on La. 316 at Country Estates in Lafourche Pari
Motorcyclist injured in crash on La. 316
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
The crash happened at 7:54 a.m. on La. 316 at Country Estates in Lafourche Parish, Trooper First Class Evan Harrell said. State Police classifies moderate injuries as broken bones, from a finger to full body. Harrell said the cyclist was trapped... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Looking for fun? Check out the Big Fun CalendarAug. 28 - Downtown Live After 5 - Sheaux Down Location: Downtown Houma Courtho
Looking for fun? Check out the Big Fun Calendar
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
Aug. 28 - Downtown Live After 5 - Sheaux Down Location: Downtown Houma Courthouse Square When: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Contact: Anne Picou 985-873-6408 Aug. 28-29 - Thibodaux Sidewalk Sale The Thibodaux Main Street program will host a two-day... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Motorcyclist injured in crash on La. 316The crash happened at 7:54 a.m. on La. 316 at Country Estates in Lafourche Pari
Motorcyclist injured in crash on La. 316
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
The crash happened at 7:54 a.m. on La. 316 at Country Estates in Lafourche Parish, Trooper First Class Evan Harrell said. State Police classifies moderate injuries as broken bones, from a finger to full body. Harrell said the cyclist was trapped... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Today and Saturday's Sports CalendarToday. South Terrebonne vs. H.L. Bourgeois at the Terrebonne Parish Jamboree at
Today and Saturday's Sports Calendar
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
Today. South Terrebonne vs. H.L. Bourgeois at the Terrebonne Parish Jamboree at Tom B. Smith Stadium in Houma, 6 p.m. Today. Central Lafourche vs. Brusly at Thibodaux High Jamboree, 6 p.m. (Radio: 106.3-FM) Today. E.D. White Catholic vs. Holy Cross... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Assumption rallies to nip E.D. White, 25-23In a match featuring two teams who made it to the Pontchartrain Center last sea
Assumption rallies to nip E.D. White, 25-23
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
In a match featuring two teams who made it to the Pontchartrain Center last season, Assumption defeated the Lady Cardinals 25-23 in the final game of the Assumption Jamboree. Assumption coach Sandy Fussell said the win capped a positive performance... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Today and Saturday's Sports CalendarToday. South Terrebonne vs. H.L. Bourgeois at the Terrebonne Parish Jamboree at
Today and Saturday's Sports Calendar
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Today. South Terrebonne vs. H.L. Bourgeois at the Terrebonne Parish Jamboree at Tom B. Smith Stadium in Houma, 6 p.m. Today. Central Lafourche vs. Brusly at Thibodaux High Jamboree, 6 p.m. (Radio: 106.3-FM) Today. E.D. White Catholic vs. Holy Cross... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Assumption rallies to nip E.D. White, 25-23In a match featuring two teams who made it to the Pontchartrain Center last sea
Assumption rallies to nip E.D. White, 25-23
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
In a match featuring two teams who made it to the Pontchartrain Center last season, Assumption defeated the Lady Cardinals 25-23 in the final game of the Assumption Jamboree. Assumption coach Sandy Fussell said the win capped a positive performance... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Saltwater control structure to be built in Bayou LafourcheTHIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Lafourche Parish officials hope to see construction on a
Saltwater control structure to be built in Bayou Lafourche
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Lafourche Parish officials hope to see construction on a new saltwater control structure along Bayou Lafourche completed next summer. The Daily Comet reports (http://bit.ly/1NE65g3) the roughly $3.4 million construction... Read more
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