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The Daily Comet
Website, job fair aim to link displaced oilfield workers in Houma-Thibodaux area with jobsbased on their skills and experience. Additional partners sponsoring the job f
Website, job fair aim to link displaced oilfield workers in Houma-Thibodaux area with jobs
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
based on their skills and experience. Additional partners sponsoring the job fair include Lafourche and St. Mary parish government, South Central Louisiana Technical College in Thibodaux and the Terrebonne Economic Development Authority. Plans... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Website, job fair aim to link displaced oilfield workers in Houma-Thibodaux area with jobsbased on their skills and experience. Additional partners sponsoring the job f
Website, job fair aim to link displaced oilfield workers in Houma-Thibodaux area with jobs
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago
based on their skills and experience. Additional partners sponsoring the job fair include Lafourche and St. Mary parish government, South Central Louisiana Technical College in Thibodaux and the Terrebonne Economic Development Authority. Plans... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Cheers and Jeers: May 21, 2016That is good news for the Thibodaux-based program, which spends its time and re
Cheers and Jeers: May 21, 2016
The Houma Courier / Posted 8 days ago
That is good news for the Thibodaux-based program, which spends its time and resources trying to protect and restore this area’s wetlands. The bill keeps the program going and, once it is signed into law, will ensure the local program’s $600,000... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Cheers and Jeers: May 21, 2016That is good news for the Thibodaux-based program, which spends its time and re
Cheers and Jeers: May 21, 2016
The Daily Comet / Posted 8 days ago
That is good news for the Thibodaux-based program, which spends its time and resources trying to protect and restore this area’s wetlands. The bill keeps the program going and, once it is signed into law, will ensure the local program’s $600,000... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Coastal agency director seeks sense of urgency about land lossThey are educated. They are filled with ideas about what happened 100 or 200 ye
Coastal agency director seeks sense of urgency about land loss
The Daily Comet / Posted 9 days ago
They are educated. They are filled with ideas about what happened 100 or 200 years ago,” he said. Because of that, the government is 100 percent behind solving the problem, he said. The land loss Louisiana has experienced since 1932, Bradberry... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Coastal agency director seeks sense of urgency about land lossThey are educated. They are filled with ideas about what happened 100 or 200 ye
Coastal agency director seeks sense of urgency about land loss
The Houma Courier / Posted 9 days ago
They are educated. They are filled with ideas about what happened 100 or 200 years ago,” he said. Because of that, the government is 100 percent behind solving the problem, he said. The land loss Louisiana has experienced since 1932, Bradberry... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Coastal agency director urges sense of urgency about land lossThey are educated. They are filled with ideas about what happened 100 or 200 ye
Coastal agency director urges sense of urgency about land loss
The Daily Comet / Posted 9 days ago
They are educated. They are filled with ideas about what happened 100 or 200 years ago,” he said. Because of that, the government is 100 percent behind solving the problem, he said. The land loss Louisiana has experienced since 1932, Bradberry... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards' call-in radio show at 2 p.m., this time featuring DHH Secretary Rebekah Geethat air Edwards’ show include: WBRP in Baton Rouge KPEL in Lafayette KEEL i
Gov. John Bel Edwards' call-in radio show at 2 p.m., this time featuring DHH Secretary Rebekah Gee
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
that air Edwards’ show include: WBRP in Baton Rouge KPEL in Lafayette KEEL in Shreveport KMLB in Monroe KTIB in Thibodaux KSYL in Alexandria WSLA in Slidell KANE in New Iberia KLEB in Golden Meadow KNBB in Ruston WABL in... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Oilfield downturn: 'The whole town is feeling it'past two years, Louisiana has lost more than 12,000 jobs in the oil and gas ind
Oilfield downturn: 'The whole town is feeling it'
The Daily Comet / Posted 13 days ago
past two years, Louisiana has lost more than 12,000 jobs in the oil and gas industry, a bulk of them coming from the Houma-Thibodaux area. Kenny Wood Sr. is the CEO of K&B Industries. Founded in 1974, the family-run company, with its expertise in... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Oilfield downturn: 'The whole town is feeling it'past two years, Louisiana has lost more than 12,000 jobs in the oil and gas ind
Oilfield downturn: 'The whole town is feeling it'
The Houma Courier / Posted 13 days ago
past two years, Louisiana has lost more than 12,000 jobs in the oil and gas industry, a bulk of them coming from the Houma-Thibodaux area. Kenny Wood Sr. is the CEO of K&B Industries. Founded in 1974, the family-run company, with its expertise in... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Latest state construction plan excludes money for Terrebonne sports complexD-New Orleans, who handled the bill as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee
Latest state construction plan excludes money for Terrebonne sports complex
The Houma Courier / Posted 14 days ago
D-New Orleans, who handled the bill as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. The vote was 80-14. Here is how Houma-Thibodaux representatives voted: For: Beryl Amedee, R-Gray; Truck Gisclair, D-Larose; Jerome Zeringue, R-Houma; and Dee... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Latest state construction plan excludes money for Terrebonne sports complexD-New Orleans, who handled the bill as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee
Latest state construction plan excludes money for Terrebonne sports complex
The Daily Comet / Posted 14 days ago
D-New Orleans, who handled the bill as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. The vote was 80-14. Here is how Houma-Thibodaux representatives voted: For: Beryl Amedee, R-Gray; Truck Gisclair, D-Larose; Jerome Zeringue, R-Houma; and Dee... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Latest state construction plan excludes money for Terrebonne Sports ComplexD-New Orleans, who handled the bill as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee
Latest state construction plan excludes money for Terrebonne Sports Complex
The Daily Comet / Posted 15 days ago
D-New Orleans, who handled the bill as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. The vote was 80-14. Here is how Houma-Thibodaux representatives voted: For: Beryl Amedee, R-Gray; Truck Gisclair, D-Larose; Jerome Zeringue, R-Houma; and Dee... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Latest state construction plan excludes money for Terrebonne Sports ComplexD-New Orleans, who handled the bill as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee
Latest state construction plan excludes money for Terrebonne Sports Complex
The Houma Courier / Posted 15 days ago
D-New Orleans, who handled the bill as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. The vote was 80-14. Here is how Houma-Thibodaux representatives voted: For: Beryl Amedee, R-Gray; Truck Gisclair, D-Larose; Jerome Zeringue, R-Houma; and Dee... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Low prices devastating Louisiana oil industry businesses, workerspast two years, Louisiana has lost more than 12,000 jobs in the oil and gas ind
Low prices devastating Louisiana oil industry businesses, workers
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 15 days ago
past two years, Louisiana has lost more than 12,000 jobs in the oil and gas industry, a bulk of them coming from the Houma-Thibodaux area. Very few believe that the industry will get back to its “good old days.” Kenny Wood Sr. is the CEO of K&B... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Hospitals supported over free tuition in state budgeta $600 million shortfall next year. The decision capped nine hours of debate ov
Hospitals supported over free tuition in state budget
The Houma Courier / Posted 16 days ago
a $600 million shortfall next year. The decision capped nine hours of debate over the budget proposal to finance state government programs in the year that begins July 1. Here's how local representatives voted: For: Truck Gisclair, D-Larose;... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Hospitals supported over free tuition in state budgeta $600 million shortfall next year. The decision capped nine hours of debate ov
Hospitals supported over free tuition in state budget
The Daily Comet / Posted 16 days ago
a $600 million shortfall next year. The decision capped nine hours of debate over the budget proposal to finance state government programs in the year that begins July 1. Here's how local representatives voted: For: Truck Gisclair, D-Larose;... Read more
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The Daily Comet
No agreement reached on Dugas Canal water quality testingproposed pump station in the canal would reduce flooding in a 2,800 acre waters
No agreement reached on Dugas Canal water quality testing
The Daily Comet / Posted 18 days ago
proposed pump station in the canal would reduce flooding in a 2,800 acre watershed encompassing Nicholls State University, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center, Peltier Park, the Bayou Country Club and surrounding neighborhoods by pushing water into... Read more
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The Houma Courier
No agreement reached on Dugas Canal water quality testingproposed pump station in the canal would reduce flooding in a 2,800 acre waters
No agreement reached on Dugas Canal water quality testing
The Houma Courier / Posted 18 days ago
proposed pump station in the canal would reduce flooding in a 2,800 acre watershed encompassing Nicholls State University, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center, Peltier Park, the Bayou Country Club and surrounding neighborhoods by pushing water into... Read more
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The Daily Comet
No agreement reached on Dugas Canal water quality testingA pump station in the canal would reduce flooding in a 2,800 acre watershed enc
No agreement reached on Dugas Canal water quality testing
The Daily Comet / Posted 18 days ago
A pump station in the canal would reduce flooding in a 2,800 acre watershed encompassing Nicholls State University, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center, Peltier Park, the Bayou Country Club and surrounding neighborhoods by pushing water into Bayou... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Louisiana legislative roundup: How your lawmakers voted

Here's a rundown of some of the latest measures being considered by the Loui

Louisiana legislative roundup: How your lawmakers voted
The Daily Comet / Posted 18 days ago

Here's a rundown of some of the latest measures being considered by the Louisiana Legislature, along with how Houma-Thibodaux lawmakers voted.

License plate proposal fails

A proposed program that would allow law enforcement agencies to... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Louisiana legislative roundup: How your lawmakers voted

Here's a rundown of some of the latest measures being considered by the Loui

Louisiana legislative roundup: How your lawmakers voted
The Houma Courier / Posted 18 days ago

Here's a rundown of some of the latest measures being considered by the Louisiana Legislature, along with how Houma-Thibodaux lawmakers voted.

License plate proposal fails

A proposed program that would allow law enforcement agencies to... Read more

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The Daily Comet
In case you missed it: Last week's top 5 local storiesThibodaux Elementary School teacher Stephanie Delaune enjoys a party with stude
In case you missed it: Last week's top 5 local stories
The Daily Comet / Posted 20 days ago
Thibodaux Elementary School teacher Stephanie Delaune enjoys a party with students with good behavior Thursday at Thibodaux Elementary School....DailyComet.comMay 9, 2016 11:22 AM

Here is our ranking of last week's top five stories in Terrebonne... Read more

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The Houma Courier
In case you missed it: Last week's top 5 local storiesThibodaux Elementary School teacher Stephanie Delaune enjoys a party with stude
In case you missed it: Last week's top 5 local stories
The Houma Courier / Posted 20 days ago
Thibodaux Elementary School teacher Stephanie Delaune enjoys a party with students with good behavior Thursday at Thibodaux Elementary School....HoumaToday.comMay 9, 2016 11:22 AM

Here is our ranking of last week's top five stories in Terrebonne... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Registrars taking their effort to the peoplestart voting once you turn 18. The participation of an informed electorate is
Registrars taking their effort to the people
The Daily Comet / Posted 23 days ago
start voting once you turn 18. The participation of an informed electorate is the backbone of our representative form of government. Our freedoms begin with the right to vote, to help select the people and decide on the processes that will... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Registrars taking their effort to the peoplestart voting once you turn 18. The participation of an informed electorate is
Registrars taking their effort to the people
The Houma Courier / Posted 23 days ago
start voting once you turn 18. The participation of an informed electorate is the backbone of our representative form of government. Our freedoms begin with the right to vote, to help select the people and decide on the processes that will... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana legislative roundup: How your lawmakers votedvoted: For: Rep. Truck Gisclair, D-Larose; Tanner Magee, R-Houma; Jerome Zerin
Louisiana legislative roundup: How your lawmakers voted
The Houma Courier / Posted 23 days ago
voted: For: Rep. Truck Gisclair, D-Larose; Tanner Magee, R-Houma; Jerome Zeringue, R-Houma; and Dee Richard, a Thibodaux independent. Against: Beryl Amedee, R-Houma. The proposal would give drivers the option to use a smartphone app... Read more
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The Daily Comet
New Terrebonne animal shelter nears completion$4.3 million new shelter, which was designed by New Orleans-based architecture
New Terrebonne animal shelter nears completion
The Daily Comet / Posted 23 days ago
$4.3 million new shelter, which was designed by New Orleans-based architecture firm Perez APC and is being built by Thibodaux-based contractor B.E.T., will allow for over 50 new dog enclosures or "runs" that will allow the shelter to... Read more
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The Houma Courier
New Terrebonne animal shelter nears completion$4.3 million new shelter, which was designed by New Orleans-based architecture
New Terrebonne animal shelter nears completion
The Houma Courier / Posted 23 days ago
$4.3 million new shelter, which was designed by New Orleans-based architecture firm Perez APC and is being built by Thibodaux-based contractor B.E.T., will allow for over 50 new dog enclosures or "runs" that will allow the shelter to... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Louisiana Legislative roundup: How your lawmakers votedvoted: For: Rep. Truck Gisclair, D-Larose; Tanner Magee, R-Houma; Jerome Zerin
Louisiana Legislative roundup: How your lawmakers voted
The Daily Comet / Posted 24 days ago
voted: For: Rep. Truck Gisclair, D-Larose; Tanner Magee, R-Houma; Jerome Zeringue, R-Houma; and Dee Richard, a Thibodaux independent. Against: Beryl Amedee, R-Houma. The proposal would give drivers the option to use a smartphone app... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana Legislative roundup: How your lawmakers votedvoted: For: Rep. Truck Gisclair, D-Larose; Tanner Magee, R-Houma; Jerome Zerin
Louisiana Legislative roundup: How your lawmakers voted
The Houma Courier / Posted 24 days ago
voted: For: Rep. Truck Gisclair, D-Larose; Tanner Magee, R-Houma; Jerome Zeringue, R-Houma; and Dee Richard, a Thibodaux independent. Against: Beryl Amedee, R-Houma. The proposal would give drivers the option to use a smartphone app... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Here's how Houma-Thibodaux representatives voted on La. 'sanctuary cities'officials, unless they are compelled to by a court. House Bill 1148 now heads t
Here's how Houma-Thibodaux representatives voted on La. 'sanctuary cities'
The Daily Comet / Posted 24 days ago
officials, unless they are compelled to by a court. House Bill 1148 now heads to the Senate for vetting. Here is how Houma-Thibodaux representatives voted: For: Beryl Amedee, Tanner Magee, and Jerome Zeringue, all R-Houma; and Dee Richard, a... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Here's how Houma-Thibodaux representatives voted on La. 'sanctuary cities'officials, unless they are compelled to by a court. House Bill 1148 now heads t
Here's how Houma-Thibodaux representatives voted on La. 'sanctuary cities'
The Houma Courier / Posted 24 days ago
officials, unless they are compelled to by a court. House Bill 1148 now heads to the Senate for vetting. Here is how Houma-Thibodaux representatives voted: For: Beryl Amedee, Tanner Magee, and Jerome Zeringue, all R-Houma; and Dee Richard, a... Read more
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The Daily Comet
A bit of progress on an overdue billRichard, a Thibodaux independent, has pushed various measures over the past fiv
A bit of progress on an overdue bill
The Daily Comet / Posted 24 days ago
Richard, a Thibodaux independent, has pushed various measures over the past five years — all with the blessing and support of state Treasured John Kennedy — aimed at slashing some of the cost of the contracts and moving that money into more pressing... Read more
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The Houma Courier
A bit of progress on an overdue billRichard, a Thibodaux independent, has pushed various measures over the past fiv
A bit of progress on an overdue bill
The Houma Courier / Posted 24 days ago
Richard, a Thibodaux independent, has pushed various measures over the past five years — all with the blessing and support of state Treasured John Kennedy — aimed at slashing some of the cost of the contracts and moving that money into more pressing... Read more
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The Houma Courier
State contract-cutting bill advancesWith no debate lawmakers voted 83-6 for Richard’s House Bill 74, which would re
State contract-cutting bill advances
The Houma Courier / Posted 25 days ago
With no debate lawmakers voted 83-6 for Richard’s House Bill 74, which would require state government agencies to cut a total of $183 million from their state professional, personal and consulting service contracts paid for by state dollars for the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
State contract-cutting bill advancesWith no debate lawmakers voted 83-6 for Richard’s House Bill 74, which would re
State contract-cutting bill advances
The Daily Comet / Posted 25 days ago
With no debate lawmakers voted 83-6 for Richard’s House Bill 74, which would require state government agencies to cut a total of $183 million from their state professional, personal and consulting service contracts paid for by state dollars for the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Thibodaux native is the governor's lawyerthe Capitol, Block practiced law with his father, Jerald Block, doing insurance
Thibodaux native is the governor's lawyer
The Houma Courier / Posted 28 days ago
the Capitol, Block practiced law with his father, Jerald Block, doing insurance and commercial litigation, as well as some governmental work. He said understanding how to put together contracts, settlements and other deals is important for his new... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Thibodaux native is the governor's lawyerthe Capitol, Block practiced law with his father, Jerald Block, doing insurance
Thibodaux native is the governor's lawyer
The Daily Comet / Posted 28 days ago
the Capitol, Block practiced law with his father, Jerald Block, doing insurance and commercial litigation, as well as some governmental work. He said understanding how to put together contracts, settlements and other deals is important for his new... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana Gov John Bel Edwards focusing on fiscal crisistheir attention and efforts on the small group of legislators who are currently
Louisiana Gov John Bel Edwards focusing on fiscal crisis
The Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
their attention and efforts on the small group of legislators who are currently visiting cuts on agencies across state government because of their refusal to engage in meaningful alternatives.” On a lighter note, Edwards said, “My family eats... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana Gov John Bel Edwards focusing on fiscal crisiseats a lot of eggs,” Edwards said in answer to the question of a student from S
Louisiana Gov John Bel Edwards focusing on fiscal crisis
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
eats a lot of eggs,” Edwards said in answer to the question of a student from St. Genevieve Catholic Elementary School in Thibodaux about the now famous chicken coup he installed on the grounds of the Governor’s Mansion. He expects that when the... Read more

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