John DeSantis

July 17, 2018

Big Mikes Continues Winning Streak

BY JOHN DESANTIS Big Mike’s BBQ began with a casual conversation in 1999 that eventually resulted in a Bayou Region institution with locations in both Houma […]
July 17, 2018

Old-Fashioned Charm With Modern Convenience

BY JOHN DESANTIS Located at the corner of West Main and Goode streets in downtown Houma, Peoples Drug Store has endured not only as a business […]
June 13, 2018

Ailing Industry: No Good News for Shrimp

By JOHN DeSANTIS Trawlers stand with booms tall at attention along the bayous of Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes, lending their grace to a skyscape higher than […]
May 16, 2018

Top Economist Says Industry News is Good – and Not

BY JOHN DESANTIS There are many ways to measure an economy’s progress. Here in the Bayou Region rig counts, the number of oilfield service boats that […]