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December 5, 2018

Deputy layoffs tip of a bigger iceberg

During his years of service as Sheriff of Terrebonne Parish, Jerry Larpenter has in many respects done an admirable job. His administration lifted the law enforcement […]
December 12, 2018

Elections provide food for thought

Miserable. In a word, that’s the best description we can muster for the voter turnout in Saturday’s election. In Terrebonne Parish, using a parish-wide recreation tax […]
December 25, 2018

New jail shows hope for better future

In his novel “The House of the Dead” appear Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s words “The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” […]
January 2, 2019

2018 was legit … here’s to hoping 2019 is even better

Ready or not, 2019 is here, as New Year’s celebrations took place yesterday to celebrate the end of one journey and the beginning of another. Where […]