Hundreds of onlookers -- and tens of thousands on social media after its video went viral -- watched Tyler Burton propose to his girlfriend Meagan Bourque on Sunday, Feb. 23 during the Krewe of Terreanians parade. The special engagement, which was
During the 2020 Mardi Gras season, Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government (TPCG) placed 100 garbage carts along the parade route as part of the Clean Sweep program. “It was a success,” said Clay J. Naquin, TPCG Solid Waste Administrator. “I've seen some
Votes were tallied and a local High School was chosen as crowd favorite. Ellender Memorial High School band received People's Choice Winner from The Ancient and Mystic Krewe of Tootsie Roll, Tuesday, February 25. The winner was announced at 6:31pm on
Mardi Gras is in full force today in Lafourche Parish. The Krewe of Gheens rolls at 11am. The Krewe of Neptune rolls through Galliano and Golden Meadow beginning at noon. The Krewe of Choupic begins at 1pm. The Krewe of Ghana
[The following is a first-hand account of a parade ride with a deputy during the Krewe of Terreanians.] Fueled by music and drink, rather than milk and cookies, Carnival float riders gave gifts and cheer to crowd members both naughty and
Despite the rumors circling, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office says the Krewe of Cleopatra is rolling as planned with their scheduled 6:30 p.m. start time. Stay with the Times for all your Mardi Gras news!
Of course, Mardi Gras is mostly about celebrating and passing a good time, led by the Krewes who make it all possible. However, what often gets overlooked are the charitable acts the organizations do throughout the year. For Houma native Julie
The Thibodaux Police Department reminds parade-goers of the available website for tracking parades! You can follow the beginning of the Krewe of Cleophas, which leads the Krewe of Chronos, here. The parades begin at 12:30 p.m.
It’s Carnival season, but it’s also the time of year when many virus-related illnesses are spread. Norovirus is one of many viruses that can be spread in close settings, such as in a Louisiana casino where a recent outbreak infected nearly
Due to numerous calls and questions concerning times for street closures along parade routes, Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter and Houma Police Chief Dana Coleman have issued the following guidelines. Keep in mind, however, that all closures and openings are
Ellender Marching Band received the first ever award from new "Krewe". Ellender High School Marching Band, about 100 members, received the “Distinguished Band” award from “The Ancient and Mystic Krewe of Tootsie Roll,” Wednesday February 19, for their performance during the
Shaka and Ambrosia Parades scheduled for today are still rolling as planned. Shaka will begin at 12:30 PM, followed by Ambrosia shortly after at 2:00 PM. Both parades will follow the same route. Parades will start on Audubon Ave. at Afton St.
When the Krewe of Hyacinthians rolls today, February 16 at 2 p.m., float No. 6 will be tossing one-of-a-kind throws designed by a local artist. Joycelyn Boudreaux, founder of Copperhead Studios, handcrafted custom, exclusive “snoball swag” specifically for the float which
"Mais, where's the parade?" This question can now be easily answered, thanks to a Houma Parade Tracker. You can track all Houma parades with the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government (TPCG) Mardi Gras Parade Tracker. It also shows the location of public portable
The Terrebonne Parish Clean Sweep program will be placing 100 garbage carts along the parade route, the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government (TPCG) announced this afternoon. TPCG said Pelican Waste & Debris will collect all garbage placed at the curbside in the garbage carts or
The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will join other local law enforcement agencies in participating in the statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign which runs through the Mardi Gras season, February 14-27, 2020. The campaign is coordinated and funded by
A release from the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office from the past is currently being shared on Facebook. It is regards to the adult parade in Montegut being run back to back with the children’s parade on Sunday. This post is old
Junior Auxiliary (JA) of Houma is hosting an exciting free event to give special needs kids from the community an unforgettable experience. Children who have challenges and sensitivities to sensory, such as autism spectrum disorders, are welcomed to the “Krewe of You” event on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Kandi Lyn’s Gym, 2304 Coteau Road, Houma. “We had this idea for
“King Cakes for a Cause” returns to Cannata’s Family Market to support the local fight against cancer with Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center. To change things up a bit this season, Cannata’s has created an all-new flavor called the Hum "M"
Krewe of Hyacinthians will throw something a little different this Mardi Gras season – aluminum doubloons that have two different colors. Hyacinthians member Pat Adams said no local club, to her knowledge, has ever thrown two-color aluminum doubloons. “Of course, we were kind of
Cannata’s is celebrating the Bayou Region’s favorite mythical creature, the Rougarou and the local festival named after it with the Rougagooey King Cake. The new dessert is now featured at each of the grocery store’s local locations, and a percentage of the proceeds goes to the South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center (SLWDC), a nonprofit that aims to revolutionize the
The Krewe of Mardi Gras has announced two big changes to their parade, taking to the streets of East Houma on February 22, 2020. The parade will now begin on West Woodlawn Ranch Road, lengthening the parade by approximately .9 mile. The
Laissez les bons temps rouler! The Terrebonne Parish Main Library is excited to celebrate the 2020 carnival season with its second annual after-hours Mardi Gras Bash on Saturday, February 1 at 6:30 p.m. This adults only program to free to attend.