December 6, 2022

TPSD Passes Option 3a Keeping Grand Caillou Elementary in the Community

A decision was made regarding the fate of Grand Caillou Elementary School at the Terrebonne Parish School Board meeting tonight, December 6.  The board passed option 3a, keeping the elementary school in the community!
December 6, 2022

Entergy and SLEC helping Bayou Region recover and grow

Entergy Louisiana recently provided approximately $135,000 to SLEC to help fund efforts to retain businesses and jobs and attract new companies and industries to the area
December 6, 2022

U.S. Treasury awards Louisiana up to $113 million to support small business growth

State Small Business Credit Initiative will increase access to capital and promote entrepreneurship, especially in underserved communities.
December 6, 2022

Kennedy, Warren, Marshall call on Silvergate to release all records on improper FTX transfer

Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), ranking member of the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Economic Policy, and Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) wrote to Silvergate, the bank that reportedly facilitated the transfer of FTX customer funds to Alameda Research, seeking answers about the bank’s role in the loss of billions of customer dollars. Read here about what happened:
December 6, 2022

Dr. Ashley Busby Chairs Panel and Presents at Annual SECAC

Dr. Ashley Busby, assistant professor of Art at Nicholls, chaired a panel and presented a paper at the 78th annual Southeast College Art Conference. Dr. Busby presented at the Annual SECAC after her appointment as Louisiana State Director on SECAC Board and co-curating a national exhibition. Congratulations!
December 6, 2022

Nicholls Alumnus & Former Dean to Give Commencement Speech at 111th Commencement Ceremony

The ceremony’s guest speaker is Dr. O. Cleveland Hill. During the ceremony, the University will award an Honorary Doctorate to Dr. Henry J. Lafont, Jr.
December 6, 2022

That’s a wrap on the filming of Nickel Boys in Downtown Thibodaux

"It's been incredible to watch, and I look forward to seeing our little town on the big screen!" said Thibodaux Main Street Executive Director Danielle Stein. 
December 6, 2022

Nicholls Volleyball Head Coach Noble Resigns

Nicholls State University head volleyball coach Kallie Noble has stepped down from her position.
December 6, 2022

Louisiana Experiencing Significantly Lower Health Plan Rate Increases than National Average for Individual Market

Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon announced the final reviewed rate filings for individual plans sold on Louisiana’s Health Insurance Marketplace show an average increase of 1.7% in 2023, which is significantly lower than the national average increase of 6.24%.
December 5, 2022

Terrebonne General | Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Announces More Than $4 Million Renovation and Expansion of Facility

The more than $4 million renovation includes modernizing building systems, adding key cancer support services, enhancing radiation technology and expanding the location by more than 15,336 square feet to serve the Bayou Region in an even more impactful way.
December 5, 2022

DHS Announces REAL ID Deadline has been Extended to 2025

Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that the REAL ID deadline has been extended to May 7, 2025.
December 5, 2022

Louisiana Recognizing 41 Public Schools For Exceeding Pre-Pandemic Levels in Reading and Math

The Louisiana Department of Education is recognizing the impact educators have made on students despite facing extraordinary obstacles over the past two years. The Department today recognized 41 schools as Louisiana Comeback Campuses including Village East Elementary School and Galliano Elementary School!
December 5, 2022

Gov. Edwards and French President Macron Seal Partnership to Enhance Ties to Clean Energy and Address Impacts of Climate Change

The MOU establishes the intention to increase the respective parties’ presence in the energy sector with an emphasis on clean energy, and formally creates a French technical expert position for the energy transition to be based in Louisiana.
December 4, 2022

Keep the Holidays Safe and Fun With These Fire Safety Tips

Prevent household fires, and learn what to do in event that one occurs from Ochsner Health.
December 4, 2022

VIDEO: Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from cruise ship near Port Sulphur

The Carnival Valor crewmember was transported to West Jefferson Medical Center.