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March 3, 2021

Ochsner aims to vaccinate teachers with weekend, extended hour appointments

Ochsner Health’s Safe Return to School and School Health Programs are pleased to announce teacher vaccination days, with weekend and extended hour appointments now available, across […]
March 3, 2021

Louisiana sees over 7,000 new presumed recovered

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 431,771. That’s 582 more cases since yesterday. 371,100 cases are […]
March 3, 2021

Amber Alert issued for two boys missing from their father’s home on the Northshore

The Louisiana State Police have upgraded the Level II Child Endangerment Alert to an Amber Alert on behalf of the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office.  They are […]
March 2, 2021

Ochsner Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available in Bayou Region

Ochsner Health has announced community COVID-19 vaccine appointments available in the Bayou Region the week of March 2.    COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available now on […]
March 2, 2021

BREAKING: Louisiana to move to Phase 3

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced this afternoon that Louisiana will move to Phase 3 of reopening, loosening COVID-19 restrictions when the current order expires at midnight.  […]
March 2, 2021

Saint Francis Vegetable Garden Sowing Seeds of Charity in Houma

A fresh garden will soon cultivate the senses with the help of vigorous volunteers. Those volunteering will snap on work suspenders and begin sowing seeds of […]
March 2, 2021

Louisiana surpasses 6 million total COVID-19 tests

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 431,271. That’s 770 more cases since yesterday. 370,797 cases are […]
March 2, 2021

Elmer’s Island Wildlife Refuge to Open March 5

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will reopen Elmer’s Island Wildlife Refuge on Friday, March 5, 2021. The refuge has been closed since November […]
March 1, 2021

Larose Man Killed in LA 308 Crash

Shortly before 12:00 p.m. this afternoon, Troop C was notified of a single-vehicle fatality crash on LA 308 south of the Valentine Paper Mill. The crash […]
March 1, 2021

Legendary Ellender girls basketball coach dies after falling ill

Longtime and legendary Ellender Memorial girls basketball coach Kenneth Dixon has passed away, his family announced. Dixon was rushed to the hospital on Feb. 18 during […]
March 1, 2021

Louisiana to receive 37,900 doses of Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), a federal advisory panel within the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), voted unanimously Sunday to […]
March 1, 2021

T-Bois Bridge to close for repairs

From the Lafourche Parish Government: The T-Bois Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic on Wednesday, March 3rd from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. The Department […]
March 1, 2021

LPSO to host Rape Aggression Defense Course in Thibodaux

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will host a Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) course on March 29 and 30, 2021, at the LPSO […]
March 1, 2021

Two car crashes result in LA 308 closure in Lafourche

From LPSO around 12:25 p.m.: ROAD CLOSURE: LA 308 is CLOSED in both directions just south of Valentine due to two single-vehicle crashes. All traffic should […]
March 1, 2021

LDH reports over 400 new cases in Monday totals

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 430,504. That’s 408 more cases since yesterday. 370,247 cases are […]