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May 13, 2021

Kennedy calls for congressional oversight hearings for SEACOR Power tragedy

Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) today asked the chairs and ranking members of the Senate Commerce Committee and the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security to hold […]
May 13, 2021

USDA to Purchase Gulf Shrimp; Graves Initiated Deal in 2020

U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will purchase up to $25 million of Gulf of Mexico and South […]
May 13, 2021

Rep. Amedee’s Abortion Pill Reversal Disclosure Act passes House, along with two other ‘abortion’ bills

By Kathleen Peppo, LSU Manship School News Service   The House passed three bills Wednesday to limit access to abortion.  Two of the bills–one by Rep. […]
May 12, 2021

Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office to host defense courses for children

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will host radKIDS® Defense Courses for children in Raceland, Cut Off, and Thibodaux in June and July. These courses are designed […]
May 12, 2021

Positivity rate in Terrebonne surpasses 5 percent

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 463,997. That’s 3,194 more cases since last Wednesday. 393,281 cases […]
May 11, 2021

Council moves forward with plans to propose merger of North Terrebonne rec districts

The Terrebonne Parish Council set the ball rolling on a potential merger of recreation districts in North Terrebonne.    During a committee on Monday, council members […]
May 11, 2021

Maintenance to affect water service in Chauvin area

From Terrebonne Parish Consildated Waterworks No. 1: WATER SERVICE INTERRUPTION – May 12, 2021 HWY 56 – BETWEEN BOUDREAUX CANAL & 6689 HWY 56 Waterworks Crews […]
May 11, 2021

Jerry Ledet named 2021 Commencement Speaker at Fletcher

Fletcher Technical Community College is pleased to announce that the guest speaker at their 2021 Commencement Ceremony will be Mr. Jerry P. Ledet, Jr., President and […]
May 10, 2021

Louisiana Bankers Association Elects 2021-2022 Officers, Board Members

Jerry Ledet, President and Chief Executive Officer of Synergy Bank in Houma, has been installed as the 2021-2022 Chairman of the Louisiana Bankers Association. Ledet succeeds […]
May 10, 2021

‘A pathway to success’: Fletcher, TPSO and Goodwill team up to offer inmates job training before their return to society

A new program aims to provide Terrebonne Parish inmates with the knowledge and skills for a greater chance at a successful reentry into society.    Last […]
May 10, 2021

Landry among AGs urging Facebook to cancel plans for Instagram for kids

Citing serious concerns about the safety of children and the harm social media poses to young people, Attorney General Jeff Landry has joined a bipartisan coalition […]
May 10, 2021

National Hurricane Preparedness Week encourages citizens to prepare for upcoming hurricane season

Yesterday was the start of National Hurricane Preparedness Week. Cleco is encouraging customers to use this time to prepare for the Atlantic hurricane season which officially […]
May 10, 2021

Unrestrained Driver Killed in Lafourche Parish Crash

Shortly before 4:30 p.m. on May 9, 2021, Troopers with Troop C began investigating a single-vehicle fatality crash on LA 304 near Belle Terre Drive. The […]
May 8, 2021

Body of Boater Missing Since April Found in the Little Atchafalaya River

The missing body of a boater that was missing since April 29 was recovered from the Little Atchafalaya River on May 7 in St. Martin Parish. […]
May 8, 2021

VIDEO: Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Barataria Bay