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July 29, 2021

Bollinger Shipyards Celebrates Commissioning of Fast Response Cutters Henry, Hazard and Hatch in Apra Harbor, Guam

Representatives from Bollinger Shipyards LLC (Bollinger) were on hand in Apra Harbor Guam for the commissioning ceremony of three U.S. Coast Guard Fast Response Cutters (FRCs), […]
July 29, 2021

COVID cases, hospitalizations continue to increase

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 536,366. That’s 4,413 new cases reported since yesterday. The state […]
July 28, 2021

United Houma Nation Receives $5,000 Donation for Daigleville School Fund

From the United Houma Nation: The United Houma Nation (UHN) is pleased to announce today that it has received a $5,000 gift for its Daigleville school fundraising efforts. […]
July 28, 2021

Coast Guard to conduct public hearing in Houma on loss of Liftboat Seacor Power

From Coast Guard Headquarters: The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct a formal public hearing starting Monday, August 2 in Houma, La, to consider evidence related […]
July 28, 2021

Graves, Scalise and Carter Redirect Dredged Sediment to Coastal Restoration Projects Rather than Being Dumped in the Gulf

Through their advocacy, Congressman Garret Graves, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise and Congressman Troy Carter successfully amended the House Energy and Water spending bill to redirect […]
July 28, 2021

Percent positivity continues to climb in Bayou Region

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 531,952. That’s 4,699 new cases reported since yesterday. The state […]
July 28, 2021

Louisiana and Texas Join Forces to work on GOMESA Funding and Resuming Lease Sales:

From the Lafourche Parish Government: This month, the National Association of Counties (NACo) held its annual business meeting in Washington, where Louisiana parishes and Texas counties […]
July 28, 2021

Unrestrained driver killed in Assumption Parish crash

On July 28, 2021, shortly after midnight, Louisiana State Police Troop C was notified of a single-vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 1016-2 (Belle River Road) […]
July 28, 2021

Bishop announces COVID-19 protocols for Houma-Thibodaux Catholic schools

Bishop Shelton Fabre has announced the COVID-19 protocols for Catholic schools in the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux for the 2021-2022 academic year. Read below: July 27, 2021 […]
July 28, 2021

Coast Guard rescues one from down aircraft in Fourleague Bay

The Coast Guard rescued one person Tuesday from a down aircraft in Fourleague Bay, which is south of Morgan City. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New […]
July 27, 2021

Fletcher awarded nearly $400,000 to expand nursing faculty

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation awarded Fletcher Technical Community College $380,000 to expand its nursing faculty.  Fletcher’s nursing programs currently have the […]
July 27, 2021

CDC recommends masks for all vaccinated individuals, including K-12 students

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Tuesday that fully vaccinated people begin wearing masks indoors again in places with high Covid-19 transmission rates. The […]
July 27, 2021

Two LPSO Members Recognized at International Conference

Sheriff Craig Webre announced two members of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office were honored at an international conference in Florida last week. Major Lafate Day Jr. […]
July 27, 2021

Delta surges: Over 6,700 new cases reported statewide today

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 527,253. That’s 6,797 new cases reported since yesterday. The state […]
July 27, 2021

General public required to wear masks inside City of Thibodaux buildings

From the City of Thibodaux: The COVID Delta variant is impacting governmental operations statewide.  Based on the increase in COVID positives, hospitalizations, and the highly contagious […]