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January 13, 2021

Local Residents Affected by Hurricane Zeta Can Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance

Homeowners and renters who suffered damage from Hurricane Zeta in Lafourche, Terrebonne, Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard parishes should register with FEMA and apply for […]
January 13, 2021

US House impeaches Trump

The United States House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump today. Passed a week after the protest at the U.S. Capitol that turned violent, […]
January 13, 2021

Cassidy Announces Nearly $12 Million for Hospitals, National Guard Assisting with COVID-19 and Hurricane Laura Response

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is awarding nearly $12 million in federal funds to the State of […]
January 13, 2021

Louisiana surpasses 8,000 COVID-19 deaths

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 355,835. That’s 2,902 more cases since yesterday. 317,336 are confirmed; […]
January 13, 2021

Nicholls women’s basketball to host rival Northwestern State

The Nicholls State University women’s basketball team is set to host rival Northwestern State at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in Stopher Gymnasium. The Colonels have won […]
January 12, 2021

Louisiana to remain in modified Phase 2 for 28 more days

Governor John Bel Edwards today announced Louisiana will stay in the modified Phase 2 of reopening for 28 more days, keeping all the existing COVID-19 restrictions […]
January 12, 2021

LDH reports 4,673 new cases; Lafourche surpasses 7,000 total cases

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 352,939. That’s 4,673 more cases since yesterday. 315,582 are confirmed; […]
January 12, 2021

Terrebonne Carnival krewes set plan to possibly roll in April

Terrebonne Parish Mardi Gras krewes have created a plan to hold parades in April if allowed — contingent upon where the parish is at in regard […]
January 12, 2021

Armed protests planned across the country at state capitols, including Baton Rouge

The FBI has received information indicating “armed protests” are being planned at all 50 state capitols and the US Capitol in Washington, DC in the days […]
January 11, 2021

Lafourche District Attorney Set To Begin Her Term

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell is set to begin her term as District Attorney on Monday, January 11th, 2021. She was sworn into office by […]
January 11, 2021

Slight rise in Covid-related hospitalizations reported on Monday

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 348,234. That’s 1,402 more cases since the weekend. 312,290 are […]
January 10, 2021

Weekend totals see over 5,000 new cases; Terrebonne surpasses 7,000 total cases

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 346,829. That’s 5,413 more cases since Friday. 310,957 are confirmed; […]
January 9, 2021

State Police Urges Cautious Traveling During Forecasted Winter Weather Event

The National Weather Service in Shreveport is monitoring a cold front, which may bring the possibility of wintry precipitation, as it passes through Louisiana. Beginning late […]
January 9, 2021

Danos Family Foundation Supports Renovation of Talbot Hall, Theater Signage

The Danos Family Foundation will help Nicholls State University renovate Talbot Hall and provide signage for the Mary and Al Danos Theater. As part of the […]
January 9, 2021

Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District Authorizes Contractor to Begin Weir Demolition

The Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District has authorized Sealevel Construction to proceed with the Thibodaux weir removal project. The initial work will take place at the […]