February 23, 2024

Fletcher Student Evanly LeRay Selected as 2024 SkillsUSA Louisiana College Postsecondary State Officer

Fletcher Technical Community College proudly announces that Evanly LeRay, a dedicated nursing student, has been chosen to serve as a 2024 SkillsUSA Louisiana College Postsecondary State Officer. This prestigious appointment recognizes Evanly's outstanding leadership abilities, dedication to personal growth, and commitment to serving her college and community.
February 23, 2024

Louisiana House votes to make it harder to sue police officers

Rep. Tony Bacala, R-Prairieville, a retired chief deputy from the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office in southeast Louisiana, said his proposal “shields officers and departments from frivolous, B.S. civil action.” Democrats who opposed the bill, however, said it was a dangerous expansion that would protect bad actors.
February 23, 2024

Terrebonne Parish Council schedule for the week of February 25 through March 2, 2024

The Terrebonne Parish Council meeting scheduled on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 @ 6:00 p.m. has been MOVED to Tuesday, February 27, 2024, due to the Council’s attendance at the 2024 Police Jury Association Convention.
February 22, 2024

Louisiana Tops National List for its Comprehensive Literacy Policy

“I was intentional about calling out our state’s literacy crisis early in my tenure and am pleased to see Louisiana leading the way with common sense reading reforms,” said Louisiana State Superintendent of Education Dr. Cade Brumley.
February 22, 2024

Nicholls State University officially opens the new Bayou Region Incubator

The new Bayou Region Incubator will provide and connect training, services, mentorships, networking and other support to existing and aspiring entrepreneurs and small businesses, specifically focusing on those operating within the Bayou Region.
February 22, 2024

House committee approves bill to expand means of capital punishment, keep the means and methods secret

The House and Governmental Affairs committee follows action elsewhere in the Capitol on Tuesday that expanded capital punishment to include electrocution and injection of nitrogen hypoxia. The bill would keep secret the means and methods of execution of a death-row inmate.
February 21, 2024

TPSO shares the passing of Captain Brealon Yelverton

It is with a heavy heart that Sheriff Tim Soignet confirmed the passing of Captain Brealon Yelverton, who was a 30-year veteran of the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office.  Captain Yelverton earned his wings on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at 7:55 pm, after nearly a year long struggle with personal medical complications.