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April 15, 2021

Terrebonne Council rejects moratorium on rec district bonds, purchases of immovable property

A measure to temporarily limit recreation districts while the parish implements recommendations from the Terrebonne Parish Recreation Modernization Task Force failed to pass at Wednesday’s council […]
April 15, 2021

First victim identified in Seacor tragedy

The first victim that was pulled from the waters by search and rescue teams after a Seacor vessel capsized has been identified as David Ledet of […]
April 15, 2021

1 million people in Louisiana complete COVID-19 vaccine series

The Louisiana Department of Health reported that more than 1 million people in Louisiana have completed a vaccine series. According to today’s update, 1,035,070 people have […]
April 15, 2021

Archie Chaisson calls for Moment of Silence this afternoon for lost mariners

The Seacor Power capsized about 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday. As of Thursday morning, rescuers had saved six crewmembers, and another 12 remained missing, authorities have said. […]
April 15, 2021

Rotary Club of Houma Donates 100 Cases to Food Bank In Honor of 100 Years

The Rotary Club of Houma is continuing its centennial celebration by donating 100 cases of canned corn to the Terrebonne Churches United Foodbank.   Throughout the […]
April 14, 2021

Residents on St. Charles Bypass Road asked to take precautions as 40 Arpent Canal rises

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office has shared the following message on behalf of the North Lafourche Levee District: Due to recent heavy rains in our area, […]
April 14, 2021

VIDEO: Search continues for 12 missing people from capsized vessel

April 14, 2021

Bill allowing survivors of sexual assault to terminate housing leases early moved forward Wednesday

By Kathleen Peppo, LSU Manship School News Service   BATON ROUGE–A bill to allow survivors of sexual assault to terminate housing leases early moved forward Wednesday. […]
April 14, 2021

Young Entrepreneurs Encouraged to Sign Up for Lemonade Day

Lemonade Day, a free educational statewide initiative designed to teach children how to start, own, and operate their own lemonade business, is Saturday, May 1. Parents […]
April 14, 2021

2,255,300 vaccine doses administered in Louisiana

Today, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the total number of cases has risen to 450,673. That’s 2,569 more cases since Thursday. 383,781 cases are […]
April 14, 2021

One dead, six survivors, 12 missing, USCG confirms in press conference

During a press conference, the U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed one person was found dead and six people have been rescued so far. Search and rescue […]
April 14, 2021

Coast Guard asking for assistance looking for missing workers in the Gulf as search and rescue continues

According to New Orleans station FOX8, officials are asking for all marine operators to assist in the search for at least a dozen individuals lost in […]
April 14, 2021

Six people rescued from capsized vessel 8 miles south of Port Fourchon; searching for more

The Coast Guard and multiple good Samaritan vessels rescued six people from a capsized commercial vessel Tuesday and are searching for more 8 miles south of […]
April 13, 2021

Both lanes on elevated Hwy 1 open to traffic

Harbor Police report that the traffic accident on the La 1 Elevated Expressway has now been cleared and all lanes are open to traffic.  
April 13, 2021

Just In: School Board votes to close Pointe-aux-Chenes Elementary School

The Terrebonne Parish School Board tonight voted to merge Pointe-aux-Chenes Elementary with Montegut Elementary at Montegut’s site beginning with the 2021-2022 school year.    The consolidation […]