The Lockport Branch Library, 720 Crescent Avenue, is offering English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to help with English language basics and fluency, thanks to a $5,000 American Dream Literacy Initiative grant. The grant, an American Library Association initiative, is funded by the Doll…
Mr. and Mrs. Scott and Sharon St. Pierre of Galliano, are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Brittany St. Pierre to Paul Fremin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dean and Ann Brunet of Cut Off, and Edward Fremin III, of Golden Meadow.
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas and Frances Orgeron and Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Melissa Theriot Jr. announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Amber Nicole Orgeron to Ross Anthony Theriot.
A fireworks display will light up the night sky with kaleidoscope colors on Sunday, July 4th in Thibodaux. The display will be shot off in the parking lot of the football stadium at Nicholls State University.
Nicholls professor to host Chemistry Roadshow at Thibodaux Library: Join Chadwick Young, professor of physics at Nicholls State University, as he demonstrates an exciting chemistry science experiment for people ages 6 and up at 2 p.m. on July 1.
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 for children 5 to 12 years of age and provide hands-on techniques giving children the tools they need to identify, avoid and …
The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will join other local law enforcement agencies in participating in the Click It or Ticket campaign which runs from May 24 through June 6. The campaign is coordinated and funded by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission and the National Highway Traffic S…
The Lafourche Parish Public Library’s annual summer program, Summer Experience, begins on June 1, bringing with it creative and entertaining activities for people of all ages. This year’s program, Tails and Tales, is animal-themed and replete with arts and crafts activities, some led by loca…
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana is adding utility payment assistance to a state-run, federally funded program established to help renters and landlords affected by the coronavirus pandemic, the governor's office announced Friday.
Each year Holy Rosary Catholic School holds a silent auction during a culminating school function, and unfortunately due to COVID-19 last year that event and ultimately the auction was cancelled. Those funds were immensely missed this school year as the cost to operate our school has only in…
The Blood Center, the area’s largest provider of blood and blood components, is experiencing increasing demands for all blood types. While transfusion demands continue to increase nationally, donor response is diminishing.
The Lafourche Parish Council appointed Holly "Scooter" LeBouef as interim constable in the Raceland area at a special meeting held last Wednesday night.
Pictured is the Five Generation Family of (from left) grandfather David Leblanc Jr.; great-great-grandmother Betty Charpentier; baby Nathan Necaise; mother Addie Leblanc; and great-grandmother Darlene C. Leblanc.
Ochsner St. Anne Hospital, in Raceland, welcomed the first baby born in 2021 on Jan 4. Parents Dillon and Chelsey Terrebonne, from Cut Off, welcomed 7 lb., 12 oz., baby boy Brixton Terrebonne, at 7:11 p.m.
For more than 50 years, The Lafourche Gazette has provided wedding announcements in our newspaper to celebrate the wonderful bonds formed between local people.
Mrs. Kelly Cheramie and Mr. Harris “Chuckie” Cheramie Jr. of Cut Off announce the engagement of their daughter, Alanie Cheramie to Ross Galjour, son of Mr. Rusty Galjour and Mrs. Tricia Galjour of Cut Off.
Mrs. Erin and Mr. Ryan Callais of Cut Off and Mr. Chad Pitre and Mrs. Sarah Krayeski of Pennsylvania, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ariel Pitre, to Kyle Lanegrasse, son of Snow and Darlene Lanegrasse of Raceland.
Mr. and Mrs. Berwick and Rhonda Cheramie of Galliano, announce the engagement of their daughter, Macy Cheramie, to Grant Rodrigue, son of Mr. and Mrs. Todd Rodrigue and Pamela Pierce of Cut Off.
With flu season starting in Louisiana and COVID-19 remaining widespread across the state, now is the time to get your annual flu shot. The Office of Public Health has scheduled flu clinics across the state to protect as many Louisianans as possible.
HOUMA/THIBODAUX – Ochsner Health has announced community COVID-19 testing in the Bayou region the week of October 26. Testing is available to those age 2 and older who wish to know their COVID-19 status.
HOUMA/THIBODAUX – Starting Saturday, October 24, Ochsner Health has a new, easy and safe way for you and your loved ones to get your flu shot. Locations in Morgan City, Raceland and Houma will be offering curbside or drive thru flu fairs. Book your appointment today by visiting ochsner.org/f…
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In a special session called to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, Louisiana lawmakers Thursday agreed to steer $20 million in state cash to local pet projects, a list crafted behind closed doors that received little public discussion and followed no specific vetting…
HOUMA/THIBODAUX – Ochsner Health has announced community COVID-19 testing in the Bayou region the week of October 13. Testing is available to those age 2 and older who wish to know their COVID-19 status.
Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that the District Attorney’s Office is againsponsoring a one (1) hour state mandated ethics training for all Lafourche Parish public officials, publicemployees, along with state and parish board and commission members.