By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press
For decades, the Borne family of Golden Meadow has caught and sold crabs to the people of South Lafourche.
Nestled by a sugarcane field is a haven for women who battle addictions. Addicts find serenity and guidance within the walls of the Women’s Restoration Center located in Thibodaux.
As you drive down Canal Boulevard in Thibodaux, banners wave with commemoration of local heroes who have served and are currently serving in the military. Banners are also affectionately adorned with soldiers who have given their lives for the importance of freedom.
In its third year of infancy, the Mother Teresa Women’s Giving Circle members recently granted out $93,000 to ten local nonprofits focusing on impacting women, children and families. Despite coming off of a year of pandemic and multiple hurricanes, more than 160 Catholic women came together …
Major Jefferson DeBlanc, the only Congressional Medal of Honor recipient from Lafourche Parish, will be honored on Saturday, May 29, in a ceremony and festivities planned at the Lockport Bayouside Park, beginning at 9 a.m.
A seminar is being held for the spouses and survivors of veterans explaining eligible benefits Saturday, April 24th at 1 pm. at the Terrebonne Parish Shooting Range, DY Milton Theriot Court – Houma.
GRETNA, La. (AP) — A former sheriff's dispatcher in a suburb of New Orleans has been arrested, accused of refusing to return more than $1.2 million that had been accidentally deposited into her brokerage account, authorities said.
“T Sperg” is from Galliano, La and is 73 years old. An avid fundraiser all his life he had committed the past 17 years of his life working for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. He is a part of the Dukes of Earl Team and he relays because so many people in his family have died of…
VENICE, La. (AP) — About 1,500 nutria were shot and killed by a small army of hunters who descended on Venice in south Plaquemines Parish on Feb. 26 and Feb. 27 for the parish's newly revived Nutria Rodeo.
BATON ROUGE, LA – From cars to houses and work to leisure, consumers spend big bucks each year for necessities and luxuries. Unfortunately, many fraudsters ply their trade wreaking havoc on these shoppers.
A new partnership between the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office and Fletcher Technical Community College will offer industrial certification classes to local inmates.
With navigation through Belle Pass compromised due to siltation, the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) has taken the proactive step to contribute funds to the Corps of Engineers to procure a dredge contract to bring portions of Belle Pass back to its appropriate depth.
With the holiday season creeping closer, one Lafourche business wants customers to know that it has 50+ years and three generations of experience in providing gifts that will allow locals the chance to make memories for a lifetime.
Amidst sprawling sugar cane lies the Career Magnet Center (CMC) in Lockport. And hidden amongst its stalks, sprouts successful students.
As you walk through the classes at the eLearning center located in Thibodaux, a harmonious environment is softly keyed while students engage in their schoolwork at a peaceful pace. Teachers and faculty stroke keys of patient assistance and a melody of comfort is played amongst the building.
The Future is bright for Bayou Country Children’s Museum. Laughter can be heard again by children frolicking the once limited institution.
When pondering her career, Mrs. Maggie Punch remembers thinking that she wanted to choose a field where she could truly make a difference and inspire others.
A local man can make artistic magic happen. All he needs is a little time, a block of wood, a knife and his life-long vision and love for our unique Cajun culture.
After months of hiding and cancelled events, the Arts Walk event was held in Downtown Thibodaux Friday. Event goers took to the historic streets to congregate once again. Attendees mingled with an array of artists and local shop owners.
Wednesday, a ribbon cutting will be held to celebrate the opening of a facility local leaders think will be a game changer to parish recreation in the central portion of Lafourche Parish.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana continues to share information about residents who have tested positive for the coronavirus with local officials in dozens of parishes, even though the initial reasons for providing the personal and sensitive health information appear to have disappeared.
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry confirmed today that a dog has tested positive for SARS-CoV2, the first positive case in a canine in our state.
Annette M. Fontana, Lafourche Parish Clerk of Court finished her first term in office staying true to her campaign commitments. On June 8, 2020, the Clerk launched a paperless court solution, which allows for electronic filing of civil court pleadings, the secure electronic flow of documents…
Blessings have been floating down the bayou on a pirogue of peace. They have trickled in like a Louisiana rain and shone on women’s doorsteps. The blessings are packaged with hope, love, encouragement, and sisterhood. Gifts of grace have been the light amongst dark times. Presents of poised …