Ted Melancon has trawled his entire life since childhood.
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 …
All Lafourche Parish Public Library branches, except the Thibodaux Branch, will reopen to the public on Monday, June 8 according to regular hours, given the state’s move to Phase II of reopening.
Raceland, Louisiana (May 27, 2020)– As the world begins to emerge from the COVID-19 cocoon in which it’s been enveloped for the past few months, the entire travel industry is laser-focused on how to encourage visitors to newly discover or eagerly return to tourism destinations around the cou…
Thibodaux, LA - Live Healthy Thibodaux is bringing the community together to address health needs in Thibodaux and the surrounding areas. The community-led coalition began in February and focuses on improving people’s quality of life through policy development, environmental changes and life…
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans is right outside my door. But I can't go out. Not much, anyway. My wife and I are self-confined to quarters, working at home and limiting travels to grocery runs and walks with the dogs alongside the St. Charles streetcar tracks.
It was just three years ago that a group of local businessmen and LSU supporters got together to celebrate Coach Ed “BeBe” Orgeron being named LSU's head football coach.