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Houma Mardi Gras king violated sex offender law

Houma Mardi Gras king violated sex offender lawThe 2015 king of Houma's Krewe of Mardi Gras is accused of violating a sex offender law by wearing a mask in last year's parade, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office said.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Low oil prices caused Houma plant closure, company says

Low oil prices caused Houma plant closure, company saysThe low cost of oil has eased the pain at the pump, but it's had the opposite effect on oilfield services companies.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Huge support for Houma family burned out of house

Huge support for Houma family burned out of houseA beautiful home in Houma already has the elementary school honor roll and student of the month signs in front.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Terrebonne school board may try to opt out of Common Core

Terrebonne school board may try to opt out of Common CoreThe Terrebonne School Board may ask Gov. Jindal if they can be removed from Common Core testing.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Deputies investigate Thibodaux church burglary

Deputies investigate Thibodaux church burglaryLafourche Parish deputies are investigating a Thibodaux church burglary that happened last week.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
News

Oil services company laying off 60 in Houma

Oil services company laying off 60 in HoumaOil services company Baker Hughes is closing a wireline facility in Houma and laying off 60 people.
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Crime

Arrest made in murder of woman found stuffed in trash can

Arrest made in murder of woman found stuffed in trash canA man wanted in New Orleans on a charge of second-degree murder was arrested Wednesday night in Port Fourchon, authorities said.
  • Crime
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Action Report: Donations for homeless flow in Houma

Action Report: Donations for homeless flow in HoumaThe big trailer was fully packed with donated supplies intended for the homeless in Houma, especially homeless veterans.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
News

Authorities searching for Terrebonne inmate

Authorities searching for Terrebonne inmateAuthorities are looking for a Houma man who walked off from the Terrebonne Parish Work Release Program. The inmate left the program Wednesday afternoon, according to the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office.
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Robbery suspects caught on dashboard cam of stolen car

Robbery suspects caught on dashboard cam of stolen carThe Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for the men who robbed an ATM worker at gunpoint and stole his car full of cash.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Homepage

Video system inside stolen car captures footage of the suspects

Video system inside stolen car captures footage of the suspectsThree men who stole a car were captured on film by a video system inside the car.
  • Homepage
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Homepage

Head-On Crash Kills Houma Man in Terrebonne Parish

Head-On Crash Kills Houma Man in Terrebonne ParishA man not wearing his seat belt was ejected from a vehicle after a head-on collision.
  • Homepage
  • 4 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Child struck, killed by pickup in parking lot

Child struck, killed by pickup in parking lotA child was struck and killed by a pickup in the parking lot of the Dollar Tree on Canal Boulevard in Thibodaux this morning, police said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Film company searching for talented children for movie

Film company searching for talented children for movieFilm crews are once again scouring the bayous of rural southeast Louisiana in search of talented unknown children.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Action

Action Report: Collecting donations for Houma's homeless

Action Report: Collecting donations for Houma's homelessIn Houma, experts say growing numbers of homeless are living under bridges, in culverts, even cemeteries.
  • Action
  • 1 month ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Cut Off man killed in crash

Cut Off man killed in crashState Police are investigating crash that took the life of a Cut Off man Wednesday evening.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Sewage line break causes nasty problem for family

Sewage line break causes nasty problem for familyLast week's heavy rains brought a nasty surprise to a family on Barbier Avenue near Thibodaux.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Dethroned queen sues Mardi Gras krewe

Dethroned queen sues Mardi Gras kreweA woman is suing the Krewe of Shaka, claiming members dethroned her as the 2015 queen after one of them overcharged her for a previous costume.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Man sentenced to prison after kids die in house fire

Man sentenced to prison after kids die in house fireA man whose two young children died in a March 15 house fire in Houma has been sentenced to four years in prison.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Killer mom loses request to overturn conviction

Killer mom loses request to overturn convictionA Lafourche Parish judge has denied a Mathews woman's request to have her 2009 convictions for killing of her two young children set aside.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Heart attack at 55? Woman writes book about her experience

Heart attack at 55? Woman writes book about her experienceIn her upcoming book, Kim Waldrup, 59, of Bourg, wants to convey a message: "Heart disease does not have to be a death sentence."
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Parents say toddler got sick at McDonald's in Lockport

Parents say toddler got sick at McDonald's in LockportThe Lockport parents of a toddler are alleging in a lawsuit that their son contracted a bacterial infection at McDonald's in Mathews because of another child's diaper change.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Houma family of 7 loses virtually everything in fire

Houma family of 7 loses virtually everything in fireDierron and Erica Richardson and their five young children have been staying in one hotel room or with relatives over the past week.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Teacher facing charge for having sexual relations with student

Teacher facing charge for having sexual relations with studentA Thibodaux High School was fired and faces a criminal charge after admitting that she had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student, according to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Man steals car from dealership, wrecks it immediately

Man steals car from dealership, wrecks it immediatelyA Houma resident is accused of stealing a car from a dealership Saturday and ramming it into a gate before abandoning it, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Man sleeping in drive-through charged with DWI, say police

Man sleeping in drive-through charged with DWI, say policeA man was charged Sunday with fourth-offense DWI after deputies found him sleeping in his pickup truck in a fast-food restaurant drive-through lane, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Three vehicle crash claims life of Thibodaux man

Three vehicle crash claims life of Thibodaux manA three-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Thibodaux man late Saturday night after he lost control of his vehicle.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago