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Stories with place: Houma
  • Court date set in Randolph's ethics appeal 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 8:56 am
  • THIBODAUX, Louisiana - A court date has been set for Lafourche Parish President Charlotte Randolph to argue the unfairness of her ethics fines stemming from renting out her Grand Isle camp to BP.

  • Offshore demand resurrects Houma's Leevac shipyard 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 1:04 am
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - With oil and gas companies thirsting for more supplies on deepwater platforms and rigs, orders for new ships to truck everything from drilling mud to macaroni and cheese have climbed. That demand has one old Houma shipyard roaring back to life.

  • Early voting begins Saturday for jail tax 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:34 am
  • THIBODEAUX, Louisiana - Early voting will begin Saturday on a proposal that would add a sales tax for the construction of a $30 million jail in Lafourche Parish.

  • Woman dies after walking in front of school bus 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:31 am
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - Houma police say a 54-year-old woman died after intentionally walking in front of a school bus.

  • State Supreme Court rejects appeal in baby's death 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:08 am
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - The Louisiana Supreme Court rejected an appeal from a Chauvin man serving life in Angola Prison after he was convicted of killing a 10-month-old boy in 2007.

  • Chouest invests $425M in deepwater port facility 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 11:46 am
  • GALLIANO, Louisiana - Galliano shipbuilder and oilfield service provider Edison Chouest will invest more than $400 million in deepwater port facilities in Brazil.

  • Tunnel closing for cleaning in Houma 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:07 am
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - Authorities in Terrebonne Parish say the Houma Tunnel will close to vehicle traffic Wednesday and Thursday nights for cleaning.

  • Reality TV stars at outdoor expo 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 12:03 pm
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - Reality TV stars Jeff Danker and Matt Duff of the cable television series "Major League Bowhunter" will be special guests at the Bayou Outdoor and Adventure Expo on April 26-27 in Houma.

  • Produce stands jockey for prime real estate 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 11:06 am
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - With local food becoming more popular, small town roadside fruit stands have been busy carving out their own market share, bumping and edging one another out for prime locations.

  • Killer's hearings to resume in May 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 11:52 am
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - Hearings intended to determine the competency of convicted killer and rapist Chad Louviere will continue in May.

  • Terrebonne Parish restricts digging pits 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 11:46 am
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - At a time when dry ground is a prized commodity, the Terrebonne Parish Council slightly curtailed local landowners' right to dig dirt pits and signaled interest in revisiting the issue.

  • Raceland man arrested on drug charges 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:17 pm
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - Authorities in Terrebonne Parish say a 58-year-old Raceland man has been arrested on drug and parole violation charges.

  • Fire guts house in Gray; occupant escapes 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:17 pm
  • GRAY, Louisiana - Terrebonne Parish authorities say fire gutted a house in the Gray community Wednesday morning but the home's 77-year-old occupant wasn't hurt.

  • Lafourche council nearly doubles president's pay 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:46 am
  • THIBODAUX, Louisiana - The Lafourche Parish Council has nearly doubled the parish president's salary beginning in January 2016.

  • Chauvin man, 22, shot to death in west Houma 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 8:52 am
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office says a 22-year-old Chauvin (shoh-van) man was fatally shot at a home in west Houma and a teenage suspect was arrested.

  • Terrebonne fights plan for wastewater well 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 11:24 am
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - Terrebonne Parish has asked state officials to hold a public hearing on a proposed wastewater injection well planned near a Houma neighborhood.

  • Universe is inspiration for local astronomer 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 11:05 am
  • SCHRIEVER, Louisiana - For Ken Stage, life is looking up - up at the moon, stars and planets.

  • Horse show set Sunday in Houma 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 9:14 am
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - The Terrebonne Livestock Association will hold a horse show on Sunday at the Houma Airbase Arena.

  • Workshop focuses on Gulf dead zone 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 4:23 am
  • COCODRIE, Louisiana - The Coastal Waters Consortium and Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium will offer a workshop April 12 focusing on the oxygen-depleted area of the Gulf of Mexico known as the dead zone.

  • Jail molestation suit ends with sealed agreement 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 9:10 am
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - An attorney says a woman who filed a lawsuit claiming she was sexually abused at age 14 at the Terrebonne Parish jail will receive an undisclosed amount of money through a settlement that will be kept sealed.

  • Qualifying ending in chief's election 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 4:12 am
  • GOLDEN MEADOW, Louisiana - Nominations close Friday evening for candidates to become chief of the United Houma Nation.

  • Houma man shot in apartment invasion 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 3:05 pm
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - Authorities in Houma say a 26-year-old man was shot after two men forced their way into his apartment on Wednesday.

  • Work to fill gaps in Terrebonne levee protection 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 8:24 am
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - The Terrebonne Parish Levee District is continuing to fill gaps in the parish's primary defenses against flooding.

  • Bollinger Shipyards delivers 9th cutter 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 4:06 am
  • LOCKPORT, Louisiana - Bollinger Shipyards has delivered its ninth fast response cutter to the U.S. Coast Guard.

  • Police: Man booked after death of woman hostage 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 8:31 pm
  • HOUMA, Louisiana - A Thibodaux man, out on bond for simple robbery, allegedly shot a 22-year-old woman during a hostage-taking that also involved her 1-year-old son, Houma Police said Friday. The woman later died.