- Opening of Houma skate park postponed at last minute Updated: May-01-15 11:36 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - The opening of Houma's $1.2 million Fireman's Skate and Bike Park has been postponed the day before its scheduled opening. At issue are newly discovered cracks in the concrete.
- Bids taken on dredging 8 miles of Bayou Lafourche Updated: Apr-30-15 7:46 am
THIBODAUX, Louisiana - Officials say a nearly $20 million project to dredge more than eight miles of Bayou Lafourche is expected to begin within the next month.
- Hearing to decide whether Theriot man competent for trial Updated: Apr-27-15 12:08 pm
HOUMA, Louisiana - Doctors will decide whether a Theriot man is mentally competent to stand trial.
- Houma police get new defibrillators Updated: Apr-27-15 8:02 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - The Houma Police Department has purchased 10 new automated external defibrillators to help equip all patrol field officers with the life-saving device.
- Man accused of robbing a pastor at gunpoint in parking lot Updated: Apr-27-15 3:50 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - A Louisiana man is charged with robbing a pastor at gunpoint at an auto parts store.
- Charge reduced for suspect in Labadieville death Updated: Apr-24-15 8:02 am
NAPOLEONVILLE, Louisiana - A 29-year-old Napoleonville man accused in the Jan. 2 shooting of a Labadieville (LAH'-buh-dee-vil) convenience store owner has been formally charged with second-degree murder.
- Terrebonne, Lafourche parishes push for daily rail service Updated: Apr-21-15 8:13 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes are pushing for daily rail service between New Orleans and Houston.
- Sales tax would pay for levee work in Lafourche Parish Updated: Apr-17-15 11:31 am
THIBODAUX, Louisiana - Early voting for the May 2 election starts Saturday and voters can decide whether to approve a quarter-cent sales tax increase for levee and drainage improvements in north Lafourche.
- Port Fourchon copes with reduced rents Updated: Apr-17-15 10:28 am
PORT FOURCHON, Louisiana - Port Fourchon is adjusting to a nearly $2.9 million expected drop in its gross revenue because of a 20 percent discount it is providing on land leases to help struggling oil and gas companies.
- Ex-deputy seeks new trial in Houma murder, standoff Updated: Apr-17-15 10:23 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - Officials say a former Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputy convicted of killing a young mother while holding his estranged wife and four other women hostage in a 1996 bank standoff is expected to again appeal his sentence next week.
- Terrebonne Parish to make wastewater system improvements Updated: Apr-16-15 7:59 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - The wastewater system in Terrebonne Parish will get a roughly $600,000 face-lift in the coming months.
- Bollinger Shipyards delivers 13th cutter to Coast Guard Updated: Apr-15-15 6:35 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - Louisiana-based Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the Richard Dixon, the 13th Fast Response Cutter, to the U.S. Coast Guard.
- Bayou Lafourche cleanup removes 20 tons of trash Updated: Apr-14-15 8:13 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - Officials say about 1,100 volunteers pulled roughly 20 tons of garbage from Bayou Lafourche during its annual cleanup last month.
- Busy port: Coast Guard eyes offshore anchorages at Fourchon Updated: Apr-13-15 4:44 am
FORT FOURCHON, Louisiana - The U.S. Coast Guard is considering locating two offshore anchorage points around Port Fourchon to cut down on port traffic.
- Design work begins on Houma wetlands center Updated: Apr-13-15 4:05 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - Architects are expected to start work soon on a building that will house the South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center in Houma.
- 3 in 5 Terrebonne graduates choosing workforce over college Updated: Apr-12-15 11:07 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - While Louisiana's college attendance rate edged up a percentage point, the rate fell three points in Terrebonne Parish.
- 9 men cited by state for taking oysters from unapproved area Updated: Apr-11-15 1:10 pm
HOUMA, Louisiana - State Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents are accusing nine Terrebonne Parish men of harvesting oysters from an unapproved polluted area and taking them from a private lease without written permission.
- Sheriff: Shooting of boy, 14, won't prompt retraining Updated: Apr-05-15 6:20 pm
HOUMA, Louisiana - Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter says he won't be retraining his officers about lethal force in the wake of a shooting that killed a 14-year-old boy.