- Online education rises in popularity Updated: Sep-01-15 10:38 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - Online education enrollment has skyrocketed as parents and families search for a more individualized education for their children.
- Terrebonne Parish lands $1.6M for new operations center Updated: Sep-01-15 8:24 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - The state approved $1.6 million for the new Terrebonne Parish Emergency Operations Center, which will allow the parish to accept bids on its construction.
- Lawsuit challenges Terrebonne judicial elections Updated: Aug-31-15 11:43 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - The NAACP Legal Defense Fund is challenging Terrebonne Parish's practice of electing judges from at-large seats
- Thibodaux council to consider sales tax increase Updated: Aug-31-15 8:07 am
THIBODAUX, Louisiana - Thibodaux voters could see a sales tax increase and another tax proposal on the ballot next spring.
- BP money to help pay off fire trucks in Bayou Cane Updated: Aug-31-15 4:28 am
BAYOU CANE, Louisiana - Bayou Cane fire officials say they plan to use the department's share of the oil spill settlement from BP PLC to pay the first installment on their two new fire trucks
- Jury fails to reach verdict in Houma murder trial Updated: Aug-28-15 8:01 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - A 25-year-old Houma man accused of killing a 40-year-old man in his trailer home will get a new trial later this year after a jury could not reach a verdict in his second-degree murder case.
- NY teens allegedly stole credit card numbers in Louisiana Updated: Aug-28-15 4:05 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - Two teenage girls from Brooklyn, New York, are accused of charging $30,000 to credit card numbers stolen while they worked for a week as waitresses in south Louisiana.
- Terrebonne council supports higher pay for Houma police Updated: Aug-27-15 11:14 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - The Terrebonne Parish Council has passed a motion asking the parish president to recommend salary increases for Houma police officers.
- Bayou Chene to get permanent flood control structure Updated: Aug-26-15 7:14 am
MORGAN CITY, Louisiana - Funds from the settlement over BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010 will be used to construct a permanent flood control structure in Bayou Chene.
- Superintendent seeks bonds to pay for new school Updated: Aug-24-15 7:37 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - Terrebonne Parish school officials are planning to build a new Southdown Elementary School.
- Barataria-Terrebonne estuary program hails votes in Congress Updated: Aug-22-15 2:55 pm
THIBODAUX, Louisiana - Steady funding for the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program likely will be renewed following unanimous support in both chambers of Congress for estuary programs nationwide.
- Man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend in hostage standoff Updated: Aug-21-15 11:14 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - A Terrebonne Parish jury has found a 23-year-old Thibodaux man guilty of second-degree murder for shooting his ex-girlfriend during a March 28, 2014, hostage standoff in Houma.
- Voters to consider renewing tax for military museum, park Updated: Aug-21-15 8:37 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - The renewal of a special property tax in the Terrebonne Parish Veterans Memorial District will be included on the Nov. 21 ballot.
- Candidate appeals, trying to get on ballot as both Dem, Rep Updated: Aug-19-15 6:26 pm
HOUMA, Louisiana - A state House candidate is continuing to claim that he has a constitutional right to get on the ballot as both a Democrat and a Republican.
- Potentially deadly amoeba found in Terrebonne Parish water Updated: Aug-17-15 9:22 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A potentially deadly brain-eating amoeba has been found in a water system serving about 97,000 people in the Houma area in Terrebonne Parish but state health regulators said Monday the water is safe to drink.
- Man who killed cousin gets 50 years in prison Updated: Aug-12-15 8:30 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - A 35-year-old Houma man convicted of manslaughter last December has been sentenced to 50 years in prison after being billed as a habitual offender.
- Louisiana man to be sentenced in gun shop break-in Updated: Aug-12-15 4:32 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - A Louisiana man will be sentenced Nov. 5 for his involvement in the theft of firearms from Cook's Gun Shop in D'Iberville in 2014.
- Spanish interpreter pleads guilty to taking illegal payments Updated: Aug-11-15 8:28 am
NEW ORLEANS - A Spanish language interpreter who worked for the Terrebonne Parish Public Defender Office has pleaded guilty to five counts involving solicitation of illegal payments from immigrants who arrived in this country without legal permission.
- Construction slated for summer 2016 on elevated La. 1 Updated: Aug-07-15 10:47 am
PORT FOURCHON, Louisiana - Construction is expected to start next summer on the next phase of the elevated Louisiana Highway 1 leading to Port Fourchon.
- Terrebonne Port spent $250K in losing fight over eviction Updated: Aug-07-15 8:52 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - The Terrebonne Parish Port Commission has spent more than a quarter of a million in taxpayer money fighting a losing effort to evict a Houma business form the port.
- 9 cited for illegally harvesting shrimp Updated: Aug-05-15 6:43 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - State wildlife and fisheries agents have cited nine men for alleged closed season shrimping in Terrebonne Parish.
- Terrebonne deputies investigate death of unidentified woman Updated: Aug-03-15 10:34 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - Sheriff's deputies have arrested a 50-year-old Terrebonne Parish man in the death of an unidentified woman.
- Work on Terrebonne Juvenile Justice Center nearing end Updated: Aug-02-15 6:34 pm
GRAY, Louisiana - Work on the new $10.3 million Terrebonne Parish Juvenile Justice Center is about a month ahead of schedule, and should be completed by the end of October, says Jeanne Bray, capital projects administrator for the parish.
- Man to be tried for manslaughter in teen's death Updated: Aug-02-15 11:45 am
THIBODAUX, Louisiana - The trial of a man charged with manslaughter in the 2014 fatal shooting of Larose teenager is to begin Tuesday in Thibodaux.