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Sunday, October 2, 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016



Breaking News

  • Council surprised by murder trial’s cost


    How does the Lafourche Parish Council react when the Seventeenth Judicial Court asks for $150,000 to cover “additional operation and maintenance cost”?

  • LPSO announce recent arrest, September 26-29


    The following information is based on reports from the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office. Those individuals have been booked with, not convicted of, the offenses shown. All accused should be presumed innocent until proved guilty.

  • West Larose Lift Bridge to close daily for two weeks

     The West Larose Vertical Lift Bridge on LA 1 crossing the Intracoastal Canal Waterway in Larose, will be closed to vehicular traffic from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, October 3rd through Friday October 7th, and from 7 a.m.

  • How big is Louisiana's deficit? Figure expected next month

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A dollar figure for Louisiana's budget deficit will be released next month, after the state's financial analysts finish reconciling the accounting books.Louisiana leaders expect the state spent more than it brought into the treasury in the budget year that ended June 30. Gov.

  • Port signs agreements with Wisner Trust and Corps of Engineers

    Plans next generation of Port facilities (PORT FOURCHON, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) is moving forward with its plans to develop the next generation of deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon, thanks to a newly signed agreement with the Edward Wisner Donation granting GLPC a Right of First Refusal on over 900 acres of property immediately south of the port.A separate Memorandum of Understanding between GLPC and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) New Orl...

  • New Orleans tells court it can remove Confederate statues

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans has the right to remove Confederate monuments that are the center of a heated debate, the city's attorneys told an appeals court Wednesday, but opponents who want a delay said removing them could cause irreparable harm.Those pushing to keep the monuments got a skeptical reception from the judges, who raised harsh questions about their chances of prevailing.A three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments on whether the city can rem...

  • Officials Warn “Creepy Clowns” to Stay Out Of Lafourche Parish

    With the “creepy clown” sightings now being reported in Louisiana, local law enforcement officials are reminding citizens of a state law prohibiting such activity. Per Louisiana R.S. 14:313, the wearing of a hood, mask, or facial disguise of any kind is prohibited in public places with obvious exceptions for certain holidays.

  • Cut Off Man Charged with Fourth DWI Following a Hit and Run


    Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of Clifton Remont Jr. (age 61) of Cut Off on Sunday, September 25. At around 11 p.m.

  • 'Deepwater Horizon' film stirs emotion in victims' families

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Arleen Weise was apprehensive when she learned Hollywood was making a movie about the offshore explosion that killed her son, Adam, and 10 other men aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig.Watching an advance screening of the action film last month stoked her grief and anger, and the shock hasn't quite worn off yet. Weise said she's still struggling to decide how she ultimately feels about how "Deepwater Horizon" portrays the last day of her so...

  • $740K to improve airport roadway

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced a $740,000 grant for the construction of a roadway connector to the South Lafourche Leonard Miller, Jr. Airport, in Galliano.According to grantee estimates, the project is expected to create 250 jobs and additional high-value jobs as a result of increased economic activity at the airport and improved efficiencies.“Ensuring that our communities have the critical infrastructure they need to support comm...

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Sunday, October 2, 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016