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    Woman in viral LSU dancing video has local connection

    OK, we’ve all seen the video of the LSU football players doing the ‘Get the Gat’ dance in the White House.The video has been shared on social media literally thousands of times and the video has millions of views on Facebook and Twitter.But did you know that the woman dancing in the video with LSU football players has local ties?The woman seen dancing in the video with Tigers’ players is Gemi Bordelon. She is the wife of Lockport native, former LSU football player and Bollinger CEO Ben Bordelon....

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    Authorities make arrests after cocaine, other drugs found during warrant

    Two are in custody of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office after a narcotics investigation. Through investigation, narcotics agents obtained a search warrant for the residence of Desiree Pitre, 33, of Galliano. Pitre's residence is located on 156th Street in Galliano.Agents arrived at the home on Jan. 15 and discovered that Pitre was present, along with Joshua Johnson, 29, of LaPlace, and a juvenile. During the search, agents located 27 grams of suspected crack cocaine in...

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    Houma man arrested by LPSO for kidnapping his ex

    A 29-year-old Houma man was arrested by the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office for allegedly kidnapping his ex-girlfriend.Around 9:25 p.m. on January 14, deputies were called to an incident at a residence on Sharnell Drive in Bayou Blue. Deputies on the scene learned that a man and a woman were at the residence when the woman's ex-boyfriend, Bryan Bonvillain, 29, showed up outside. The man allegedly removed an air conditioning unit from a window and entered the front door of the resi...

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    Thibodaux native to officiate upcoming Super Bowl

    A Thibodaux native will be part of the decision-making team that's going to officiate the upcoming Super Bowl.Longtime NFL official Carl Johnson was announced this week as a member of the crew assigned to Super Bowl LIV in Miami. Johnson will be a line judge in the game.Johnson is a veteran official with decades of experience in the NFL. He has worked multiple Super Bowls and countless high-stakes playoff games.When not working at the premiere level, Johnson also works local high school...

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    Lafourche Booking Log - January 15, 2020

    The following suspects were arrested in Lafourche Parish on January 15, 2020. See the full list of offenses below:Daily_Booking_Log_2020-01-16_00.00.25.pdf

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    Orgeron embodies our Bayou resiliency

    The beauty of sports are that they unify people and unite them for a common cause.They’re maybe the only thing in our world that can bring all people — of any race, religion or creed — together to pull for something or to believe in a greater good. It’s no secret by now that LSU won the National Championship on Monday night — the cherry atop a magical season that fans will never soon forget.But in our sweet, precious bayou, this victory and season is about more...

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    Lafourche Booking Log - January 14, 2020

    The following suspects were arrested in Lafourche Parish on January 14, 2020.See the full list below:Daily_Booking_Log_2020-01-15_00.00.25.pdf

  • Tensions high in Louisiana GOP after House speaker's vote

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republicans on the losing side of the Louisiana House speaker's vote bristled Tuesday in the aftermath of the divisive leadership competition, an indication the GOP may have difficulty capitalizing on its legislative gains from the fall elections.Though Republicans hold a strong 68 of 105 House seats, they split on who they supported for the chamber's top leadership job — giving Democrats the upper hand in determining the outcome of the competition. De...

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    Lafourche Booking Log - January 13, 2020

    The following suspects were arrested in Lafourche Parish on January 13, 2020. See the full list below:Daily_Booking_Log_2020-01-14_00.00.06.pdf

  • Democrats decide Louisiana House speaker as new term begins

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Republicans splintered on the tumultuous first day of their legislative term as Democrats combined with a breakaway faction of the majority GOP to elect the chamber's new speaker.Democrats voted as a bloc for Republican Clay Schexnayder to be the new House speaker, combining with nearly two dozen Republicans to push the car repair business owner from Ascension Parish to a 60-45 victory.The acrimonious vote is already threatening to undermine Republican...

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