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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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  • News in Brief- January 13, 2019

    US to train state workers in finding jobs for mentally ill

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's Office of Behavioral Health is getting training and technical assistance to help people with serious mental illness find jobs.A news release from the state Department of Health says the federal Labor Department program provides 100 hours of training as well as the technical assistance.The Office of Behavioral Health and Louisiana Rehabilitation Services will develop a collaboration agreement t...

  • Detectives investigating shooting in Cut Off

    Detectives are currently investigating a shooting incident that left one man injured.At around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 8, deputies responded to a call of a shooting on West 59th Street in Cut Off. A man in his 20s was injured in the shooting when a single round struck him in the left forearm.

  • Action taken at the Lafourche Parish Council meeting Jan. 8

    Here is a rundown of action taken during the Lafourche Parish Council meeting on Tues., Jan. 8. All votes were unanimous unless otherwise noted.ACTION: Appointed Noonie Autin chair of the council for 2019.

  • Reward offered in investigation into bull death

    A reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest of the person or persons responsible for the death of a bull in the Cut Off area last month.On December 27, deputies responded to an area just off LA Highway 3235 near West 54th Street in Cut Off reference to a bull being found dead by the owner.The bull was located in a pasture outside the South Lafourche Levee system. It was found to have suffered a small wound near its ribs, and the cause of the wound is unknown to investigators a...

  • BP approves expansion of Gulf oil project

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP has approved a $1.3 billion expansion at one of its oil projects in the Gulf of Mexico and discovered an additional 1.4 billion barrels at two of them."BP's Gulf of Mexico business is key to our strategy of growing production of advantaged high-margin oil. We are building on our world-class position, upgrading the resources at our fields through technology, productivity and exploration success," Bernard Looney, BP's Upstream chief executive, said in ...

  • Local agencies announce recent arrest, January 5-9

    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 proven guilty.

  • Analysis: 2019 may be light on Louisiana legislative action

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana residents hoping to see the governor and lawmakers tackle the state's entrenched problems and enact sweeping change might need to lower their expectations. This year probably won't be the year for them.The two-month regular legislative session that starts in April comes after 10 mostly contentious legislative sessions — including seven special sessions to deal with state finances — were packed into three years.

  • Three Suspects Sought for Vehicle Theft and Burglaries in Raceland

    A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of three suspects wanted for a series of vehicle burglaries and the theft of a vehicle in Raceland. Warrants have been issued for the arrest of Andre Antonio Brown, 30, of New Orleans. The other two suspects have not yet been identified.At around 12:15 a.m.

  • Three men arrested after traffic stop

    Three men were arrested following a traffic stop on January 2 after narcotics agents found a variety of drugs in their possession. Tate Cantrelle (age 53) of Cut Off was arrested in the incident along with Donny Dodson (age 31) and Chad Hebert (age 30), both of Grand Isle.At around 7:30 p.m. on January 2, narcotics agents conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling on LA 1 just north of Larose.

  • Sheriff’s Office begins providing meals for Terrebonne Parish COA

    Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office has begun providing meals for the Terrebonne Parish Council on Aging meal-delivery program.The meals are being prepared by staff and inmate workers at the new Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex. The first official deliveries occurred Monday, January 7, but meals were also delivered on January 3 and 4 as a test run for the initiative.As part of the agreement, Terrebonne Council on Aging will provide compensation to the L...

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