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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018



Breaking News

  • Health officials remind parents to be certain their child is up-to-date on vaccinations

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The new school year is approaching, is your child ready? Preparation isn't limited to getting uniforms and school supplies.

  • Some councilmen want to clean up Office of Community Action

    The Lafourche Parish Office of Community Action (OCA) is not doing its job, say some parish councilmen who voiced their concerns at Tuesday’s council public meeting in Mathews. Citing loss of some programs and lack of spending where it counts, Councilman Daniel Lorraine chastised parish administration for lack of control over the office which is part of the Department of Community Services. “We need to take back Community Action and run it ourselves.

  • Larose man arrested for residential burglary

    A Larose man has been arrested in connection to a residential burglary that occurred two weeks ago. Russell LeBouef, 34, of 486 East 19th St., was arrested after deputies discovered his fingerprints were left at the scene.

  • BESE effort to hire lawyer faces Jindal resistance

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration said Thursday it won't sign off on the state school board's plan to hire outside attorneys if the legal contract would be used to pursue a lawsuit against the governor.

  • Social Security's $300M IT project still doesn't work

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work. And officials can't say when it will.

  • Local authorities report recent arrests: July 21 - 23

    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.

  • Golden Meadow police officer, two others arrested in meth lab investigation

    Three people, including a Golden Meadow Police Officer, were arrested in connection to a methamphetamine investigation. Officer Ashley Pollard, 37, and his girlfriend, Anna King, 31, both of 113 West 82nd Street in Cut Off, were arrested Monday along with Pollard's brother, Courtney Pollard, 33, of 2016 South Bayou Drive in Golden Meadow.

  • Local authorities report recent arrests: July 17 - 20

    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.

  • Pedestrian killed on La. 1 in Lafourche Parish

    State police say a pedestrian died while walking into the path of a vehicle on Louisiana Highway 1 in Raceland Saturday night. Trooper Evan Harrell said an investigation revealed that David Bergeron, age 29, of Raceland, along with two friends, were standing off the west side of LA 1 waiting to cross. For unknown reasons, Bergeron attempted to cross the highway and walked directly into the path of a 1997 Ford F-150 traveling south.

  • Lawsuit filed to stop Common Core use in Louisiana

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Seventeen state lawmakers asked a judge on Monday to end Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards in public schools, saying education leaders didn't properly enact the multistate benchmarks. Rep.

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