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Government Complex hosts interactive display

Government Complex hosts interactive display

The Lafourche Parish Government Complex houses a number of departments, while also serving as the site for regular council meetings.

While these are the things people most closely associate with parish government, it isn’t the only thing happening at the Lafourche Parish Government Complex these days.

In addition to housing departments ranging from Public Works to Head Start, the complex now boasts a traveling interactive library display called ‘On Land with Water’ in its main lobby.

The display examines the past, present and future of coastal Louisiana with Bayou Lafourche serving as its main backdrop.

Among other items, the display features iPads with time loops as well as photographs and water samples complete with log books detailing where these samples were taken from.

According to Parish President Charlotte Randolph, displays such as the one currently occupying the front lobby in Mathews are another example of what makes this parish so special.

“Whenever you have a display that further demonstrates just how vital and significant a waterway like Bayou Lafourche is to our way of life, it is worth someone’s time to explore and check it out,”

Randolph said. “We are thankful to LSU and the Lafourche Parish Library System for picking us as one of their sites to host this display.”

Members of the public are encouraged to visit the display Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. until October 20. For more information about the display, check out the video on Facebook at