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Sunday, January 20, 2019



Human Interest

  • Cheramie to reign as Queen of Athena VIII

    The Galliano-based Krewe of Athena would like to announce their 2018 Queen Athena VIII, Sue Cheramie. On September 15, the all-female Krewe of Athena held their 8th annual queen announcement party at the Larose Civic Center.Queen Athena VIII, Sue Cheramie, is the daughter of the late Norah and Lorida Dufrene. Queen Sue is married to Harris Cheramie, Sr.

  • Plaisance honored with Name of Fame Award

    (Baton Rouge, La.)- The Louisiana Retired Teachers Association presented Lafourche Parish resident Beth Plaisance with the Name of Fame award at its fall meeting on October 23. The Name of Fame award is presented to an active LRTA member who is involved in the organization.Plaisance received her bachelor’s degree from Nicholls State University. Upon graduation, she taught at St.

  • Lafourche Parish Public Library lists upcoming November events

    Library branches in Lafourche will be hosting a variety of programs in November to honor the contributions of local veterans. Drop by your local library branch for these and to view the library’s veterans displays. All programs are free and open to the public.Veterans and visitors are invited to the Gheens Branch Library, 153 N.

  • Nicholls hosting Lafourche Heritage Days

  • Bayou Pirate to appear on History Channel

    Treasure Quests’ on the Bayou

    There are books written about treasure hunting such as, Treasure Island, Dead Man’s Treasure and Treasure of the Sea.Now there is a new kid on the block with a few treasure stories of his own. Andre Brunet, a resident of Galliano and so-called bayou pirate, is on a quest of a different kind of silver and gold with seeking valuables in the form of history.Andre will appear on History Channel’s season two it’s final episode of, The Return of She...

  • 50-state walk leads adventurer to Louisiana

     THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Gilbert Hernandez's favorite mode of transportation is walking.The 23-year-old Texan likes it so much that he plans to walk across all 50 states and has already trekked five."I chose Louisiana because it's a medium-size state and I wanted to see how well I would do with weeks on end on the road," said Hernandez, who stopped to rest in Thibodaux. "It also helps that Louisiana's relatively flat, so it's not particularly exhausting.&q...

  • 50-state walk leads adventurer to Louisiana

     THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Gilbert Hernandez's favorite mode of transportation is walking.The 23-year-old Texan likes it so much that he plans to walk across all 50 states and has already trekked five."I chose Louisiana because it's a medium-size state and I wanted to see how well I would do with weeks on end on the road," said Hernandez, who stopped to rest in Thibodaux. "It also helps that Louisiana's relatively flat, so it's not particularly exhausting.&q...

  • 2018 Halloween Patrol Plans and Offers Safety Tips

    Deputies will conduct the annual Blue Light Special patrol on Halloween in order to help keep trick-or-treaters safe. More than 100 deputies will patrol the streets of Lafourche Parish neighborhoods beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31.

  • Recognition Long Overdue

    South Lafourche High School has a Wall of Fame that that has two plaques on it … Ronnie “Crockett” Estay and Ed “Bebe” Orgeron. Forty-six years ago “Crockett” was honored with a “day” in his honor for his outstanding accomplishments in football in high school, college, and the pros. His image and long list of awards is displayed on a bronze plaque at the school.Last year, LSU Head Coach Ed “Bebe” Orgeron was honored to have a bro...

  • Nicholls kicks off annual food drive

    Nicholls State University will begin collecting canned food later this month to donate to area food banks for the holiday season.The annual food drive, Nicholls CAN, is a campus-wide movement to donate non-perishable food items. The collection will begin Oct. 29 and end Nov.

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