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The Courier reports the projects include work in both Lafourche and Terrebonne parish and are among 18 others statewide vying for money set aside by the federal Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act.
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Crawfish scarce, expensive; cold weather to blame
The long, cold winter means crawfish are scarce and expensive. During cold weather, crawfish stay at the bottom of their ponds or streams, and don't eat.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Taxpayers: Shape education to enhance skills
Although education is essential to the business community, not all stakeholders agree with how some legislators are attempting to fund it.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Medicaid changes will be tough sell
"I believe in states' rights. I think we have the right of a state to do that. ... Other states have done it."
BR housing activity performing above historic levels
Baton Rouge again topped a monthly index that measures how housing and economic activity in a city compares to normal historical levels.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Renewal rules to change for state-authorized charter schools
Louisiana would raise the standards for state-authorized charter schools to stay in business, under rules that the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education adopted in committee Thursday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
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A new offshore committee is being formed by the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association to promote energy production and responsible development of energy resources in the Gulf of Mexico.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
President to step down at Houma high school
Officials of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux say the president of Vandebilt Catholic High School plans to retire June 30. He tells The Courier that he will not seek renewal of his contract in order to devote more time to his family.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Thibodaux bail bondsman accused of firing gun at fugitive
Assumption Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a bail bondsman accused of firing a gun in a Paincourtville neighborhood last month while pursuing a fugitive wanted for issuing worthless checks and contempt of court.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Father indicted for first-degree murder for beheading disabled son
A father was indicted on charges of first-degree murder after confessing to beheading his disabled seven year-old son.
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Thibodaux police searching for shooter
Thibodaux Police are searching for a man they say grabbed a gun from his car and shot someone Tuesday night.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Rouses plans stores in Lafayette, Livingston, Gretna
Rouses Supermarket is set to open three more stores in south Louisiana later this year, including its first Baton Rouge area location and its third in the Lafayette area.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
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Woman says float rider caused dangerous situation at parade
It was supposed to be the usual Mardi Gras tradition in Thibodaux - watching parades with family and friends from your front porch.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
No-booze zones set up for Carnival
So in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes, alcohol- and tobacco-free zones have been established along parade routes for people who want to enjoy the festivities and not drink, The Daily Comet reports .
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Letter: Involved parents push change
I feel compelled to respond to the letter from Mr. Leslie, from Thibodaux no less, who feels like he has the solution to the education problems in East Baton Rouge Parish.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Speakers denounce Common Core
Common Core opponents gathered Thursday night to hear scathing criticism of the national academic standards that have become one of the hottest topics in public education.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
CSC, Tech, Energy Boost Louisiana Employment
In a recent article , The Lens staff writer Tyler Bridges writes that Louisiana's unemployment rate has been decreasing since mid-2013 and is currently lower than the national average.
WWL-TV New Orleans
Thibodaux bar brawl results in six arrests
The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office arrested five men for their alleged roles in a fight, a melee that included a pool cue, a knife and a stun gun, at the Armadillo Club in early February.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Thibodaux woman wielding knife arrested in break-in
A Thibodaux woman was arrested Monday night, accused of breaking into a home in Siracusaville and of threatening the couple who lived there with a knife.