Houma Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. School board sets aside $200K for artificial football turfRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Washington Times

    Terrebonne Parish School Board has set aside $200,000 to install artificial turf at two football stadiums in the school district. The Courier reports the board designated the money at Tuesday's meeting in Houma for turf at Tom B. Smith Stadium at Terrebonne High and at South Terrebonne Memorial Stadium in Bourg.

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  2. Houma woman arrested in connection with a bomb hoax on Casino Boat.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A Houma woman was arrested this weekend for allegedly saying she had left a bomb on the Amelia Belle Casino boat, according to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report. Authorities have now arrested 41 year old Sherry Whittaker and charged her with terrorizing after she was overheard saying that she left a bomb on the boat which is docked in Amelia, LA, one hour east of Lafayette.

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  3. Lack of education: Veteran educators walk away from the professionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... realize there's something about this place worth checking out. The St. Mary Parish office has released the name of the Houma woman arrested for making a bomb threat on the Amelia Belle Casino on Friday.Deputies say 48-year-old Sherry Whitaker made a ...

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  4. St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... realize there's something about this place worth checking out. The St. Mary Parish office has released the name of the Houma woman arrested for making a bomb threat on the Amelia Belle Casino on Friday.Deputies say 48-year-old Sherry Whitaker made a ...

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  5. B8681229C92449C48EEDCB1B676FD8B5Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... had to be euthanized. Equipment used to train dogs for fighting were also found. In April of 2014 Mia Derouen (4) of Houma was attacked and killed by Niko, a 130 pound male pit bull who was the family pet. In 2008, Luna McDaniel (83) was taking an ...

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  6. Bill banning abortions on basis of selective gender clears Louisiana House committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Advocate

    ... girls are "missing" from society, primarily in Asian nations, because of boys being the favored sex, said Whitney, R-Houma. She claimed a New York Times article indicates the practice is happening more and more in the U.S. "We must be willing to act ...

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  7. Sex selection abortion ban aims to stop abortions based on gender discrimination, bill...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana Rep. Lenar Whitney, R-Houma, sponsored a bill banning abortions based on sex selection. The legislation advanced out the House Health and Welfare Committee Wednesday, May 6, 2015, and now heads to the House floor.

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  8. Higher sales boost Lamar Advertsinga s profitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Advocate

    ... Texas portions of the oil patch, he said. However, Lamar is struggling a little in some south Louisiana markets, like Houma and Lafayette, where rig counts are vital to businesses.

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  9. Bill to prohibit sex-selection abortions advances in HouseRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Rep. Lenar Whitney, a Houma Republican, described her bill as helping to "protect the unborn of Louisiana" and prohibiting discrimination. She cited reports of women in Asian nations having abortions when they find out they would deliver a girl.

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  10. Ban on selective sex abortion advances out of House committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Advocate

    Bill sponsor state Rep. Lenar Whitney said the legislation is aimed at stopping sex selection abortions "because the baby is a girl instead of a boy." More than 160 million girls are "missing," primarily in Asian nations, because of boys being the favored sex, said Whitney, R-Houma.

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  11. More Read the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    State police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a bicyclist along Louisiana Highway 57 south of Houma.

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  12. Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run in HoumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | NOLA.com

    Robert Clowder Jr., 46, was killed while riding a bicycle on Louisiana 57 in Houmai , Louisiana State Police said. A 46-year-old man riding a bicycle on Louisiana 57 in Houma was killed in a hit-and-run crash, Louisiana State Police said.

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  13. Design work to begin on Terrebonne Parish sediment pipeline projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... the Bay Raccourci area in western-central Terrebonne and another south of Falgout Canal between Bayou Dularge and the Houma Navigation Canal," Matherne said. "This stage of the design will not look at placement sites themselves. The design of ...

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  14. Gauthiersa merging with ModexRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Advocate

    ... with operators, contractors and service companies in the Gulf of Mexico. Gauthiers' has locations in Lafayette, Houma and Port Fourchon. Modex has operations in Norway, Brazil, UAE, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, China and the United ...

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  15. Native American tribes in Louisiana still want federal status, newspaper saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Times-Picayune

    The United Houma Nation is among Native American groups in Louisiana that still want federal recognition. The Obama administration has introduced rules to make the process easier.

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  16. A group of inmates have escaped from the Covington County Jail. Photo Source Inmate RosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... of the jail quickly, and were able to get him back into custody," said Holbrook. Just before 10: a.m. authorities in Houma Louisiana arrested four of the remaining six inmates. The four will be transported back to Covington County. "At this time we ...

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  17. Pipeline Worker Avoids Prison for SpillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | PaintSquare

    A former Shell Pipeline Company corrosion coordinator won't spend any time in prison for lying about his negligence, which led to a pipeline leak that released over 9,000 gallons of jet fuel from a Wisconsin airport. Instead Randy Jones, 44, of Houma, LA, was sentenced in federal court to five years of probation and ordered to pay $19,377,785 million in restitution, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Wisconsin announced Thursday .

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  18. Construction begins for first U.S. offshore wind farmRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Composites Technology

    ... for the project. Gulf Island Fabrication (Houston, TX, US) began fabrication work in January 2015 at its facilities in Houma, LA, on the wind farm's five steel jacket foundations. That work is scheduled to be complete in several months. "Steel in ...

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  19. Former Shell employee ordered to pay $19.3M in fuel leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | WKBT

    ... was scheduled to be sentenced Thursday. According to court documents and the prosecutors' news release, Jones, of Houma, Louisiana, worked as corrosion coordinator for Shell Pipeline Co. from 2010 to 2012. He was responsible for an underground Shell ...

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  20. Opening of Houma skate park postponed at last minuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The opening of Houma's $1.2 million Fireman's Skate and Bike Park has been postponed the day before its scheduled opening. At issue are newly discovered cracks in the concrete.

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