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  1. Houma couple tags more than 750 fish in 15 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Diane, left, and Norman Norton were honored Thursday night by the TAG Louisiana program for more than 750 fish over the span of 15 months. Most of their adult lives, Arkansas natives Norman and Diane Norton would make a habit of driving down from the Natural State to fish lower Terrebonne Parish with area guides.


  2. Bayou Beer Fest set for Nov. 15 in Houma: 5 things to know before you goRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Every brewery open in Louisiana will be represented at Bayou Beer Fest, organizer Joel Ohmer said, including two Shreveport breweries that, as of now, have not reached the New Orleans area. The New Orleans beer scene is hopping, but the fervor for craft brews extends well beyond the city and its suburbs.


  3. 19th-century La. school superintendent supports budgets and work groups, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The Louisiana education superintendent of 1876 didn't have a website illustrated with watery teal clouds, but he still managed to call for more money and teacher professional development in a report to the Legislature described by the Houma Courier. (Lauren McGaughy, NOLA.com There's not enough money for schools, everyone's working just as hard with smaller budgets and teacher meetings are bearing fruit.


  4. Houma police officer involved in shooting, TV station reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A Houma Police officer wounded a man after a burglary call turned into a homicide investigation Saturday , WDSU is reporting . Louisiana State Police told the station that the Houma Police Department responded to a burglary at a local residence and found a possible homicide victim inside.


  5. Prospect.3 opening, Halloween events, and more things to do in New Orleans SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The third annual Rougarou Fest in Houma , which supports the South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center, spotlights Cajun culture with live music, children's activities food and drink. This weekend in New Orleans : Prospect.3 heralds hundreds of art openings, a host of Louisiana festivals festoon the calendar, Gleason Gras brings a party to Champions Square, Harrah's celebrates its 15th anniversary with two stages of outdoor music and a fireworks show, and much more.


  6. Redfish angler leads state agents on boat chase near HoumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Accused of violating Louisiana fishing laws, Charlie Use, 32, was arrested Monday morning after leading state fish and wildlife agents on a boat chase in Bayou DeCade, according to a release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. A Houma man accused of violating Louisiana fishing laws was arrested Monday morning after leading state fish and wildlife agents on a boat chase in Bayou De Cade , according to a release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.


  7. Court documents: Terminally ill meth distributer busted after delivery from California suppliersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A terminally ill Houma man, previously pinched for selling meth out of a trendy hotel in New Orleans' Central Business District, is again facing a federal drug charge after his California suppliers sent him meth through the mail, according to court documents. A federal grand jury indicted Shawn Jaccuzzo, 43, on a charge of conspiracy to possess and distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine.


  8. Houma man accused of terrorizing Terrebonne DA on Facebook, State Police saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A Houma man accused of sending threatening messages to the Terrebonne District Attorney via Facebook was arrested Thursday , according to a press release from the Louisiana State Police. , according to a press release from the Louisiana State Police.


  9. Louisiana hopes to get between $1 billion and $4.9 billion in Restore Act oil spill fine moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    CPRA executive director Kyle Graham explains the state's plans for spending up to $4.9 billion in Restore Act money from the BP oil spill Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority executive director Kyle Graham explains how the state plans to spend as much as $4.9 billion it hopes to receive from Clean Water Act fines stemming from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill under the federal Restore Act. Louisiana hopes to receive between $1 billion and $4.9 billion for coastal restoration, related infrastructure improvements, scientific studies and education programs from the federal Restore Act , the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority was told Wednesday .


  10. Louisiana, led by oil and gas industry, predicted to surpass the 2 million job mark by 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | NOLA.com

    In line with last year's economic projections, Louisiana is still expected to surpass 2 million jobs in 2015, for the first time in the state's history, according to economists Loren Scott * and James Richardson. . Louisiana's Economic Outlook projects the state to add 34,100 jobs in 2015 and another 32,600 in 2016.


  11. Severe thunderstorm warning for St. Charles, Jefferson parishes,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for the marked area of the map until 6:30 p.m. Monday. At 5:23 p.m., meteorologists detected a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph near Mathews, or 12 miles northeast of Houma.


  12. Louisiana 6th Congressional District candidates: Get to know them in their own wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Candidates in Louisiana's 6th Congressional District will face off in a Nov. 4 primary election. Pictured, 18-month-old Addison Justice, peeks out from beneath a booth as her mother votes Tuesday, November 6, 2012.


  13. Voices of the Wetlands Festival closes out with an all-star jam today in HoumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The festival, inspired by the work of blues-guitar master Tab Benoit , is proud of its mission: "a balance between cultural celebration and real-world environmental awareness for a disappearing ecosystem, coastal Louisiana." And that cultural celebration aspect, which starts at noon Sunday , is loaded with Louisiana talent, starting with Frank Ball & Friends featuring Jon Smith and continuing with Grammy winner Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet before closing out with Benoit leading the The Voice of the Wetlands Allstars featuring Cyril Neville, Waylon Thibodeaux, Johnny Sansone, George Porter Jr, Johnny Vidacovich, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux.


  14. Can African-Americans live like race doesn't exist?: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | NOLA.com

    In this file photo from June 7, 2008, Raven-SymoneA of Disney's "That's So Raven" signs a t-shirt for another Raven, Raven Sipp, 11, of Houma. The actress was one of the few celebrities scheduled to appear who actually showed up at the "Crank the Future" event at the National Conference of Black Mayors' Youth Day Summit at the Convention Center.


  15. Tunnel vision: In 1966, New Orleans built a tunnel downtown hoping the traffic would comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Under natural conditions, southern Louisiana's deltaic soils do not lend themselves to features like basements, tunnels or even subterranean graves. Abundant groundwater promptly inundates excavations, and organic matter makes the finely textured soils prone to slide laterally when a hole is dug.


  16. Nearly 90 years after first woman hanged in Louisiana, the case still intrigues, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The first woman to be executed in Louisiana, Ada LaBoeuf, in 1929, the year of her execution. A 1927 murder case that sent the first white woman to the gallows in Louisiana is the sort of sordid tale one could expect to remain in the public conscience.


  17. Man wanted in Orleans Parish captured in HoumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Jamaar Payne, 31, was arrested Thursday morning, Oct. 2, in Houma after failing to appear for court in Orleans Parish on a drug charge, federal authorities said. A 31-year-old man wanted in Orleans Parish for missing a court date on a drug charge is back in custody after being arrested in Houma, according to a Federal Bureau of Investigation release.


  18. After Houma 14-year-old killed by sheriff's deputy, council to hold prayer event, TV station reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A week after a Houma 14-year-old holding a BB gun was shot and killed by a Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputy, the Terrebonne Parish Council has planned a prayer event for Saturday to help the town heal, according to a report on WDSU-TV . Many questions remain unanswered about the fatal shooting of Cameron Tillman, which is under investigation by State Police.


  19. Covington Brewhouse's pink 'Caps for a Cause' to raise funds for breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The Covington Brewhouse at 226 East Lockwood Street in Covington, photographed in 2013. For the month of October, the local craft brewery will offer its beer bottled with pink caps, intended to raise awareness for breast cancer and indicate that a portion of the sale will be donated to south Louisiana cancer centers.


  20. Houma dodged a racial bullet: James VarneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | NOLA.com

    If a white cop had shot and killed that 14-year-old kid in Houma last Tuesday, there's a good chance Houma would be a household word. The town dodged a racial bullet.


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