Houma Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Houma shooting defendant is offered 20 years in prison, demands 30: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | NOLA.com

    When Steven Walcott Jr., 40, who is charged with shooting and critically wounding a man in Houma, was presented with a 20-year prison term if he pleaded guilty to attempted murder, he demanded 30 years. It's not often that criminal defendants want more prison time than prosecutors seek.


  2. DISA Acquires SECON, Strengthening Gulf Coast Market PresenceRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | PR.com

    ... to our growth strategy. To ensure continuity, DISA will maintain the existing offices in Lafayette, LA and Houma, LA, as well as the support teams that have retained such high customer loyalty. Together, we will provide our clients with ...


  3. Tab Benoit Trio, Cohoes Music HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Tab Benoit plays the blues with a Cajun accent. Benoit - his last name is pronounced ben-wah - started playing guitar as a teenager growing up in Houma, La., south of New Orleans.


  4. Louisiana's poet laureate is committed to showing youngsters 'the power of language'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... One priority of the governor's office in selecting the poet laureate is that he or she engage Louisiana. A native of Houma, Bedell's family has resided there for generations. "I took this job at Southeastern because it was as close to home as I ...


  5. 'He's still stealing from us, that little sawed-off S.O.B.': Saban's long shadow lingers at LSURead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... best to hear it from Eddie Pullaro, LSU Class of 1965, former LSU lineman, former LSU first baseman, attorney from Houma, Louisiana, maestro storyteller, who has held down positions of, as he puts it, "secretary, treasurer, vice president, ...


  6. Two minute drill: Keys to victory for Washington State against Stanford - Fri, 03 Nov 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... wide receiver. The other Martin - Tavares Martin Jr. - may have to graduate before that happens, but the rookie from Houma, Louisiana, has been especially integral to the passing game in the last two weeks. He's only made seven receptions in those ...


  7. He's still stealing from us, that little sawed-off S.O.B.': Nick Saban's long shadow over LSURead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... best to hear it from Eddie Pullaro, LSU class of 1965, former LSU lineman, former LSU first baseman, attorney from Houma, La., maestro storyteller, who has held down positions of, as he puts it, "secretary, treasurer, vice president, president, ...


  8. Denham Springs High band wins Houma competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | The Advocate

    The Denham Springs High School Jacket Pride Marching Band drum majors, from left, Adriana Richardson, Joshua Opperman and A'Mya Heggins join the band Oct. 21 after it earned Best in Class, as well as the highest music and percussion scores in all classifications at Battle on the Bayou competition at Terrebonne High School in Houma. Earlier the same day, the band competed in the Tiger Classics event in Morgan City and earned superior ratings in all classifications.


  9. Edward Elliot LewisRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | Banner-Tribune

    Edward Elliot Lewis, Jr., 85, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Houma, passed away peacefully at 10:33 a.m. on Sunday, October 22, 2017.


  10. It's time to take my fandom to the swamp landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | Coug Center

    ... #SpeedD teammates to be on their toes, since Khalil Tate is a dangerous maniac. About 57 miles to the southwest is Houma, LA, the hometown of Davontavean Martin. You know him as Tay. You also know him for his breakout game last week. Let's hope we ...


  11. Two keynote speakers at LAGCOE give differing energy industry forecasts; focus is on survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... in the offshore oil industry, and consequences have been especially dire in metropolitan regions such as Lafayette and Houma, with high concentrations of service companies. Gross domestic product in the Lafayette area last year shrank 11.3 percent, ...


  12. Our Views: Amid growth, don't hold Louisiana backRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... from the $100-plus per barrel to about half that, employment in the oilfield service sectors crashed. Lafayette and Houma areas were particularly hard hit. In contrast, low natural gas prices kept the economies of oil-consuming areas - the refinery ...


  13. 2 charged in connection with shooting of Houma teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Upon arrival, officers found a 19-year-old shot multiple times. The victim was taken to a local hospital and was listed in stable condition, according to Houma police.


  14. Houma artist paints to preserve black historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Earl Theriot graduated from St. Lucy's Catholic School in Houma in 1954 at a time when segregation was still a stark reality across the U.S. Decades later, he is using his talent as an artist to preserve the stories of black men throughout history, hoping the next generation will realize the importance of the past. After graduating high school, Theriot decided to accept a scholarship at a school in Wisconsin where he would receive free room and board.


  15. Courts struggle to break language barriers in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... they aren't attorneys. That advice could be inappropriate and have serious repercussions," she said. In one case in Houma, in 2014, a court interpreter working for the indigent defender's office of Terebonne Parish was accused of attempting to ...


  16. Brown & Brown of Louisiana acquires insurance firm Staples, Lapeyre & Robichaux in HoumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... as well as risk management, third-party administration and managed health care programs. SLR was founded in 1996 in Houma. The office now operates as part of Brown & Brown of Louisiana and under the leadership of Executive Vice President Mark E. ...


  17. New Orleans-themed restaurant opens in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Alabama Live

    ... und Acadiana and New Orleans. "Roux," of course, is the browned mixture of flour and animal fat used to thicken gumbo. Houma, La., hosts an annual Rougarou Fest every October.


  18. Brown & Brown Insurance grows Louisiana footprintRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Brown & Brown of Louisiana is expanding its footprint in the state, acquiring the assets of Houma-based insurer Lapeyre, Staples & Robichaux. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


  19. Louisiana Treasurer Race: New Orleans the key, but Edwards chances slimRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... dominance of New Orleans in this election, typically the New Orleans media market which is everything from Bogalusa to Houma and everything in between--in other words the 504 and 985 area codes, typically represents 34 to 35 percent of the statewide ...


  20. Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces the Asset Acquisition of Lapeyre, Staples & RobichauxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | GlobeNewswire

    J. Scott Penny, Chief Acquisitions Officer of Brown & Brown, Inc. , and Chris Lapeyre, Ken Staples and Eldridge Robichaux, today announced that Brown & Brown of Louisiana, LLC, a subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc., has acquired substantially all of the assets of Lapeyre, Staples & Robichaux. Lapeyre, Staples and Robichaux have each been providing employee benefits insurance solutions for their respective clients for over twenty years in Houma, Louisiana and surrounding areas.


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