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  1. Illegal red snapper sale leads to drug bust, agents sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... red snapper at a seafood dock in Dulac. When they arrived on scene, agents found a boat with Arthur Freeman, 53, of Lockport, and Ross Adam, 33, of Grand Isle, on board with eight red snapper totaling 69 pounds, the department reported in a Monday ...

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  2. Attempted sale of red snapper in Dulac leads to drug arrest, citations, LDWF saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Louisiana Sportsman

    A tip led enforcement agents to a seafood dock in Dulac on Sunday, where one person was cited for alleged commercial fishing violations and another was booked into the Terrebonne Parish jail on drug charges, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Agents cited Arthur Freeman, 53, of Lockport, for selling fish without a commercial wholesale dealer's license, failing to complete a trip ticket, possession of marijuana, and failing to comply with the individual fishing quota program by not giving a three hour notification of selling red snapper, not getting a IFQ confirmation number and not reporting his IFQ landing, according to a press release.

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  3. Lockport, Louisiana is 'Cutter Country'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Marine News

    Chris Remont, Bollinger Shipyards, Vice President, Government Programs, explains the importance of long-term relationship between the U.S. Coast Guard and Bollinger Shipyards. As the offshore oil and gas bust drags into its third year, Bollinger Shipyards is holding its own courtesy of a long-running relationship in building for the United States Coast Guard .

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  4. Gulf of Mexico memorial the culmination of mother's 6-year-journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... Monument to be located next to Port Fourchon's Emergency Command Center. ( She lost 27-year-old Blake Terry, of Lockport, to the Gulf of Mexico in a diving incident. He went missing Aug. 13, 2011, and his body was never recovered. Roussel connected ...

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  5. Lockport police chief released from jail: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Lockport Police Chief Warren A. Vedros Sr., indicted on eight felony counts, was released from the Lafourche Parish jail Thursday after posting $80,000 bond, the Houma Courier reported. Vedros was charged with one count of felony theft, three counts of malfeasance in office, three counts of filing false public records and one count of forgery.

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  6. Anglers expecting even shorter red snapper season in federal watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | The Advocate

    Hank Holland, a local artist from Lockport, took advantage of one of the nine red snapper fishing days in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico to catch this snapper last summer. Hank Holland, a local artist from Lockport, took advantage of one of the nine red snapper fishing days in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico to catch this snapper last summer.

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  7. Huntington Ingalls looks to icebreaker marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... with an eye toward lower costs and tighter schedules. Named in the contract besides HII are Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, La.; Fincantieri Marine Group, Washington, D.C.; General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego; and VT Halter Marine, Pascagoula, Miss. ...

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  8. Coast Guard decommissions two cutters in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... Coast Guard photo by Auxiliarist Trey Clifton) Coast Guard officials say both Island Class cutters were built in Lockport, Louisiana, commissioned in the late-1980's and eventually moved to Atlantic Beach. The ships were built as a platform for law ...

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  9. US Coast Guard awards multiple contracts for heavy polar icebreaker industry studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    The crew of the fuel tanker Maersk Peary lines up with the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star as they prepare to be escorted to the National Science Foundation's McMurdo Station, Feb. 1, 2017. The contracts were awarded to the following recipients: Bollinger Shipyards, LLC, Lockport, Louisiana; Fincantieri Marine Group, LLC, Washington, District of Columbia; General Dynamics/National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, California; Huntington Ingalls, Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi; and VT Halter Marine, Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi.

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  10. Coast Guard awards polar icebreaker design study contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The contracts were awarded to Bollinger Shipyards, LLC, of Lockport, Louisiana; Fincantieri Marine Group, LLC, of Washington, D.C.; General Dynamics/National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., of San Diego, California; Huntington Ingalls, Inc., of Pascagoula, Mississippi; and VT Halter Marine, Inc., of Pascagoula, Mississippi.

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  11. Union Pacific's new tracks over Bayou Lafourche get official welcome in DonaldsonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... 100 miles from Donaldsonville to Port Fourchon on the Gulf of Mexico, and building a salinity control structure in Lockport, to prevent saltwater intrusion coming up the bayou. "It ends up helping hundreds of thousands of people with the drinking ...

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  12. Purple AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | The Chronicle

    ... Americans from all over the country, from an Alaskan oil-field employee and his wife to a group of teenagers from Lockport, Louisiana, I felt calm and comfortable. Growing up in Ohio with conservative parents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and ...

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  13. First Alert Traffic: Overturned tanker closes La. 308 south of LockportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    An accident involving an overturned tanker truck has closed Louisiana Highway 308 south of Lockport, according to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's office.

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  14. First Alert Traffic: All lanes reopen on I-10 E at la 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Sheriff's Office reported LA 308 will be closed for several hours between LA 654 and Belle Vue Bridge south of Lockport due to an overturned tanker truck. Deputies ask drivers to please detour using LA 1 from Lockport to Mathews. There is currently ...

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  15. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    And on the streets of New Orleans and at local food banks, you can find those who feel the impact. One of them, Wayne Hendrix of Lockport, once made six figures a year working on oilfield supply vessels.

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  16. Lafourche Parish: West Larose Vertical Bridge to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Bridge to La. 308 north as an alternate. Heading southbound, take La. 1 across the Belle Vue Swing Bridge south of Lockport or the T-Bois Vertical Lift Bridge just north of Larose to La. 308 south. Repairs are part of a $24.1 million project ...

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  17. Early morning crash kills one in Lafourche ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Police say around 3:00 a.m. state troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on LA 308 near Myrtle Drive in Lockport. The crash took the life of 37-year old Donna Boudreaux of Cut Off.

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  18. Houma man found guilty in deaths of mother, 2 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A Lafourche Parish jury took about an hour to return a unanimous verdict convicting 38-year-old David Brown, of Houma, of three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of a woman and her two children. Twenty-nine-year Jacquelin Nieves and her daughters, 7-year-old Gabriela and 1-year-old Izabela were found dead in their Lockport apartment on Nov 4, 2012.

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  19. Houma man found guilty in deaths of mother, 2 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Lafourche Parish jury took about an hour to return a unanimous verdict convicting 38-year-old David Brown, of Houma, of three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of a woman and her two children. Twenty-nine-year Jacquelin Nieves and her daughters, 7-year-old Gabriela and 1-year-old Izabela were found dead in their Lockport apartment on Nov 4, 2012.

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  20. Did you see a shooting star? We wish you didRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Texas. The Fox 8 newsroom received calls from areas stretching from I-55 at the Louisiana/Mississippi state line to Lockport, La. If you saw something bright and blue and green and white streaking across the sky this morning just before 7 a.m. let ...

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