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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:41:35 GMT
Police: Executed murderer also killed store owner in 1989  -  The Baytown Sun
HOUMA, La. (AP) — Authorities say a man executed in 2005 for a murder in Texas was also the person who killed a Louisiana furniture store owner 27 years ago. The Courier reports (http://bit.ly/2e4sVTw) Louisiana State Police said in a news release ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:10:21 GMT
Police seek assault suspect  -  Houma Courier
Officers were able to obtain video surveillance of the suspect. Anyone with information on the suspect's identity is asked to contact Houma Police or Bayou Region Crime Stoppers at 1-800-743-7433 or by texting "GIVEATIP" plus your message to 274637 for ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:11:30 GMT
Cubs win first World Series since 1908  -  Houma Courier
CLEVELAND — The wait 'til next year is finally over. The Chicago Cubs are World Series champions. Ending more than a century of flops, futility and frustration, the Cubs won their first title since 1908, outlasting the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in 10 ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 04:05:19 GMT
New Lafourche school projects move forward  -  Houma Courier
The Lafourche Parish School Board approved two measures at its meeting tonight that will roll forward construction plans for two area schools to be built within the next couple years. The board accepted a bid from Byron E. Talbot Contractor Inc. for ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 04:05:19 GMT
Pelicans fall to Grizzlies in overtime  -  Houma Courier
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — JaMychal Green scored 21 points, Mike Conley added 20 and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the still-winless New Orleans Pelicans 89-83 in overtime Wednesday night. James Ennis had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Memphis, while Zach ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 03:40:34 GMT
Lady Braves roll in playoff opener  -  Houma Courier
GRAY -- From the opening serve, the atmosphere was electric for Wednesday's first-round Division I playoff match between No. 12 H.L. Bourgeois and No. 21 Scotlandville. The Lady Braves certainly gave the crowd reasons to cheer, as they rolled to a 25 ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 03:40:34 GMT
Terrebonne dominates Carencro to advance  -  Houma Courier
What looked like it might be a close match ended up as something of a rout, as No. 10 Terrebonne knocked off No. 23 Carencro 25-19, 25-9, 25-12 in Wednesday's Division I first round playoff match in Houma. The first game began with the teams exchanging ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 02:38:38 GMT
Gators, Lady Terriers capture District 7-4A titles  -  Houma Courier
BOURG -- The South Terrebonne boys and Vandebilt Catholic girls cross country teams each entered Wednesday's District 7-4A meet with the same goal -- to win a district title. Both teams took different paths, but in the end, the Gators and Lady Terriers ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 02:38:38 GMT
State amending inside-outside fishing line  -  Houma Courier
The western part of the state is a little more stable, but that's just the nature of the beast right now," he said at a meeting of the Louisiana Shrimp Task Force in Houma today. Marx said there will also have to be changes to the double-rig line ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 01:38:20 GMT
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: Nov. 2, 2016  -  Houma Courier
Action: Amended the 2016 Adopted Operating Budget, Budgeted Positions and the Five-Year Capital Outlay Budget of the parish for the following: General Fund - Housing & Human Services, $5,000; Public Safety Fund - Houma Police Department, $70,000; ...