Just 8 a.m. Saturday, a 20 year old Kenner man was killed when his vehicle traveled off the road in Lafourche Parish.
The investigation revealed that a 2000 Ford Expedition was traveling north on LA 308 about a mile and a half south of the Lafourche Crossing in Thibodaux,... more »
Not long after 10 p.m. Saturday, a pedestrian was struck and killed after he walked into the path of a vehicle on LA 1 near Hospital Drive in Lafourche Parish.
Louisiana State Police discovered David Bergeron (W/M age 29) of Raceland, LA, along with two friends, were standing off... more »
Larose, LA- Shortly after 1:30 this morning, a pedestrian was struck and killed after he walked into the path of a vehicle on LA 657 in Larose, LA. The investigation revealed that a 38 year old Hispanic male attempted to cross LA 657, just north of LA 308, and walked... more »
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Lafourche Parish Schools Superintendent Jo Ann Matthews will receive a new $40,668 white Ford Expedition soon thanks to the district's taxpayers. Business Manager Don Gaudet says the vehicle, which will serve as her personal and professional transportation, will be the second one purchased by the school... more »
MATHEWS, La. (AP) - The Lafourche Parish Council has decided to hold off on hiring an internal auditor to oversee parish government's finances and spending. The Courier reports a search committee comprised of three council members recommended three finalists. Some council members have questioned the need for a fulltime auditor... more »
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - An undercover sting in Lafourche Parish has resulted in the arrest of two men and the seizure of cash and thousands of dollars worth of illegal drugs. The parish sheriff's office said Thursday that 29-year-old Keitha Gabriel and 27-year-old Stephan Singleton, both of Raceland, are being... more »
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - A Lafourche Parish sheriff's deputy has been arrested on allegations that he raped a 6-year-old girl. The Daily Comet reports 33-year-old David Lewellen, of Thibodaux, was booked Tuesday night with aggravated rape. He is being held at the Lafourche jail in lieu of a $250,000 bond.... more »
Photos provided by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries depict images of oil as it washes ashore Elmer's Island today in Lafouche Parish. LDWF biologists, stationed at the Fisheries Lab in Grand Isle, conduct daily field surveys of Elmer's Island, Grand Terre, Port Fourchon and Grand Isle beaches, documenting... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Army Corps of Engineers is spending about $11 million in stimulus money on dikes along the Calcasieu River, navigation floodgates in Lafourche Parish and on the Morganza to the Gulf levee project. The corps says $9.3 million is being spent on repairing foreshore dikes on... more »
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Five people have been ticketed in the two years since Lafourche Parish banned people from wearing saggy pants that publicly show the wearer's undergarments. The local law was written by Councilman Lindel Toups because he says he had trouble enforcing the way his own grandson dressed.... more »