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October 05, 2019 - 10:16 am
A southeastern Louisiana university is releasing its first branded beer. Nicholls State University was launching Colonels Retreat, a lager brewed by Bayou Tech Brewery, at Saturday's football game against Central Arkansas. The Houma Courier reports that the first pours were happening at an alumni...
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Jim Hanzo
September 25, 2019 - 9:33 pm
Thibodaux Police arrested a 51-year-old man for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm. Cops responded to a report of shots fired at a business in the 700 block of St. Mary Street, Monday, just after 10:30 p.m. When they got there, officers learned through their investigation that there was a...
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Don Ames
August 11, 2019 - 11:34 am
Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre says a Thibodaux man has been arrested after his girlfriend died during a domestic incident. 35-year-old Nicholas Queen is charged with manslaughter in the death of 27-year-old Brianisha Ross, also of Thibodaux. Deputies responded to a residence in the 300 block...
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Don Ames
August 03, 2019 - 11:30 am
Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre says narcotics agents have arrested a Thibodaux man following an investigation. 28-year-old Chad Fletcher faces drug and weapons charges in the case. The investigation was conducted in cooperation with the United States Postal Inspection Service and the...
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Don Ames
June 15, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Nearly $700,000 is being provided by The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help fix home sewage systems in the Bayou Lafourche Watershed and show how that improves drinking water. Mary Walker, the Region 4 administrator, says the project will foster environmental protection, education and...
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Chris Miller
May 25, 2019 - 8:41 pm
Police in Thibodaux are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early this morning near the intersection of Midland Drive & Plantation Road. Police say shortly after 2:00 a.m. Saturday, officers were sent to investigate a call of a shooting in that location. "When Police arrived, they...
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April 14, 2019 - 11:15 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser's office is holding nine meetings across the state in April and May to help choose locations for a new Louisiana Civil Rights Trail. Nungesser's office oversees state tourism efforts. It says the trail is planned to tell the story of Louisiana's role...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 04, 2019 - 8:22 pm
Cops in Thibodaux say an man angry with an infant severely injured the seven month old child. "Thibodaux Chief of Police Bryan Zeringue announced the arrest of Christopher Verdin," Lieutenant Clint J. Dempster said in a news release. "On Saturday, February 2nd, 2019, shortly before 5:00 p.m.,...
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August 23, 2018 - 2:08 pm
(WWL.com) - A Thibodaux man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after allegedly throwing his girlfriend’s cat into a bayou, then killing it with a machete. Authorities with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office say 30-year-old Cody Toups is now charged with aggravated cruelty to animals in the incident...
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July 04, 2018 - 7:05 am
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) _ Authorities say a Louisiana toddler has died after being pulled from a swimming pool. A news release from Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre says Riley Bourgeois of Matthews died Monday _ days before his second birthday. Webre's statement Tuesday said the child had been...
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