Raceland, LA

LPSO investigating overnight shooting in Raceland that kills Lockport man

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting death in Raceland that killed a 37-year-old Lockport man. At around 11:30 p.m., last night, Sheriff Craig Webre said that deputies were called to a report of shots fired in the area of St. Louis Street. When they arrived, authorities found...
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One man dead after late night shooting in Raceland

NEW ORLEANS — Detectives in Lafourche Parish are investigating a shooting in Raceland that killed 37-year-old Lorenzo Stuart of Lockport. Deputies responded to a call of shots fired on St. Louis Street at around 11:30 p.m. Saturday. Deputies arrived to the scene and found Stuart shot. Medical officials pronounced...
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Woman accused of throwing her 18-month-old baby off Houma bridge, diving into water after child

HOUMA - A woman was arrested for allegedly throwing her baby off a bridge and diving into the water after him Friday evening. WVUE reported the Houma Police Department got a call around 5 p.m. saying a woman, later identified as Asha Randolph, had thrown her 18-month-old baby off the Liberty Street Bridge and into Bayou Terrebonne below. Randolph reportedly got in the water herself soon after.

Three Louisiana Inmates Charged in Connection with September 16 Escape Through a Drainage Outlet

Three Louisiana Inmates Charged in Connection with September 16 Escape Through a Drainage Outlet. On September 23, 2022, Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced further charges against three inmates implicated in a recent escape from the Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex. Leroy Miles Jr., 23, was apprehended on Saturday after escaping. Investigators have also charged convicts Bricelon Martin, 26, and Jordan Beltz, 21, with helping Miles in his escape.

Heart of Louisiana: House

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A more than two-century-old house in LaPlace has an amazingly diverse history. It’s the birthplace of an early jazz legend. But it’s also the place where enslaved people rebelled to gain their freedom. This song has a special connection to the Andry Plantation...

Nicholls to host “Last Acadian Coast” event

THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University will host a symposium on the unique history and culture of Acadian descendants in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes. “The Last Acadian Coast: A Symposium on Acadian History and Culture in the Lafourche-Terrebonne” will be held on Wednesday, October 5th, at the Jean Lafitte Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center in Thibodaux. The event is free to the public, but registration is recommended. You may register at

Terrebonne council member disputes parish president's claim of brownout threat in Houma

Houma is in danger of rolling brownouts until a temporary power plant is completed, the Terrebonne Parish president said. One Parish Council member is unconvinced. Parish President Gordon Dove said the damage to the main 80-megawatt power plant from Hurricane Ida has left it totaled. Houma is getting about 80 megawatts of power from the Midcontinent Independent System Operator system, but any greater draw could force rolling brownouts to get the demand under control, he said. A...

Lafourche teams go winless in Week 4 prep slate

E.D. White led 20-0 on Friday night against Woodlawn. But the game flipped and the Panthers battled back to secure a crucial non-district win. Woodlawn beat the Cardinals 29-26 on Friday night, rallying from the early deficit to improve to 2-2 on the season. The Cardinals dropped to 3-1 in defeat.

Man Found with Drugs and a Rifle after Causing a Disturbance in Galliano

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Galliano man found with drugs after causing a disturbance involving a firearm. Hobie Gisclair, 31 of Galliano was arrested on Wednesday. On September 21, deputies responded to the area of East 103rd Street in Galliano in reference to a man...

St. James Parish Hospital announces upcoming classes & events

LUTCHER — St. James Parish Hospital announced the following classes and events for Fall 2022. Event information and schedules are subject to change. Visit for the latest information or to register online for classes and events. Individuals who do not have access to a computer, need to schedule...

Peak Beak: JSU finds dominant form again, routs Nicholls

THIBODAUX, La. — Jacksonville State’s Rich Rodriguez era got off to a blistering start against Stephen F. Austin, and that look of dominance returned Saturday. The Gamecocks’ scored on all five first-half possessions while building a 21-point halftime lead, and they finished off a 52-21 victory in John L. Guidry Stadium.

Colonels shellacked by Gamecocks in home opener, stay winless on season

After three lopsided losses to start the season, Nicholls returned to John L. Guidry Stadium on Saturday. Being home didn't change the result for the Colonels, who were again soundly beaten by a FCS foe. Jacksonville State dominated Nicholls 52-21 on Saturday, controlling the game in all 3 phases to...

Rape Aggression Defense Course to be Held in Raceland in October

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will host a Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) course on October 18-20, 2022, at the LPSO Shooting Range classroom located at 3451 Highway 182 in Raceland. This self-defense course designed for women will take place over the course of three days....

GALLERY: South Lafourche vs. South Terrebonne - Varsity Football

South Terrebonne outlasted South Lafourche 28-8 on Friday night, earning their first win of the season. The Gators got 3 big touchdown runs from Javon Ricks in the win, on a night where the team honored legendary halfback Phillip Lives and long-time coach Richard Curlin. See photos of the game...

CareChex® ranks Thibodaux Regional No. 1 in Louisiana for cardiac care

THIBODAUX – Thibodaux Regional Health System is proud to announce that it has been recognized as the number one hospital in Louisiana for Medical Excellence in Cardiac Care. Thibodaux Regional received the 2022 quality ranking from CareChex® Awards by Quantros. This ranking is based on a comprehensive quality scoring system that compares inpatient quality performance across U.S. hospitals.