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WATCH: Bayou Cane/Bayou Blue area shaken by confirmed EF1 tornado

A confirmed EF-1 tornado touched down last night in the Bayou Cane/Bayou Blue area. The National Weather Service put out a report today confirming the touchdown, saying that the tornado spanned 0.19 miles and had a width of 50 yards, going from Bayou Cane to Bayou Blue. Most of the...
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Domestic Violence Offender Found Guilty of Attempted Murder

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Lockport man charged with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder and Domestic Abuse Battery 3rd Offense was convicted as charged by a Lafourche Parish jury on Wednesday, January 25th, 2023 after a three-day trial. Manuel Meek, 49, and the victim had an on-again,...
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Myrl Watkins Barousse, 91, from Berwick, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away peacefully, Monday, January 23, 2023, at her home, surrounded by her loving family and children. Myrl was born April 24, 1931, in Berwick, the daughter of Sam Joseph Watkins and Enola Egle Watkins. Myrl was a...

Detectives in Louisiana Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect After he Reportedly Confessed During Questioning

Detectives in Louisiana Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect After he Reportedly Confessed During Questioning. Thibodaux, Louisiana – Detectives in Louisiana have arrested a suspect for an armed robbery at a local convenience store after he reportedly confessed during questioning. Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced that detectives have made an...

Two arrested and accused of carjacking couple at gunpoint in Lafourche Parish

GRAY, La. (WVUE) - Two men were arrested and accused of carjacking a couple at gunpoint in Lafourche Parish Tuesday (Jan. 24), according to the sheriff’s office. Sheriff Craig Webre said that Michael Jules and Javonte Miller held a couple up at gunpoint just before noon in the Cypress Court Trailer Park in Gray. The man and woman reportedly gave up their vehicle and another item to Jules and Miller, Webre said.

WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Kaden Williams - St. James RB

ST. JAMES, La. (WAFB) - St. James has provided two of our 15 Warrick Dunn Award winners since 2007, and running back Kaden Williams is in the running this year after scoring 40 touchdowns for the Wildcats. Williams rushed for 1,940 yards, adding 366 yards in receptions for a total...

Donaldsville, January 27 High School 🏀 Game Notice

The White Castle High School basketball team will have a game with Ascension Catholic School on January 26, 2023, 16:00:00. #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 img { margin: 0; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 div { margin: 0; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 p { margin: 24px 0; font-style: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 16px; line-height: 26px; letter-spacing: -0.24px; color: #333; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .icon { background-repeat: no-repeat; background-position: center; background-size: 100% 100%; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item:last-child { border-bottom: none; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item { padding-bottom: 32px; border-bottom: 1px solid #f9f9f9; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card { padding: 24px; border: 1px solid #F2F2F2; border-radius: 8px; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams { display: flex; margin-bottom: 26px; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team { display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex: 1; justify-content: flex-start; align-items: center; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .vs { width: 40px; height: 97px; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .logo { width: 120px; height: 120px; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .name { margin-top: 11px; color: #333; font-weight: 600; font-size: 16px; line-height: 19px; text-align: center; letter-spacing: -0.31px; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item { margin-left: -8px; margin-top: 8px; display: flex; align-items: center; font-weight: 400; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; letter-spacing: -0.15px; color: #888; } #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item .icon { margin-right: 4px; width: 12px; height: 12px; background-repeat: no-repeat; background-position: center; background-size: 100% 100%; }

Four-Star In-State LB Kolaj Cobbins Names His Top 6 Schools

Destrehan linebacker Kolaj Cobbins of the 2024 class announced his top six schools this week and included LSU in the group. His top six schools are Texas, Michigan, Oregon, Colorado, LSU, and Ole Miss. Cobbins, a four-star prospect from Destrehan High School, is one of the top players in the...

Residents in Bayou Blue wake up to major damage from Tuesday night storms

LAFOURCHE PARISH, La. — Multiple homeowners in Bayou Blue experienced major damage to their homes in the wake of strong storms across southeast Louisiana Tuesday night. One of those residents was Troy Naquin, who says his chimney shifted off of its foundation, multiple windows were blown out of his home, and his RV was tipped over by high winds.

T. Baker Smith Donated $131K to Support Nicholls Geomatics Program

THIBODAUX, La. -- Nicholls received $131,000 from T. Baker Smith, LLC to support its Geomatics program. With this donation, the College of Sciences and Technology hopes to hire a full-time assistant or associate professor for spring 2023 and two adjunct professors for fall 2023. “T. Baker Smith has been a...

Theft, hit-and-run arrests reported by Morgan City police

Morgan City police reported arrests on theft, hit-and-run, animal cruelty and marijuana possession charges Tuesday and early Wednesday. Police Chad M. Adams reported that the Morgan City Police Department responded to 42 calls for service over the last 24-hour reporting period and made these arrests:. --Peggy Sue Sons, North Street...

Terrebonne tops Hahnville, further crowding 5A district standings

Our local 5A district is like the weather in Louisiana. On any given day, you just never know what you're going to get. And what people think might take place rarely ever does, so expect the unexpected. Terrebonne provided the 'thunder' in Wednesday's thunderstorm-postponed matchup with Hahnville, rolling to a...

Heart of Louisiana: Thibodaux Cajun Jam

THIBODAUX, La. (WVUE) - The City of Thibodaux celebrates its Cajun heritage and music in twice-a-month jam sessions. And this month, the music and dancing took on the look of Mardi Gras, as Dave McNamara reports in the Heart of Louisiana. To read more, visit the Heart of Louisiana archive...