Public notices for Dec. 6, 2023
NO. 23-13 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND REENACTING CHAPTER 126, ZONING, ARTICLE V – SIGN AND BILLBOARD REGULATIONS, SEC. 126-157. GENERAL RE- STRICTIONS. BE IT ORDAIN-ED, by the City Council, the governing authority of the City of Morgan City, Louisiana, that Section 126-157 of Chapter 126 Zoning, Article V is hereby amended and re-enacted, said section to read as follows:
FOX 8 Defenders: Public Service Commissioner clarifies reasons for Magnolia Water rate hike
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - After FOX 8 detailed widespread complaints about Magnolia Water rate hikes, one public service commissioner explains why the increase was approved. “Nobody likes to have rate increases but again, it’s the cost of getting a system that functions,” said Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Eric Skrmetta.
BESSIE HIDALGO MAYON
Bessie Hidalgo Mayon was born March 17, 1931 in Bayou Sale to Caliste and Zulama Hidalgo. She met the one and only love of her life Dudley “D.J.” Mayon at 15 and married him at 16. They were married for 45 years when he passed away in 1992. She loved to sew and taught her two daughters this art when they were very young. In the 70’s she obtained her GED and decided she wanted to get a job and so she did but she still always made time to work in her garden and tend to her beautiful flowers. She sewed, did alterations and monogramming at Joe’s Boots for many years until her failing health caused her to quit.
Experience the Magic of Christmas at The Oaks of Thibodaux
Get ready to immerse yourself in the enchanting holiday spirit at Christmas at The Oaks of Thibodaux. This magical event is set to take place on Sat, Dec 09, from 10am - 7pm. The venue for this festive celebration is none other than The Oaks of Thibodaux, located at 108 Saint Patrick Street, Thibodaux, LA, 70301. This event promises to be an unforgettable experience, filled with the joy and warmth of the Christmas season.
Battery, drug arrests reported by local police
Morgan City police and St. Mary deputies made arrests on battery charges over the weekend, while Morgan City and Assumption authorities also reported drug arrests:. Chief Chad M. Adams reported that the Morgan City Police Department responded to 133 calls for service over the last 72- hour reporting period and made these arrests:
Tickets are now on sale for 2024’s first 8 Seconds to Glory Championship Bull Riding
Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming 8 Seconds to Glory Champion Bull Riding is coming to the Barry P. Bonvillain Civic Center in Houma on January 6, 2024, starting at 7:30 p.m. The event will host more than thirty professional bull riders from all over the country, including...
Parish Council hears plans for solar farm
The St. Mary Parish Council heard about plans for a new kind of farm — a solar energy farm — that could be turning sunlight into electricity for thousands of homes in 2026. Also at Wednesday’s meeting, the Parish Council passed a budget calling for $39.7 million in...
The Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux is working to bring more athletic programs to elementary schools in the 2024-2025 school year
The Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux is working hard to bring new athletic programs to students enrolled in their elementary schools. “This all stems from our overall mission of Catholic schools, which is to develop everything within a person,” explained Dr. Mark Williams, Superintendent. “We know that we have to move in this direction if we are going to develop the whole child, and sports are such an important part of that.”
Closures to the I49 and I10 corridor
In between the cities of Raceland and Gray Louisiana, like a number of places aboard near and far, there is an unwelcome and deeply concerning occurrence. A wildfire or to be more specific a marsh fire because the area is in the heart of Bayou Country and is surrounded by swamps and marshes.
6-Ryleigh Vedin performs a scene from It's A Wondeful Life with her dad, Tiger Verdin.
It's an old time radio play of It's A Wonderful Life in Franklin. We spoke to Ed "Tiger" Verdin at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts about the performance.
Cajun Craftin' with Santa: Create, Celebrate, and Capture Memories at Thibodaux's Holiday Extravaganza!
Get ready to jingle all the way to the GATR Coolers, Saint Patrick Street, Thibodaux, LA, USA 1635 Saint Patrick Street, Thibodaux, LA 70301 for an unforgettable holiday event! The "Cajun Craftin' with Santa" is set to take place on Saturday, December 9, from 12 pm to 1 pm.
Sulphur Resident Arrested on Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop in Labadieville
Aaron Paul Prestenbach, 42, from Sulphur, LA, was arrested on felony drug charges after a traffic stop in Labadieville, says Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon. The arrest happened on Monday on the 2500 Block of LA 1 when a narcotics officer noticed a traffic violation and stopped Prestenbach's car.
Ireland scores 25 to lead Nicholls over Elizabeth City State 84-70
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Byron Ireland had 25 points in Nicholls’ 84-70 victory over Elizabeth City State on Saturday night. Ireland was 10 of 17 shooting, including 2 for 6 from 3-point range, and went 3 for 3 from the line for the Colonels (4-6). Jamal West scored 17 points while going 4 of 7 and 9 of 12 from the free throw line, and added nine rebounds. Robert Brown III had 16 points and was 4 of 7 shooting, including 2 for 5 from 3-point range, and went 6 for 7 from the line.
Southland Conference announces 2024 Football Schedule
The Southland Conference announced Thursday the football schedule for the 2024 season, with the Nicholls State University Colonels set to begin its title defense on Sept. 28 at home against Texas A&M-Commerce. After going 7-0 in league play this season with four road wins, Nicholls will welcome four Southland foes...
LEF announces 2024 Bayou King Cake Festival poster contest winner
The Lafourche Education Foundation has announced that Milee Sellers, student at Thibodaux High School, has been selected as the winner for their Bayou King Cake Festival Poster Contest!. “In preparation for the King Cake Fest, we held a poster contest at three high schools– Thibodaux, South Lafourche, and Central Lafourche...
Terrebonne board votes to consolidate three schools
HOUMA, La. (WVUE) - The Terrebonne Parish School voted Tuesday (Dec. 5) to consolidate three district schools before next school year, over the objections of dozens of parents and students who packed a public meeting. The plan, passed by a 6-3 vote, means the district will shutter three elementary schools....
Xtreme Athletix cheerleading team receives first ever fully-paid bid to the 2024 All Star World Championship
Congratulations to Xtreme Athletix Genesis team for receiving a fully-paid bid to compete in the 2024 All Star World Championship! Genesis is the first team in the Houma-Thibodaux area to be granted a fully-paid bid to compete in this competition. “Our Genesis team had the highest-scoring routine at the Battle...
Photo Gallery: SLHS Soccer vs Thibodaux
The South Lafourche Boys soccer team played their first home game of the season against Thibodaux tonight. The Tarpons got a 4-0 win over the Tigers.
Port of Morgan City Expansions progressing with six dredges from Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Orion, Crosby, and Brice Civil Construction mobilized
The Port of Morgan City’s Marine Terminal Dock Expansion Project at 800 Youngs Road is making significant progress, with six dredges contracted by the Corps of Engineers to support the ongoing work. Unprecedented funding has been allocated to ensure a consistent, navigable channel 20 feet deep by 400 feet wide for industrial use, driving economic growth for the Port District.
GALLERY: Girls Varsity Basketball- THS vs De La Salle
The Thibodaux High School girls varsity basketball played against De La Salle on Thursday night. The Lady Tigers won 43-31. See the photos of the game below. Photos by NATALI BARNES l THS Student Photographer.