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Thibodaux man sentenced to 20 years for 3rd degree rape of pre-teen

THIBODAUX, LA – A Thibodaux man has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for raping a pre-teen girl who came to his house for a frozen cup. 183 more words


Body found in Lafourche cane field identified as missing Metairie woman

UPDATE:  The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office says the body has been positively identified as 43-year-old Mia West.  The LPSO says that the Jefferson Parish Coroner’s Office conducted the autopsy and made the official identification.  253 more words


Translating French to English in Louisiana newspapers

Until the 1900s, a lot of south Louisiana newspapers were written in French. This wasn’t fancy pants journalism. Their readers read and spoke French.

Sometimes, if you’re lucky, the newspaper was printed in French and English. 261 more words

Newspaper Articles

Lip-synching Lafourche deputies are the 'Guardians of the Bayou'

Thibodaux, LA:   Chasing bad guys? Done that.  Arresting miscreants? Yep. Helping citizens safely cross the street?  Check.  So what’s left for the boys in blue in the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office? 65 more words


Register of historic homes

I love old houses and reading their histories. In fact, my favorite books revolve around the restoration of these grand old ladies with a romance or mystery thrown into the mix. 189 more words

House History

Lafourche Parish election results

LAFOURCHE PARISH — Election results are in for Lafourche Parish.

Here are the winners in each race:

17th Judicial District Attorney: Kristine Russell has defeated “Brad” Naquin with 52 percent of the vote. 24 more words


Raceland man arrested for sex crimes after three month investigation

RACELAND, LA – A 49-year-old man was arrested after police say he committed several sex crimes involving a juvenile.

Jimmy Arabie, Sr. has been arrested on charges of sexual battery for forcible fondling, indecent behavior with a juvenile, and being a peeping Tom, according to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office. 49 more words