Thibodaux (United States)

Type: City
Name: Thibodaux (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 29.790001
Longitude: -90.82
population: 14,410
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Looking for fun? Click here for upcoming happenings

The 78th annual Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival is a five-day festival scheduled from Aug. 29-Sept. 1 in downtown Morgan City under the U.S. 90 overpass. The festival includes Cajun food, carnival rides and games, free live music, arts-and-crafts ... [Published Houma Today - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Candidates air views at local forum

Congressional hopefuls discussed the Army Corps of Engineers' interest in Raceland property, safeguards against oil spills, immigration and other topics Thursday night.Tea Party-backed Rob Maness and Libertarian Brannon Lee McMorris represented challengers ... [Published Daily Comet - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Thibodaux lawsuit raises questions about access for disabled

Marty Dufrene rolls up a ramp Thursday in Thibodaux.A resident who is confined to a wheelchair is suing the city of Thibodaux, claiming Peltier Park fails to meet federal requirements to make it accessible to him and others with handicaps.Andrew Schlesinger, ... [Published Houma Today - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Labor Day closures

Most government offices and public services will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day.Terrebonne, Lafourche, state and federal government offices will be closed Monday. Both parishes' school board offices will also be closed.Good Earth Transit ... [Published Daily Comet - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Clean water must be protected

In Louisiana we know that clean water is a fundamental component of all life. And as a person of faith, I believe that water plays a spiritual role as well. The Bible refers to water as a gift from God, and it is key to the Christian sacrament of bap ... [Published Daily Comet - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Members of Congress expected to miss forum

Two candidates for U.S. Senate will be at a congressional forum Thursday in Thibodaux, but neither of them is incumbent Mary Landrieu nor her challenger, U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy.Landrieu, D-La., confirmed she won't be at the forum at Nicholls State University ... [Published Daily Comet - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Why support Mary Landrieu?

I am 82 years old and was born and raised in Thibodaux.Although I presently live Baton Rouge, I just want you to know that I am still connected to Thibodaux as my hometown.I find it hard to understand why so many Republicans are backing Mary Landrieu ... [Published Daily Comet - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

N. Canal widening project details emerge

As construction to widen North Canal Boulevard gets closer to beginning, Thibodaux residents and workers share excitement regarding some parts of the project and hesitancy on others.Construction on the about $9 million project covered by the state with ... [Published Tri-Parish Times - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Lafourche, Terrebonne races clearer following second day of qualifying

Races for local political offices became clearer after the second day of qualifying for Nov. 4 elections came to a close on Thursday.Terrebonne state Rep. Lenar Whitney, R-Houma, will challenge 10 other candidates to replace U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton ... [Published Daily Comet - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

How to curb bullying

Bullying is one of those behaviors everyone abhors, with the possible exception of the bullies and their friends.So you would think with so much agreement, people would have eradicated it, or made it extremely rare. Unfortunately, that is not the case. ... [Published Houma Today - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Consultant considers state Senate run

Thibodaux businessman John Kerry said he's likely to challenge state Sen. Troy Brown, D-Napoleonville, for his seat in 2015.The 28-year-old political and business consultant said he's looking to restore integrity to the Senate.“I think our elected officials ... [Published Daily Comet - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Five locations to veg out on pizza

Although the modern pizza was invented in Naples, Italy, the cheesy dish became an American favorite in the 20th century following the arrival of Italian immigrants into the United States.Whether celebrating a special occasion or simply looking to indulge, ... [Published Houma Today - Aug 04 2014]

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"Basically, it comes down to minimizing exposure to sunlight and certainly avoiding exposure to tanning beds," he said. "If you are outside between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p m., stay in the shade as much as possible. Wear long sleeves and pants in the sun and use a sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher. If everyone were to do those things, we'd see a lot less skin cancer in the future."
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Nicholls club shows domestic, international films [Published Houma Today - Aug 31 2014]
Looking for fun? Click here for upcoming happen... [Published Houma Today - Aug 29 2014]
Candidates air views at local forum [Published Daily Comet - Aug 29 2014]
Candidates air views at local forum [Published Houma Today - Aug 29 2014]
Thibodaux lawsuit raises questions about access... [Published Houma Today - Aug 29 2014]
Real Estate Mortgages for Terrebonne Parish: Au... [Published Houma Today - Aug 27 2014]
Real Estate Sales for Terrebonne Parish: Aug. 2... [Published Houma Today - Aug 27 2014]
Labor Day closures [Published Daily Comet - Aug 27 2014]
Labor Day closures [Published Houma Today - Aug 27 2014]
Louisiana Residents Travel to Texas to Ask for ... [Published Earth Justice - Aug 27 2014]
Clean water must be protected [Published Daily Comet - Aug 27 2014]
Members of Congress expected to miss forum [Published Daily Comet - Aug 27 2014]
New Faces on Campus [Published Ingram's - Aug 26 2014]
Many local candidates win without opposition [Published Houma Today - Aug 23 2014]
Real Estate Sales for Terrebonne Parish: Aug. 9... [Published Houma Today - Aug 22 2014]
Why support Mary Landrieu? [Published Daily Comet - Aug 22 2014]
Why support Mary Landrieu? [Published Houma Today - Aug 22 2014]
N. Canal widening project details emerge [Published Tri-Parish Times - Aug 22 2014]
Lafourche, Terrebonne races clearer following s... [Published Daily Comet - Aug 21 2014]
Lafourche, Terrebonne races clearer following s... [Published Houma Today - Aug 21 2014]
Election qualifying begins [Published Houma Today - Aug 20 2014]
Election qualifying begins [Published Daily Comet - Aug 20 2014]
How to curb bullying [Published Houma Today - Aug 20 2014]
Keep sun exposure, and cancer risk, at bay [Published Houma Today - Aug 18 2014]
Consultant considers state Senate run [Published Daily Comet - Aug 12 2014]
Consultant considers state Senate run [Published Houma Today - Aug 12 2014]
Looking for fun? Click here for weekend happenings [Published Houma Today - Aug 07 2014]
Court refuses to force campaign consultant to s... [Published The Advocate - Aug 07 2014]
Social media use focus of 'Parent Rapp' seminar [Published Tri-Parish Times - Aug 05 2014]
Show solidarity against crime [Published Houma Today - Aug 04 2014]
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‘Learn to weld’: Labour shortage imperils U.S. ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Apr 17 2014]
How high is demand for welders to work in the shale boom on the U.S. Gulf Coast? So high that “you can take every citizen in the region of Lake Charles between the ages of 5 and 85 and teach them all how to weld and you’re not going to have enough welders,” ...
Cajuns Edge Out Texas, North Dakota Oil Country... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 09 2014]
The energy industry helped small-town southern Louisiana claim the lowest unemployment rate in the U.S., unseating oil boom-towns in Texas and North Dakota. The Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux metropolitan area unemployment rate fell to 2.8% in February, ...
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