Monthly Archives: July 2014

2014 Motor vehicle law amendments to affect Louisiana drivers

Beginning August 1st, 2014, numerous laws and amendments passed during the 2014 Louisiana Legislative Session will affect motorists throughout the state. Troopers would like to highlight several changes that both…Share

Raceland woman admits to past relationship with minor, sets fire to victim’s home

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Raceland woman for allegedly setting fire to the home of an ex-girlfriend who was a minor when their relationship began….Share

St. Mary police report 7/31/14

According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24 hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 36 complaints and reports the following arrests: Steven Legnon, 21,…Share

Traffice Notice – Tiger Drive (Between Birch Street and St. Mary)

The section of Tiger Drive, between Birch Street and St. Mary, is scheduled to close from 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM on Friday, August 1, 2014. The closure is necessary…Share

St. Mary police report 7/30/14

According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24 hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 36 complaints and reports the following arrests: Rick J. McCurtis,…Share

Traffic Notice – T-Bois Lift Bridge closed Wednesday 7/30

Lafourche Parish Public Works announces the T-Bois Lift Bridge will be under repair on Wednesday, July 30. On Wednesday, July 30 at 7:30am the T-Bois Lift Bridge will be closed…Share

Traffic Notice – Ridgefield Road to close for stump grinding

Weather permitting, the section of Ridgefield Road, between W. 7th and W. 8th, is again scheduled to close from 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM on Friday, August 1, 2014. The…Share

Photo Credit:  Nicholls State University.
(From right) Michele Beary, foundation executive director for the Barataria-Terrebonne Estuary Foundation, Kerry St. Pé, former director of the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program and Dr. David Boudreaux, executive director of the Nicholls Foundation. Nicholls will begin offering a new scholarship to full-time marine biology students in honor of St. Pé’s work for the Louisiana coast.

Scholarship honors distinguished Nicholls Alum

Nicholls State University will begin offering a new scholarship this fall to full-time marine biology students in honor of distinguished alum Kerry St. Pé. The Barataria-Terrebonne Estuary Foundation donated $10,000…Share