Latest Houma News

Some say 2022 alligator season in Louisiana is gonna be good

Sep. 17, 2022 10:08 AM EDT

HOUMA, La. (AP) — Alligator season is underway in Louisiana, and with meat prices high, people within the industry expect a good year. Alligators bring in an estimated $250 million to the state annually, according to the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Department. ...

First phase of wetlands center may be ready by Rougarou Fest

Sep. 10, 2022 01:12 AM EDT

HOUMA, La. (AP) — The first phase of Houma’s South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center is close to being complete. The center, on 2.4 acres near the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, broke ground in January 2021. At the time, officials had hoped to finish the first phase by the end...

Louisiana inmates donate money for school supplies

Sep. 03, 2022 01:08 AM EDT

HOUMA, La. (AP) — Fourteen Terrebonne Parish jail inmates donated their own money to buy school supplies for four elementary schools. Amounts ranged from $20 to $500. Unprompted, the inmates donated nearly $1,200 combined, Sheriff Tim Soignet said. “I am extremely...