Bollinger adds 2 new dry docks
The Lockport-based shipbuilder said Thursday one of the docks, a 10,500-ton dry dock, will be located at the company's Port Fourchon facility in southern Lafourche Parish. Bollinger Chief Financial Officer Ben Bordelon tells The Courier (http://bit.ly/1GhCYJe ) the company now has three commercial dry docks at Port Fourchon with a combined lifting capacity of more than 22,000 tons.
Bollinger Shipyards delivers Coast Guard cutter
LOCKPORT, La. (AP) ? Bollinger Shipyards, of Lockport, Louisiana, has delivered its 11th fast-response cutter to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Florida.
Lockport man dies following crash in Lafouche Parish.
A 21-year-old man from Lockport has died from injuries sustained in an accident on Tuesday.
Lafourche group to serve needy and elderly free Thanksgiving dinner
A newly founded community group is making sure Lafourche?s needy and elderly have a Thanksgiving meal Thursday.
Career Magnet Center on schedule to open in June
Construction on the Career Magnet Center is on schedule, and South Larose and Raceland Lower elementary schools are nearing completion, school officials said.
Murder trial in Thibodaux awaiting a judge
The judge for the trial of a man charged in a 2012 triple homicide in Lockport will be decided next month.
Lafourche names new animal shelter manager
Lockport native Hilary Knight has been hired as the Lafourche Parish Animal Shelter?s new manager.
Police reports: Countryside, Westchester and Western Springs
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Fresh, homemade items attract visitors to local farmers markets
The area's three farmers markets that have sprouted up in the past 12 years are attracting people with the promise of something new, something fresh, something homemade.