Guidelines set for deer hunters

  A crowd of hunters clad in orange surrounded the bed of a pick-up truck parked near the Wildlife Management Area’s weigh station. Many “oohs” and “ahhhs” were uttered as members of the gang admired the majestically crowned king of the hardwoods, a 10-point whitetail buck – its wide rack glistening with splendor in the […]

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Eggplant tops list of veggies

It’s likely that des bremes (eggplant) appeared on many Thanksgiving tables in south Louisiana last week. “Not at our house,” you say. “No, not at Thanksgiving. We look forward to it every Christmas. Mama-Sis-Cousine Belle-Momo-Marrain (godmother) fixes the best eggplant dish you ever tasted!” Thanksgiving. Christmas. Anytime. Eggplant has long had a place on the […]

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Scooters not ‘street legal’

  Santa might be putting electric and gas-powered scooters under the tree this season. Local law enforcement officials warn, however, that the newest mode of transportation for children and teens might not be allowed on rural and state highways. “(We urge) parents and guardians to be aware of and study (state) laws carefully before the […]

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Three arrested on drug charges

  Zoom Three people, including at least one Nicholls State University student, were arrested Monday after an anonymous tipster alerted police to alleged drug activity at a local hotel. Thomas Hunter Mitchell Zoom Thomas Hunter Mitchell, 18, of 35 Winchester Cove in Jackson, Tenn., Hardy J. Ledet, 18, of 316 North Canal Blvd. in Thibodaux […]

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Man arrested for sex with teen

A South Lafourche man was arrested Tuesday for reportedly having sex with a 15-year-old girl. Albert B. Dean, 22, of 144 E. 95th St. in Cut Off, has been charged with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile, a Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office report said. Juvenile investigators received a call Tuesday from the alleged victim’s mother, […]

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