Houma http://wwno.org en Houma Bridge Closing for Repair Work http://wwno.org/post/houma-bridge-closing-repair-work <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The bridge that crosses the Houma Navigation Canal at South Van Avenue in Houma will be closed to vehicle traffic from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday while crews work on the bridge.</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:19:08 +0000 The Associated Press 26991 at http://wwno.org Work Strengthens Houma Hospital Against Future Storms http://wwno.org/post/work-strengthens-houma-hospital-against-future-storms <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Repairs are underway to strengthen Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center against future hurricanes.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The work, which includes replacement of hospital freight elevators, windows and exterior walls, will be paid for with Federal Emergency Management Agency grant money and state infrastructure dollars.</p> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 02:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26742 at http://wwno.org Children's Parade Planned in Houma http://wwno.org/post/childrens-parade-planned-houma <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Krewe of Aphrodite's annual children's Carnival parade is scheduled for Jan. 19. in Houma.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><a href="http://bit.ly/100zSHW" target="_blank">The Courier reports</a>&nbsp;the parade will begin at 11 a.m.&nbsp;Children can decorate their own floats, but motorized floats will not be permitted.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 16:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26473 at http://wwno.org Jesus Figure Stolen From Houma Nativity Scene http://wwno.org/post/jesus-figure-stolen-houma-nativity-scene <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Authorities say thieves stole some of the City of Houma's Christmas decorations, including a figure of the infant Jesus.</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 17:48:12 +0000 The Associated Press 26227 at http://wwno.org First Rougarou Fest set for Houma http://wwno.org/post/first-rougarou-fest-set-houma <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A new Halloween festival set for downtown Houma will feature a mix of modern pop culture and monster myths from Cajun lore.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 20:12:22 +0000 The Associated Press 20170 at http://wwno.org Houma center plans zombie flash mob dance for parade http://wwno.org/post/houma-center-plans-zombie-flash-mob-dance-parade <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Braaains. Daaance.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center is looking for people who want to unleash their inner zombie for a flash mob dance in Houma's Halloween parade.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 17:14:09 +0000 The Associated Press 19855 at http://wwno.org Houma contractor issued fraud summons http://wwno.org/post/houma-contractor-issued-fraud-summons <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A Houma contractor was issued a summons on a fraud charge Wednesday for allegedly taking payments for more than a year on a home improvement project without completing the work.</p> Sun, 22 Jul 2012 17:42:16 +0000 The Associated Press 16283 at http://wwno.org Man allegedly DWI on a Wal-Mart scooter http://wwno.org/post/man-allegedly-dwi-wal-mart-scooter <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Houma police say a 24-year-old man is accused of driving a shopping scooter while drunk.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Police say Thomas J. Phillip&#39;s breath tested at more than double the amount considered legal proof of intoxication under Louisiana law when he was pulled over Sunday.</p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 21:14:20 +0000 The Associated Press 16120 at http://wwno.org Vote Could Mean Money for Terrebonne Health Unit http://wwno.org/post/vote-could-mean-money-terrebonne-health-unit <p>HOUMA&nbsp;&mdash; <font color="red">Terrebonne</font> <font color="red">Parish</font> <font color="red">voters</font> will be asked this fall for permission to use taxpayer money to build a new <font color="red">Terrebonne</font> <font color="red">Parish</font> Health Unit. The <font color="red">Parish</font> Council has unanimously agreed to add the measure to the Nov. 6 ballot.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 14:40:27 +0000 The Associated Press 14979 at http://wwno.org