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  • PARISH PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

    Mathews, LA – Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle announced today that a portion of his salary will go towards providing scholarships to parish high school students attending either Nicholls State University or Fletcher Technical Community College.

    12/13/2016 3:08 PM

  • LA 308 OVERPASS IN LAROSE TO BE ONE LANE ON DECEMBER 13 FOR SEVERAL HOURS

    Mathews, LA – According to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), the Louisiana Highway 308 overpass crossing the Intracoastal Canal in Larose will be under a one lane operation on Tuesday, December 13 from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm in order for DOTD personnel to perform inspection operations on the structure.

    12/12/2016 3:40 PM

  • VOTERS APPROVE TERM LIMITS FOR PARISH PRESIDENT AND COUNCIL

    Mathews, LA – Lafourche Parish voters on Saturday approved term limits for the offices of parish president and parish council

    12/12/2016 10:14 AM

  • Commodities Distribution December 15th in Thibodaux

    Commodities distribution will take place on Thursday, December 15 in Thibodaux at the Warren Harang Municipal Auditorium from 10:00 am until all items are distributed.

    12/12/2016 8:38 AM

  • PARISH OFFICES TO CLOSE ON DECEMBER 15 FOR FOUR HOURS

    Mathews, LA – Lafourche Parish Government offices will be closed on Thursday, December 15 from 10 am until 2 pm in order for employees to attend the annual employee holiday luncheon.

    12/12/2016 8:09 AM

  • WEST LAROSE VERTICAL LIFT BRIDGE CLOSURE

    Mathews, LA – According to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), the West Larose Vertical Lift Bridge on Louisiana Highway 1 crossing the Intracoastal Canal will be closed continuously to vehicular traffic from 7:00 am on Thursday, December 8, 2016 until 5:00 pm on Friday, December 23, 2016.

    12/05/2016 11:31 AM

  • Cut Off Lift Bridge Closures Update

    The Cut Off Lift Bridge will be closed to vehicle and marine traffic on December 2, 2016 from approximately 9:00 am until 1:00 pm.

    12/01/2016 4:06 PM

  • Cut Off Lift Bridge Closures

    The Cut Off Lift Bridge will be closed periodically to vehicle traffic today, December 1, from 9:00 am until noon in order for workers to replace a motor.

    12/01/2016 9:24 AM

  • PARISH STREET LIGHT CONVERSION GETS UNDERWAY

    Mathews, LA – An initiative proposed by Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle to convert parish street lights to more efficient and cost saving forms began to become a reality recently as the first of several street lights in parish residential subdivisions were converted.

    12/01/2016 9:20 AM

  • GALLIANO PONTOON BRIDGE CLOSURE

    Mathews, LA – Beginning today, November 28, the Galliano Pontoon Bridge will be closed for the demolition and reconstruction of the Louisiana Highway 1 approach to the bridge.

    11/28/2016 8:41 AM

  • NEWS RELEASE: PARISH EXPECTS SIGNIFICANT SAVINGS WITH EMPLOYEE HEALTH PLAN

    Mathews, LA – After lengthy discussion on Tuesday, the Lafourche Parish Council approved a renewal of the current health care plan for parish employees, a plan which Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle expects to yield a significant savings to parish coffers.

    11/23/2016 9:33 AM

  • Press Release: Statewide Burn Ban Lifted

    The Louisiana State Fire Marshal and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry have announced that the burn ban that was issued on November 5 for many parishes in Louisiana has been lifted.

    11/22/2016 10:06 AM

  • Press Release: Galliano Permit Office Closed on 11/23/16

    The Galliano satellite permit office will be closed on Wednesday, November 23. Regular hours twice a week will resume the week of November 28.

    11/22/2016 7:56 AM

  • BURN BAN IN PLACE FOR LAFOURCHE PARISH

    UPDATE: BURN BAN IN PLACE FOR LAFOURCHE PARISH

    11/21/2016 10:35 AM

  • No Garbage Collection on Thanksgiving Day

    Please note that there will be no regular household garbage collection in Lafourche Parish on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 24.

    11/21/2016 9:05 AM

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    DEDICATION HELD FOR SALTWATER CONTROL STRUCTURE IN LOCKPORT

    Mathews, LA – Local, parish and state officials were on hand Thursday morning in Lockport to dedicate the recently completed Bayou Lafourche Saltwater Control Structure.

    11/10/2016 3:19 PM

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    TRANSPORT AND MANUFACTURING BUSINESS RELOCATES TO LAFOURCHE PARISH

    Thibodaux, LA – A longtime area business well known to individuals in the farming and agriculture industries has recently relocated to Lafourche Parish.

    11/09/2016 12:58 PM

  • Deadline to Register To Vote!!!

    11/09/2016 10:45 AM

  • Press Release: Burn Ban In Place For Lafourche Parish

    Due to extremely hot and dry conditions and pursuant to an order from the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner, a cease and desist order has been issued for all private burning in several parishes across Louisiana, including Lafourche Parish. Private burning shall only be allowed by permission of the local government or local fire department.

    11/07/2016 2:03 PM

  • Press Release: West Larose Vertical Lift Bridge Upcoming Closure

    West Larose vertical lift bridge upcoming closure from November 10th-23rd, 2016. This closure is necessary to install new tower access stairs, ladders and hand rails. The closure is in effect for 24 hours, daily.

    11/07/2016 8:52 AM

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