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Christmas is a time when we gather ‘round with our families to celebrate and rejoice. Part of the beauty of the holiday is decorating your space to reflect you and your family’s traditions and personalities. Every home you step into is decorated a little differently, but each has such amazin…

On October 13, the Two Hearts Perpetual Adoration Chapel opened at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church on the campus of Nicholls State University in Thibodaux. What began as a vision of Father Mitch Semar was brought to life through local contractors, builders, artists, parishioners and the m…

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Monday, December 02, 2019
Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Ça c’est correct! You heard dat right. “Cajun” has been named one of the sexiest accents in the United States. And in PoV country, many of us already know dat. ‘Cause we got one.

Friday, August 30, 2019

I never watched that critically-acclaimed television series Friday Night Lights, which used the backdrop of high school football in small town Texas to dramatize cultural and social issues of our times. After two seasons, however, NBC punted on the series, as dramatizing a single, small town…

Thursday, August 29, 2019
Thursday, August 01, 2019

This is what I remember.  I was born.  I was in the air upside-down.  Someone slapped me on the backside.  I felt the sting on my skin.  My eyes opened.  Through a slant of light between curtains, I could see images beyond a window.  The ground outside was covered with white shells.  I relax…

Monday, July 01, 2019

It’s a hot and muggy Sunday dusk. A man from PoV country has just knocked-off from a seven-and-seven hitch offshore. Heavy from the duffle bag slung over his shoulder, he slowly stoops down from his driveway to pick up the newspaper that the delivery person–probably the local high school qua…

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Sam and Suzie deGeneres sit on the side porch of their Acadian cottage, their favorite spot for drinking coffee reminiscing about “the house that love built.” As Suzie shares, a lifetime of memories lives here.

 On October 15 in Washington D.C., members of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission held a ceremony to formally swear in their new Chief Administrative Law Judge (CALJ). This distinguished honor is significant to us in the Bayou Region, as the judge who acquired that position …

Along a quiet stretch of bayou, just off old Bayou Black Drive, stand rows of live oak trees. The trees stand at attention, covered in evergreen foliage, a solemn reminder of the sacrifice of the sons of Terrebonne Parish in World War II. 

We celebrate the famous father-son athletes in America such as Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Jr., Dell and Steph Curry, Ken Griffey Sr. and Jr. and the Mannings. Not only does the talent they display attract us but also that special bond they have. 

Historic Downtown Houma has long established itself as the one of the most beloved areas of the city. From exciting festivals to the reinvigorating night life, from celebrated restaurants to fashionable boutiques, the Main Street corridor is already the place to be. 

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