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Houma

(hō`mə), city (1990 pop. 30,495), seat of Terrebonne parish, SE La.; inc. 1848. Houma is a port on the Intracoastal Waterway. Motor vehicles, oil field equipment and machinery, chemical tanks, and wire rope are produced. There is shipbuilding (including tugboats) and shrimp processing. Founded in 1834, the city has many fine antebellum buildings. Nearby is a U.S. sugarcane experiment station.
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EATEL has completed its 100 percent fiber optic network connectivity reaching the Houma and Thibodaux markets, the company said.
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The bank has recently opened additional offices in Baton Rouge, Gonzales, Houma and Thibodaux.
Houma Armature Works a specialises in motor and generator systems.
Houma and LSU programs, whose origin can be traced to 1885 [3], are highly collaborative and mutually strive to improve productivity of the Louisiana sugarcane industry [4].
Meanwhile, the winds and rains of Gustav crushed mobile homes, felled trees, sheared away roofs, flooded roads, and washed elevated wooden houses from their pilings across the isolated swamplands occupied by the 17,000 Houma (pronounced HOE-muh) roughly 50 miles southwest of New Orleans.
The purpose of the United Houma Nation Relief Office is to assist tribal citizens impacted by natural disasters and to assist in the coordination of the United Houma Nation disaster preparedness plans.
How you were educated in Louisiana and how much were largely a matter of race, according to the state's United Houma Nation in.
A total of 1,115 books and resource guides worth almost USD13,000 have been donated by the Books for Kids project of the Global Fund for Children to the United Houma Nation in southeastern Louisiana, US.
Everyone grabbed hold of this project, including those in Houma (a small town in Terrebonne Parish).
Hardest hit of the southern tribes is the United Houma Nation.
barberi Jeswiet) genetic stocks were developed by the USDA-ARS at Houma, LA, and Canal Point, FL, and were released in 1997: CP 68-413, US 84-3065, US 89-23, US 90-28, US 93-13, US 93-14, and US 94-12 (Table 1).