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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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In May 2018, 53-year-old Bonnie Brien of Gray, 32-year-old Ashley Burnett of Houma, and 51-year-old Fredericka Burnett of Houma, conspired and participated in a staged U-Haul vehicle crash in Terrebonne Parish, the LSP said.
1, as Hurricane Gustav blasted the coastal Louisiana homeland of the United Houma Nation, tribal chief Brenda Dardar Robichaux hunkered down with friends and family members around a television with foil-wrapped bunny ears.
The varieties--L 79-1002, Ho 00-961, and HoCP 91-552--were developed as part of a cooperative breeding and evaluation program with scientists at the ARS Sugarcane Research Unit in Houma, the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and the American Sugar Cane League in Thibodaux.
EATEL has completed its 100 percent fiber optic network connectivity reaching the Houma and Thibodaux markets, the company said.
Business First Bank's wealth solutions group has added the financial advisory team of Brandon LeBlanc, Ryan Gill and Casey Roberson to provide wealth solutions services within the bank's Baton Rouge, Houma and Thibodaux markets, the company said.
Business First Bank (BFB) has said that the bank has expanded the financial advisory team within its Wealth Solutions Group with the appointment of Brandon LeBlanc, Ryan Gill and Casey Roberson to provide wealth solutions services within the bank's Baton Rouge, Houma and Thibodaux markets.
Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, with fabrication facilities located in Houma, Louisiana, and San Patricio County, Texas, is a fabricator of offshore drilling and production platforms, hull and/or deck sections of floating production platforms and other specialized structures used in the development and production of offshore oil and gas reserves.
Houma, LA, April 29, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Royal Room Owners achieve teaching certification of the Amy Howard at Home finishes product line.
International Resource News-April 24, 2015--Ward Leonard acquires Houma Armature Works
The two USDA-ARS breeding programs are based in Houma, LA, Canal Point, FL, and the third Louisiana State University program in St.