Water Activities

Alayna Yarwood staff Going for a swim or spending the day at the lake was a classic summer activity for youth who grew up in the heat of South Louisiana.  Areas like Fourchon Beach, Lake Salvador, Elmer’s Island and Grand Isle were regular spots in South Louisiana for young adults and teens to visit during […]


Zoe Hebert staff In 1984, Bayouland YMCA was opened in Houma as a community fitness center. Bayouland YMCA offers many facilities to their customers such as an aerobics center, fitness center, gym, outdoor field, pool, sauna, weight room, whirlpool, playground, and a youth gym.  “My wife and kids are always stoked to go swimming at […]

Roller Skating Overview

Jordyn Voisin features editor Roller skating became a popular pastime across the United States in the 1880s and made its way to South Louisiana in 1869 when the first rink opened in New Orleans.  Since then, multiple rinks have come and gone along Southeast Louisiana, including Aggies Skate Connection in Houma, Wheels R Rollin in […]

College Life

Delaney Ligori Staff Nicholls State University’s The Nicholls Worth has been reporting on campus-wide affairs since 1948, giving a glimpse into the lost and changing culture of the Bayou Region’s only university. “Everything we needed to know was in the Nicholls Worth, we looked forward to reading it every week,” says Warren Young, Nicholls alumni […]

Aggie’s Skate Connection

Zoe Hebert Staff While many skating rinks in the Bayou Region have closed, Aggie’s Skate Connection in Houma is still going strong, celebrating their 25th anniversary March 7. “I love watching my customers smile, laugh, and truly enjoy themselves,” says current owner Tish Aguillard, who has managed Aggie’s since 1998. “I try to play all […]