The Daily Comet
|Owner(s)||New Media Investment Group|
|Founded||1889 (as the Lafourche Comet)|
|Headquarters||104 Hickory Street|
Thibodaux, Louisiana 70301
It began publishing in 1889 as the weekly Lafourche Comet. It is the only paper currently published in America named "Comet". Its publisher, a Democrat, selected the name "Comet" because the rival Republican newspaper was named the Star. The publisher reasoned that a comet is brighter than a star.
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