The Houma Courier

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The Courier
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) New Media Investment Group
Publisher Lee Bachlet
Editor Keith Magill
Founded 1878
Headquarters 3030 Barrow Street
Houma, Louisiana 70361
Former Houma Courier building

The Houma Courier is a newspaper published daily in Houma, Louisiana, United States, covering Terrebonne Parish.[1][2][3] It was owned by Halifax Media Group until 2015, when In 2015, Halifax was acquired by New Media Investment Group.[4][5] It is sometimes simply referred to as The Courier. The paper is published by Lee Bachlet and the paper's Executive Editor is Keith Magill. The paper was founded in 1878 as Le Courrier de Houma by French-born Lafayette Bernard Filhucan Bazet. It first published in four-page, half-French half-English editions.

The Courier has a daily circulation of 19,700 and a Sunday circulation of 22,100. Its online edition, Houma Today was launched in May 1999.

The Courier won the Louisiana Press Association's Newspaper of the Year award in various categories in 2017.[2][6]

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