The Courier and the Daily Comet are sister papers in Houma and Thibodaux, Louisiana. The Courier was originally founded as Le Courrier de Houma in 1878. The Daily Comet was not established until 1888. On Saturday mornings, the two papers produce a combined paper that has its circulation recorded under The Courier. Both newspapers have a long history of excellence, earning numerous top awards in state, regional and national journalism contests. The Courier has earned the title of Newspaper of the Year in its circulation category at the Louisiana Newspaper Association's journalism competition for each of the past eight years. The sister papers also include two websites, houmatoday.com and dailycomet.com.