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West Jefferson animal shelter close to funding goal, seeking approval for construction...
A rendering of the $10.65 million animal shelter, planned for a location at Peters Road and Lapalco Boulevard.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Harvey groups get ready for back-to-school
KEY Homeschool Association Inc. will answer questions about homeschooling at a back-to-school meeting Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Harvey Volunteer Fire Department, 639 Maple Ave., Harvey.
Seven new principals to lead Jefferson Parish public schools
Seven new principals will assume leadership posts in the Jefferson Parish public school system in the 2014-15 academic year that starts next month.
Alternative school keeps students on track, even in summer months
Koran Blackman, 17, was in the popular crowd at his old school, Bonnabel Magnet Academy High in Kenner.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Suspect in murder of mother beaten to death in Metairie apartment extradited to Jefferson Parish
Pedro Alberto Monterroso-Navas, the Guatemalan native accused of murdering his girlfriend in the Metairie apartment they shared, returned to Jefferson Parish Friday afternoon after extradition from Harris County, Texas.
U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite to speak at scholarship banquet in Harvey
U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite will be the guest speaker at the Westside Missionary Baptist Association's President's Scholarship Banquet on Aug. 1 at Mount Pilgrim Multipurpose Christian Center, 1006 Pailet Ave. in Harvey.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
One year later: Memories of Ahlittia North haunt relatives;...
A photo of Ahlittia North, 6, greets mourners in the foyer of the Christian Assembly Church, Monday, July 22, 2013 where her funeral was held.
Dalton Elementary in line for new charter management
Dalton Elementary in Baton Rouge is changing hands after the charter management company selected by the state to run the school began collapsing after the abrupt resignation of its CEO, who admitted he lied on his rA©sumA© and failed to mention a prior prison sentence.
Ahlittia North's death initiated aggressive code enforcement in...
When 6-year-old Ahlittia North was found in a trash can outside a Harvey apartment a year ago today, it cast a spotlight on a troubled neighborhood and sparked aggressive code enforcement of blighted areas.
Authorities arrest owner of emaciated pit bull left for dead in Harvey apartment following eviction
Jefferson Parish authorities arrested a New Orleans man accused of leaving behind his dog to starve in a Harvey apartment after his eviction.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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Five places to get bubble tea
Frosty's Caffe 2800 Manhattan Blvd,, Harvey, 361-9099 Bubble teas feature chewy balls of tapioca and a Thai tea option.
Convicted Harvey arson killer mentally competent for sentencing, judge rules
Cyrus Casby, then 19, is escorted in 2004 Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detectives Jeffrey Rodrigue, left, and Lt.
Harvey street renamed for education pioneer
There is nothing easy about being the first or taking the lead amongst resistance.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Severe thunderstorm warning for Jefferson, Plaquemines parishes until 5:15 p.m. Friday
A bolt of lightning accompanying a severe thunderstorm hits the West Bank beyond the Huey P. Long Bridge on Friday afternoon, July 11, 2014.
A year after historic election, Mayor Belinda Constant bringing momentum to Gretna, colleagues say
When Belinda Constant took the oath as mayor of Gretna a year ago, she became the first woman in the city's 100-year history to serve as chief executive.
Starving dog left tethered after tenant evicted, Jefferson Parish shelter reports
The Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter is taking care of 'Minera,' a dog left tethered after its owner was evicted.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
JPSO looking for suspect in theft from Harvey cell phone store
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators are asking for the public's help in identifying the above pictured suspect who is accused of stealing two cell phones from a Harvey store on Tuesday morning .
Fourth Street Bridge in Harvey closed for emergency repairs
The Fourth Street Bridge over the Harvey Canal is closed Thursday, July 10 until 3 p.m. for emergency repairs, transportation officials say.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo starts party with Thursday's poster unveiling
Though two weeks away, the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo kicks off the party Thursday with the unveiling of its official poster.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Gretna inmate at hearing on obscenity charge rebooked with masturbating during court
Elgin Harvey, 28, is accused of masturbating during a court hearing to set bond after his arrest on an earlier obscenity arrest, authorities said.