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West Jefferson High School celebrates first National Honor Society ceremony
Fourteen students at West Jefferson High School were inducted into the National Honor Society on Thursday, December 5, 2013.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Punishment not yet decided for Terrytown teen who killed sister with wrestling moves
Viloude Louis, 5, died June 16 of injuries she received at the hands of her brother, Armstrong Desvallons, 13, both of Terrytown.
JPSO trying to identify man who shot woman inside Harvey bar
An unidentified gunman shot a woman inside a bar in the 1000 block of Manhattan Boulevard in Harvey early Sunday morning.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Blaze erupts at Harvey house; no one injured
A one-alarm blaze broke out in an empty house that was undergoing renovations, in Harvey on Tuesday night , fire officials said.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Defendant whose conviction led to ban on executing child rapists seeks release from prison
Patrick Kennedy, whose conviction for raping an 8-year-old girl in Harvey led the U.S. Supreme Court to ban the death penalty for child rapists, was granted a new trial in October.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
a Region Redefined Part IV: Jobs migrate to suburbs
For 60 years after its founding in 1945, the family-owned firm was based in the French Quarter, creating its distinctive gas lamps in the historic heart of the city and sending them around the region and beyond.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Holiday season bittersweet for Gretna institution Casey Jones Supermarket
Casey Jones Supermarket, a Gretna and West Bank institution for nearly 50 years, will close next spring.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Best of New Orleans
The Big Bar Guide: Harvey
Big Al's Saloon 1440 Westbank Expwy., Harvey, 376-2090; www.bigalssaloon.net Restaurant bar The bottled beer here is chilled on ice, and is $1.75 during weekday happy hours .
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Two Harvey educators enjoy volunteering
Harvey educators Josline Frank and Claudia Clark have been volunteering and giving back to the community together for about 14 years.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Woman returns $223,600 dropped from car
Daily Times Monitor Probation officer Jessica Luebke left the Jefferson District state probation department office in Harvey, Louisiana and while driving she saw an unusual sight on the side of the road.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
JPSO: Man arrested in connection with Harvey purse-snatching
A Gretna man was arrested in connection with a purse-snatching that occurred on Thursday afternoon , the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's office said.
West Jefferson HS
Principal Vanessa Brown Lewis talks about changes she's made at West Jefferson High School in Harvey on November 18, 2013 at West Jefferson High School in Harvey.West Jefferson's new principal has been working with teachers and parents to change the school culture and improve the school's performance.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Matthew Flugence booked on battery charge; accused of assaulting inmate at Gretna jail
Matthew Flugence, the man accused of murdering 6-year-old Ahlittia North, was booked with simple battery after authorities say he threw an unidentified liquid on another inmate at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna during a security check.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
JPSO searching for 2 suspects in Harvey armed robbery
Russell Holloway, 19, is wanted for an armed robbery that occurred Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in the 1200 block of Angus Drive in Harvey.
Armored car drops $223,600 in cash in Harvey neighborhood
Probation Officer Jessica Luebke found a plastic bag containing $223,600 in cash that had been dropped by an armored car as it drove through a Harvey neighborhood on Wednesday.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Jefferson leaders discuss economic development in state of parish address
Economic development and the need to attract young, well-heeled residents were the overarching themes in Tuesday's "state of the parish" presentation hosted by the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Barron Burmaster hopes to join Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court bench next week
Barron Burmaster, who was elected in Saturday's runoff for a Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court seat, said he hopes to join the bench next week.
Typhoon Haiyan hits home for one Harvey couple
Bob and Aida Grace know all too well about the effects of a catastrophic storm, having both experienced Hurricane Katrina back in 2005.
Matthew Flugence pleads 'not guilty' to killing Ahlittia North, other charges
Matthew Flugence, 20, pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of first-degree murder in the June 13 death of 6-year-old Ahlittia North, and to unrelated charges of aggravated rape and unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling.