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SUSAN POAG/THE TIMES-PICAYUNEWith his mother, Margie H. Richardson and other family members at his side, State Sen. Derrick Shepherd walks into the Hale Boggs Federal Courthouse with his attorneys in New Orleans Friday, October 10, 2008. Derrick Shepherd, who spent three years in the state Legislature then two years in federal prison for conspiring to commit money laundering , has agreed to participate in an online chat with NOLA.com readers.
The Louisiana Saltwater Series is designed to have anglers assist the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries with its tagging program. On Saturday, it worked even better than usual.
Baton Rouge Magnet High School radio stations WBRH-FM and KBRH-AM will pay tribute to the late New Orleans recording studio owner and engineer Cosimo Matassa from 8 a.m. through noon, Saturday, Sept. 13. Rob Payer, host of Saturday morning program "The Rhythm Review," will feature four hours of Matassa-related music.
Rivertown Theaters' season opener, SHREK THE MUSICAL, under the direction of co- artistic director, Gary Rucker , will have an added performance of the big, splashy musical, opening today, September 12 and now running through Sunday, September 28, 2014. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film that started it all, we bring the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to dazzling life on the stage.
NOLA Media Group, which encompasses The Times-Picayune newspaper and NOLA.com website, asked Kenner on Thursday to reconsider its contract making The New Orleans Advocate the city's official journal . NOLA Media Group's executive vice president, David Francis, said Advocate representatives "inflated" that newspaper's paid circulation.
Delores Windsor pulls weeds back to show a stop sign at the corner of California Avenue and 31st Street in Kenner on Thursday, July 17, 2014. (Photo by Brett Duke, Nola.com A "mini-sweep" by the Kenner Code Enforcement Department turned up 108 violations in the University City subdivision, City Hall said Thursday.
SUSAN POAG/THE TIMES-PICAYUNEWith his mother, Margie H. Richardson and other family members at his side, State Sen. Derrick Shepherd walks into the Hale Boggs Federal Courthouse with his attorneys in New Orleans Friday, October 10, 2008. Derrick Shepherd , the former state senator who spent two years in federal prison for money laundering, has surfaced to demand money from the Kenner Housing Authority.
Flags atop the Mississippi River levee in Kenner's Rivertown. On Sept. 11, 2014, they will be flown at half mast, according to a Kenner press release.
Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the independence of five Central American nations as well as the independence of Mexico, Belize and Chile, is being celebrated this month in New Orleans. The acknowledgement of the Hispanic culture by the government of the United States began in September 1968, when Congress authorized President Lyndon B. Johnson to proclaim National Hispanic Heritage Week in September.
A 43-year-old man has again found himself in trouble with police for pretending to be among their ranks, Kenner police say. Police arrested Wade Boudoin of Kenner, 43, Monday on charges of false personation of a police officer and disturbing the police, according to a police news release.
The East Jefferson Levee District is planning to build its new consolidated headquarters on long-vacant land, left when the Federal Aviation Authority bought residences ahead of a potential lawsuit over jet noise from planes at the nearby Louis Armstrong International Airport. For years, the East Jefferson Levee District has sought to consolidate its far-flung operations into a central headquarters.
A 30-year-old woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday night, Sept. 8, in Kenner.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:38 pm
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