6 hrs ago
In Metairie, the fate of 8 acres of green space hangs in the balance
In December, Lisa Ross peered through the bars of a fence on the western side of her property, a columned suburban home in Metairie .
7 hrs ago
Readers react to Jefferson Parish School Board members' dustup
This week, we reported on two Jefferson Parish School Board members who seem to have some trouble getting along.
13 hrs ago
Mahogany, Treasurers and Goons club in St. Rose is seeking members, fish fry fundraiser planned
Mahogany Treasures Club officers are front from left, Kenyatta Sharper-Clark, Cheryl Brown, Cashondra Charles and Orlester Evans; and back, Lindsay Williams.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Jefferson Parish authorities searching for convicted sex offender
Kenneth Lee Smith, 33, is wanted by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for failure to register as a sex offender.
Yet another conflict involving Cedric Floyd: Jarvis DeBerry
Cedric Floyd is sworn in as the newest member of the Jefferson Parish School Board in November 2008.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Is a monument in your neighborhood gathering dust?
In Kenner , a community center named for a local activist, Annie Washington, has been boarded up for five years due to what city officials say is a lack of money to operate it.
Kenner is home to new mosque, open 24 hours a day
Kenner is the site for the newly designed Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Center that opened at 2113 38th St. in 2013 Kenner is the site for the newly designed Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Center that opened at 2113 38th St. in 2013.
Kenner residents enjoy love of dance
Liquid Rhythm Inc offered free Youth classes in recognition of National Dance Day, celebrated annually in July.
Love of film started in Cuba for Pan Am documentary maker
Filmmaker Royd Anderson, who teaches social studies and English as a second language to seventh- and eighth-graders in Jefferson Parish, is writer, director and producer of the documentary "Pan Am Flight 759,'' a movie about the crash that happened 32 years ago in Kenner.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
2014 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo
Advocate staff photo by John Ballance -- James Holt from Morgan City shows off the business end of a 29-pound barracuda, that took over first place in the category during Saturday's second day of the 2014 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
In Kenner, Annie Washington's faded legacy is brought back to life
On Veterans Memorial Boulevard, just across from Kenner 's $10 million police headquarters and blocks from Louis Armstrong International Airport 's proposed $826 million passenger terminal, another public building sits empty, its windows shuttered.
WWL-TV New Orleans
JP teacher battles cancer, insurance company
A Jefferson Parish teacher is battling brain cancer and at the same time, her insurance company.
Snow is forecast for Saturday at Kenner's Rivertown
Christmas in July will be July 26 from 5 to 10 p.m. in Heritage Park at Kenner's Rivertown.
Anti-abortion activist sues DHH for access to abortion records
Local anti-abortion activists used the protest of a national group to announce a lawsuit against the Jindal administration for access to mandatory reports detailing each pregnancy termination performed in Baton Rouge.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
WWL-TV New Orleans
Pro-choice group holds vigil in light of Operation Save America
A New Orleans pro-choice group held a vigil Thursday night in response to a national Christian group's presence across the metro area this week.
Arrest made in River Ridge hit-and-run that seriously injured female pedestrian
Jeanette McFarland, 52, was arrested and booked with DWI, hit-and-run involving serious injury or fatality, first-degree vehicular negligent injury and several other charges stemming from a hit-and-run crash on Tuesday that seriously injured an unidentified female pedestrian.
Convicted sex offender, former Kenner Police officer arrested, accused of logging onto social networking website
Robert Longo, 54, was arrested and booked with violating a state law that bars sex offenders convicted of possession of juvenile pornography from using social networking websites.
Kenner close to building new food bank, but Councilman Greg Carroll questions funding
For the past three years, Kenner has run its food bank for low-income residents out of a former firehouse built in 1961.
A fire doesn't stop Kenner recycling services
A little fire can't hurt Kenner 's recycling program. A fire started overnight at the recycling drop-off location at 38th street between Williams Boulevard and Martinique Avenue, according to a Kenner news release.
Kenner middle school to get new principal
Theodore Roosevelt Middle School is getting a new principal. John Olson, former principal of Mildred S. Harris Elementary in Bridge City, will manage the Kenner school in the 2014-15 academic year that starts next month.