Money pours in for Jackie Clarkson, Nadine Ramsey in New Orleans City Council District C race
New Orleans Councilwoman Jackie Clarkson and former Judge Nadine Ramsey will meet in March 15 in a runoff for the City Council's District C seat.
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Coroner's office identifies body found in canal as missing Kenner man
The body of a man found floating in the water of the Orleans Avenue Canal, near the intersection of Robert E. Lee Bourlevard and Marconi Drive on Feb. 21, has been identified as Brian Aguilar, 18, a missing Kenner man last seen in City Park.
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The Kupcake Factory celebrates sixth anniversary with free cupcakes
For those who have decided to give up sweets for Lent, The Kupcake Factory has officially challenged your resolve.
Kenner man accused of robbing woman
Dwione Samuel, 19, of Kenner, was booked with simple robbery after authorities say he snatched $40 from a woman walking in his neighborhood on Wednesday Kenner Police arrested a 19-year-old accused of snatching $40 from a woman on Wednesday The 56-year-old victim was walking on California Avenue near 34th Street in Kenner around 11:23 p.m. when a ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Chilly Lundi Gras at Rivertown in Kenner welcomes Zulu, Argus
Despite the drop in temperatures and windy weather, Lundi Gras at Rivertown in Kenner was a crowd-pleaser.
Jefferson Parish senior citizens expo to be in Kenner
The Jefferson Parish Senior Citizens Exposition will be held on March 18 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd. in Kenner.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
'True Detective' recap, Season 1, Episode 7: Hart and Cohle together again
Editor's note: If you have not yet watched Season 1, Episode 7 of "True Detective," titled "After You've Gone," proceed with caution.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Arrested in Kenner undercover online sting, Metairie man convicted of ...
Gary Workman, an Alabama native who moved to Metairie in 2011, was convicted Thursday night of attempted aggravated rape of a juvenile, possession of child pornography and three counts of distribution of child pornography.
Kenner company finds counterfeit cash, phony credit cards in repossessed car
Bryan McMillian, 43, of New Orleans, was arrested after Kenner Police say a counterfeit cash and credit cards were found in his repossessed car.
Republican Party of Jefferson Parish announces endorsements for Apr. 5 municipal elections
The Republican Party of Jefferson Parish announced its endorsements for races in Kenner and Harahan, set to go before voters on Apr. 5. The endorsements differ slightly from the candidates endorsed by the bi-partisan Alliance for Good Government earlier this week.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Kenner mayoral candidates discuss city contracting at forum
Kenner city contracting was a key point of discussion in an Alliance for Good Government forum pitting three candidates for mayor.
Krewe of Driftwood royalty are loyal to their neighorhood in Kenner
"Everyone Falls in Love with Driftwood" was more than the theme of the 45th annual Krewe of Driftwood parade to this year's king and queen.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Kenner City Council candidates face off in Alliance for Good Government forum
From left, Kenner City Council at Large candidates Keith Conley and Kent Denapolis field questions from moderator Robert Marrero of the Jefferson Parish chapter of the Alliance for Good Government.
Kings of Zulu, Argus heading to Rivertown for Lundi Gras
Argus maids Bailee Bellevue and Hanah Donnell dote on Italian greyhound Gemma, wrapped up in a jacket to protect her from the cold and the rain as Argus and Zulu royalty parade down Williams Blvd. as rain threatens to shut down Lundi Gras festivities in Kenner's historic Rivertown, Monday, February 11, 2013.
Fong's Mandarin Chicken recipe
Vic asked for this recipe, last printed in July of 2005. It was requested that year and months went by, until a reader in Ohio sent it with this note: "I am originally from Metairie.
Free family workshops on Mexican and Honduran dance offered in Kenner
The New Orleans Ballet Association, with the support of Compliance Technology Group, is partnering with St. Jerome Catholic Church, will offer free family workshops on Honduran and Mexican dance, as well as storytelling, at the Kenner church.
Washington Montessor in Kenner celebrates Black History Month
With a theme of "Honoring Those That Had an Impact on Education," Kenner's Washington Montessori students performed recently in the school gymnasium, under the direction of Mark Coleman, fondly known as "Mr. C." Pre-k through fifth grades celebrated with dance and songs, such as "You've Got A Friend in Me," The World's Greatest," "Lean on Me," ... (more)
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Sicilian heritage society gets new leader
"Buongiorno" was the greeting extended by Salvadore Serio, president of the Societa Italiana di Mutua Beneficenza Cefalutana, as he started his final meeting, held in Kenner recently.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Speak Out: What should Gov. Bobby Jindal tell President Obama in Feb. 24 roundtable?
MATTHEW HINTON / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE President Barack Obama arrives on Air Force One at Louis Armstrong International Airport in Kenner, La.