5 hrs ago
Kenner magnet school to get new principal
Washington Montessori Elementary, a public magnet school in Kenner, is welcoming a new leader.
8 hrs ago
Nine new principals to lead Jefferson Parish public schools
Nine new principals will assume leadership posts in the Jefferson Parish public school system in the 2014-15 academic year that starts next month.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Lagniappe Classic Dog Show
Sa'Man's Boogie Woogie Bugle, a red poodle, gets spiffed up for competition during the Lagniappe Classic Dog Show at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner on Thursday July 31, 2014.
Convicted of Fat City child kidnapping and rape, Kenner man given two life sentences
A Kenner man was ordered Thursday morning to serve back-to-back life sentences in prison for abducting a 7-year-old girl from her Fat City apartment complex and forcing her to perform a sexual act in his car.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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 .
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.
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.