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Jefferson Parish millage renewal recommendations: Editorial
Senior citizens line up to receive various brochures and a bag as they make their way into the 13th Annual Jefferson Parish Senior Citizen Exposition at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner on March 18, 2014.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
With heroin use on the rise, local advocates monitoring effect on AIDS epidemic
Daniel Jung, 27, of and HIV-positive man from Kenner, was arrested, accused of exposing a JPSO deputy and two other people to the virus through a needle used to inject heroin.
Kenner Rotary Club raises $5,000 from Laketown 10-mile/5k
The Kenner Rotary Club raised $5,000 from its inaugural Laketown 10-mile and 5K run/walk held along the shores of Lake Pontchartrain recently.
New Orleans should get rid of its "domicile rule": James Varney
So the City Council votes to suspend the anti-American notion it can dictate where someone lives, and former Mayor Marc Morial wades in with criticism.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Thousands in Kenner, Uptown experiences outages during thunderstorms
Nearly 3,000 people in Uptown and Kenner experienced power outages Monday evening as thunderstorms dumped as much as two inches of rain per hour , according to the Entergy website and officials at the City of Kenner.
Metro New Orleans under flood advisory until 8:15 p.m.; line of heavy rain dumping 2 inches per hour
Metro New Orleans was under an urban and small stream flood advisory until 8:15 p.m. Monday , as passing storms were expected to dump as much as 3 inches of rain, the National Weather Service warned.
Kenner man accused of exposing JPSO detective, two others to HIV
Daniel Jung, 27, of Kenner, was arrested and booked with four counts of intentional exposure to the AIDS virus.
Dogs cannot travel in the back of pickup trucks unless humanely secured, House says: Snapshot
A legislator has introduced a bill, for the third year in a row, to try and prohibit dogs from riding in the back of pickup trucks on the interstate, unless restrained in a humane way.
Administrative Professionals Week to be celebrated in Kenner
Formerly known as National Secretaries Day, Administrative Professionals Week, April 20 through 26, has been designated as a time when bosses and businesses can honor the work their administrative staff performs all year long.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Friday memorial service scheduled for George Dureau
A memorial service for the artist George Dureau will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in the Ogden Museum of Southern Art 's Patrick F. Taylor Library.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Prom 2014 in the New Orleans area: West St. John High celebrates senior prom
West St. John High students stepped out of Edgard and into the spotlight at their "Welcome to Hollywood"-themed prom at Messina's Restaurant in Kenner on April 12. You can relive their special night in the accompanying photo gallery, which is part of a month-long series of slide shows capturing moments from the prom nights of a cross-section of New ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Convicted Kenner madam busted with new prostitution operation, cops say
Leonarda "Leo" Martinez, 57, of Kenner, was arrested and booked with pandering and letting her premises for prostitution.
Dedication and collaboration are erasing chronic homelessness: Editorial
Even with an apartment to store his possessions, K9 refuses to leave his shopping cart behind.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Should the Louisiana state schools superintendent be elected?
State Superintendent John White speaks at Chateau Estates Elementary School in Kenner Wednesday, February 20, 2013.
Walt Bennetti bails on Republican party, becomes a Libertarian
Walt Bennetti, who ran unsuccessfully for Kenner mayor, declared on Thursday, Apr. 10, that he had bailed on the Republican party, to register as a Libertarian.
Big book sale in Kenner gets underway
Book lovers descend on the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner for the Friends of the Jefferson Public Library's Big Book Sale in Kenner on Thursday .
Kenner robbery suspect put 65-year-old woman in headlock, cops say
Kenner Police arrested Bent McConnell, of Metairie, and booked him with simple robbery, battery of the infirm and simple criminal damage.
Crawfish consumers finally seeing prices drop as Easter approaches
Crawfish consumers hurt by higher-than-usual prices earlier this season finally are seeing some relief this week, with prices dropping by an average 50 cents per pound as warmer weather has increased the crawdads' supply.
Air travelers can apply for security clearance in BR
Baton Rouge now has a location for frequent air travelers to enroll in a Transportation Security Administration program that expedites passenger screenings at designated airports throughout the country.
Francois deLery Chapter of DAR celebrates Women's History Month
The Francois deLery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented the Mary Smith Lockwood Medal of Freedom to Doris Voitier, superintendent of St. Bernard Parish Public Schools.