With West Bank's flood-protection ring complete, officials focus on still-vulnerable areas
This is a marathon, not a sprint. There's work to be done to protect communities outside these walls."
Jefferson Parish Head Start curtails services, eliminates 19 jobs over federal budget cuts
Sequestration is forcing Jefferson Community Action Programs to cut 76 slots from its Head Start Program, officials say.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Burt J. Bollotte
Burt J. Bollotte, 62, passed away in a local care facility after a brief battle with cancer.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Girl Scout from Lafitte sells 1,500 boxes of cookies
Girl Scout Cookie Hall of Fame 2013 members Jesse Matherne, Chloe Favolora, Hannah Frizzell and Serenity Gordon display the number of cookies they sold to be selected for this honor.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Laffite man dies of injuries received in May crash
State Police say Daniel Klaffer, 71, of Lafitte died on Monday of injuries he received in a May 18 crash in Crown Point.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Crowley Post Signal
Saint-Domingue had big influence
When we think of the history of Louisiana, French, Spanish, African, and Acadian influences immediately come to mind.
Fri May 31, 2013
Fisher Middle-High Class of 2013 has 100 percent graduation rate
The Fisher Middle-High School Class of 2013 graduation rate is 100 percent, while Jefferson Parish, state and national graduation rates remain near 70 percent.
Thu May 30, 2013
Waggaman man's wife fills in on fishing trip and lands the big one -- reluctantly
Recently, Roy Ulrich of Waggaman talked his wife, Bonnie Ulrich, into going fishing with him when his regular partner was unavailable for a small tournament out of Bayou Segnette.
Thu May 23, 2013
BioBlitz celebrates species identification and diversity at Jean Lafitte National Park
Dr. Randy Miller lectures on the varied habitats of the water bear and shows how its migration patterns have scientific significance.
Wed May 22, 2013
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve BioBlitz Reveals Great 'Bayou Diversity
After two days of exploration and documentation, the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve BioBlitz held on May 17 and 18, 2013, captured a vivid snapshot of the plant and animal diversity in Jean Lafitte's Barataria Preserve.