Friday Aug 29
Phillip Huskey disqualified by judge from Jefferson Parish School Board race
Etta Licciardi, a 10-year member of the Jefferson Parish School Board, filed a lawsuit Thursday to challenge the ballot qualifications of one of her three election opponents, Phillip Huskey of Gretna.
Friday Aug 29
Jefferson Parish recycling collection will proceed as normal on Labor Day, garbage will not
Residential recycling collection will proceed as normal in unincorporated Jefferson Parish and Jean Lafitte on Monday, Sept.
Fitch Affirms Jefferson Parish & Jefferson Sales Tax District, LA Bond Ratings; Outlook Negative
NARROW BUT IMPROVED DEBT SERVICE COVERAGE: Pledged revenues in 2013 provide 1.31x coverage of maximum annual debt service , which Fitch views as somewhat thin for the rating.
Lafitte Seafood Market recognized as tourism booster
Jean Lafitte was in the spotlight recently as it was honored for significant community achievement.
New Orleans Calling, Episode 7: The Squeezebox
Welcome to NEW ORLEANS CALLING, WWOZ's nationally syndicated program. NEW ORLEANS CALLING airs on WWOZ 90.7 FM in New Orleans every Saturday morning from 7-8 am, and you can also listen online to recent episodes at wwoz.org! This week we take a look at an instrument that might be old fashioned in much of the world -- but very much alive in New ... (more)
Jefferson Council OKs contract for company despite IGa s objections
The Jefferson Parish Council on Wednesday awarded a home-elevation contract to a company that the parish's inspector general said does not meet the technical qualifications for the job.
Down the Road: Just off urban doorsteps, Lafitte is a dive into wild Louisiana
If it's true that nature abhors a vacuum, then it doesn't seem to have much use for straight lines either, at least not in the alluvial sprawl of southeast Louisiana.
Fisher Middle High School teachers from Lafitte collaborate with peers in Massachusetts
With only a week of their summer remaining, you might expect most teachers to be getting their classroom ready and squeezing in a little last minute relaxation, but several Fisher teachers were among a group of Jefferson Parish teachers who traveled to Bridgewater, Massachusetts for five days of training in Advanced Placement, or AP, curriculum the ... (more)