Monday Dec 16
Santa makes a stop on the bayou
Alayna Whittle and Desiree Camus, students at Fisher Middle High, were full of Christmas spirit despite the inclement weather, and were even up for having their picture made with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
Fisher High School Gator Dolls from Lafitte riding high after Macy's parade
Miranda Delatte, Taylor Olano, Emily Francois, Shavannal Gaines, Courtney Bundy and Abby Oliver from Fisher High School in Lafitte gather shortly before the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
First Gulf oil spill natural resource study reveals extensive damage in shoreline, deepwater habitats
The extensive damage caused by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the ensuing cleanup efforts to natural resources along the shoreline and in deepwater habitats of the Gulf of Mexico were outlined for the first time Friday in a comprehensive environmental assessment.
Cajun Christmas on the Bayou opens Saturday in Lafitte
Santa Claus stops by the town of Jean Lafitte amidst holiday lights and decorations at "Cajun Christmas on the Bayou" Dec. 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21 from 6 to 10 p.m. at 4917 City Park Drive in Lafitte.
Lafitte speckled trout right where they're supposed to be this time of year
Speckled trout fishing has gotten red-hot in the Lafitte area. Capt. Lane Zimmer found these two chunky specks Monday morning in the Pen.
Lafitte planning monuments for four special veterans
Sgt. Warren A. Murphy from Lafitte was one of six Louisiana National Guardsmen who were killed when a homemade bomb was set off under their vehicle in 2005.
Eric S. Landry
A tugboat captain and two other men were arrested after they were caught stealing diesel by pumping the boat's fuel into an 18-wheeler at a dock in the Cypremort Point area, the St. Mary Sheriff's Office said.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office West Bank crime report, Nov. 18
This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the west bank of Jefferson Parish.