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West Bank levee authority moves closer to formalizing feral hog eradication plan
The West Bank levee authority moved closer to formalizing its feral hog eradication plan, approving up to $25,000 Wednesday for the work.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Aerial Spraying for Mosquitos in West Jefferson planned for July 23
On Wednesday evening , areas of Grand Isle , Crown Point , and Lafitte and Barataria are scheduled to be sprayed against mosquitos, according to a parish press release.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Lafitte schools get ready for first day of 2014-15 year
Lexie Richardson and Kelsey Bean check out the selection of mesh backpacks at Academy Sports, surprised by print options like tiger stripes and camouflage.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Lafitte police chief honored by victims group
At their annual awards event, the group Victims and Citizens Against Crime honored Lafitte Police Chief Marcel Rodriguez for his efforts in keeping crime at a minimum in the town of Jean Lafitte.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park makes CNN's natural wonders list
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Barataria Preserve has been deemed one of the nation's 50 natural wonders, according to CNN.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
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Town of Jean Lafitte honored with historical marker
He said, "This historical marker will honor the namesake of our town and the spirit of the hardworking people who have lived here for centuries."
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Jefferson Parish to spray for mosquitos from the air
Jefferson Parish will use aircraft to spray for mosquitos next week. Weather permitting, the spraying will occur on Tuesday, July 1, from 8:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. over parts of Metairie, Lafitte/Barataria and Harvey/Gretna, according to a parish press release.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Safeguarding future requires vision as Wilderness Act, Civil Rights Act show: Letter
Louisiana wild iris bloom in April 2011 in the Jean Lafitte Nature Study Park. Re: "Wilderness areas are ours to enjoy forever," NOLA.com , June 13. Councilwoman Stacy Head's letter about the WilA derness Act inspired me to encourage everyone to think about the important 50-year anniversaries we are celeA brating: the Wilderness Act , the Civil ... (more)
What's your opinion of new, triple-sized garbage bins in Jefferson Parish?
On the left, a 95-gallon bin distributed by Jefferson Parish contractor Progressive Waste Solutions of Louisiana, for a new automated garbage pick-up system.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Jefferson Parish cancels garbage pickup on July 4
An IESI driver dumps her load of garbage at the Jefferson Parish Landfill in January 2012.