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  1. Avondale woman wins $475,000 Louisiana Lotto jackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 |

    A 63-year-old Avondale woman is the lucky holder of the sole winning ticket in the Nov. 14 $475,000 Louisiana Lotto jackpot. Cecilia Randel bought the ticket at RaceTrac No.


  2. Churches plan Thanksgiving services: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 |

    Little Zion Baptist Church will give thanks to God for his bountiful blessings in a Thanksgiving Day "one hour" Nov. 26 at 8 a.m. at 433 Avondale Garden Road, Avondale. The Rev.


  3. 1 ticket wins Louisiana Lotto jackpot SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana Lottery officials say one ticket won the $475,000 jackpot in Saturday's Louisiana Lotto drawing. It was purchased in Avondale.


  4. $5 million tax hike for flood protection on West Jefferson ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 |

    ... in 2005, just weeks after Katrina. Had the worst-case scenario played out, much of the West Bank from Algiers to Avondale would have been inundated. Makeshift levees stood only 5 to 8 feet high at most. "All we had was an agreement and hope. We had ...


  5. 3 plead guilty to federal charges in Harvey Hustlers caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 |

    ... Addison, 24, pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute more than 28 grams of cocaine. All are from the Waggaman-Avondale area. In February, a federal grand jury indicted a dozen people, including Lewis, Addison and Kelley, as part of a criminal ...


  6. Tulane, full of New Orleans-area players, starts mena s basketball...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | The Advocate

    ... Green Wave, which has a heavy local flavor for the first time this century. Frazier, who attended Higgins High in Avondale, is one of six scholarships players from the metro area for a school that has not sported more than three Louisiana natives in ...


  7. Ex-death row inmate Curtis Kyles gets life sentence in woman's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 |

    ... Forbes forced St. Pierre from an Algiers apartment into their car. She was found in a wooded area off U.S. 90 in Avondale on June 11, 2010. St. Pierre, 28, had been beaten and shot in the head. Both were booked with second-degree murder. But Forbes, ...


  8. Algiers church to celebrate Veterans Day: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 |

    ... Johnny A. Johnson of the Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church of Baton Rouge St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Avondale will host "Turkey Bingo" on Nov. 13 in the parish hall at 329 S. Jamie Blvd. The doors open at 6 p.m. and the games begin at ...


  9. West Bank levee taxes backed by real estate, business groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 26 |

    West Bank hurricane levee along Lake Cataouatche protects Avondale in Jefferson Parish from storm surges caused by a hurricane with a 1 percent chance of occurring in any year, a so-called 100-year storm. This photo shows the segment just south of Avondale Gardens Road as it was being built in 2011.


  10. Avondale hosts Night Out Against CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 26 | The Times-Picayune

    Children at the Night Out Against Crime event in Avondale were given crayons, crime prevention coloring books and fire safety coloring books as well as a section of tables where they could spend time coloring and talking with other youngsters. The James C. Simmons/Avondale Community Center in Avondale recently hosted a Night Out Against Crime event which included crime prevention tips and much more.


  11. Tornado warning for St. Charles, Jefferson parishes until 10:15 p.m. SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located on the West Bank near Barataria, or 10 miles south of Avondale, moving north at 35 mph. "Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter," said the warning message. "Mobile ...


  12. Victim in Monday Avondale shooting dies; family to hold candlelight vigilRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Tyrone Sanford, 19, died of his injuries one day after he was shot multiple times in the 300 block of Treasury Drive in Avondale on Monday . A 19-year-old man wounded in a shooting in Avondale Monday night died of his injuries a day later, according to authorities.


  13. Apartments not the only new housing in the New Orleans real estate marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 |

    ... the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain, space is limited. Luther said Fairfield , a 5,000-acre undeveloped area near Avondale, holds the greatest potential for providing new housing in a scale that matches what's being built near other major cities. ...


  14. Firefighters visit Cherbonnier/Rillieux ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... for at least one student, Taylor Rhoto who said his dad, step-brother and uncle are firefighters in Harvey and Avondale. Rhoto plans to be a junior firefighter. Sandra Smith is a Waggaman resident who writes about people and events of community ...


  15. True Vine Baptist Church in Westwego turns 150Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 |

    ... And the congregation plans to celebrate with a service featuring Sean T. Elder and Mount Hermon Baptist Church of Avondale. Also attending the event is Doris Pitts, a member of the church for 95 years; the oldest member of the church. She was born ...


  16. Marrero church hosts revival: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Missionary Baptist Church, Hazlehurst, Miss. Call Linda Westley at 504.874.7815. The Little Zion Baptist Church of Avondale will celebrate 76 years Oct. 25 at 8:30 a.m. The theme is: "Forward," 2 Corinthians 5:7, "For we walk by faith, and not by ...


  17. 'NCIS: New Orleans' filming at Avondale shipyard ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 |

    "NCIS: New Orleans" will be filming from 3 to 11 p.m. Thursday at the Avondale Shipyards, 5100 River Road, Avondale.


  18. Jefferson Parish Council-at large, Division A: Meet the candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 |

    ... Bridge corridor. Will bring business leaders, JEDCO and the parish administration together to find a tenant(s) for Avondale and make it the economic engine it once was for the entire parish. Continue to work with state and federal legislative ...


  19. Live Oak Manor firefighters present safety dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 |

    ... .8475. Sandra Smith is a Waggaman resident who writes about people and events of community interest in Waggaman and Avondale. She can be reached at [email protected] or 504.343.6916.


  20. Ruman Set for NOLA Motorsports Park, Trans Am Round 10Read the original story

    Oct 7, 2015 | Paddock Talk

    Amy Ruman and her team will be traveling south again, approximately 1,050 miles south that is, from team operations in Ohio for Round 10 of the Trans Am championship. Trans Am drivers will be competing for the first time at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, LA.


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