Gretna Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. German Jazz band gets Gretna cultural center jumpin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The "Hot Jazz Stompers," a band from Cloppenburg, Germany in Lower Saxony are on a USA tour called "Back to the Roots." The group's stop in New Orleans included a timely performance on the evening of Oct.14 at the German-American Cultural Center in Gretna where Oktoberfest is being celebrated with many events for the entire month of October.

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  2. Mike Yenni's appearance at Jefferson Council meeting inflames passion ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | The Advocate

    Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni, who admitted to sexting a teenage boy, arrives at Council Chambers on the West Bank before the council asked him to resign in Gretna, La. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016.

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  3. Mike Yenni won't resign; council says he can't lead makes for a 'difficult' dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Embattled Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni attends the parish council meeting at the Jefferson Parish Government Center in Gretna on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. that he would not resign his office, and the Parish Council reciprocated with a power move of their own: A unanimous vote of 'no confidence' in Yenni's ability to lead the parish.

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  4. 10/19 5am Dave, Finally! The last presidential debate and a cold front coming thRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... it looks like it is and we're hearing from his camp that Mikey any will go to the parish council meeting today. In Gretna. And that Jefferson Parish. Council members and voters on their first chance to confront my Guinea since the scandal broke that ...

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  5. Mike Yenni insists he's staying as Jefferson Parish President, as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    ... the process likely will take months. Many Jefferson Parish officials have called for his resignation, including the Gretna and Westwego City Councils, Sheriff Newell Normand, Assessor Tom Capella, Clerk of Court Jon Gegenheimer, The city councils of ...

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  6. DA seeks death penalty for 19-year-old who fatally shot JPSO Deputy David Michel Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- A photo of slain JPSO Detective David Michel, Jr., and other items are displayed at the JPSO Investigations Bureau in Gretna Monday, June 27, 2016. Michel was shot to death June 22 while attempting to search a 19-year-old man.

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  7. Donald Trump still backed by many Louisiana votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | The Advocate

    David LeBlanc, left, Craig LeBlanc, center and Alex Guidry discuss Tuesday Donald Trump's candidacy at CafA 615 in Gretna. The fellow in the ball cap and orange t-shirt was picking up a lunch of lasagna and green beans Thursday at CafA 615 in Gretna.

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  8. Gretna 'sovereign citizen' sentenced to 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    A Gretna man who declared himself a "sovereign citizen" was sentenced to 20 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release, according to U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite. Melvin Lewis II, 53, was convicted on 30 counts of mail fraud in June after he sent threatening letters to co-workers and public officials demanding money for using his name without permission.

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  9. Gretna joins call for Mike Yenni to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The Gretna City Council unanimously voted Wednesday to call for Mike Yenni's resignation after the Jefferson Parish president refused to step down two days earlier. The vote makes Gretna the second city in Jefferson to ask Yenni to step down after Westwego voted to do so Monday .

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  10. Mississippi River Mayors Pledge Aid to Matthew VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... along the Mississippi River, the Hurricane Matthew devastation hits home for us," said Belinda Constant, mayor of Gretna, La. and a co-chair of MRCTI. "Our 'coasts' have many of the same vulnerabilities. In fact, within just the past 10 months, ...

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  11. 'Jogger' busted in Kenner burglaries, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... two counts of possession of burglary tools. He was being held Tuesday at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna in lieu of a $161,00.00.

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  12. One of world's most luxurious cruise ships docks in Big EasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The cruise ship industry in New Orleans is poised for another record year as it hosts for the first time ever one of the world's most luxurious cruise ships. While the port proceeds slowly with plans to build a new ship terminal at Poland Avenue, in three weeks the City of Gretna is about to become home port for a new river cruise line.

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  13. Gretna police chief says safety is key to successful Heritage FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Throngs of visitors congregated in Gretna Oct. 7-9 to celebrate the city's Heritage Festival and many of those said the fest's safety is a big draw for them. Gretna Police Deputy Chief Anthony Christiana is behind all of that.

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  14. Gretna Heritage Festival had something for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The Gretna Heritage Festival 2016 again offered three-action packed days of superb experiences, enhanced by great weather Oct. 7-9. The event, that drew huge crowds-despite a few glitches.

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  15. US Air Force salute young airman killed in crash at SouthreppsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... They knew only that Sgt Mire was buried at the US military cemetery at Madingley and later at the family memorial in Gretna, Louisiana. "They have sent photographs of the young airman and warm messages of appreciation for this poignant detail of his ...

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  16. Marrero Academy welcomes grandparents for special dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... Bell used the time to enjoyed their lunch and family time together eating and talking. Sarah Moses, secretary at Gretna #2 Academy was one of many grandparents who took time off from their busy work schedules to support their grandchildren. Her ...

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  17. Magic's Elfrid Payton witnessed Katrina's aftermathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... power was restored, then we were able to come on back." When the Paytons finally returned to their Westbank home in Gretna, La., they discovered their house had suffered minimal damage. Katrina's high winds had knocked down a fence and had blown ...

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  18. Man stole $43,545 meant to buy generator for Metairie company: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... Sept. 7. He was taken into custody in Ascension Parish and transferred to the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna on Sept. 26, Fortunato said. Gaines was released Sept. 29 on a $10,000 bond.

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  19. Man pleads guilty in slaying of Gretna cab driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | NOLA.com

    A man accused of fatally shooting a cab driver in Gretna pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday . Ivory Warren, 20, of New Orleans, also pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit armed robbery and obscenity.

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  20. Hurricane Matthew captures attention of Orlando Magic players, coachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Few, if any, Magic players have experience with hurricanes. A notable exception is Elfrid Payton, who was born in Gretna, La., just outside New Orleans. As a middle-school student in 2005, Payton and his family left Louisiana during Hurricane ...

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