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  1. Jefferson Parish inspector general calls out vehicle donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Jefferson Parish's donations of surplus vehicles to other governmental entities strays from parish ordinances and conflicts with administrative policy, according to an Office of Inspector General report released on Tuesday . The report from David McClintock's office focuses on donations of 20 vehicles to municipalities and other entities within the parish, including two buses that the parish purchased for Grand Isle and Jean Lafitte.

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  2. Fledgling Fisher pom squad sweats it out to get ready for fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... 4917 City Park Dr. in Lafitte. Learn the colorful history of the town, including the activities of the pirate Jean Lafitte, for whom the town is named. For more information call the museum at 504-689-7009. Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and ...

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  3. BP settlement tally with local agencies hits quarter-billion markRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... ans-area entities that have accepted offers worth a combined $249.3 million. Plaquemines Parish and the Town of Jean Lafitte refused settlements. Below is an updated list of the accepted settlements.

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  4. Sweet and simpleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... drink called Swamp Pop. With four flavors in the line (Noble Cane Cola, Praline Cream Soda, Satsuma Fizz and Jean Lafitte Ginger Ale), Swamp Pop is made with Louisiana sugarcane. The product has taken the nostalgic soda pop category by storm and can ...

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  5. Lafitte honors retiring officer for 31 years of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | NOLA.com

    The entire Jean Lafitte town council turned out to honor veteran police officer Ferran Billiot, who was retiring after 31 years of service. From left to right they are Barry Bartholomew, Christy Creppel, Shirley Guille, Calvin LeBeau, Chief of Police Marcell Rodriguez, retiring Sergeant Ferren Billiot, Mayor Tim Kerner, Verna Smith, attorney Harry Cahill and Town Clerk Yvette Crain.

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  6. BP settlement offer rejected by Jean Lafitte, its levee boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | NOLA.com

    BP's settlement offers to the Town of Jean Lafitte and its levee board to mitigate economic losses from the 2010 oil spill were rejected Thursday night. The Town Council and the levee board in separate votes unanimously decided to turn down the oil company's offer to resolve claims stemming from the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

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  7. Heart of Louisiana: Fort Livingston on Grand TerreRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... history of being abandoned. It was once home to Native Americans, then the fortified headquarters of privateer Jean Lafitte. It was the site of a 20th Century marine biology lab and a 19th Century fort. All battered by hurricanes. All abandoned. The ...

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  8. Lafitte swears in unopposed slate of elected officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... who works together. All these great people we have are the reason for all the projects we have going on in Jean Lafitte right now," Kerner said. Kerner went on to thank the community members who stay and protect the community during the storms. He ...

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  9. Marrero teen leads tours, helps keep Jean Lafitte Park tiptopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... to his grandson. The younger Ezelle recalls countless hours spent out of doors with his grandfather, often at Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve bird watching. Ezelle heard about the youth ambassador program as a Boy Sout and submitted his ...

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  10. For Louisiana sake, leave Andrew Jackson aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... militia, free blacks, Indians, Creoles, and of course the famous inclusion of a band of pirates led by Jean Lafitte. Although greatly outnumbered, Jackson's forces won a huge victory that sealed his reputation as an American hero, and the savior of ...

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  11. Archbishop Shaw celebrates 20th fishing rodeo in LafitteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    After 20 years, the fish are almost as big as the stories they inspire in diehard Archbishop Shaw alumni. Each year the Shaw Forever Alumni Association holds a fishing rodeo at Harbor Marina in Jean Lafitte, primarily to raise money for the school, but also to reconnect with other alumni and supporters of the school.

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  12. National Flood Insurance Program rate-setting should be overhauled, National Research Council saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Lafitte resident Norma Jean Terrebonne tells Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Col. John Fortunato that she was staying as water surrounded homes on LA 45 in the town of Jean Lafitte Thursday, August 30, 2012 from storm surge due to winds from Hurricane Isaac.

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  13. 'I Remember' art exhibit in LafitteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    After viewing the exhibit, Paris Dufrene and Alexondra Richardson of Lafitte enjoyed all of the interactive education the Jean Lafitte Park's visitor center has to offer.

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  14. Fisher High School graduate from Lafitte named woman of excellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... of her family, her friends, and the great teachers and counselors at Fisher High who guided her along the way. Jean Lafitte National Park's "I Remember..." art exhibit will be on display through June. The exhibit promotes coastal preservation ...

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  15. Feral hog control contract with JPSO gets $15,000 boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... recently has used electric fences to keep out the animals while conducting a pilot project on the levees near Jean Lafitte National Park. No damage was reported in the test area, Maclay said. "A better long term solution may be electric fences,'' ...

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  16. Levees under construction in LafitteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... center would like to extend thanks to all of the family and friends who lent a hand in pulling off the event. Jean Lafitte National Park's "I Remember..." art exhibit will be on display through June. The exhibit promotes coastal preservation through ...

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  17. Graduation 2015: Fisher High announces valedictorian, salutatorian, graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... their senior class song and adding that if they want to change the world, they must start with themselves. Jean Lafitte National Park's "I Remember..." art exhibit is currently on display. The exhibit promotes coastal preservation through ...

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  18. Memorial Day holiday ceremony honors veterans in ChalmetteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The annual Memorial Day ceremony Sunday at Chalmette National Cemetery was organized by Vietnam Veterans of VFW Post No. 3798, the Jean Lafitte National Park Service and the National WWII Museum to honor America's fallen troops.

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  19. Memorial Day holiday ceremony to honor veterans Sunday in ChalmetteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The annual Memorial Day ceremony Sunday at Chalmette National Cemetery will bring together Vietnam Veterans of VFW Post No. 3798, the Jean Lafitte National Park Service and the National WWII Museum together to honor America's fallen troops.

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  20. Jean Lafitte Park's wildflower walk a treasure huntRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | NOLA.com

    With more than 400 species of plants, the marsh and wetlands of Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve have blooms year-round. However, without the eagle eye of an expert guide, many of the tiny treasures of the park can be easily overlooked.

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