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  1. Rep. Tom Wilmott to seek reelectionRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 |

    State Rep. Tom Wilmott, R-Kenner, will seek a third term representing District 92, which covers parts of the East Bank of St. Charles Parish and Jefferson Parish. In an announcement Wednesday , Wilmott cited laws he passed that protect newborns and criminalize home contractor fraud.


  2. Ex-teacher Rachel Respess faces hearing in Destrehan High sex caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 |

    Former teacher Rachel Respess, accused of having group sex with a 16-year-old Destrehan High School student at her Kenner home, is scheduled to appear before a Jefferson Parish magistrate Thursday . Respess and former educator Shelley Dufresne were arrested last year and booked with carnal knowledge of a juvenile, indecent behavior with a juvenile and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.


  3. New Orleans attorney stole almost $26,000 from company, forged judge's signature, Kenner police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 |

    Kenner police arrested a New Orleans attorney accused of bilking a Kenner shoring company out of almost $26,000 by submitting invoices for work he did not perform. Gregory Discon, 49, is also accused of forging the signature of a Jefferson Parish District Court judge on a phony court document, said Lt.


  4. Some Kenner Discovery students move to Old Jefferson campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 |

    Some Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy students are attending class in Old Jefferson this year. The Jefferson Parish School Board approved Kenner Discovery's short-term lease of the former Deckbar School building at 2112 Jefferson Highway on Tuesday , one day before the charter resumed classes.


  5. Suit against ex-Saint Galette dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 |

    A lawsuit accusing former Saints pass rusher Junior Galette of trapping a woman in an abusive relationship has been dismissed, the NFL player's attorney said Monday. Galette had filed a motion seeking to dismiss the case, arguing the lawsuit was not detailed enough to permit him to mount a meaningful defense.


  6. City Council amps up noise ordinanceRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 |

    The Kenner City Council on Thursday passed a measure designed to eliminate complaints about loud music during private parties at municipal parks and playgrounds. The council voted 7-0 in favor of making Kenner's noise ordinance apply 24 hours a day on city property.


  7. West Esplanade lane closures in Kenner to start next weekRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 |

    Intermittent eastbound lane closures along West Esplanade Avenue near the Esplanade Mall in Kenner will be in effect through Aug. 24, according to a city press release. Also, both westbound lanes are scheduled to close for about half an hour provides this article only as a news aggregator, NOT as the publisher or as the author.


  8. Kenner police to increase patrols around The Grand Theatre following Lafayette shootingRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 |

    Kenner Police Chief Michael Glaser said his department plans to beef up patrols around The Grand Theatre in Kenner as well as The Esplanade Mall in the wake of a shooting at The Grand movie theater in Lafayette Thursday night "We've actually just increased patrols in the area. The theater already hires off-duty officers for details," said Glaser of The Grand 14, located adjacent to The Esplanade Mall, 1401 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner.


  9. As Jindal and Huckabee struggle with fundraising, super PACs bolster...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 |

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announces his candidacy for the 2016 Presidential nomination during a rally a he Pontchartrain Center on June 24, 2015 in Kenner, Louisiana. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's campaign raised just $579,000 in the second quarter, according to a Federal Election Commission filing submitted Wednesday, an underwhelming campaign finance report that in past elections would have seriously called into question his ability to finance a national campaign.


  10. Chehardy: Court abandons English, rewrites Obamacare law on subsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 |

    In a ruling that I do not find surprising the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld Obama Care's subsidies in states that have not set up their own exchanges. The court in a 6 -3 decision has made a political ruling not one based on the English language.


  11. #NeauxBobby: photos of the protest outside Jindal's presidential...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 |

    While Gov. Bobby Jindal kicked off his Geaux Bobby presidential bid at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner , several dozen protestors stood on the Lake Pontchartrain levee in sweltering heat behind a police barricade. The group - organized through a Facebook event - carried satirical signs criticizing Jindal's approach to health care, education, the film industry and LGBT rights, among other issues.


  12. Trial set for man accused of killing, dismembering dancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 |

    In this Oct. 15 file photo, Terry Speaks, center, a suspect in the 2012 stabbing and dismemberment of a Bourbon Street dancer, arrives under heavy police guard at Louis Armstrong International Airport in Kenner, Louisiana. Speaks' trial is set to open Monday.


  13. Leadership in Crises: Bobby Jindal's fatal attractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 |

    According to his aide, Timmy Teepel, the location was ideal for attendees traveling from New Orleans and elsewhere. Jindal will join the ever-growing ranks of candidates, which could total 16 or more by the end of July.


  14. Save Our Lake Fishing Rodeo is June 12 and 13Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 |

    Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni will serve as honorary captain of the rodeo. Participants can fish anywhere in the Pontchartrain Basin.


  15. Possible tornado reported in KennerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 |

    According to the National Weather Service, there was a possible sighting of a tornado around 1:20 a.m. near the 1900 block of Daniel Street. Wind damage has been reported in the area, but the NWS has not confirmed the damage was caused by a tornado.


  16. White House recognizes Kiwanis groups in Metairie, Kenner, AlgiersRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 |

    The Kiwanis Club of Metairie Dawn Busters has been sponsoring the Rewards for Reading program in Jefferson Parish Public Schools for nine years. And during that time, Mel Dussel, who heads up the project, estimates students in the schools have "As a result of the Rewards for Reading Program, the students grades have improved as well as their overall academic performance," Dussel said.


  17. Children compete in tango, waltz in KennerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 |

    Jefferson Parish Public School children competed in the ninth annual Martin Marino Dance Challenge April 29 at the Pontchartrain Center. The competition was originally scheduled for mid-April and was canceled due to severe weather, causing power outages that darkened the "This is an official school system program and the board worked tirelessly to reschedule," Martin said.


  18. Entergy responds to criticism from Jefferson Parish politiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 |

    Entergy officials responded Wednesday evening after Jefferson Parish elected officials lambasted the utility company's response to the severe storm on Monday that produced a tornado in Kenner. and utility poles were laid to waste.


  19. Jefferson politicians rip Entergy following severe stormRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 |

    Kenner City Councilman Dominick Impastato on Wednesday joined fellow elected officials in slamming Entergy in the wake of a severe storm and tornado that knocked out power to more than 10,000 customers in Kenner. The consensus among the politicians who spoke at the Jefferson Parish Council meeting: Entergy was slow on the uptake, in both the long and short term.


  20. fast storm pounds jeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 |

    Parts of the New Orleans area were hammered late Wednesday afternoon by a fast-moving storm system that brought golf ball-size hail and heavy winds to Kenner and Metairie and spurred fears that a tornado might form as the system passed over Gentilly and New Orleans East. The National Weather Service reported no tornadoes, but tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings were in effect as the system moved through the area.


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