15 hrs ago
BioBlitz Starts in Louisiana Swamp
Hundreds of local grade school students joined scores of scientists today in the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve to look for as many species of plants and animals as they can find in 24 hours.
19 hrs ago
Louisiana's Bayou Is Sinking: Can $50 Billion Save It?
When Terry Serigny was growing up in Leeville, Louisiana, in the 1950s, the Mississippi River delta town was also known as Orange City for its many citrus groves.
Thu May 09, 2013
Wed May 08, 2013
Tue May 07, 2013
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Contraband Days: Legend of Jean LaFitte
Lake Charles Mayor Randy Roach walked the plank on Friday as Jean LaFitte and his band of pirates took over the city as the 56th annual Contraband Days Festival got underway.
Sat May 04, 2013
Jefferson Parish voters reject 5-mill sewerage tax
Jefferson Parish voters will determine May 4 whether to renew a 5-mill tax that generates almost $9 million annually to run and maintain sewerage operations.
Wed May 01, 2013
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Applications can be picked up from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Marrero Community/Senior Center, 1861 Ames Blvd., and Friday at Jean Lafitte Town Hall, 2654 Jean Lafitte Blvd., Lafitte.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Louisiana will receive $340 million from BP to restore 4 Plaquemines Parish barrier islands
Louisiana will receive $340 million from BP in early Natural Resource Damage Assessment money for four projects to restore barrier islands and to finance two coastal science centers, Gov.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
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Jefferson millage renewals
This Saturday, Jefferson Parish voters will decide whether to renew existing property tax millages for fire protection, sewerage services and water works.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Election recommendations for judicial races and tax propositions: Editorial
Voters make their way to the polls to cast their vote at the St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church in New Orleans Dec.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Lafitte Blessing of the Fleet Festival is this weekend
The Blessing of the Fleet Festival is April 26 through 28 at the St. Anthony Parish Center, 2685 Jean Lafitte Blvd.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
Fisher Middle-High School student selected for Tulane summer program
It's not every day that a high school student is invited to attend Tulane University, but Evan Turgeon, a sophomore at Fisher Middle-High School will be doing just that this summer, and he'll be getting paid to do it.