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Jefferson, Louisiana is located in Jefferson Parish. Zip codes in Jefferson, LA include 70121. The median home price in Jefferson is $174,900 which is roughly $124/per square foot. More Jefferson information.

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Tuesday | The Times-Picayune

Longue Vue House offers yoga classes

Refresh your inner spirit with a morning yoga class at Longue Vue House and Gardens, No.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

JPSO investigates murder after fight between neighbors

JEFFERSON, La. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the death of a man in Jefferson early Friday morning.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

Kenner middle school to get new principal

Theodore Roosevelt Middle School is getting a new principal. John Olson, former principal of Mildred S. Harris Elementary in Bridge City, will manage the Kenner school in the 2014-15 academic year that starts next month.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

JPSO: 77-year-old booked with attempted murder after firing gun at motorist in Metairie

Herman Ferrell Jr., 77, of Old Jefferson, was booked with attempted second-degree murder after say he fired a gun at another motorist during a traffic encounter in Metairie on July 17. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office booked a 77-year-old man with attempted murder after authorities say he fired a shot at another motorist during a traffic ... (more)


Mon Jul 21, 2014

Seven new principals to lead Jefferson Parish public schools

Seven new principals will assume leadership posts in the Jefferson Parish public school system in the 2014-15 academic year that starts next month.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

Steve Scalise delivers weekly Republican speech promoting more energy production

Rep. Steve Scalise , R-Jefferson, used his own life story to make the case that opportunities in the private sector, rather than big government, is the answer for America's economic problems.


Tue Jul 15, 2014

Danyelle Taylor announces candidacy for Jefferson Parish judge

Danyelle Taylor of Westwego has announced her candidacy for the 24th Judicial District Court 's Division O seat.


Mon Jul 14, 2014

Westwego officials up in arms over coal trains plan

Westwego's City Council last month approved a resolution, voicing its displeasure over a company's plans to ship coal in uncovered rail cars through West Jefferson to a shipping terminal in Plaquemines Parish.


Fri Jul 11, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Pump To River closes stretch of River Road in Harahan

River Road at Powerline Drive in Harahan is expected to be closed until at least December.


Jefferson Parish high schools show gains on state tests, loss in graduation rate

In general, students in Jefferson Parish's public high schools did better on state tests in the 2013-14 academic year than in the previous year, and slightly more students qualified for college scholarships.


Wed Jul 09, 2014

Ray Nagin joins the Louisiana Politicians Hall of Shame

Ray Nagin broke new ground for a New Orleans mayor Wednesday, becoming the first ever sentenced to 10 years in prison.


Thu Jul 03, 2014

Amid some dissent, Woodmere Elementary to become Jefferson Parish's first turn-around charter school

At a meeting as filled with fireworks as the holiday it preceded, the Jefferson Parish School Board approved an agreement for its first turn-around charter school.


Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Advocate

Dennis Persica: New Orleans gets bump in population

From July 1, 2012, to July 1, 2013 - the most recent data available from the state - Orleans Parish saw its population grow by 2.4 percent .


In a first, Jefferson Parish School Board's new president...

The Jefferson Parish School Board's president and vice president have switched places.


Tue Jul 01, 2014

Jefferson Parish School Board to consider first turn-around charter school

Jefferson Parish public school officials are poised to approve a contract for their first turn-around charter school.



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