Tuesday Aug 19
Fitch Affirms Jefferson Parish & Jefferson Sales Tax District, LA Bond Ratings; Outlook Negative
NARROW BUT IMPROVED DEBT SERVICE COVERAGE: Pledged revenues in 2013 provide 1.31x coverage of maximum annual debt service , which Fitch views as somewhat thin for the rating.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Lafitte Seafood Market recognized as tourism booster
Jean Lafitte was in the spotlight recently as it was honored for significant community achievement.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
New Orleans Calling, Episode 7: The Squeezebox
Welcome to NEW ORLEANS CALLING, WWOZ's nationally syndicated program. NEW ORLEANS CALLING airs on WWOZ 90.7 FM in New Orleans every Saturday morning from 7-8 am, and you can also listen online to recent episodes at wwoz.org! This week we take a look at an instrument that might be old fashioned in much of the world -- but very much alive in New ... (more)
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Jefferson Council OKs contract for company despite IGa s objections
The Jefferson Parish Council on Wednesday awarded a home-elevation contract to a company that the parish's inspector general said does not meet the technical qualifications for the job.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Down the Road: Just off urban doorsteps, Lafitte is a dive into wild Louisiana
If it's true that nature abhors a vacuum, then it doesn't seem to have much use for straight lines either, at least not in the alluvial sprawl of southeast Louisiana.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Fisher Middle High School teachers from Lafitte collaborate with peers in Massachusetts
With only a week of their summer remaining, you might expect most teachers to be getting their classroom ready and squeezing in a little last minute relaxation, but several Fisher teachers were among a group of Jefferson Parish teachers who traveled to Bridgewater, Massachusetts for five days of training in Advanced Placement, or AP, curriculum the ... (more)
Thu Jul 31, 2014
JPSO: Woman answers doorbell, shot twice in Marrero
A woman was shot twice by someone who rang the doorbell of her home Thursday night, July 31, in the 5000 block of Bowdon Street in Marrero.
Watch a video to learn how Jefferson Parish automated garbage pick-up works
If you want to learn how Jefferson Parish 's new automated garbage pick-up system works, then check out the video produced by the Jefferson Parish administration, which is embedded below.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Jean Lafitte is cleanest city in Louisiana in its category
Presenting the winning plaque to Lafitte Mayor Tim Kerner are Louisiana Garden Club Federation's Cleanest City Contest Chairman Jean Gilstrap and District II Director Patricia Ortalano.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
West Bank levee authority moves closer to formalizing feral hog eradication plan
The West Bank levee authority moved closer to formalizing its feral hog eradication plan, approving up to $25,000 Wednesday for the work.