Fisher High School Gator Dolls from Lafitte riding high after Macy's parade
Miranda Delatte, Taylor Olano, Emily Francois, Shavannal Gaines, Courtney Bundy and Abby Oliver from Fisher High School in Lafitte gather shortly before the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
First Gulf oil spill natural resource study reveals extensive damage in shoreline, deepwater habitats
The extensive damage caused by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the ensuing cleanup efforts to natural resources along the shoreline and in deepwater habitats of the Gulf of Mexico were outlined for the first time Friday in a comprehensive environmental assessment.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Cajun Christmas on the Bayou opens Saturday in Lafitte
Santa Claus stops by the town of Jean Lafitte amidst holiday lights and decorations at "Cajun Christmas on the Bayou" Dec. 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21 from 6 to 10 p.m. at 4917 City Park Drive in Lafitte.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Lafitte speckled trout right where they're supposed to be this time of year
Speckled trout fishing has gotten red-hot in the Lafitte area. Capt. Lane Zimmer found these two chunky specks Monday morning in the Pen.
Lafitte planning monuments for four special veterans
Sgt. Warren A. Murphy from Lafitte was one of six Louisiana National Guardsmen who were killed when a homemade bomb was set off under their vehicle in 2005.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Eric S. Landry
A tugboat captain and two other men were arrested after they were caught stealing diesel by pumping the boat's fuel into an 18-wheeler at a dock in the Cypremort Point area, the St. Mary Sheriff's Office said.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office West Bank crime report, Nov. 18
This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the west bank of Jefferson Parish.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Leo Kerner Elementary in Lafitte honors veterans
Year after year, Veteran's Day is a big event at Leo Kerner Elementary. Claudia Lauland has been in charge of the event for years now, and as the wife and daughter of a veteran, she takes her task seriously.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Barron Burmaster elected to Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court
Barron Burmaster and Zoe Olivia Fleming emerged from the Oct. 19 primary to make the runoff in the race to replace retiring Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court Judge Nancy Amato Konrad.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Barron Burmaster, Zoe Olivia Fleming on ballots for Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court judge
Barron Burmaster and Zoe Olivia Fleming will face each other Saturday in the runoff to replace retiring Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court Judge Nancy Amato Konrad.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Third graders at Joseph Davies Elementary in Meraux bring historical figures to life: Class Act
Third grade students in Catherine Randall's class at Joseph Davies Elementary in Meraux have been learning about events, culture, customs, and people that have impacted Louisiana's history.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Stephanie Grace: Will oil, gas lawsuit keep erosion conversation going?
The idea behind the suit, and a pair of potential similar actions that would also seek to force the industry to fix damage to the state's coastal wetlands, is pretty much the opposite.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Homecoming 2013: Fisher/Middle High School's homecoming is the big draw in Lafitte
Fisher Middle/High School recently completed a week of homecoming activities, and one of the most anticipated events is the homecoming parade.