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WDSU-TV New Orleans
JP authorities say barge in flames in Jean Lafitte
Jefferson Parish authorities said a barge in Jean Lafitte is on fire. Officials said oil is leaking into the water from the barge.
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Metairie's first-ever Mardi Gras marching competition brings home the bacon for high school bands
The Brother Martin High School marching band performs in the Caesar parade on Feb. 22, 2014, as part of "Rhythm on the Route," Metairie's first-ever Mardi Gras marching band competition.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Carver Theater renovation '90 percent' complete, principals say
Mardi Gras revelers in Treme might be in for a surprise on Fat Tuesday after Zulu rolls down Orleans Avenue and the sun begins to fade.
Lafitte teenager with hearing loss honored at NBA event
Unless you've been under a rock lately, you have been very aware of the NBA All Star event that recently took place in New Orleans.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Daily Advertiser
Meet King Gabriel LXXV: Richard Bourgeois, M.D., rooted in Mardi Gras history
King Gabriel LXXV, Richard Bourgeois, M.D., is a native of Lafayette and the son of the late Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Louis Bourgeois.
Mardi Gras in Lafitte celebrated in tuxedos and shrimp boots
Swamp-themed floats, shrimp boats on the highway, and shrimp boots with tuxedos are just a few of the things that give Mardi Gras in Jean Lafitte its own distinct style.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Louisiana Saltwater Series Announces 2014 Schedule
The Louisiana Saltwater Series Redfish Series will commence its 2014 season at Boudreaux's Marina in Cocodrie on March 8th, and will visit eight different marinas across Louisiana's coast to create a true test of the best and the most exciting season yet.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Bayou region offers different kind of Mardi Gras
This February 2013 image provided by St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission shows participants in the Courir de Mardi Gras in Eunice, La., a Mardi Gras season tradition in Louisiana's Cajun country.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Robert F. Kennedy Medical Center in Lafitte expanding offerings
Any new business or service is big news in Lafitte. So when a new health clinic opened last August, it was big news, especially given that the grand opening of the Robert F. Kennedy Medical Center was attended by none other than the clinic's namesake's own daughter, Kerry Kennedy, who was the official ribbon-cutter.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Jefferson Chamber represents at Washington Mardi Gras and other business notes
The Jefferson Chamber will have a delegation of 70 at this weekend's Washington Mardi Gras.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
An Acadiana paradise: Rip Van Winkle Gardens
A popular spot to absorb the beauty of Louisiana nature is Jefferson Island. It sits on a mammoth salt dome, and is home to the Rip Van Winkle Gardens.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Fisher Middle School celebrates having top student in Jefferson Parish
A reception was held on Feb. 11 to honor the Jefferson Parish Middle School Student of the Year, Maci Frickey, shown her with Jefferson Parish School Superintendent James Meza, Fisher Principal Debbie Dantin and proud parents Darrell and Dena Frickey.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
The Town Talk
Alexandrian makes custom Mardi Gras masks by hand
Two versions of Mardi Gras can be experienced by Louisiana natives and tourists alike.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
New Orleans Valentine's Day promises moonstruck pleasure -- even without reservations
New Orleans valentines have extra reasons to celebrate in 2014. For once, the Feb. 14 holiday isn't tangled too closely with Carnival distractions - and, this year, it falls on a Friday.