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  1. Tourist's video shows terrifying moment a Louisiana swamp boat tour ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Tourist's video shows terrifying moment a Louisiana swamp boat tour guide jumped in alligator-infested water to feed reptiles Stacy Hicks, from Oregon, recorded a three-minute video last month showing Lance, a guide with Airboat Adventures, feeding two gators in Jean Lafitte, Louisiana There is no state law that prohibits people from feeding ... (more)


  2. Alligator wrestler in Jean Lafitte becomes social media starRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 |

    A video featuring an Airboat Adventures tour guide from Jean Lafitte frolicking with two alligators is making the rounds on Facebook and You Tube.


  3. The Catholic soul of Cajun CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2010 | Catholic Digest

    ... and their livelihoods. He entertains us, too, with the legend of the locally celebrated pirate and privateer Jean Lafitte, who is said to have hidden his treasure nearby. Nods to the famed French buccaneer along Louisiana's coast are almost as ...


  4. The Haunting of Chretien PointRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2014 |

    ... banks of the Bayou Bourbeaux. He ran a 3,000-acre cotton plantation and became quite wealthy. The French pirate Jean Lafitte was a friend of the Chretien family as Chretien had saved Lafitte's life during the War of 1812. A Spanish family, the ...


  5. St. Bernard Law Enforcement Torch Run held May 23Read the original story

    May 28, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    St. Bernard Highway and Jean Lafitte Parkway in Chalmette came alive with spirit on Friday, May 23, during the St. Bernard leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Louisiana.


  6. West Bank teachers honored with celebrationRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... appreciated for the long hours and dedication that is the catalyst for improvement in Jefferson Parish schools. Jean Lafitte National Park offers regular weekly events including a ranger-guided walk to explore the swamp and wetlands Wednesday to ...


  7. Is Jefferson Parish's new garbage collection system a help or hindrance?Read the original story

    May 22, 2014 |

    A 32-gallon garbage cart advertised on Home Depot's website, left, and the new 95-gallon cart that Progressive Waste Solutions is introducing in unincorporated Jefferson Parish and Jean Lafitte.


  8. LCG and Bike Lafayette announce designationRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... and pedestrian underpass providing access across Highway 90 and linking Beaver Park to Vermilionville and the Jean Lafitte Acadian Cultural Center A Share the Road signage along popular rural bicycle routes in northeast Lafayette Parish "We ...


  9. Jefferson Parish to phase in semi-automated garbage collection in...Read the original story

    May 19, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Unincorporated Jefferson Parish and Jean Lafitte residents will be receiving new garbage carts as part of a transition from manual to semi-automated collection, the parish announced Monday.


  10. Terrytown auxiliary fights fire with fashionRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... restaurant gift certificates, a wide variety of gift baskets, tickets to Audubon Insectarium and the aquarium, Jean Lafitte swamp tours, painting classes, original artwork, and beautiful plants. There were lots of consolation prizes as well, and no ...


  11. Fisher Middle High School in Lafitte sends 16 to Breakfast of ChampionsRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 |

    ... and the first African American prom queen for Fisher High School. It just meant so much to me," Shavannah said. Jean Lafitte National Park offers regular weekly events including a ranger-guided walk to explore the swamp and wetlands Wednesday to ...


  12. Contractor begins roundup of feral hogs feeding on West Bank leveesRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... is paying for the cost of feed. The project has focused on the V-line levee off Leo Kerner Parkway near the Jean Lafitte National Park. Traps are set and baited with feed. The captured animals are donated to a nonprofit that uses the meat to feed ...


  13. Lafitte Police Department honored for sex offender arrestRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 |

    ... everyone working together the arrest wouldn't have been possible," Lafitte Police Chief Marcell Rodriguez said. Jean Lafitte National Park offers regular weekly events including ranger-guided walks which showcase a variety of migrating birds and ...


  14. National WW II Museum commemorates D-Day and opens a major expansion and exhibitRead the original story

    May 4, 2014 |

    ... Orleans might seem a strange location for such a museum-might it be better suited to remember the Jewish pirate Jean LaFitte or Andrew Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans-the city was a critical part in the Normandy invasion and the subsequent ...


  15. Jefferson Parish voters renew five property taxes for 10 yearsRead the original story

    May 3, 2014 |

    ... between the Judicial Service Fund and the Community Park and Culture Fund. Voters in unincorporated areas and Jean Lafitte renewed a 2.5-mill "special services" tax. It provides $6.3 million for courts and cultural programs, in addition to the ...


  16. Elections Saturday to decide runoffs, tax issuesRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | WWL-TV New Orleans

    ... activities. There are also separate taxes in other areas. In unincorporated Jefferson Parish and the town of Jean Lafitte, voters will be asked to renew taxes that fund road lighting systems, park maintenance, the operations of the Office of Senior ...


  17. West Bank levee authority turns to Hog Commander to help limit feral hog damageRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... off Nicole Boulevard near Bayou Segnette State Park and the V-Line levee along Leo Kerner Parkway near the Jean Lafitte National Park. With feral hogs numbering 5 million around the country and growing, Maclay has said the project will be used to ...


  18. Gambit: Renew Jefferson Parish property taxesRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 |

    ... across the parish will decide on that tax. Additionally, Gambit recommends voters in unincorporated areas and Jean Lafitte renew a maximum 2.5-mill special services tax and no more than three mills for road lighting. Voters in 2004 approved all ...


  19. Jefferson election recommendationsRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    ... improve, maintain and operate streetlights in the unincorporated areas of Jefferson Parish and in the town of Jean Lafitte for another 10 years. Only voters in those areas will find this proposition on the ballot. The current maximum rate is 3 ...


  20. Fisher High School student takes third in New Orleans art competitionRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... p.m. in the 700 building, rooms 701 and 703. The Robert F. Kennedy Medical Center located on Church Street in Jean Lafitte will be celebrating National Women's Health Week May 11-17 by hosting informational sessions, offering behavioral health ...


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