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  1. Lafitte's annual Rosethorne Mardi Gras Parade a celebration on the bayouRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 |

    For those looking for a truly family friendly Mardi Gras event, there are few parades that meet that definition as much as Lafitte's annual Rosethorne parade. Each year, on the Saturday before Fat Tuesday, the parade rolls down the boulevard bearing the moniker of the infamous pirate, Jean Lafitte.


  2. Jean Lafitte police officer can serve as constable, according to state Attorney General opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 |

    A Jean Lafitte police officer can hold the post of constable for the area, according to an opinion from the state Attorney General's office . Frank Rawle, a full-time police officer, sought the opinion after he was elected constable of 3rd Justice Court in November.


  3. Leo Kerner Elementary in Lafitte names teacher of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 |

    Leo Kerner second grade teacher Michelle LeBlanc, right, with her principal, Suzanne Bordlee, left, was selected teacher of the year. In a first for Leo Kerner Elementary School, a teacher who was a student at the original Jean Lafitte Elementary has been selected teacher of the year.


  4. Coyote sightings around metro New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    A coyote pauses while crossing Louisiana 45 near Lafitte. Loyola University biology professor Craig Hood, who has surveyed mammals in Jean Lafitte National Historic Park-Barataria Unit, found a surprising number of coyotes in the park.


  5. Mardi Gras changes JP garbage collection, recycling scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Residents of unincorporated Jefferson Parish and the town of Jean Lafitte will not have trash pickup Tuesday because of Mardi Gras.


  6. Lafitte's Lady Gators softball team gets new fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... community will join them on Feb. 25 at 3:30 p.m. for a special dedication ceremony at Fisher High. On Feb. 21, Jean Lafitte National Park will host Barataria Bird Count, a bird watching hike that welcomes enthusiasts at all levels of experience. ...


  7. Jean Lafitte Mayor Tim Kerner, Town Council re-elected without...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 |

    Jean Lafitte Mayor Tim Kerner directs volunteers to move the line while sandbagging near Bayou Barataria off Hatty Street in hopes of stopping the rising storm surge from Hurricane Isaac in 2012. after he drew no challengers during qualifying for the March 28 election.


  8. Qualifying ends Friday for the March 28 electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Qualifying ends Friday, Feb. 6 for the March 28 municipal elections. Voters in Jean Lafitte will elect a mayor and Town Council.


  9. Academy of Our Lady students paint, clean and garden for week of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Academy of Our Lady recently held its annual service week. To spread Christ's mission of serving others, Academy of Our Lady students served at various locations, including City Park, Magnolia, Cafe Hope, Youth Rebuild New Orleans, Jean Lafitte National Park, ARC and Second Harvest Food Bank.


  10. Jean Lafitte Mayor Tim Kerner, 5 council incumbents qualify for March 28 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Jean Lafitte Mayor Tim Kerner made official his bid for a seventh term as the coastal town's chief executive Wednesday by qualifying in the March 28 election. Kerner and the Town Council were re-elected without opposition in 2011 , during the qualifying period.


  11. Qualifying begins Wednesday for Jean Lafitte Town Council electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 |

    Qualifying begins Wednesday for the spring municipal elections. In Jefferson Parish , only Jean Lafitte officials will be up for election March 28. Voters will choose a mayor and five members for the Town Council.


  12. Lafitte Fire Department gives free smoke detectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... more information about these events, call the fire department at 504.689.2086 or go by their location at 2385 Jean Lafitte Blvd. in Lafitte. Jean Lafitte National Park has regular weekly outdoor events including a ranger-guided walk to explore the ...


  13. BP oil spill sets stage for "The Marauders"Read the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | The News-Star

    ... Gus Lindquist, a one-armed shrimper who pops pills from a Pez dispenser, desperately searching the cheniers for Jean Lafitte's lost treasure while drug dealers Reginald and Vincent Toup harass him to stay clear of their massive marijuana crop. ...


  14. Our Views: Conservation fund faces CongressRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... approximately $205 million from the fund since its inception. The money has helped protect places such as the Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve and the Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge. The fund also has supported improvements in ...


  15. Legion of Mars melds old and new at its Carnival ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 |

    ... a reenactment of the Battle of New Orleans, with General Andrew Jackson, British General Pakenham and pirate Jean Lafitte making appearances, paid homage to the Battle of New Orleans. Continuing the humorous spirit of the tableau, a grog was made - ...


  16. St. Joachim in Marrero plans Family ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Mark your calendars for March 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for another fun filled Family Expo and Craft Show at St. Joachim Catholic Church, located on church grounds filled with beautiful old oak trees, near the entrance of Jean Lafitte National Park at 5505 Barataria Blvd. in Marrero. Chairperson Tammy Delaney said that the expo is an outreach program that offers the community an opportunity to come and receive information about products or services from local businesses, agencies and organizations.


  17. Lafitte senior receives softball scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... give personal attention, easing a student into college life," she said. Looking for some outdoor activities? Jean Lafitte National Park has regular weekly events including a ranger-guided walk to explore the swamp and wetlands each week from ...


  18. Notable: First-time novelists off to a good startRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... g shrimper who encounters all manner of very bad people as he searches for the long-lost treasure of the pirate Jean Lafitte.


  19. Lafayettea s Les Brigands de Lafitte abandons ship for ballRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | The Advocate

    Les Brigands de Lafitte held its 61st Ball Masque on Jan. 17 in the Frem F. Boustany Ballroom at the Heymann Performing Arts and Convention Center. The entrance to the ballroom was highlighted with a graphic of the Etoile Rouge, Lafitte's famous fighting ship, and a large likeness of Jean Lafitte.


  20. Christmas tree marsh restoration complete in Jefferson Parish, volunteer event cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 |

    ... that it is cancelling a Jan. 17 volunteer event to continue placing trees to shore up Goose Bayou, near Jean Lafitte. "Jefferson Parish would like to thank all the individual volunteers and organizations for helping make this year's project a great ...


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