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  1. Firefighters visit Lafitte schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... you cards for Coulon and Wyman, and expressed how much they enjoyed the visit. Nov. 15 will be a busy day at Jean Lafitte National Park. The annual Better Health Bayou event takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be health screenings, animal ...


  2. Travelgirl Tips: Check out these New Orleans CemeteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | WGNO-TV New Orleans

    ... find lots of artistic tombs, including the one of Captain Dominique You, who some say was the brother of pirate Jean Lafitte, who stood next to Andrew Jackson during the battle of New Orleans. Also on the list, the below-ground Holt Cemetery, ...


  3. St. Joachim Cypress Fest in Marrero features music, salute to veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 |

    St. Joachim, known as "The Little Church in the Woods," and nestled in the splendor of cypress trees near the entrance of the Jean Lafitte National Park at 5505 Barataria Blvd. in Marrero, will present its Annual Cypress Fest Nov. 7 and 8. Publicity Chairperson Marian Becnel, member of the St. Joachim Festival committee, is inviting everyone to grab their chairs, put on their dancing shoes and join them for two enjoyable evenings of fun, music and a salute to American heroes for Veterans Day. Organizers Tammy and Frank Delaney, and approximately 25 volunteers, are planning two nights of varied entertainment and fun for the entire family.


  4. Fisher High National Honor Society inducts new membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... and 21 students passed the stringent application process. The induction ceremony was held on Oct. 14 at the Jean Lafitte Multipurpose Center. Mayor Tim Kerner said he had no problem donating the use of the building for the evening's festivities in ...


  5. JPSO sharpshooters bag 7 feral hogs on West Bank levee as abatement program begins, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 |

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office snipers have shot seven feral hogs damaging West Bank levees since the twice weekly hunts began Oct. 13, levee officials said Wednesday. The sharpshooters are working on the V-line levee, one of the areas hardest hit by the pigs off Barataria Boulevard at the Jean Lafitte National Park.


  6. Volunteers discover treasures at Bayou Barataria cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Vintage glass coke bottles, a 1977 Rosethorne parade dubloon, and old pottery electrical insulators were just a few of the interesting finds discovered by volunteers at Jean Lafitte National Park on National Public Lands Day. This year, the park choose to concentrate on the previously untouched land at Jones Point along Bayou Barataria.


  7. Auditions to be held Saturday for actors to portray historical figuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Uptown Messenger

    Louisiana History Alive is holding auditions this Saturday for actors to portray figures that have influenced New Orleans history such as Marie Laveau, Jean Lafitte and Andrew Jackson. Actors should have improvisational skills and a love for history, in order to audition for work during the holiday season.


  8. JPSO snipers hunt for feral hogs on stormy Monday, but the pigs stay awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 |

    ... deputies are working the V-line levee between Marrero and Crown Point off Barataria Boulevard just outside the Jean Lafitte National Park. Levee district officials say it is one of the hardest hit areas, along with Lake Cataouache. As the hogs dig ...


  9. De La Salle stays the course with sweep of FisherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    The Cavaliers communicated effectively against Fisher , shaking off a slow start in the third set to sweep the Gators Monday afternoon in Jean Lafitte. "When a free ball comes over," De La Salle assistant coach Tammy LaCour said.


  10. Lafitte's Veterans Day celebration to be bigger than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 |

    ... area who lost their lives in the line of duty. A special dedication and celebration is scheduled for Sept. 8 at Jean Lafitte Town Hall at 2 p.m. Mayor Tim Kerner is particularly proud of these monuments, because he says these men gave everything ...


  11. About Town for Oct. 12, 2014Read the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... will be stationed at the mansion's front door, setting the stage for seafaring coastal history and the infamous Jean Lafitte. FHL, which is headquartered at the Old Governor's Mansion and operates the historic building as a museum and an events ...


  12. Hungry HogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 |

    After sunset Monday, four-man sniper teams from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office will begin prowling the levees outside of Jean Lafitte National Park on the West Bank, using night-vision goggles and .308-caliber rifles to rid the hurricane protection system of what has become one of its most immediate threats. Feral hogs have been around for years, but late last year they began tearing up the levees north and east of the park at such a rate that the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West struggled to keep up.


  13. Jefferson Parish officials devise agreement to eliminate wild hogs damaging leveesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... Office will use night vision equipment and a .308 rifle to shoot the hogs. They will be shooting toward the Jean Lafitte Park during night hours and carcasses will be removed the next day. Those that aren't removed will be left to decompose ...


  14. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office sharpshooters to begin feral hog hunts MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office sharpshooters will begin nightly hunts for feral hogs Monday at the V-line levee in Marrero near Jean Lafitte National Park. The hogs have been causing major damage to the West Bank's hurricane protection system, costing an average $4,000 per repair.


  15. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, West Bank levee district officials ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... event will take place in Marrero at the V-line levee, one of the areas hardest hit by the pigs, just outside Jean Lafitte National Park. Sheriff Newell Normand and Susan Maclay, president of the levee authority board, is expected to discuss an ...


  16. Fisher High School pep rally in Lafitte for academics, not sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... in their curriculum for the past two years, and they are wholly invested in the success of the program. At Jean Lafitte National Park, the various birds beginning their southerly migrations, as well as indigenous birds, can be observed in a ...


  17. Helping Hands for America's LandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Girl Scouts take part in National Public Lands Day held at The Chalmette National Cemetery of Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014.


  18. With fall, action is heating up at Jean Lafitte National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    If the summer was just too hot to enjoy all that Jean Lafitte National State Park has to offer, then now is the time to take advantage of all of their fall activities. The temperatures are starting to cool off, and the action at the park is just heating up.


  19. Talk Like a Pirate Day Founder John Baur (Ol' Chumbucket) Shares His...Read the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | AOL City Guide

    ... And there's a lot of bands there too. The city's pirate story begins with one of the last of the great pirates, Jean Lafitte. Lafitte and his brother, Pierre, had a pirate fortress on Barataria , down where the Mississippi River empties into the ...


  20. Audit finds Jefferson Community Healthcare Centers failed to verify income status of five patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... me off earned in the year of separation, the report said. The nonprofit runs four clinics in Marrero, Avondale, Jean Lafitte and River Ridge. For a look at the report, click here .


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