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  1. River Ridge music academy's concerts benefit missions in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Times-Picayune

    Established more than 30 years ago, the Louisiana Academy of Performing Arts in River Ridge spreads Christmas cheer and goodwill by sharing their music and dance talent with the community for a worthy cause. The academy's Christmas Mission Benefit concert on Dec. 21 consisted of five concerts held throughout the day and into the night to benefit the Teresian missions.


  2. Gunplay between old, new boyfriends leaves 1 deadRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says that 44-year-old Bobby Elder died after entering the River Ridge house of his ex-girlfriend's current companion. The new companion, 32-year-old Robert Esteves of River Ridge, shot and killed Elder after officials say Elder pointed a gun at 35-year-old Karen Collins and ordered her out of bed.


  3. River Ridge domestic dispute turns fatalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says a domestic dispute turned fatal early Sunday morning in River Ridge. He says a 35-year-old woman called the Sheriff's Office about 4:30 a.m. to report her ex-boyfriend was shooting at her new boyfriend in the 9000 block of Sharla Drive.


  4. Metairie Man Dead In Incident In River RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | WYLD-FM

    He died in an exchange of gunfire with the woman's current boyfriend, 32-year-old Robert Esteves. The woman, 35-year-old Karen Collins of Metairie, told investigators that she and Esteves had gone to bed after returning from a Christmas party.


  5. River Ridge man killed after breaking into ex-girlfriend's houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 |

    A man was shot to death in River Ridge Sunday morning after breaking into the home of his ex-girlfriend. Karen Collins, 35, and her boyfriend, Robert Esteves, 32, had returned to their home in the 9000 block of Sharla Dr. after a Christmas party and were lying in bed when Collins' ex-boyfriend entered the room, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.


  6. Louisiana's convoluted prep football playoffs are un-American and need to be spiked: Jeff DuncanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Times-Picayune

    ... vote 'em into a new division. "It's un-American," said Curtis, who has won 26 state titles in 46 seasons at the River Ridge school. "Whatever happened to raising your standard to compete? The people behind this simply don't want the winning to be ...


  7. To repave streets in Jefferson Parish, an extra layer of headache - and moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 |

    ... Rita. But the dollars won't stretch as far as first thought. Some streets in line for repaving in Metairie and River Ridge were found to be in such poor condition that the ground layer between asphalt and dirt also needs to be replaced, Capital ...


  8. Lucky Dogs owner Doug Talbot, who turned a vending cart franchise into a New Orleans icon, dies at age 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 |

    ... insurance for cancer patients who had been denied coverage twice. Kirk Talbot is a state representative in River Ridge. A Mass will be held Wednesday at noon at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home in New Orlerans. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Talbot ...


  9. Finally: Jesuit, Curtis square off for Division I state football championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 |

    ... to dent a Patriots defense that has paved the way for a 40th consecutive season of double-digit victories by the River Ridge school. "They do a lot more than split back veer and they're very crafty upfront,'' Songy said. "The big thing is their kids ...


  10. Harahan offers breakfast with Santa, Christmas paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 |

    ... Jouet. Contact Jouet at 504.251.1750 with any questions about the bizarre Kim Roberts covers community events in River Ridge and Harahan and can be reached at 504.236.0776 or


  11. River Ridge woman booked with armed robbery, theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 |

    ... and stole tip jars from two other Elmwood stores. (JPSO) Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a River Ridge accused of woman robbing one business before unsuccessfully holding up another. Patricia Meadows, 55, is also accused of ...


  12. Harahan Library offers holiday crafts and storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Times-Picayune

    ... on Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. in the Monsignor Bendix Center at St. Matthew the Apostle Church, 10021 Jefferson Highway in River Ridge. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated and will go toward funding future productions. Additionally, baked goods ...


  13. In Jefferson Parish School Board's 7th District runoff, candidates alternately praise, criticize systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 |

    ... of the vote and has since endorsed Doucet. The 7th District covers seven schools in Bridge City, Harahan, River Ridge and parts of Avondale, Kenner and Metairie. Early voting begins Saturday and runs through Nov. 29, excluding Sunday, Thanksgiving ...


  14. Colorado High School Coach Warren Mitchell passesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 |

    When you think of great coaches at the high school level, there are many that come to mind. George DiTirro - Gadsden High School - New Mexico, John McKissick - Summerville Green High School - South Carolina, John Curtis - River Ridge - Louisiana, Barry Breener - Patriots High School - New England, and many more.


  15. River Ridge fourth-graders share what they're thankful forRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... With this in mind, students in Carla Lewis' fourth grade English class at St. Matthew the Apostle School in River Ridge participated in a class assignment that entailed writing down what they were thankful for this year. Here is a list of what the ...


  16. Campaign spending did not mean more votes in Jefferson Parish's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 |

    ... lawyer who has no party affiliation, finished third in the general election with 22 percent. John Sudderth, R-River Ridge, came in last with fewer than 17 percent. Buck said Monday he will not endorse either candidate. Asked Tuesday if he would ...


  17. Chef Frank Brigtsen's special Thanksgiving recipe tribute to his motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 |

    ... Last year we ate all the turkey, so I had to roast another one because we had to have the gumbo." Growing up in River Ridge, he and his family especially looked forward to one specific Thanksgiving dish and the rituals around it. "Oyster dressing ...


  18. Gretna residents reporting more coyote sightingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 |

    ... the park off Gretna Boulevard. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office snipers have hunted for coyotes in Harahan and River Ridge. City officials said they may consider using Parker's software to track reports of coyote sightings to determine how ...


  19. St. Matthew the Apostle Holiday Market coming up in River RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Make plans now to attend the seventh annual St. Matthew the Apostle Home & School Association's Holiday Market being held on Saturday, Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Monsignor Bendix Center, 10021 Jefferson Highway in River Ridge. Admission is $5, and complimentary refreshments and door prizes will be offered to attendees.


  20. Ex-cop being tried in pill mill case kills selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The lawyer for a former New Orleans police officer says his client shot and killed himself two days into a federal trial on charges that he took money and sexual favors to protect alleged "pill mills." Arthur "Buddy" Lemann says 64-year-old Donald Nides shot himself overnight Tuesday in his River Ridge home.


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