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Sherry Akenhead Koenig

May 2, 2019 by Debbie Brooks Sheffield (Register to contact)

Sherry passed away the end of April 2019


January 8, 2018 by Ron Bonano (Register to contact)

Don Rigedon passed away several years ago...........


July 8, 2016 by Brian Sondes (Register to contact)

Sadly, on yesterday I attended the funeral of Robert Santangelo who passed from debilitating Parkinson's Disease. Our class of '65.

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Home floods in Metairie near Camel Street

A homeowner sweeps away water from his home on Camel Street near East Jefferson High School after strong storms flooded much of the metro area.

Metairie teen pleads guilty to bringing stolen gun to East Jefferson High School, gets three years probation  The Advocate

A Metairie teenager who brought a stolen gun to East Jefferson High School in May has been sentenced to three years of active probation after pleading guilty in ...

East Jefferson High School student accused of bringing gun on campus  The Advocate

A 17-year-old youth was jailed on allegations he brought a stolen handgun onto the campus of East Jefferson High School and then led a deputy on a foot chase ...

JPSO: East Jeff High School student arrested after bringing handgun to school

METAIRIE -- Police arrested an East Jefferson High School student who allegedly brought a gun to school Friday. According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's ...

Threatening graffiti on walls of East Jefferson High School prompt increased security  The Advocate

Two people broke into East Jefferson High School on Tuesday night and spray-painted threatening graffiti on the walls, prompting school officials to tighten ...

19-year-olds booked for East Jefferson High School graffiti, threatening messages  WGNO

Two 19-year-olds were arrested in connection with threatening graffiti messages that were spray-painted on the walls of East Jefferson High School earlier this ...

Attorneys take aim at LHSAA rule they say discriminates against some immigrants  The Advocate

A law firm known for its work with Hispanic immigrants is threatening legal action against Louisiana high school sports officials over a rule that the attorneys say ...

6 years after daughter's fatal stabbing, Metairie man beaten to death

A Metairie man is dead and his girlfriend's son has been booked with manslaughter after an argument over money devolved into a fatal beating, according to the ...

East Jefferson High School announces val, sal, grads

East Jefferson High School in Metairie has announced its 2015 valedictorian, salutatorian and graduates. The valedictorian is: Catherine Renee Urquhart of ...

Metairie shooting leaves 3 dead: 16-year-old girl, older brother and his girlfriend  The Advocate

A 16-year-old girl and her brother are dead, and a woman is critically wounded after a triple shooting in front of an apartment in Metairie on Sunday night.Family ...

Jefferson Parish public schools retain 'C' on state report card

The Louisiana department of education released its annual school and district performance scores and grades Tuesday.

East Jefferson High School announces first-quarter honor roll for 2013-14

East Jefferson High School in Metairie has announced its honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2013-2014 school year. Principal's scholars: ninth grade, ...

Crescent City Around the Neighborhoods for March 27  The Advocate

DRIVER CLASS: A four-hour AARP Smart Driver class will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at Ochsner/Elmwood Fitness Center, 1200 S. Clearview ...

Crescent City Around the Neighborhoods for March 20  The Advocate

PUBLIC SPEAKING: JEDCO and the Jefferson Chamber will host a seminar at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, at the Conference Center, 701A Churchill ...

Crescent City Schools Notes for March 6 | Crescent City  The Advocate

DEALING WITH SEXTING: Stacie LeBlanc, executive director of the New Orleans Children's Advocacy Center and Audrey Hepburn CARE Center, will speak on ...

Around Jefferson: Book sale to benefit Jeff Library  The Advocate

The Friends of the Jefferson Public Library will hold its semiannual book sale from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday ...

Meet the Staff  My New Orleans

Executive Vice President/Editor in Chief. Errol Laborde holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of New Orleans and is the Editor in Chief of ...

Crescent City Schools Notes for May 23, 2018 | Crescent City  The Advocate

CABRINI HIGH SCHOOL: High school students honored four influential elementary school teachers during a recent reception at Cabrini High School in New ...

The story behind Joe Yenni and the stadium named after him  WGNO

The John Curtis Patriots are just one of the many who call Joe Yenni Stadium home.

E-cigarettes may no longer be sold at convenience stores  FOX 8 Live WVUE

The FDA may set restrictions on the sale of e-cigarettes after calling the use of the products an "epidemic" among minors.

School bus crashes into canal in Metairie  WGNO

A school bus crashed this afternoon into a canal in Metairie, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

Jefferson Parish schools move to lottery system for pre-kindergarten

In an effort to make registering for pre-kindergarten in Jefferson Parish easier on parents and more equitable to students, the district announced this week it will ...

Sheriff's Office makes arrest after cashier stabbed, beaten at Metairie gas station  WDSU New Orleans

A suspect was arrested Friday in the brutal attack and stabbing of a 49-year-old cashier at a Metairie gas station, officials said. David Reeves, 31, was arrested ...

Hispanic scholars are honored by NO Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Fifty-three Hispanic scholars were honored at the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation's (NOHHF) Scholars Ceremony held at Isidore Newman School ...

New Orleans' Hispanic Heritage Foundation honors high school graduates

The New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation honored 56 scholars from 17 of the finest public, private and parochial high schools in the area at a moving ...

'Thank God': Family after boyfriend arrested in Kenner woman's beating death

As Kenner detectives investigated the Nov. 12 death of Amy Cancienne, a witness told police she'd overheard suspect Alex Sanders beating the 37-year-old ...

Parkview Baptist preschool in Metairie dedicates updated playground

Early Learning Center at Parkview Baptist. The Early Learning Center at Parkview Baptist Church, 6301 Camphor St., Metairie, held a dedication *service* for its ...

George Ackel Jr., real estate developer, dies at 57

George Ackel Jr., a successful real estate developer from Harahan and son of the late Louisiana Public *Service* Commissioner George Ackel Sr., died Nov.

Prep football first round playoff matchups  WWL

Here is a list of this weekend's playoff matchups for high school football.

Jefferson Parish public schools show improvement, receive B grade

Jefferson Parish public schools continue to show steady improvement, scoring an overall B grade for 2012-13, according to school performance scores released ...

Metairie triple murder suspect was close friend of one victim, godfather to his son, family says  The Advocate

Corey Woods seemed his ordinary self as he watched the NFL conference championships with friends inside a Metairie apartment Jan. 22.

Harahan City Council: Meet the candidates  The Times-Picayune -

Tim Baudier Personal Age 45. Born in New Orleans Married; three children Owner, Alternative Tees Graudated Riverdale High School; bachelor of arts degree, ...

Frank Allelo to remain as East Jefferson offensive coordinator  The Times-Picayune

Frank Allelo has decided to return as East Jefferson offensive coordinator and been assistant head football coach by Coach Marc Martin. (Photo courtesy of East ...

'When the Game Stands Tall' gives Slidell resident a taste of movie and football stardom  The Times-Picayune -

Slidell resident Benjamin Farmer took acting lessons as a youngster and played football at Northshore High School, so perhaps it was not a stretch to think the ...

Follow live: Louisiana high school football playoff brackets released  The Advocate

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association will unveil the 2017 state football playoff brackets in a selection show at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Former college players still latch on to pro football dreams at CFL tryout  The Times-Picayune

IMG_0193.JPG. Calgary Stampeders defensive line coach DeVone Claybrooks (center) addresses 47 players at a Stampeders tryout camp held Saturday (April ...

East Mississippi Community College Hall of Fame inductee bios  Bastrop Daily Enterprise

Former Bastrop High Parade All-American Randall Mackey is part of EMCC's six-member 2017 Hall of Fame class. SCOOBA, Miss. — In conjunction with East ...

Republican John Schroder to become Louisiana's next treasurer, defeats Derrick Edwards  The Advocate

A comparative handful of voters Saturday chose Covington businessman John Schroder to be the state's treasurer for the next two years.

Still fishing after all these years - News  Houma Courier

With one sharp snap of an elbow 38 years ago, in an instant, Stu Scheer's life turned from football to fishing.

Adopt-A-Family uniform drive lives on through your donations

For 24 years, Kevin Buckel has been operating his Adopt-A-Family uniform drive for the neediest of New Orleans schoolchildren, and for 24 years I've been ...

Hispanic scholars honored in New Orleans

The New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation hosted its annual Scholars Ceremony April 23 at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, granting ...

Pioneer Valley coach Neil Reed dies | Pvhs  Santa Maria Times

Neil Reed, who coached boys basketball and both boys and girls golf at Pioneer Valley High School, died Thursday of a massive heart attack according to ...

Fireworks, festivals in New Orleans turn Independence Day into a season for 2014  The Times-Picayune

New for 2014 is a surprising amount of patriotically themed theater.

Christmas came early for TCU football staff on recruiting trail  Fort Worth Star Telegram

In terms of recruiting, it was a very merry Christmastime for the TCU coaching staff. Twenty recruits in the class of 2015 pledged their commitment before Dec.

Gary Hirstius, known as 'rock 'n' roll detective,' dies at 56

Gary Hirstius, a local rock 'n' roll singer and songwriter who held down a day job as a private detective, died Friday in his sleep at his Metairie home. He was 56.

New Orleans Top Lawyers 2009  My New Orleans

Once again we provide our annual list of Top Lawyers in the New Orleans area. This year we have used the data collection services of a different company, ...

Lifetime Achievement in Music: The Radiators  OffBeat Magazine

"Like all great New Orleans musicians, the Radiators are about where they came from..." 2015 Best of the Beat Lifetime Achievement in Music: The Radiators.

Remembering Coach Reed | Local News  Santa Maria Times

A nation marked a headline-making basketball player's death, but a community mourned a coach with a heart as big as his smile.

'He was your typical teenager': Family IDs 15-year-old killed in Upper 9th Ward shooting  The Advocate

The family of a 15-year-old shot to death in the Upper 9th Ward on Saturday night has identified him as Rayshawn Boullt, a native of New Orleans.

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