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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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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 ...

JPSO names East Jefferson High School student arrested with gun

A 17-year-old student at East Jefferson High School in Metairie was arrested after authorities say he brought a gun to school Friday (May 18).

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 ...

Violent threat spray-painted on East Jefferson High School  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Police are looking for this person who they say is responsible for spray painting threatening messsges on school property at East Jefferson High School (Source: ...

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 ...

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.

Prom 2018: East Jefferson celebrates 'A Night in Paris'

East Jefferson High School students danced the night away at their 2018 prom Saturday (May 5) at the Sheraton Galleria in Metairie.

Videos, images of local flooding from viewers

Several residents sent in images and videos of the local flooding via our social media accounts.

Faulty phone charger shocks student at Metairie high school

An East Jefferson High School student was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries after he suffered an electrical shock from his iPhone charger Tuesday ...

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 ...

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 ...

Chatham Community Library is recipient of 2019 Teens' Top Ten Book giveaway  Chatham Journal Weekly

Chicago, Il — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has announced the recipients of its ...

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.

JPSO arrests three in Friday night shooting outside Joe Yenni Stadium  The Times-Picayune -

jpsologo1.jpg. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Office logo. (SUSAN POAG / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE). Story Continued Below. Jefferson Parish deputies have arrested ...

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.

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 ...

Larry Dale challenges Martin Marino for Jefferson Parish School Board seat

Martin Marino, the senior member of the Jefferson Parish School Board, wants another four years to help improve Jefferson's struggling public school system, but ...

Jefferson Parish public schools show improvement, receive B grade

State Superintendent John White. Chateau Estates Elementary School students raise their hand to answer a question as State Superintendent John White spoke ...

Family, friends gather at site of Metairie car accident to remember charismatic 14-year-old

No matter where Casey O'Dell went, relatives said, he always made a friend.

Two denominations come together in faith at Memorial Baptist Church

The Rev. Dan Pritchett, 35, and the Rev. Eleazar Bueso, 63, are an unlikely pair to be in a partnership. They not only come from different generations, separated ...

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 ...

Prep football first round playoff matchups  WWL

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

$54.5 million Jefferson Performing Arts Center almost complete; next step uncertain  The Times-Picayune -

The Jefferson Performing Arts Center is nearing completion, and it's been a long time coming. What happens next, however, is still taking shape. No opening ...

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.

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 ...

Jefferson Parish school clerk arrested for theft | News |  The Times-Picayune -

A former Jefferson Parish Public School System employee was arrested Thursday and booked with theft for allegedly stealing $9483 from the district, according ...

Dennis Assaf and JPAS receive AACT national distinguished merit award

Dennis Assaf and the Jefferson Performing Arts Society were honored with a Distinguished Merit Award from the American Association of Community Theatre on ...

Jefferson Parish school officials revisiting idea of moving Haynes to Riverdale

With plans to build a new public magnet school in Kenner on hold for now, Jefferson Parish School Board member Glenn Hayes Jr. is renewing his push to move ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Grand jury charges man in Metairie triple murder

A Jefferson Parish grand jury handed up an indictment Thursday (May 25) charging a Metairie man with three counts of second-degree murder.

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

Editor's note No. 3: This post was updated on July 1, 2014, to add a free concert at the National World War II Museum.

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 ...

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.

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, ...

'Nutcracker' ballet is the gift that keeps on giving in New Orleans

Nine productions of "The Nutcracker" are planned from now to the end of December in and around New Orleans, all but guaranteeing that southeast Louisiana ...

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.

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.

'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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