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Panthers rookie Donte Jackson -- a Riverdale High standout -- ready to take on hometown Saints  The Advocate

Just four years ago, Donte Jackson was playing football for Riverdale High School in his hometown of New Orleans.

Memorial Day service at Chalmette National Cemetery, more New Orleans community news  The Advocate

MEMORIAL DAY: Vietnam Veterans of VFW Post 3798, the National Park *Service* and the National WWII Museum are honoring America's fallen troops at 12:30 ...

Jefferson Parish students win Rau for Art contest scholarships  The Advocate

Students from Riverdale High School and Fisher High School in Jefferson Parish swept the top three places in the 2019 Rau for Art scholarship competition.

Riverdale pounds Country Day behind 12 hits, two-hitter by Rydder Chriss  The Advocate

Riverdale High School baseball coach Sean Temple feels some of his inexperienced players are still trying to find their way.

UPDATE: Student arrested for making threat against Riverdale  Murfreesboro Post

The person who made a threat against Riverdale High School was arrested, and said the incident is a prank, Rutherford County Schools said Thursday evening.

Baseball: Riverdale's short pitcher Rensuke Higashihama stands tall throws no-hitter, strikes out 14  The Advocate

Who would have guessed that the “feel good'' story of the local prep baseball season would come from Riverdale High School?

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 ...

Riverdale High School announces honor roll

Riverdale High School has announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2015-16 school year. Senior A Honorees Kamariah Allen, Ryan Anderson, ...

Riverdale gets off to 2-0 start with runaway win over Haynes  The Advocate

The Willie Brooks coaching era at Riverdale is off to a rousing start.

Longue Vue gets new executive director, and more New Orleans news  The Advocate

LONGUE VUE LEADERSHIP: Dr. Stella Baty Landis, a New Orleans native, has been appointed executive director at Longue Vue House and Gardens. Landis ...

Burning eggs lead to marijuana arrest for Jefferson teachers union head Jessie Isidore  The Advocate

Burning eggs in an Algiers apartment led to the arrest of the president of Jefferson Parish's largest teachers union on a marijuana count, court documents show.

These are the 13 highest-scoring schools in Jefferson Parish Some of the state's highest-performing

Some of the state's highest-performing schools are located in the Jefferson Parish Public School system based on the state department of education's most ...

Crescent City Around the Neighborhoods for April 24  The Advocate

CAMPAIGN TOPS TOTALS: United Way of St. Charles announced the annual campaign garnered $3,462,716, the largest sum in its history. The organization is ...

La Vergne student may inspire change in Rutherford valedictorian rules  The Daily News Journal

A new valedictorian policy may emerge in future year after a La Vergne High missed the required ACT science score, but earned more than 40 hours of college ...

Destrehan water park opens and more community news  The Advocate

WATER WORKS: The Ormond Spray Park at 1901 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan, is now open on weekends from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. Beginning in June, the park will ...

Riverdale product, LSU defensive back Donte Jackson declares for NFL Draft  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Former Riverdale High School athlete Donte Jackson, who played a key role in LSU's defensive backfield as a starter the past two seasons, has declared for the ...

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

The Jefferson Parish public school system retained its C letter grade for 2017 according to the state's most recent report card released Tuesday, Nov.7, 2017.

From Riverdale to Baghdad and back | Community  Murfreesboro Post

Murfreesboro native Mark Cull was one of the first to walk the halls at Riverdale High School, worked with the special forces, dodged terror attacks in the most ...

Supreme Court declines to hear Doucet appeal; North elected to Jefferson Parish School Board  The Advocate

The Louisiana Supreme Court on Friday denied a last-gasp appeal from Jefferson Parish School Board member Melinda Doucet, who was disqualified by lower ...

Crescent City Around the Neighborhoods for April 10  The Advocate

OFFICERS GRADUATE: The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office's first Peace Officer Standards and Training Corrections Academy class graduated recently ...

2017 performance scores released for Metro Area Schools  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

The Louisiana Department of Education has released this year's performance scores for 2017.

Students question diplomas sold by Gretna pastor  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

A local pastor is apparently promising people a quick and easy way to earn their high school diplomas while charging them hundreds of dollars.

Mardi Gras proposal at Endymion parade  FOX 8 Live WVUE

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Laissez le bon temps rouler! The good times were rolling through New Orleans this past weekend as Endymion parade rolled ...

Student music winners announced | Community  Murfreesboro Post

The Richard Siegel Foundation Award winners for Music Excellence were presented on stage at the last concert for the Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra's ...

Raft of candidates for Harahan City Council stress need for civility, cooperation  The Advocate

Thirteen candidates are vying for five seats on the Harahan City Council, including several businessmen, three reserve police officers, a lawyer, a real estate ...

George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts chooses art contest finalists  The Advocate

The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts has chosen four local students as finalists in its annual art contest for high school juniors and seniors from across ...

A Murfreesboro Star is Born | Community |  Murfreesboro Post

Many young performers starting out have dreams of success on the Broadway stage, but the odds of achieving fame there are likely harder than winning a ...

2019 Easter Services in Rutherford County

Looking for Easter *service* times? Here is a list of some church services in Rutherford County.

Nineteen to be inducted into Smyrna High's first Hall of Fame class  The Daily News Journal

Smyrna High's first hall of fame class will feature 19 inductees. Ten have been announced.

Unprisoned: Stories From The System  WWNO

Independent producer and longtime WWNO collaborator Eve Abrams brings us Unprisoned: Stories From The System. From New Orleans and Louisiana, the ...

College readiness: How Cheatham, Robertson and Sumner Schools stack up  The Tennessean

Large numbers of students in Tennessee are not ready for college, according to newly released state data. The data shows how prepared public high school ...

New Orleans Public Radio Series on Incarceration Selected as Peabody Awards Finalist  WWNO

WWNO New Orleans Public Radio is proud to announce the selection of Unprisoned: Stories from the System as a finalist in the 76th annual George Foster.

Updated: Team-by-team 2018 football schedules for each conference in the area and region

2018 prep football schedules for every varsity team in the area and region:

3 dead bodies found, house burned after shots heard in Old Jefferson  The Advocate

East Bank Consolidated Fire Department director Joseph Greco said firefighters discovered the victims while responding to a fire in the vicinity of the 4100 block ...

List of Roads Closed or Impassable Due to Flooding

Heavy rain has caused several roads to close or to become impassable.Here's a list of roads to avoid.

Saints vs. Panthers first look: Scouting Carolina on offense, defense, special teams  The Advocate

Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints in Week 17.

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, ...

Your 2019 French Quarter Festival from A to Z  OffBeat Magazine

Celebrating its 36th anniversary, the 2019 French Quarter Festival has a total of 23 stages with music that represents just about every genre from traditional jazz, ...

List of Roads Closed Due to Flooding

Several city and county roads have been closed or lined with high level water barrels.

Who's #1 The Show Episode 45 - NHSCA Seeds  FloWrestling

Mar 27, 2019. Willie and Nomad breakdown the seeds for the senior and junior class tournaments at the 2019 NHSCA Nationals. Below you'll find the preseeds ...

Here's the lineup for the 2019 French Quarter Festival  OffBeat Magazine

Organizers of the 2019 French Quarter Festival have unveiled the details of this year's performance lineup, as well as some other major announcements.

Riverdale's Donte Jackson commits to LSU  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Riverdale High School's Donte Jackson is heading to LSU.

MTSU women add prized recruit Boothe to signing class  Murfreesboro Post

The MTSU women's basketball team's already strong recruiting class got even better on Friday when Northwest Florida State College standout Rellah Boothe ...

Rutherford County Road Projects Part of TDOT Three -Year Program

TDOT's annual three-year transportation program has been released and it includes two Rutherford County projects.

Civil rights struggle lives on in La.'s public schools  Times Picayune

On a September morning in 1965, Lena Vern Dandridge and a handful of black girls climbed on to Bus No. 75 for their first-ever school day with white students at ...

Crescent City Schools Notes for October 18, 2017 | Crescent City  The Advocate

NOCCA DRAMA: The drama department of the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts will present "The Secret in the Wings" by Mary Zimmerman at 7 p.m. Oct.

Prom 2016: Archbishop Shaw walks down the red carpet

Archbishop Shaw High School of Marrero celebrated Prom 2016 with the theme "Red Carpet'' on Saturday (May 14) at La Maison Creole in Harvey.

Burks named FirstBank Mortgage regional sales manager | Community  Murfreesboro Post

Brandon Burks has been named the Tennessee Regional Sales Manager for FirstBank Mortgage. He will lead the sales teams for FirstBank Mortgage's 21 ...

Update on Current Smyrna Road Projects

Smyrna Public Works Department is working on several road projects around town. Here's the latest.

TDEC Issues Consumption Advisory for Bass from Portion of East Fork Stones River

TDEC announced a precautionary fish consumption advisory for bass species in a portion of the East Fork Stones River in Rutherford County.

Smyrna PD Search for Auto Burglars

Smyrna Police say similar burglaries happened the same night within the Jefferson Square.

'No one deserves to lose their life on the street': Family of man who died after JPSO chase

Shell-shocked relatives of Keeven Robinson gathered outside the emergency room of Ochsner Medical Center in Old Jefferson Thursday afternoon (May 10), ...

Oakland Middle School tops defending champ Christiana | Sports  Murfreesboro Post

Oakland's Middle School Chargers took down defending county champions Christiana Cougars 8-6 in the opening week of Rutherford County Middle School ...

Best Oregon High Schools 2017: U.S. News And World Report List

Best Oregon High Schools 2017 List - Portland, OR - Several Portland region schools made the top 25 list, with many other smaller, rural schools rounding out ...

With clear path to re-election, Cedric Richmond can look to a bigger platform in Democrats' future  The Advocate

U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, Louisiana's lone congressional Democrat, appears well-positioned to retain his 2nd Congressional District seat and could see his ...

Julia Street | WITH POYDRAS THE PARROT - My New Orleans  My New Orleans

Dear Julia, While walking in Woldenberg Park, I came across a beautiful marble statue dedicated to the immigrant, donated by many immigrants who have ...

Prep football days gone by: Vintage North Shore photos

Vintage photos of St. Tammany Parish prep athletes in action.

Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donors

A donation shortfall over the winter holidays is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for blood and platelet donors.

Three Jefferson Parish Public Schools receive national recognition  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Three Jefferson Parish Schools have been recognized by the U.S. News & World Report in their annual Best Schools list.

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

See our favorite looks from Prom 2016 across New Orleans

Here are our favorite looks from public and private schools across New Orleans.

Donte Jackson trying to keep "DBU" tradition going at LSU  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

From Riverdale High School, to LSU, to now the NFL. That's the path Tiger cornerback Donte Jackson is on, and one he will complete next month.

Graduate ready to take on world, two years early  The Daily News Journal

I just wanted to... finish my school and get started on my career at an early age.

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 ...

Spring Fling: Best places to eat  The Daily News Journal

Spring Fling stars May 21 and thousands will be looking for places to dine. Whether you're a local or you're just visiting, here are some ideas for best places to ...

Abita Springs mayor draws four challengers in re-election bid  The Advocate

Abita Springs Mayor Greg Lemons will have a bit more competition this time for the top job in town government — the third time he's run for the office.

Alla Bash boasts monarchs, merriment at celebration  The Advocate

Alla, Carnival's fifth oldest parading organization, heralded the return of the famed Alla Bash Saturday at The Cannery in New Orleans. Reigning over the ...

Saturday's scoreboard  The Courier

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL. American League. East Division. W L Pct GB. Tampa Bay 6 2 .750 —. Baltimore 4 3 .571 1½. New York 3 4 .429 2½. Toronto 3 6 ...

'This is a tragic accident' | News |  Murfreesboro Post

Lycia McKinney, 16, who died in a two-vehicle accident on May 20, was remembered by dozens of family members and friends three days later during a ...

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $78000 in Scholarships to 60 Oregon/SW Washington High School Seniors  Business Wire

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded $78,000 in scholarships for the 2018-19 school year to 60 ...

Rockvale High could lead to countywide zoning changes  Murfreesboro Post

Rutherford County School Board chairman Jeff Jordan said the projected August 2019 opening of Rockvale High School likely will lead to a countywide ...

Update on W. Jefferson Pike head on collision

Wednesday morning May 16, RCFR responded to a head on collision on W. Jefferson Pike. The crash involved 2 adults, and 2 children – one was an infant.

Martin to run for city council | Government |  Murfreesboro Post

Ronnie Martin, FirstBank Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager, has announced he is running for a seat on the Murfreesboro City Council.

High school football scoreboard for Week 5  USA TODAY High School Sports

Check out who won in Week 5 of the Tennessee high school football season.

Devin Bond update: Detectives say he planned to run  Murfreesboro Post

Devin's mother told Detective Pinson her son took a black Nike drawstring backpack, a red and gray North Face pullover jacket, a gray and white Nike hooded ...

St. Matthias, other schools, plan upcoming reunions

A reunion for the St. Matthias Elementary School class of 1966 will be held on Saturday.

Crescent City Around the Neighborhoods for Sept. 28, 2016  The Advocate

ALGIERS KIWANIS: Bob Becker, CEO of New Orleans City Park, will be the guest speaker when the Kiwanis Club of Algiers meets at 7 a.m. Thursday, Sept.

21 Things to Know About 21 JUMP STREET from Our Set Visit; Plus a New Clip and Images

21 JUMP STREET Set Visit. Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, and Ice Cube star as undercover cops in high school in the remake of 21 JUMP STREET.

Voices of the SEC: When will the Vols find an offensive coordinator?  The Tennessean

The Vols can't find an offensive coordinator, the Crimson Tide will have their QB back and the Wildcats will be at full strength in their bowl game.

Crescent City Around the Neighborhoods for August 17, 2016  The Advocate

LOUISIANA OVATION VOCAL ENSEMBLE: The first rehearsal for the 2016 holiday season of the Louisiana Ovation Vocal Ensemble will begin at 7 p.m. ...

Crescent City Around the Neighborhoods for Sept. 7, 2016  The Advocate

WEST JEFFERSON MEDICAL CENTER: The West Jefferson Medical Center Auxiliary has established a fund to assist the family of Spencer Chauvin, a district ...

MFRD responds to two-story house fire

Local coverage of news, weather, sports, traffic, schools, crime, obituaries and things to do in Rutherford County, TN.

Crescent City Around the Neighborhoods for Aug. 31, 2016  The Advocate

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF NEW ORLEANS: Staff and board members from nonprofit organizations will gather for a Junior League of New Orleans information ...

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Save Cat From Sinkhole

“We responded to a call today about a family cat that fell into a sink hole off of East Jefferson Pike in Murfreesboro. The sink hole was approx. 12 feet deep.

UPDATED Thursday, June 23: Filming Locations in NYC, Atlanta, Boston, LA & more including Dexter, The Words, Syrup, Walking Dead & I Hate You Dad  On Location Vacations

Here's a look at what's filming on location Thursday, June 23: Filming in Ann Arbor/Detroit, MI: • Five Year Engagement is filming on Jackson Plaza in Ann Arbor.

21 Jump Street (2012)  IMDb

Directed by Phil Lord, Christopher Miller. With Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Brie Larson. A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high ...

Kenner murder-suicide binds families in grief  The Times-Picayune -

Just hours after Jason Alexander shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and then committed suicide next to her in the front yard of her Kenner home, many of Alicia ...

Ciara through the years  USA TODAY

Ever since she burst onto the scene with her debut single, 'Goodies,' Ciara has kept us hungering for more. Here, we look back at the evolution of the ...

Oregon Report Cards: Data But No Ratings  OPB News

Oregon's school report cards don't have overall grades for local schools and districts this year. But there is new information in them. Federal education officials ...

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 400m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 400 meter dash.

D-B-U: LSU’s secondary expected to be team’s rock  The Advocate

At LSU, “DBU” isn't just a catchy slogan. It's a mindset, an attitude, passed torch-like from one player to come through the LSU secondary to the next to the next.

Arrest 'imminent' in China Videon's disappearance | News  Murfreesboro Post

With an arrest "imminent" in the disappearance of teenager China Videon 16 years ago, friends and family lit candles to mark her birthday.

An ultramarathon man | News |  Murfreesboro Post

When Greg Armstrong didn't make the freshman basketball team at Murfreesboro's Riverdale High School 25 years ago, little could he fathom the path that he ...

Oregon Has Highest Vaccine Exemption Rate In US  OPB News

Parents whose children aren't fully vaccinated, will start getting letters from the state this week warning about school exclusion day. Some Oregon schools are ...

Pregnant Ciara tweets update after car accident  USA TODAY

She tweeted she's "thankful" for amniotic fluid. Ciara, pregnant with her second child, was hit by another car on Friday afternoon in L.A..

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 200m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 200 meter dash among wind legal F.A.T. times.

School Exclusion Day . News  OPB News

Starting Wednesday, children who are not up-to-date on their vaccinations can be excluded from Oregon schools unless they have a medical or personal belief ...

Breaking News: Chris Rowland sentenced in Nashville court  Murfreesboro Post

Chris Rowland was sentenced Friday to 28 months in prison and two years supervised probation in court in Nashville.

Smotherman sentenced Monday afternoon | News  Murfreesboro Post

Jeremy Chad Smotherman was sentenced Monday in federal court for charges stemming from a 2007 indictment that also involved his brother-in-law, Chris ...

Chamber names WOC pastor 'Business Person of the Year'  Murfreesboro Post

Allen Jackson will be honored at the Chamber's “Business at Its Best – 2010 Celebration”

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