Crime

Sheriff’s Reports 5-3-2009

Woman reports Spillway rape
A 33-year-old Jefferson Parish woman stated that a white male entered her vehicle in Metairie, punching her in the back of the head and forcing her to drive to the Bonnet Carre Spillway. The man then allegedly raped the woman twice before driving away in her vehicle. This incident is still under investigation. Anyone having any information is asked to contact Detective Pertuis at 985-783-1135. […]

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Government

Where do tax dollars go?

From 2004 to 2008, yearly sales and property tax revenue collected by the parish has increased by almost $17 million – from $41.7 million to $58.6 million – which has allowed Parish President V.J. St. Pierre and the Parish Council to take an aggressive approach to upgrading infrastructure. […]

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Events & Announcements

Video festival at Satellite Center

LULING – The 2009 Satellite Center Video and Animation Festival is set for Saturday, May 2 with a public screening from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 285 Sugarland Parkway.

The awards ceremony is from 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will be hosted by ABC 26 news anchor Michael Hill.

Admission is $1. Concessions and T-shirts will be available for purchase. […]

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Events & Announcements

Holy Family hosts annual fundraiser

LULING – Holy Family Catholic Church in Luling will hold its annual fundraiser on May 2 at 5 p.m. in the Family Life Center.

Tickets for the $10,000 grand prize will be sold at weekend Masses and from the parish office daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $50 a piece or $100 for three.

An auction, raffles, refreshments, dancing and cash drawings will be featured. The first ticket drawn will be for $10,000. The second is for $400 and other winners will receive $300, $200 and $100.

For more information, call 985-785-6890. […]

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Events & Announcements

Orchid society in Houma April 31

HOUMA – The Terrebonne Orchid Society, a non-profit organization, will hold their annual Spring Orchid show on April 31, May 2 and 1 at the Southland Mall located at 5953 West Park in Houma from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

For more information, call 985-446-0990. […]