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We love our city and we want the Kenner Star to be a resource you can use to find the information you need when you need it about things to do around town, local civic and community news, and helpful information from local business owners in a variety of topics including health, sports, car repair and maintenance, estate planning, real estate, etc.

Recent News


Yenni Administration, Kenner City Council work together to upgrade Kenner TV

A joint effort by the administration of Mayor Michael S. Yenni and the Kenner City Council has identified $22,000 in budgetary savings that can in turn be used to upgrade equipment at the city’s public access TV channel, Kenner TV. Still needed is an additional $8,000 for a complete upgrade at the station. Valerie Waguespack, [...]

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State Representative Election On March 2 Four Candidates Vie For Seat

Allison Bent Bowler, Jack Rizzuto, Julie Stokes and Paul Hankins Villalobos, all Republicans, will be listed on the March 2, 2013 special election ballot to replace Tony Ligi, representing the 79th District in the Louisiana state House of Representatives. Ligi resigned to enter private business. Ligi’s unexpired term in office ends in January 2016. A [...]

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Small Business Feature Of The Month


Georgia’s Restaurant Quaint Spot With Delicious Food

By Joy Hirdes Taking a giant leap of faith, Jackie Herrera opened a restaurant. She had no experience in the food service industry, save for preparing daily meals for her husband and four children. It’s now three years later and Herrera is a productive business owner, feeding breakfast, lunch and dinner six days a week [...]

Festivals in Kenner

The Kenner Italian Heritage Festival

12th Annual Festa Italiana Coming To Rivertown

The 12th annual “Festa Italiana” to be held in Kenner’s historic Rivertown will feature live music, local crafters, Italian food and seafood specialties, a historic photo display and access to genealogical specialists. The Kenner Italian Heritage Foundation, created by former Kenner Police Chief Nick Congemi, will be hosting the event, with full cooperation from the [...]

Health Column

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Injury Prevention And Common Mistakes To Avoid With Running

By Craig Goodwin Running for exercise or competition is an important part of our American culture. But, while running is an important regimen in our total fitness programs, it can also become a source of injury. There are common mistakes to avoid while running to help prevent injury. One common mistake is called the “terrible [...]

Upcoming Events


American Cancer Society Bark For Life Event Set For March

The American Cancer Society’s Bark For Life is an event that honors the care-giving qualities of canine companions and helps support the mission of the American Cancer Society. The inaugural Bark For Life event of East Jefferson will be on Saturday, March 2, 2013 with opening ceremonies starting at 10:00 a.m. and closing ceremonies at [...]

Automotive Column

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Car Suspension Service Often Overlooked

When most people hear the word “suspension,” they think of getting in trouble in school. When referring to your vehicle, the word suspension means something totally different. Your car’s suspension keeps your car up, helps to provide a comfortable ride and keeps your wheels firmly planted over bumps and through curves. A vehicle’s suspension system [...]