lafitte lafitte  /lə ˈfɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) French pirate who aided the United States in the War of 1812 and received an official pardon for his crimes (1780-1826)

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Coach of the Year

    Head Coach Eugene Lafitte of Douglass has been named District 21 Class A Coach of the Year for the 2013 baseball season.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Daily Sentinel

  2. Boxing latest sport in Lafitte; even the mayor is giving it a go

    Lafitte area residents now have more reasons and ways than ever to maintain their health and get in shape. In addition to welcoming a health club to the area a little over a year ago, a new boxing gym opened...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

  3. Jefferson Parish President John Young discusses efforts to protect areas outside the levees

    Jefferson Parish President John Young discusses efforts to protect Jean Lafitte, Grand Isle and other communities outside the levees. Young attended a ceremony Monday, June 17, to mark completion of all permanent structures on the West Bank and Vicinity project. The 75-mile network of levees, flood walls, pumps and gates extends from Ama in St. Charles Parish to Oakville in Plaquemines Parish ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Quotes

  1. "We welcome that the recommendations of the World Bank neutral expert (Richard Lafitte) who has cleared our state- owned project. It is a win-win state for India and Pakistan too", Azad told a rally at the Chanderkote-based project site in Doda...
    on Feb 13, 2007 By: Ghulam Nabi Azad Source: Hindu

  2. Governor Jindal said, "Jefferson and Plaquemines Parish together with the towns of Grand Isle and Lafitte have been pushing for weeks to get approval to place rocks in western Barataria Bay passes. Their plan calls for narrowing the passes by up to...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Bobby Jindal Source: Bayou Buzz

  3. "Any action that would that would prevent the demolition of Lafitte will deny housing assistance to the displaced tenants, which, absent using their own funds, would likely make it very difficult for them to afford to pay their own rent,"...
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Alphonso Jackson Source: The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

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