Mike Yenni http://wwno.org en Kenner visitors bureau misspent thousands http://wwno.org/post/kenner-visitors-bureau-misspent-thousands <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">BATON ROUGE&nbsp;&mdash; The state Legislative Auditor has released a report that accuses the director and a board member of the Kenner Convention and Visitors Bureau of misusing public funds.</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 22:45:55 +0000 The Associated Press 9848 at http://wwno.org Kenner Seeks to Revive Historic Rivertown Area http://wwno.org/post/kenner-seeks-revive-historic-rivertown-area <p>KENNER, La. (AP) &mdash; The city of Kenner is launching efforts to revive its historic Rivertown area.</p><p>A farmer&#39;s market and outdoor movie nights will start next month as part of the effort to lure more people to the area. And a new company is taking over the area&#39;s performing arts theaters.</p><p>Mayor Mike Yenni&#39;s vision for the historic area is for a vibrant area that doesn&#39;t require a government subsidy, according to The Times-Picayune (<a href="http://bit.ly/I9diix"><u><font color="#000080">http://bit.ly/I9diix</font></u></a> ).</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:41:28 +0000 The Associated Press 9223 at http://wwno.org