It’s that time of year for charity and good will. And besides in less than a month we’ll have a brand new Police Jury to brow beat; so, there’s not much point to beating a dead horse now.
Today I feature one of Jonesville’s own Kaley Hughes. Raised here in Catahoula parish she has deep ties to our community. Now making her struggles transparent, she has been an asset in her Advocacy for Millie Mattered.
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During the 19th along Black River in the Lismore community of Concordia Parish, two little girls developed an uncommon bond that would last for the rest of their lives.
Both grew up on a plantation owned by Dr. Andrew Robert Kilpatrick.
No, Virginia, I do not have all my Christmas shopping done; in fact, I haven’t even started, even though I promised myself I would be done by the end of November. Choosing Christmas gifts is agonizing to me.
Even though I am a member of a Southern Baptist church I have definite ecumenical inclinations; that is to say, I see merit in several denominations of the Christian religion and believe all Christians have a proper interest in the spiritual wellbeing of all other Christians.
It's traditional at Thanksgiving dinner to go around the table with each person saying what he or she is grateful for. The typical answers are "my health," "family," "food on the table," "world peace." Predictable, but nonetheless valid.
At Ingleside Plantation in Tensas Parish on Friday, July 17, 1863, a farmer penned a letter:
A long, long year of campaigning is finally done. We retained our sheriff, Toney Edwards, for four more years, and elected five new police jurors.
Police Jury president Harold Sones got an early Christmas present from the voters in Catahoula Parish. He has his entire coalition on the Police Jury now, including his brother Rodney Sones, good friend Jeryl Evans and Evans’ nephew, Brady Nelson.
King ASA was another man who also left a legacy. In his life we see a man who impacted the generations that followed him.