I used to really look forward to the holiday season. It was a time when drinking was accepted and expected. Well-stocked bars, at work place christmas parties and unending eggnog become the welcome norm. Merry Christmas...
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I will go back o the year of 1963 when I moved from a community about 15 miles east of Natchez, Crandfield. I worked at I.P. Paper Company but would come to Jonesville quiet often to visit my wife’s people.
I’ll bet that I have something no one else in Catahoula Parish has. Want to know what it is? It is truly bizarre, but it is sitting in a prominent position in my kitchen. Give up? I have a haunted stove, haunted by a Jewish ghost.
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.