New York Times bestselling and Newberry award-winning author Kwame Alexander spoke to local students Wednesday at a packed Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Thirty years is a long time for anything, but when it comes to a public awareness observance in a small parish, it can be said that that becomes quite an accomplishment!
“Pack the Pews with Pink Rally” at Lee Chapel AME Church, 609 Freret St., Morgan City, 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Everyone invited.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4222 donated to the First Baptist Church’s Operation Christmas Child. Shown from left are Pastor Brent Romero, Commander Sherman Whiting and Minister of Music Tyler Ellison. The Post Auxiliary Unit also donated to Operation Christmas Child.
VFW Post 4222 is in the process of presenting a Certificate of Appreciation to all the businesses in Morgan City. The post has presented about 40 certificates and hopes to finish the business soon. When this is complete, the post will present certificates to homeowners. Pictured from left are Daisy Lodrigue Auxiliary member, Sherman Whiting post commander, Pat Mannina, vice president of Oceaneering, and Fay Rutledge Auxiliary member.
VFW Post 4222
BATON ROUGE — Louisiana’s lawmakers have traveled the country to meet with colleagues and attend conferences since their legislative sessions ended, trips that have cost taxpayers nearly $120,000.