On October 22, 1982, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed October as Head Start Awareness Month.
Poule d’eau Kyle, Charles Luke and Beto Zuniga worked hard on the grounds Shadowlawn on a recent Saturday, resulting in a vast improvement in the view of the stately mansion. The Adams Street side of Shadowlawn, pictured above, previously grown up with weeds and underbrush, is now cleared. The sign, below, was also cleaned and flower beds were planted
Volunteers, including Landmarks members and Hanson students, showed up early on a recent Saturday to work on two of Franklin’s gems: Grevemberg House Museum in the park and Shadowlawn on Main Stree
Sales and use tax collections are improving in St. Mary Parish, but oilfield companies are looking for workers as many people have found jobs elsewhere, according to parish officials.
A Bayou L’Ourse man was arrested after he sprayed a chemical agent in someone’s face and also went after the victim with a knife, Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon said in a news release.
Editor’s Note: This year’s Red Ribbon Week will be Oct. 19-28. Jacki Ackel, a former drug-free schools coordinator for the St.