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St. Thomas More Fall Fest dates set
The St. Thomas More Church’s Fall Festival will be held Sept. 28 from 6 until 10 p.m., from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Sept. 29, and Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
The fair armbands are $20 each for one 4-hour period. Weekend armbands are $40. The fair ride times include 6 until 10 p.m. Friday, from noon until 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Saturday, and Sunday rides are from noon until 4 p.m.

Long-time Kiwanian honored during meeting

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Longtime Kiwanian Leon Poche, seated, was honored for 62 years of service in the civic club during a luncheon held at Rice Palace. On hand to congratulate Poche were, Kiwanians, from left, Danny Nugier, Scott Fruge, Dr. Todd Touchet, Neil Comeaux, Kyle Lebeouf, Sam Sonnier, Daniel Fontenot, Scott Soileaux, Ken Dugas, Harold Gonzales, Buddy Mayeux, Jack Miller, Ira Thomas and Brannon Trahan.

Miss Tournoi Queen- Taylor Grace Perrodin. She is the daughter of Brandon and Shannon Joubert and Rory Perrodin. (Photo by Mable Foreman)

PPHS’s Perrodins named 2018 Tournoi Pageant Queens

New royalty was crowned Saturday at the Louisiana Tournoi Pageant. The newly crowned queens were Miss Tournoi Queen Taylor Grace Perrodin and Teen Tournoi Queen Riana Perrodin.
Taylor Grace Perrodin is the 16-year-old daughter of Brandy and Shannon Joubert and Rory Perrodin. She is the granddaughter of Mitchell and Addie Fontenot and Junior and Sharline Perrodin and is the great-granddaughter of Oswald Fontenot and Bernadine Sonnier.

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U.S. representative to hold town hall
U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Benton, will host a town hall from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Sunset Community Center, 108 Leo Richard Lane, Sunset.
Security will be present at the town hall event. No signs or obstructions will be permitted inside.
Johnson is serving his first term in the U.S. House of Representatives. He sits on the House Judiciary Committee as well as the Committee on Natural Resources. He was elected in December 2016.

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Highland sponsors school supply drive
Highland Elementary will have a school supply drive for Eunice Elementary’s students and teachers.
Anyone wishing to donate supplies can do at a drop off, which is in a designated container located near the school’s front office.

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