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Table of Contents
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Parish President
Cointment . . . . 1st 90 Days
A message from
President Clint Cointment:
“As we approach the 90 day mark I promise to keep you, the
of my administration, I look back people, informed and involved
on what we have accomplished every step of the way. I will
and I am amazed out how far we always work in your best
have come in such a short time! interests, and my administration
But then I look forward and will be open and transparent in
realize how much we still have everything we do. We will
to do in our quest to make regularly communicate with you
Ascension Parish a better place through the Parish website,
for everyone. I remain confident Facebook page, Ascension 21
because with the help of our television, Parish YouTube
dedicated Parish employees and channel, and the local press.
our very capable Council, I know That is my commitment to you.”
we can achieve great things. And

President
Cointment
cut much less often, or it is too

mobilizes litter
wet to cut,” said Cointment.
“Now we are utilizing existing

crews in Ascension
personnel to perform these
related duties during off times.
Plus, these people know the
Ascension Parish President roadways as well as anyone;
Clint Cointment is tired of they know where the problem
seeing litter in the ditches and areas are.”
along roadways and is doing Parish crews have been
something about it. He has working along Airline Highway
(US 61) in Prairieville, starting Ascension beautiful,” said residents to call the Citizens
organized DPW grass cutting
at Bayou Manchac in the north Cointment. “I ask all of our Service Center at
crews to pick up litter during
and working south. citizens to help us by 225-450-1200 to request
slow periods.
“We are making an extra disposing of trash properly.” services or to report problem
“During the winter, grass is
effort to make and keep President Cointment urges areas.

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Cointment “I applaud the Baton Rouge Chapter

proclaims Women
of the NAWIC and its many
dedicated volunteers for its steadfast

in Construction
work on behalf and in support of
women in construction.”

Week
According to the proclamation, the
work done by the Baton Rouge
Chapter of the NAWIC has benefited
South Louisiana through community
At the February 20 Ascension development and their educational
Parish Council meeting, President programs. They have unceasingly
Clint Cointment proclaimed the week promoted the employment and
of March 1 through 7 as Women in advance of women in the
Construction Week. construction industry. The
Cointment told everyone construction community has been a
assembled that the Baton Rouge driving force in fostering community
Chapter of the National Association development through renovation and
of Women in Construction (NAWIC) beautification projects, promotion of
was founded 62 years ago as the skilled trade careers, and a positive

Ascension leaders
voice of women in construction vision of the future. The Baton
be seen on Ascension 21 and on the in Louisiana. Rouge Chapter of the NAWIC has

get updated on
parish YouTube channel. “They offer scholarships and sought to achieve successful results
The mayors from all three networking opportunities to help for South Louisiana and surrounding

COVID-19
municipalities were present, as were women to advance into non- areas in a cooperative spirit with
the Sheriff, Council chairwoman, traditional careers,” said Cointment. other organizations.
school superintendent, and
representatives from area fire
departments. Each presented ways
Ascension Parish President Clint
their particular organizations were
Cointment met with parish leaders
dealing with the disease, with
and medical professionals this
everything being coordinated through
morning in the Emergency Operations
the Ascension Parish Office of
Center to get the most current
Homeland Security and Emergency
information on COVID-19 and efforts
Preparedness.
by state and federal authorities to
Anyone wanting more information
combat and prevent the spread of
on COVID-19, its prevention and
the disease.
treatment, and available assistance
Coroner Dr. John Fraiche and Our
can call the Citizens Service Center
Lady of the Lake Ascension Chief
at 225-450-1200, or the state
Medical Officer Dr. Chris Trevino
information line 211. Information also
presented information on symptoms,
can be found on the Louisiana
ways to prevent the spread of the
Department of Health website,
disease, and on actions being taken
www.ldh.la.gov, or the Centers for
by the medical community for testing
Disease Control and Prevention,
and treatment. A video interview of
www.cdc.gov.
them discussing that information can

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Ascension Parish
Council names
officers and
committees
The first order of business for
the new Ascension Parish Council
at its very first meeting on
January 9, 2020 was the
election of its officers.
District 8 representative Teri
Casso was elected to a second
consecutive term as Chairwoman.
Travis Turner of District 3 was
elected Vice Chair.
“I congratulate Councilwoman
Casso and Councilman Turner on
their election,” said President
Clint Cointment. “I look forward to Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment and the Parish Council •
working with them and the rest of Front Row, Left to Right – Chase Melancon, Teri Casso, President Clint Cointment,John Cagnolatti, and Michael Mason.
Back Row, Left to Right – Alvin Thomas, Jr., Corey Orgeron, Dempsey Lambert, Dal Waguespack, Joel Robert, Aaron Lawler, and Travis Turner.
the Council as we address the
issues critical to Ascension’s fu- Recreation - The West Ascension Drainage
ture success.” Travis Turner, Chair; Alvin Transportation - Board met on January 9 and
In addition to its officers, the Thomas, Vice Chair; Dal Wagues- Aaron Lawler, Chair; Michael elected Alvin Thomas, Jr. as Chair
Council also vets much of its work pack; Aaron Lawler; and Chase Mason, Vice Chair; and Joel Robert as Vice Chair.
through standing committees. The Melancon. Dal Waguespack; Dempsey
Finance Committee, which Lambert; and John Cagnolatti. “This is a very talented and
considers and makes recommen- capable Council,” reiterated
dations on all financial matters, is Personnel - The East Ascension Drainage President Cointment. “With their
comprised of all Council mem- Michael Mason, Board is comprised of all East help, and with the support of the
bers. John Cagnolatti, District 10, District 11, Chair; John Cagnolatti, Side Council members, and will people, we will achieve the best
will chair that committee, and Vice Chair; Corey Orgeron; elect its own officers at its first possible solutions for all of our
Dal Waguespack, District 9, will Dal Waguespack; and meeting of the year. residents.”
serve as Vice Chair. Alvin Thomas.
The other standing committees
for 2020 are:

Strategic Planning -
Chase Melancon, District 6,
Chair; Joel Robert, District 2,
Vice Chair; and members Corey
Orgeron, District 4; Dempsey
Lambert, District 5; and John
Cagnolatti.

Utilities -
Corey Orgeron, Chair; Travis
Turner, Vice Chair; Joel Robert;
Aaron Lawler, District 7; and Alvin
Thomas, District 1.
Vice Chair Travis Turner and Chairwoman Teri Casso West Ascension Drainage Chair Alvin Thomas Jr. and
Vice Chair Joel Robert

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Due to the current
Covid 19 concerns, Azalea
has decided to only allow
family and medical staff to
enter our community.
This is for the protection
of our residents,
families and staff.
We appreciate your
understanding in helping
protect our community.

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From the Gonzales Garden Club

Appreciating
Antique Camellias
The Gonzales Garden Club enjoyed a presenta-
held their monthly meeting on tion by the region’s
February 5 in Baton Rouge. foremost authority
Members met at the LSU on the shrubs, took
AgCenter Botanic Gardens at a hayride through
Burden in the Conference the property and
Center. The theme of the day observed the camel-
was camellias. Members shared lia gardens firsthand.
their first memories of camellias, Florence Crow-

Guest Speaker Florence Crowder delivered a presentation of


“The Preservation of Antique Camellias” to Gonzales Garden
Club Members.

der presented “The Camellia Conservation Working


Preservation of Group and the American
Antique Camellias.” Camellia Society Preservation
This lady has Committee. She continually
researched antique works on her hobby of
camellias, traveled collecting and growing camellia
world-wide and varieties, concentrating on those
brought cuttings from the 1800’s. She received
back to the United the John Drayton Award as the
States. Currently, person exhibiting the most
Mrs. Crowder serves preservation efforts,

Members of the Gonzales Garden Club enjoyed a hayride through the Burden’s acreage.
on a number of civic commenting “I am trying to

Crowder narrated the tour while Director of the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens John
boards and projects keep camellia preservation in

Kuehny drove the tractor and hopped out to pick blossoms for the ladies to pass around.
including the the minds of all."
International After the presentation, the

Assisted by Member Conchita


Richey, Crowder exhibited a
C. sinensis (or tea plant) that is
used to make mostly traditional
teas such as black tea, white
tea, oolong tea, and green tea.

Florence Crowder explained the


different varieties of camellias.

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ED
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C E
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GGC Members toured plantings of the Crowder Camellia Collection, which

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were collected by Florence Crowder herself. These antique beauties are
grouped according to their region of origin.

members were treated to a tour members enjoyed lunch at


of the Crowder Camellia Southern Pearl Oyster House
Collection, which is a dedicated on Perkins Road. Rita Bourque
garden space situated in the rear and Conchita Richey hosted the
acreage of the Burden property. meeting by scheduling the
When the tour was completed, speaker, securing the venue and

the reserving a restaurant table will center around a


for the large group. demonstration of free-form
The horticulture hint for floral design in anticipation of
March is to prepare landscape the club’s April flower show.
beds for planting. Remove
dead plants and weeds, lightly
apply fertilizer, then mulch. The Gonzales Garden Club is
federated by National Garden Clubs, Inc.

GGC YARDS OF THE MONTH


GGC Members enjoyed a delicious lunch at the Southern Pearl Oyster House.
Next month’s meeting

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detail on this corner lot.
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Get
Growing,
trailing types for hanging baskets
and containers. Dwarf varieties
are also available.

Ascension!
Henna coleus was named a LSU
AgCenter Louisiana Super Plant
in 2015. It is known for its heat
tolerance and like other coleus
varieties has few insect pests. It

You Can’t Go
has a full and bushy growth habit,
growing 2-3 feet high and 2-3 feet

Wrong with
wide. Plant Henna in full sun to

Coleus
partial shade. Be sure to leave
plenty of space between each
Mariah Simoneaux plant as they will get rather large
by late summer. Henna is a
Gardeners can choose from an popular variety of coleus and can
Not many plants thrive during a array of textures, shapes, and
Louisiana summer like coleus. be found at most local garden
sizes. Select bushy, upright types centers and nurseries
Traditionally thought of as a to create a colorful boarder or This Colorblaze Velveteen coleus makes a
shade loving annual, new in the area. beautiful display of bright pink and burgundy.
Photo by MSU Extension/Gary Bachman.
varieties of coleus also perform
well in full sun. These new Coleus plants are fairly low
varieties are labeled, “sun coleus” maintenance. However, Mariah Simoneaux is the
and can be found at most garden additional irrigation may be Horticulture Agent serving
centers. Both traditional and required during a period of hot, Ascension and Assumption
new varieties of coleus grow fairly dry weather. In late summer as Parishes. For more information
rapidly. They have few disease buds and flower spikes begin to visit www.LSUAgCenter.com,
problems or insect pests. appear simply pinch them back. or contact Mariah at
This will encourage the continued MJSimoneaux@agcenter.LSU.edu.
Unlike most other summer production of new foliage. Plants
annuals, coleus is grown for its grown in heavy shade may
colorful foliage. Plant it now for become straggly and require
color in your landscape from some additional pruning to
mid-spring up until the first frost. maintain a desired low, dense
When it comes to variety form throughout the
The stunning reddish-green foliage of Henna
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Its ok to say no
There’s a part of each one of us
that wants to accommodate and
be hospitable (well maybe not
everyone!), but there is power in
not doing it all. Learning to say
no before committing to
something is fine, but it’s letting
others know that you’ll think
(and pray!) about the request
before committing is wise. More
than that is to not feel bad about
saying no. Over commitment
leads to drain and resentment, so
consider things before responding
immediately.

Giving to yourself allows you


to take better care of others
Out of an overflow of abun-
As I write this article, I realize Loving yourself as you are is the us is part of what keeps us youth- dance one can give to others! So,
that it’s just a few days before key to peace and real beauty. ful. Like dancing? Try some you must take care of yourself.
March 8th. What’s March 8th So rather than discussing the ballroom dancing lessons, and if That means taking time to rest,
you say? It’s International actual pressures on women and that’s not feasible, there are exercise and eat well when
Women’s Day, a day to celebrate inequalities, I’d rather offer some plenty of online resources that are possible. That even means get-
the social, economic, cultural and suggestions on how to be your just as good as learning in person. ting a sitter on a Saturday am to
political achievements of women. best self. Read a book on a skill you know go get a pedicure at your local
The day also marks a call to you need but you’re not the best nail shop. Yes, it’s great to bring
action for accelerating gender Love yourself, your unique at. Also, being present with the your little ones, but it’s even
equality. characteristics, skills and talents people we are around, asking better to get away sometimes to
No longer do women have to questions about them, brain and decompress, fill yourself, and then
The reality is women are still work in a capacity of administra- makes us feel more connected get back to the realities of life!
fighting for equal pay and rights tion. Not that there’s anything and more engaged.
in the workplace all the while wrong with that, but if you have So International Women’s Day
with expectations on maintaining a desire to be in a career that’s Tell yourself one positive starts with YOU! It starts with
the typical gender roles. What do non-traditional, it’s ok. Women affirmation per day being your best self, becoming
I mean by that? We are expected are still breaking boundaries in It’s true…women are SO hard more curious, taking time for
to excel in the workplace, hustle every industry around the world. on themselves. There’s so much yourself and sometimes saying no,
at home, all the while continuing In recent news, there is a woman pressure to be perfect, and we so you can have more time for
to maintain a perfect BMI and that is nearly about to complete truly feel like we don’t meet self-care. This is how we become
flawless skin and hair. the training and final test to society’s standards. It’s so the best version of ourselves.
become the first Green Beret, an refreshing to see people breaking This month, I celebrate you and
“Is this possible,” I asked? Army Special Forces division. the social norms of what is my wish is that you do the same!
I think the answer is yes, if we are considered beautiful. So, I Cheers!
being true to ourselves, because Be curious encourage you to embrace your
nothing else is more exhausting Part of being your best is being physical attributes and attempt to XOXO,
that being or striving for curious. Learning about the say one positive thing about Sweet Eyes
something that you are not. world, issues and people around yourself everyday….out loud.

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Movers & Shakers
receive award
Thirteen phenomenal women
and one young woman
were honored as the first class
of Ascension Parish Female
Movers and Shakers on
Saturday, March 7, 2020.
They here celebrated for their
leadership, innovation, and
professional achievements in
the areas of education,
healthcare, law enforcement,
fashion, government,
business, news, community
involvement, music, the
chemical industry, etc.

The special guest speaker for


the evening was Maxine
Crump. Maxine is the
president and CEO of the
non-profit organization,
Dialogue on Race Louisiana.
The Emcee was Kathy
Victorian. Kathy is the
Medicaid Territory Marketing
Manager for Healthy Blue.
The entertainment was
provided by Michael Foster
and Friends.

Below is a list of the first class


of Ascension Parish Female
Movers and Shakers:

• Allison B. Hudson, Public


Information Office, Ascension
Parish Sheriff’s Office,
Gonzales, LA
• Bridget Hanna, Clerk of
Court, Ascension Parish,
Gonzales, LA
• Darlene Denstroff, Editor,
Ascension Advocate,
The Advocate, Gonzales, LA
• Erin W. Lanoux, Judge,
Ascension Parish Court,
Gonzales, LA
• Greta Gordon, Finance
Manager, Methanex USA, LLC
and Community Activist,
Geismar, LA
• Gwen Hilliard, Community
Activist, Prairieville, LA

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• Lori Charlet, Principal,
Gonzales Middle School, Gonzales, LA
by way of Donaldsonville, LA
• Margaret Mahler, Nurse Practitioner,
The Wellness Clinic, Gonzales, LA
• Valencia F. “Nancy” Magee, CEO,
A Plus Personal Home Care, Inc.,
Gonzales, LA
• Quiana Lynell, American Blues/Jazz
Singer, Arranger and Songwriter,
Geismar, LA
• Robyn Penn Delaney, School Board
Member District 1, Ascension Parish School
Board, Donaldsonville, LA
• Ursula Stewart, Fashion Designer,
Prairieville, LA
• Wanda August, Parent Facilitator,
Ascension Parish School Board and
Community Activist, Donaldsonville, LA

Emerging Mover & Shaker


• Skye Taylor, High School/Community
College Student, Young Community Activist
and Volunteer, Gonzales, LA

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Students and faculty enjoyed a week of
Read Across America (Dr. Seuss Week) at
Dutchtown Primary School the first week of
March. During weekly library lessons,
students got to participate in fun-filled
activities tied to Dr. Seuss books. The
whole school also had the opportunity to
take part in weeklong Dr. Seuss inspired fun.
We had D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and
Read) every day right after morning
announcements. We planned themed dress
up days, too. At the end of the week,
several moms with the “Professional Football
Players Mothers Association” came to read
books aloud to our 5th grade classes.
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FINANCIAL FOCUS
How Much Will
Nonetheless, you may have
shorter-term goals – a wedding,

Market Volatility
down payment on a home,
overseas trip, etc. – for which
Really Affect You? you need to save. For these
goals, though, you wouldn’t
want to touch your IRA or
There’s no way to sugarcoat 401(k), anyway, as you’d likely
it: If you’re an investor, you face taxes and penalties.
haven’t liked what you’ve seen Instead, you’ll want your money
in the financial markets recently. invested in liquid, low-risk
The effects of the coronavirus accounts that will be minimally
triggered a market “correction” – affected, if at all, by declines in
a decline of 10 percent or more the financial markets. These
¬– and more volatility is almost vehicles might include Certifi-
certainly on the way. But in- cates of Deposit (CDs), money
stead of fretting over your in- market accounts and even good
vestment statements, you could old-fashioned U.S. Savings
consider some more positive Bonds, all of which offer the
approaches to this situation. protection of principal and can
For one thing, ask yourself pay higher rates than traditional
this: When do you really need bank savings accounts.
the money from your investment But you might also have
accounts, such as your IRA and longer-term goals that can be
your 401(k) or similar employer- addressed through investments
sponsored plan? These are that may be somewhat or
retirement accounts, so, largely free of the effects of
depending on your age, you market volatility. For example,
may not need to tap into them to supplement your retirement
for 20, 30 or even 40 years. If income, you might consider a
so, your losses may be “paper” fixed annuity, which can provide
ones only for now and aren’t you with a guaranteed interest
subjecting you to imminent rate and, depending on how it’s
financial jeopardy. This isn’t to structured, an income stream
minimize the effect this down- you can’t outlive.
turn will have on you, of course Apart from the issue of when
– it always takes time to recover you might need money from
lost ground, and there are no your investment accounts, you
guarantees with investing. might want to ask yourself an-
However, although past other question: Just how much
performance does not of my net worth is tied up in my
guarantee future results, it is portfolio? If you’re like many
useful to note that, over its long people, you have other assets
history, the U.S. stock market apart from your investments. If
has typically trended in one you’re a homeowner, consider
direction – up – despite serious your house: Has it dropped in
and sometimes lengthy declines value at all during the recent
such as we saw in the Great market decline? Probably not.
Depression and, to a lesser Do you still have just as much
extent, the bursting of the equity in it as you did a month
“dot.com” bubble of the early ago? You might have even
2000s and the financial crisis more. In other words, the value
of 2008-09. of your investments may have
dropped a certain percentage,
but the decline in your overall
net worth may well be
significantly smaller.
So, here’s the bottom line:
Large drops in the financial
markets aren’t much fun for
investors – but that doesn’t
mean the bottom has dropped
out on your financial future.
Keeping things in perspective is
a good move in all of life’s
endeavors – including investing.

Jamie Lavigne, Financial Advisor


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looks and functions properly on each
browser and version. And in this day
and age, it’s crucial that your website
is mobile-friendly.

Test your website on


different mobile devices

Spruce up your
website this Spring
With 52% of web traffic coming from
mobile search, you really want to test
your site on various mobile devices.
Knowing that the top two things a
visitor is looking for when it comes to
mobile are directions and phone num-
bers, make sure that these are front
and center. Also keep in mind that
your mobile site needs to load in less
than 3 seconds or you run the risk of
losing a visitor.

by Orhan Mc Millan Review your analytics


dezinsINTERACTIVE
Google Analytics will tell you what
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Spring has sprung! In the spirit of the dates can make a big difference. fresh eyes. Reach out to your business
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season, take some time to spruce up Google definitely pays more attention network and get their input. Is it easy
spend, to what pages they visit. With
your website, just as you may be to sites that have frequent updates to to use? Does the order and place-
this information, you’ll get a better
doing around your home. This is the their content. ment make sense? Could anything be
idea of what needs adjusting or re-
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moving altogether.
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vance of your company website.
Nobody likes getting an error mes- Review your call to action Take a look at the
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company’s mission and goals? It’s im- sending website visitors to expired download now” and “like us on Face- to see what others in your industry
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rate reflection of your company. In should get into the habit of doing this You also want to make sure that your sive than yours? Do they seem to up-
addition to content, we also recom- more frequently; we suggest conduct- CTAs are not only well designed but date it more frequently?
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Test your website on
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YOUR ESTATE MATTERS
court choosing your decision-maker
for you. The law allows you to
execute a health care power of
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Traveling with Tara

Did you know Louisiana has to! I promise you’ll enjoy all the to keep the hunting
over 400 festivals each year, wonderful things our state has and trapping industry
making us the festival capital to offer! humane. The LA Fur
of the world! Although I may Council also brought
not travel to all 400 festivals, I Louisiana Fur & many different fur
do travel from the top of the Wildlife Festival- items, from pelts to
boot all the way to heel and
even to the toe seeing all of
January 10-11, 2020 actual clothing items,
for us to see, feel and
the amazing things Louisiana try on! It was so much
has to offer us! Louisiana is I traveled 190 miles to the heel fun to see how this
filled with so much rich culture, of the boot to Cameron Parish industry is used
heritage and tradition and each for the Louisiana Fur and throughout our daily
weekend I get to experience Wildlife Festival weekend. lives in more ways
these things through a different Cameron is a beautiful place than we even know!
fair or festival. It really is true, and it truly does highlight the Did you know that
you never truly see all of wildlife in our state! We started skunk glands are
Louisiana, until you see if off the weekend with learning a LA Fur Council, who educated used in your perfume
through the eyes of a little bit more about Cameron us on all things fur. From the to make it last throughout the
festival queen. Parish through a speaker, Clair different types of pelts, entire day?
Marceaux, who was the trapping and skinning of the
With the holidays passing, Cameron Parish Economic animals, and all of the Later that day, we traveled to
festival season was allowed Development and Port guidelines they follow in order the beach of Cameron Parish
the chance to slow down a bit. Director. We later met with the
I’ve attended three events this
month, but no worries, festival
season has officially started
back up and my calendar is
booked solid for the next few
months! Check out the
Louisiana Association of Fairs
and Festivals website
(www.laffnet.org) to see the
calendar of fairs and festivals
that are going on across our
state! I encourage you to have
a “stay-cation” and visit a part
of Louisiana you’ve never seen
or a festival you’ve never been
to see where their secret was able to brag about the JFA
fishing hole is! It was freezing, and all the wonderful things
but so beautiful! The Louisiana they do for our community.
Fur and Wildlife Festival is Friday night was the costume
known for being the “oldest night! The overall theme for
and coldest” festival in the convention this year was “Fun
state. We spent the rest of the & Games”. For costume night,
night dancing to the different each contestant must dress up
bands and eating all of the fair as something that relates to
food at the festival! On “Fun & Games” but also their
Sunday, we traveled back to festival. This is such a fun
the festival where the muskrat night because everyone goes
and nutria skinning competition all out with their costumes! I
took place! This is real life! dressed up as a “Jambalaya
Although it may not sound real, Chess Queen” and was a
just like how the Jambalaya queen chess pieces, inside a
Festival has a jambalaya jambalaya pot! It was so fun!
cookoff, at this festival, they Saturday morning was the
had people lined up to preliminary competition and
compete in this skinning later that night was the
competition! It was crazy to crowning of the new Louisiana
see people being so Association of Fairs and
passionate about nutria Festival queen. I am so lucky
skinning, but hey, I’m crazy that I was able to be a part of
about jambalaya so I guess I such an amazing weekend. I
understand! We ended out the was surrounded by 66 of the
weekend riding in their parade. most beautiful and intelligent
I have to say this was probably group of ladies in Louisiana
one of my favorite festivals I’ve doing something we all love so
traveled to so far! Oh! Did I much, representing the city,
mention that I held not one, festival or industry that we
but TWO dead nutria?! See the each hold so closely to our
pictures if you don’t believe hearts. It was an unforgettable
me! weekend to say the least.

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of Fairs & Festivals Festival Day Events
Convention & Pageant- rep- & Ball-
February 7-9, 2020 resent the JFA as their queen fairs and festivals come February 29th
at this year’s LAFF together to celebrate all of
I am so humbled that I was Convention and Pageant. wonderful things they've done
I didn’t have to travel very far
given the opportunity to Convention weekend is a over the last year. LAFF
to pick the most beautiful
4-day event, where all of the Convention is a good
strawberries in our state! I
opportunity for all fairs and
spent the weekend in
festivals to sit in on seminars
with different board members
from across the state and
really focus on festival growth
and how this growth will
increase tourism throughout
our state. On the Thursday
night of convention, my board
and Champs, Kade Lanoux
and Jared White, participated
in “Taste of Louisiana” where
different festivals served foods
or drinks that represented their
festival. I absolutely loved
having members of the JFA
Ponchatoula, LA where we had
and my champs there to
a fun fill weekend with all
support me on one of the
things strawberry. We started
biggest weekends of the year!
off the weekend at Liuzza Land
Early Friday morning I
where we picked our own
participated in the first portion
strawberries straight from the
of pageant, interview. I loved
patch! We later participated in
this part so much because I
a strawberry eating contest,

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where the queen who ate all of at the Strawberry Ball. All of Every weekend I sit in disbelief
her strawberries first, stem and the queens had the best time that I was granted this amazing
all, wins! I sadly did not win; dancing the night away to the opportunity. I have loved every
this was actually only my band, Mojeaux! Sunday second of this journey and I
second time eating strawber- morning, we attended can’t wait to see what 2020
ries. We then had lunch with breakfast and mass at has in store for me! I am truly
the mayor and was granted St. Joseph’s church in so lucky to be living out my
citizenship to Ponchatoula! We Ponchatoula. It was a berry childhood dreams. If you’re in-
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around downtown Ponchatoula to offer! I can't wait to attend pageant director, Katie
and was given a tour of the the festival in just a few Battaglia at
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Now This Is Real March Madness or Alona with Corona
by Bill Delaune

“Spring is nature’s way of and no money left in my portfolio, Dixon who was instrumental in ‘Stairway to Heaven’. But to an-
saying, ‘Let’s have a party!’” I made my annual spring pilgrim- bringing the Saints and the swer your question, I’m on the way
Robin Williams age to find the Great All-Knowing, Superdome to Louisiana?” I asked to Mexico to get away from all of
All Seeing Sports Ninja to find “Of course I do-the source of this madness. I still have a few
Man, I miss Robin and I wish he some physical, mental and spiritual one of my favorite quotes-‘Give me friends down there who care a little
would come back and make me peace and guidance and maybe a TV contract and a betting l about me in Cozumel.”
laugh and throw a party instead of borrow a few bucks. ine…’” “But why Mexico?”
the red-breasted robins that come I found him in front of the old “…And I will sell out the Dome “First of all, there’s enough
back every spring. Alligator Bar-the Alligator Hilton, for a marble contest,” I finished Corona beer south of the border to
Hell, right now I’d settle for the as we affectionately called it-load- proudly. “Now we take the only help me ward off this virus. Come
swallows that come back to ing up a 1970’s Boogie Van with game in town-high school sports. on, Prof, you remember Edward
Capistrano on March 19 or even cases of Corona Beer, tubes of Get Cox or EATEL to televise the Jenner in 1796 who injected
the buzzards who return to sunscreen and several rolls of games and get some of my cowpox into people to prevent
Hinckley, Ohio on March 15. toilet paper. degenerate friends to put out a line smallpox. Even the flu vaccine you
Because if ever I needed a “Don’t want to run short of on the outcome and voila-instant take today has a little touch of the
motivational, inspirational Dale these items on a road trip, now do action and boredom cured.” I was flu in it to fight off the larger
Brown pep talk-it is in this March we, Fishwrap? You and Bully still beaming now having beaten variety. So I’m going to orally
of 2020. So what’s wrong, you ask? putting out that antiquated him to the punch with a fool- ingest large quantities of Corona
You got a couple hours. My publication full of useless proof scheme. beer to prepare my body to resist
Exxon stock is going down like the information?” he chuckled. “Brilliant, Wild Bill, but the Coronavirus,” Ninja reasoned.
Titanic. Our family’s land sale was “There’s not much to write obviously your technology- He was on one of his famous
shot down by the parish’s planning about since the entire sports world challenged phone didn’t pick up rolls and there was no
committee. Every major sporting came tumbling down,” I admitted. the breaking news that the stopping him. “If that doesn’t
event has been postponed or can- “Man, your bookie buddies must governor just closed public schools work, there’s a doctor in Cancun
celled. No Final Four. No College be losing their minds with nothing until sometime in April.” shooting a mixture of Patron and
World Series. No Opening Day. to bet on. I guess the nags are still I was deflated to say the least so peyote that he calls a Quarantina.
Hello TV Land reruns with Andy running in New Orleans-maybe I changed the subject. “Wait a It cures anything but you have to
and Barney and Bonanza and Gun- you could lose what’s left of your minute-where are you going in take it by yourself. Come on-you
smoke. dead stock on some livestock,” that psychedelic love machine?” should come with me.”
March Madness, indeed-and all Ninja laughed at himself but I “You like?” he said. “Back in “But Ninja, what am I going to
because of some Chinese flu virus stopped him with one of my 1970 this baby was all the rage do in Mexico?” I asked feebly.
that has the entire world in an hare-brained notions. with the chicks. Just coax them “Are you kidding?” he said.
apocalyptic panic. “Hey, wait a minute-I’ve got a into the custom-carpeted back, put “There’s a bookie joint behind
So with no pools to fill out, no million dollar idea. Remember the on a little ‘Your Song’ by Sir Elton Carlos and Charlie’s where there’s
games of any kind to watch on TV old New Orleans promoter Dave and you were on your way to a still betting on Mexican soccer,
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boxing, horse and dog racing and cannon. “But you know what,
anything else that hasn’t been Magazine Man-This thing won’t
cancelled or outlawed. Or you can last much longer. The other night
stay around here and watch when they put the NBA on hold,
Captain Trips unfold before your they hit 30 billionaires right
very eyes. You do remember where it hurts the most-in the
Captain Trips, don’t you?” pocketbook.
Of course, I did. That was the “I’ll bet Mark Cuban and the
name of the virus in Stephen rest of the owners have their own
King’s novel ‘The Stand’ about a medical staffs working on a cure at
rapidly mutating flu that was this very moment. Now are you
accidently released from a military coming or is this ‘Hasta la vista,
lab and wiped out 99% of the Baby’?”
world’s population and set up an “No thanks,” I replied. “I’ll ride
epic battle between good and it out with any Little League games
evil survivors. I can find and see how long the
“Do you think it’s the end of the tracks can stay open. But Ninja,
world, Ninja?” I’m curious. Remember in ‘The
“Nah-at first I thought it was a Stand’ how the good guys
plot by former wrestling promoter gathered with the spiritual old
Vince McMahon to get his XFL black woman in Boulder and the
football more attention after all the bad guys ended up with the devil
other sports were cancelled. But in Las Vegas. If this thing comes
then the XFL got X’ed too. Then down to that, what side of the
I thought with March and April Rockies do you think I’d occupy.”
wiped out what is the next holiday? The Great All-Seeing, All-Know-
Why Cinco de Mayo sponsored by ing Ninja donned a sombrero,
none other than Corona but I gave started the van and answered with
up that notion also.” I could see a passable Elvis imitation-“Bright
the wheels in the Great One’s light city gonna set my soul, gonna
brain spinning. set my soul on fire…”
“Finally, I thought the tick Viva, Las Vegas! Viva Mexico!
fever folks might be involved to Viva La Pepa!

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Thoughts from Bully

It’s Been a
Crazy Month
This past month has been crazy.
It seems that work is everywhere.
Around my house. Painting
paintings. Attending the Spanish-
town Parade with a great crew of
4 first time riders.
First I received a text from Jes- Ascension Magazine had my
sica Rambin. She had a fun story photo on the cover. She had a big
to tell me. She is the Grand- laugh and had to pass on the
story. day but the purses had to be
mother of Rivers and I have met
him at the hunting camp. He Congratulations Doyle. Sights from home by sundown and in the
doesn’t talk much or at least not I have been golfing for 50 years Spanishtown roost. The purses made it home
to me. without a hole-in-one. Doyle just and they drank all day.
One day she was shopping at started several years back and I learned if you hold up cutouts
Delaune’s Supermarket when made his second hole-in-one. My good friends Jennifer and of Hillary and Nancy Pelosi you
Riverss shouted, “Gigi, its Mike I find this disturbing. I think Michelle road their first Mardi will get a butt load of beads
Strong!” She looked around and I’ll take up ping pong. Gras parade along with Stump. thrown at you or them.
said where and pointed at the What a crew. Stump found a worm bucket
news stand. The January issue of The girls showed up with and I haven’t seen him since.
chicken ourss on their arms. They Oh well till next year!
told me the purses were a
reminder it is alright to drink all

Go ahead Bully.
Hey Stump. I’m being fed
These girls want to gummy worms!!!
take a picture!!!

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Pegram Mire, 4th Sam Lavigne & Jeff Powell T-11th Jim Livingston
T-11th Tony Frederic, T-5th Jarret Marchand & Pat Lambert
Mike McDonald, Don Berrigan, & Seth Trabeaux Tim Achord Ellis Sampson
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Give Your Young Athlete
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Ingredients:
Cooking Gourmet at Home
with SNO’S SEAFOOD & STEAKS
6 eggs (hard boiled)
¼ cup mayonnaise
¼ to ½ lb peeled boiled crawfish tails
¼ cup green onions (thinly sliced)
2 boiled red potatoes (mashed)
1 tablespoon Creole mustard
1 teaspoon dry crab boil mix
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 or 2 corn cobs (cut corn off of the cob)

“After the Boil” Method:


Peel all of your boiled eggs. Cut them in half length ways and
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Deviled Eggs and add your mayo, mustard and green onions. Be sure that
before adding your corn and potatoes that you chop and mash
them as much as possible to ensure proper mixture. Finally,
Yield: 12
rough chop your crawfish tails and add to mixture. Salt and
pepper the mixture to taste. Using a piping bag or spoon add the
Prep: 15 minutes
mixture back into the boiled egg halves. Sprinkle with dry crab
boil and serve.
Cook: 20 minutes
Executive Chef

ENJOY!!!!!!
Sam Penton
Serving: 6

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