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For years Jeff White has handled the logistical end of the Plaquemines Orange Fair and Festival. But this year as King of the 2019 festival… he’ll still be in charge of logistics.

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Lonnie Greco, a lifelong resident of Plaquemines Parish, has spent a large portion of his adult life in public service. He served as a Deputy for 11 and a half years, and as the Parish Director of Operations during Hurricane Katrina.

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Christopher “Chris” Schulz recently announced his candidacy for the District 105 seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives. “I believe we need better representation in Baton Rouge. I am not a career politician, but a resident who believes it is time to act.

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Food Lions

Last week the Belle Chasse Lions Club donated carts full of non-perishable food items and toiletries to the popup Second Harvest Food Bank at First Baptist Church in Belle Chasse.

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March for MLK

Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Jerry Turlich, second from right, joins local Vietnam veterans, from left, Joseph Williams, Leo Harvey, Clarence Brock and Alton Fredrick Jan.

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People of Compassion

Belle Chasse Rotary Club hosted Kevin Gardere, Executive Director of Development for Bridge House / GraceHouse at its’ weekly meeting. Bridge House/ Grace House provides gender specific treatment to men

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Keep it 1,000

South Plaquemines senior forward Truce Williams had a big January, scoring his 1,000th point—Williams is the Hurricanes’ all-time scoring leader—and receiving a nomination to play in the 2019 McDonalds All-American

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Dorothy Smith Lafrance, a lifelong resident of Port Sulphur, recently celebrated her 100th birthday on August 17, 2019. Dorothy was born in 1919 to her parents, Mitchell Smith and Amelia

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For years Jeff White has handled the logistical end of the Plaquemines Orange Fair and Festival. But this year as King of the 2019 festival… he’ll still be in charge of logistics.

Plaquemines Gazette

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