AMITE--Members of the new 2014 Oyster Festival Court introduce themselves to the Amiite City Council April 2. Not in order: King Dick Covington, Pearl Libby Covington, Petite Miss Julia Van Mullem, Little Miss Jocelyn Stewart, Jr. Miss Morgan Goings, Deb Kamryn Murphy, Teen Miss Reagan Riggins, 2014 Miss Oyster Taylor Slocum. Photo by Mark Mathes.
It’s a time of change for the Town Board of Independence. Mayor Mike Ragusa recognized Louis ‘Nick’ Joseph, Parnell ‘Butch’ Baham and Richard Navarra, who served the board. New board members and past members are being honored July 4. Photo by Mark Mathes.
Sgt. Tommy Ferrand says that Kazon was feisty and full of life--and he had a short temper. K9 Kazon died April 24. These characteristics combined with his love for “Lemonhead candies” are what made him an excellent partner.