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Latanier Cookers to host first gathering of the new year

The first Dutch Oven Gathering (D.O.G.)of 2019 will be held on Saturday, January 12 at Palmetto State Park.
Learning how to cook on coals would be a great accomplishment for 2019.
Latanier Cookers can help you do it. Get out the Dutch Oven you got for Christmas or your grandma’s old pot.
Latanier Cookers….Pronounced ‘lah ton ya’ is the French word for Palmetto. This group organized in April of 2013 and hosted their first D.O. G. at Palmetto Island State Park.

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Enjoying a wonderful time at the Abbeville Garden Club Christmas Social on December 17, 2018 are (pictured left to right) Patsy Hebert, Susan DesOrmeaux, Brenda Cross, Susie Ledet, Ingrid Jones, Odile Segrest, Roxanna Champagne, Sandra Creswell, Denise Files, Liz Gremillion, Marietta Clark, Nancy Schexnaider, Karen Hoyt, Elizabeth Edwards, Susan Wilhelm, and Judge Edwards. Not pictured are Theresa Broussard Jeanell Duhon, Gwen Lanoux, Sandy Richard, and Joyce Thibodeaux. Abbeville Garden Club is an affiliate of National Garden Clubs, Inc., Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc., and Louisiana Garden Club Federation, District III.

Abbeville Garden Club hosts Christmas social

Members of the Abbeville Garden Club gathered on December 17, 2018 for their annual Christmas Social, celebrating the holiday season at the lovely home of AGC member, Karen Hoyt.  Members enjoyed a delightful evening of entertainment, a wonderful meal, and participated in a lively gift exchange in a beautifully decorated atmosphere.  
AGC members also participated in the “Spirit of Giving” by collecting donations for an adopted family through Faith House. The generous donation was delivered by AGC President Sandy Richard.

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Mrs. Zachary Pitre

Miss Emily Sagrera becomes Mrs. Zachary Pitre

Miss Emily Sagrera and Mr. Zachary Pitre were united in holy matrimony during a nuptial mass at Our Lady of Wisdom Catholic Church on the ULL campus in Lafayette, LA on December 28, 2018.
The Very Reverend Michael Craig Scott, V F, friend of the bride, officiated the wedding mass. Concelebrant was Reverend Andrew Schumacher, friend of the groom.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Sagrera of Abbeville, Grandparents are Una Baudoin and the late Curley Baudoin, the late Bill Vega, and the late Dr. and Mrs. Walter T. Sagrera.

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Freddy and Sandy Dubois on their wedding day.

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Freddy and Sandy Dubois today.

Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Freddy and Sandy Dubois were married on November 28,1968 at Jesus the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Monroe, La.
For the occasion, the couple received a 50th anniversary blessing from Reverend Louis Richard, and then were honored by their children and their families at a reception in the home of Guy and Michelle Picard.
Freddy and Sandy have five children, Michelle, and her husband Guy Picard; Angela, and her husband Brandon Gallet; Danielle, and her husband Jared Fontenot; Freddy, and his wife Pia Dubois; and Richard Dubois.

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Mary Ann and Ellery Hargrave

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The Hargraves on their wedding day.

Hargraves celebrate 60th anniversary

Mary Anne and Ellery Hargrave of Kaplan celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, November 18, 2018, at the KC Hall in Kaplan.
The event was hosted by the couple’s children.
Family and friends were on hand to join in the celebration with the couple.
Also in attendance was Father Mark Miley who blessed their marriage.
Father Zaunbrecher married the couple at Holy Rosary Catholic Church on November 29, 1958.



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