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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Letters to Editor

  • Councilman attempts to clarify “facts” about Leeville

    I am writing this letter in response to Janet Rhodus’ Letter to the Editor in the Lafourche Gazette on December 18, 2016.I will address all of her letter with facts not promises. Rhodus is not a registered voter of Lafourche. She claims she is a taxpayer.

  • Response to Councilman Lorraine regarding Hobie Tournament

    While Mr. Lorraine claims I am negative, I claim facts. I am not a registered voter in Lafourche Parish, yet I am a property owner that pays property tax without homestead exemption.

  • Being positive instead of negative

    I am writing this letter in response to Janet Rhodus letter to the editor in the Lafourche Gazette on December 7, 2016. Mrs. Rhodus is good at writing negative things about Leeville and Lafourche Parish.

  • Why are Leeville businesses being shunned for Hobie event?

    What was to be a much needed, economic impact for Leeville, has become managed chaos at best. The Hobie World Fishing Championship kayak event, has been nothing but, thanks to the Visit Lafourche Tourism Office. Not one Leeville retailer is referenced in a specific visitor's guide for the Hobie competition.Tourism is funding social events and other provisions for the tournament.

  • Blessings to our community for the help

    As the holiday season is here, let me take this opportunity to say Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and Jesus first!A big thanks to all in our community who help make the holidays brighter for those less fortunate, whether it’s for Easter, Thanksgiving or Christmas.Love you all.Bro and SecretaryLockport, LA 

  • Special thanks to Campus Blue Bird

    On behalf of a Lafourche Parish cancer survivor, who attended the Mary Bird Perkins Campus Blue Bird in October. We would like to wish a thank you to everyone involved. We want to thank all the volunteers for their time and great food provided.

  • Raffle garners more than $50,000 for hospital

    On October 30, the raffle to benefit Children’s Hospital ended and the winners were drawn. The first place winner of the mud boat was Kenny McWilliams. Second place winner Brock Bourg won a pirogue and third place winner Carl Chauvin won a 12-gauge shotgun.More than $50,000 was raised from the raffle.This substantial amount of money will be earmarked for the new cardiovascular center at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans.I would like to thank everyone who pitched in with building and...

  • Insurance proposal needs explaining

    This letter is to clarify the insurance proposal for employees that has been a primary topic of discussion before the Lafourche Parish Council.The proposal I submitted, and which was rejected by the Council, retains all the same benefits as the current policy. In fact, it has even more benefits in that co-pays, deductibles and prescription drug coverage count towards an individual’s out of pocket max.Employees will receive the same plan with additional benefits all for a small increase in ...

  • Lee family appreciates support

    The family of T-Vic Lee would like to thank everyone in the community who came out to help and support us in our benefit fundraiser. We greatly appreciate all the love and support we got from everyone. We’d especially like to thank each and everyone who gave their time and donations.

  • Woman appreciates Lafourche’s support of flood victims

    I would like to thank Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle, his family, friends, and the merchants of Lafourche Parish and Leeville, for their unwavering commitment and support, to the flood victims. I have personally seen the goodwill from all of them, during this epic and tragic event.Until you see the devastation personally, you cannot fathom the great need. God Bless each and every one of you, for your efforts and gifts.

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