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. ,L PONCHATOULA TIMES, FEBRUARY 28, 2008, PAGE 4-A Bar Association meets at Jacmel Inn The 21st Judicial District Bar Association held its month- ly meeting at Jacmel Inn in Hammond on February 13. Pic- tured (left to right) are Treasurer Michael Betts, President DeVonna Ponthieu, President of the Greater Covington Bar Association Roy K. Burns Jr and V.P. Richard Macaluso. Burns spoke on Louisiana Real Estate Rights. (Courtesy Photo) Inns-Suites 727 Pine St. Ponchatoula, LA 70454 -- Art Gallery Custom Framing Studio (985) 345-4246 In ur Tile Enjoy our Service and our SALE l ml Show Your Support & Select OBAMA Delegates to Democratic Conventio This Saturday March 1st only!! Registered Democrats Vote 9am- 5pm Hammond City Council Bldg. 310 E. Charles Street, Hammond Please Select Jim HARLAN Info and other voting locations @ www.harlan4OBAMA.com 2008 Strawberry Queen Alexis Dominguez (Courtesy Photo) FROM PAGE 1-A on out and join me for a wonder- ful night, with the music start- ing at 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. Tick- ets are available at Paul's Caf and Lisa's Children's Store in Ponchatoula for $10 per per- son. They will also be available at the door, and set-up's will be provided. The 5-piece Summer Breeze Band that has entertained New Orleans' audiences for more than 20 years will play music from the 1950's through to- day's hits. Summer Breeze has appeared at major functions throughout the New Orleans area, including Jazz Fest, the Gumbo Fest, the Crawfish Fest, and the Orange Fest, as well as Mardi Gras and conventions. They have become a favor- ite at all the local dance clubs and casinos. In addition, Sum- mer Breeze has performed with New Orleans Celebrities such as Rockin' Doopsie Jr. and Irma Thomas. I know you will enjoy listening to their music and se - ing all the visiting queens from our great state. I look forward to meeting and visiting with each of you at the Strawberry Festi- val Ball, March 1st. Until next time, Queen Lexie. More infor- mation can be found at www. lastrawberryfestival.com Just for the record, our strawberry royalty includes Louisiana Strawberry Queen Alexis Dominguez, Ponchatoula Strawberry King Wayne Howes, Strawberry Festival Grand Marshal Debbie Edwards, CITIZENS IN BRYAN D. MOTICHEK Navy Civilian Bryan D. Motichek, son of Stacey R. Motichek of Hammond, La. and David B. Motichek of St. Croix, V. I re- cently enlisted in the United States Navy under the Delayed Entry Program at Navy Recruit- ing District, New Orleans, La. The program allows recruits to enter the Navy and take up to one year to complete prior com- mitments such as high school. Using recruiters as mentors, this program helps recruits ease into the transition from civilian to military life. Motichek will report for ac- tive duty to undergo basic train- ing at the Navy's Recruit Train- ing Center, Great Lakes, Ill. Motichek is a 2007 graduate of Ponchatoula High School of Ponchatoula, La. St. Joseph now registering Ponchatoula students Registration is currently un- derway at St. Joseph School: The school still has openings fOg for students "in Grades Kin- dergarten, First, and Second. Anyone interested in enrolling their children for the 2008-2009 school year may do so now. Please come by the school of- fice between 7:30 and 2:30. Par- ents need to bring the follow- ingoriginal documents: birth certificate, social security card, immunization record, baptism certificate, last report card, and test scores. A registration fee is due at registration. Please con- tact the school at 985-386-6421 with any questions. Official Journal The Ponchatoula Times PUBLIC NOTICE (NOTICE OF INTENTION TO INTRODUCE LOCAL BILL - HLS 08RS-266) Public notice is hereby given, as provided by Section 13, Article III of the Constitution of Louisiana, that there will be introduced at the forthcoming session of the Legislature of Louisiana, to be convened on March 31, 2008, a bill relative to the police chief for the City of Ponchatoula; to provide relative to actions by the chief of police with respect to police personnel; and to provide for related matters. Strawberry Festival Chairman Jeff Wright And my friends, the Louisi- ana Visiting Queens include: Tangipahoa Parish Fair Queen Amanda Wright, Independence Italian Festival Queen-Brittany Dinino, Catfish Queen Amanda Renee' Dempster, Cattle Festi- Cutoff Youth Center Hurri- cane Queen Megi Callais, Er- ath's Miss 4th of July Kimberly Wooten, Frog Festival Queen Amanda Sills, Greater New Orleans Flora Trail Queen Ash- leigh Laine Nicosia, Miss Gon- zales Jambalaya Queen Elise Tureau, Gueydan Duck Festi- val Queen Julie Fletcher; Inter- national Rice Festival Queen Amber Nicole Thibodeaux, Westwego Cypress Swamp Fes- tival Queen Alexa Martinez, Orange Festival Queen Kari Eve Hingle, Patterson Cypress Sawmill Queen Erin Frances Hymel, Port Barre Lions's Club Cracklin' Festival Queen Kasey LeJeune, Queen Ray La Ne Al- tyson Boudreaux, and St. John Sugar Queen LIX Kristen Ann Hoover. 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