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Anniversaries and Birthdays Pass Manchac (Photo Courtesy of James Kendrick) Litter pickup on Manchac Greenway this Saturday Special to The Times The litter pick-up on the Manchac Greenway planned Saturday, is a cooperative endeavor with the Tangipa- hoa Parish, government administration and Parish Coun- cil,lending equipment, manpower and administrative as- sistance, the Save Manchac Coalition, also assisting with administration, the Manchac Boating Association, which came up with this ongoing program in the first place, the Friends of the Manchac Greenway, The Lake Ponchatrain Basin Foundation, Entergy and others. Equipment and sup- plies have been rounded up, mile-long zones on the Greenway have been deter- mined and "hot spots" iden- tiffed so labor can be uti- lized efficiently. The North Pass Boat launch will be the headquarters for the morning event. A unique aspect of this effort managed by the Manchac Boating Associa- tion with the assistance of the parish will be a trash pick-up from banks and waterways adjacent to the Greenway and from area camps. This ongoing program asks camp owners to place unwanted appliances and other refuse on their docks for collection. Please send your Anniversary and Birthdays to editor@ponchatoula.com an( serve District Attorney Scott Perrilloux was spotted with popular Ponchatoula Police Department Captain James Peoples at the Seniors And Law- men Together (S.A.L.T) event which took place this past Thursday at The Ponchatoula Commu- nity Center. Pictured (left to right) 21st Judicial District Attorney Scott M. Perrilloux and Pon- chatoula Police Department Captain James Peo- ples. (Times Photo by Amy Brennan) Ponchatoula High class of '48 plans reunion Ponchatoula High School Class of 1948 is planning its 70th anniversary for 11:00 a.m April 26, at Rockin' Willys off LA 22 East on North Baronne Street in Pon- chatoula If you have contact information for some of the class- mates, please call Kent and Joyce Jenkins Raiford by the first week in April so they can finalize reservations. 985-386-3170. FROM PAGE ONE generation could be expected to advise. I think of that great Irishman Stan Cowen every time anybody turns on American Pickers on the His- tory Channel, because the super successful owner of the Ponchatoula Auction Company would have ex- celled on that show. There was nothing Stan did not know about antiques. His buddy Marion Fannaly would do for cars and trucks what Stanley Cowen could have done with every era of antique furniture and lighting. Marion was to drag strips what Stanley was to antique auc- tions. They were both accomplished entrepreneurs in their fields, and both hung out.with the cr me of the crop. Country idols and concert masters were every- where in the Cowen manse, while the scion of Bird- seye Frozen Foods gravitated to the Fannaly Man- sion, helping to revolutionize the aftermarket of the Ponchatoula strawberry crop. Pay attention when Historian Jim Perrin writes his histories for this newspaper. It is our heritage he is giving to us as a present we should treasure always. THE TIMES, MARCH 22, 2018,PAGE 3 Happy March 22 - Clay & Bet- ty Nepveux, Elick & Mary Dupre, George & Carrie Mercke, Lenny & Janina George, Michael & Kristin Tabb March 23 - Donald & Elizabeth Lanier, Mark & Kayla Basso, Ricky & Pare Heinrich, Kelly & Terri Gideon March 24 - Wayne & Bonnie Norred, Paul & Vickie Hidalgo, Bill & Holly Gordon, Ben & Hol- ly Sims March 25 Berry & Elaine Hardin, Billy & Jennifer Garaudy, Sid & Julie Smith March 26 - Mike & Al- lison Dupont March 27 - Tammy & Brett Ainsworth, Troy & Vacie Duplessis, David & Christie Atkins, John & Terri Pevey March 28 - John & Glenda Coyne Fowler, March 22 - Amanda Johnson, Curtis Ekker, Elaine Overmier, Eric Holden, Ernest Ourso Jr Larry Dotey Sr Pare Gua- gliardo, Shelly Barker, March 23 - C.J. Ma- yeaux, Cathleen Ragan, Dominique Derveloy, Iris "Sis" Bourgeois, Kelly Morse, Marion Uter, Mat- thew Martin, Tyler Tuck- er, March 24 - Carol Ja- cob, Cecil J. Garaudy, Cheyenne Joiner, Debbie Anderson, Don Hoover Sr Hezzie Holden, John Hoover Sr Melanie Hano, Mike Dupont, Ron- ald Wall Sr Samera St. Claire, Scott Ishee, Shawn Garaudy, Shawn Yokum, Zachary Shroeder, March 25 - Clay Daigle, Cory Schexnaydre, Joey France, Jordan Spriggs, Kenny Barnes, Linda Drake, Missy Wilde, Will Chevalier, March 26 - Aaron Je- nevein, Bob Zabbia, Dot Hill, John T. Laird, Keri Lyn Wells, Lisa Kraemer, Mandy Threeton, Mike Fyffe, T. Dale Robertson, In memory of Jo-Shane Boudreaux, Jane Coates March 27 - Bonnie Daigle, Bonnie Norred, Candace Kinchen, Darren Waller, Jacob Gegenheim- er, Julius Traylor, Mat- tie Felder, Ricky Achord, Cynthia Niernberger, March 28 - Bruce Kinchen, Cathy Dugas, Maria Ware, Misty Nich- oles, I [] SUBSCRIBE TODAY for ONLY $25 per year CALL (985) 386- 2877 LIBRARY MILLAGE CLAY MONROE ATTORNEY AT LAW 1545 Hwy. 51 N. Ste # 3 Ponchatoula, LA (Just North of Walmart) Over 21 Years of Experience In PERSONAL INJURY, CRIMINAL DEFENSE, DIVORCE, AND SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY PART OF OUR COMMUNITY IMPORTANT 20"17 LIBRARY STATISTICS ':' *:~31~235 people visited one of our branches. 316,388 books, DVDs, e-books, CDs were checked out. 22,390 people used reference materials. 86,902 people downloaded software materials. 46,737 new visitors logged on www.tangilibrary.com. 56,830 people attended a library program. HOW OUR LIBRARY SERVICES THE COMMUNITY 67,087 library cards are currently issued. 55,736 adults used a library computer or software. 6,500 children used a library computer or software. 1,002 students visited tutor.corn for homework help. 3,818 new library cards were issued. www.TangiLibrary.com Times Internet Edition -- www.ponchatoula.com/)times E-Maih editor@ponchatoula.com or timesofindependence@gmail.com i