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July 4, 1985

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O CIE TY Looking back liwas Nov 25, 1945 when Poncho- Marine Oley McKean was on ve for just long enough to marry 'argie, a beautiful 16-year-old from eStWego High. He made it back from duty and the two raised a fine family in Ponchatoula, and it seems like Independence Day is a fine day to thank them both, and all the others like them, who sacrificed for freedom. The Professionals iBuuuuuMMuBWR# THE PONCHATOULA TIMES. JULY 4. 1985, SEC. A, PAGE THREE The shepherd By INEZ BRINKLE Y The sheep rest by the gentle streams Green pastures all around They're calm and serene, for sheep are said To rest when there's no sound. But let the rushing water come And they'll scatter to and fro They need their shepherd to calm theh. fears And protect them from each foe And we are so much like the sheep Serene when all goes well But just let trials upset our life And then we start to yell! or While Jesus quietly waits. Ha'say. "'My child, come into the fold... I'II be your Shepherd. calm your fears Your life I'll take and mold. Enter by the narrow gate For I am the only way.. The path of life. I'II lead you down I'II be there through each day My" love for you is wide indeed And )ust for 'ot, I died . Just ask Me be your Lord In your heart. ! will abide. "" Pride By VIOLET COLLIER Times Garden Editor An organ.ation called Pnde was started in 1970 by civic, home and garden club members and encouraged by Mayor Gideon at this time. Aims of Pride P Promote health and civic improvements in the beautiful of our town. R Remodel our community by Anti-liter. clean up and planting programs. Improve our whole environment - Main Street city limits into town. public. buildings and park areas. D Develop pride on the part of our civic leaders, elected officials, business owners, housewives, our youth, to keep the city healthy, clean, and beautiful. Educate all of our citizens to keep a lookout against litter and pollution for health and sanitation, to make our life in our little town more wholesome to live in. Remember PRIDE Anniversaries July 6-Stanley & Barbara Verneuil, Bill & Vickie Johnson July 7-Bootsy & Neiwyn Thibodeaux July 10-Johnny & Mae Robertson, Philitp & Vickie Alexander, Ke|th & Jennifer Munson It worked! The staff of Ponchatoula's Central pictured are (left to right) CoJleen Progressive Bank showed their Carrigan, Carol Brooks, Branch sympathy for the hostages being held Manager Annette Womer, Jean in Beirut by tying yellow ribbons StangaandJanWaddell. around the bank's oak trees on West (Times Photo) Hickory and Sixth. CPB hank,rs INDEPENI00NCE Breeze Appliance Repair Senior Citizen Discounts Air Conditioning 8, Refrigeration NOVV OPEN July9-Frank& Julia LeSaicherre 155 S 6th St. Ponchatoula BRANCH-DANIELS | c &F Auto Ports) =- [-]QPpy BirthdYmm "No Job Too Big or Small" - a,ny 4-Mer,. Allen. .. _ " Rime,. Charles Xrabona. Emily Bou- General Insurance -, . 386-9987 i Arnold, TwilaHanible, James Watts. gere " Stoves . Refr,gerators Dale Williams, Gene Cunningham, July 8-Donald Lanier, E.J. Raiford, JessicaJacob. DebbieTrabonajuly 5*Barbara Theriot, Benjamin VitterGrdn Felder (In Memory). Lance " Air Conditioning- Dishwashers Charlle Branch Jr. _i WesleyPerrin'EthanMclntyreDaniels. Joseph L. White, RaganJUly 9-At Fray. Kim Basso. David _ , Washers & Dryers ----. 1 . U. L) July 6-Was Danieis, Suzy Morgan, Percy, Raymond Braun, Lou Ann wner Ponchatoula  Ralph Landry July 10-Fred Joiner (In Memory). Im[HNIIIIilIlIIIIIIIIInmlIIImIHIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIHIIIIMUlWlIIBIIIH July 7-Robert G. Harris, Cindy B. Mark Berner, Dusttn Glynn Edwards Floyd Laurent Owner =:=lllltet,Nettttll Molinari. Janet Settoon, Courtnev CALL NIGHT OR DAY I Last chance to freeze crawfish tails 386-7969 I Institute ,.,,o,,.,,,o,,, bought in the supermarket has already. Associate Home Economist been cooked and needs no additional III When the price of crawfish hits a low In both cases, peeled meat must be point in the season which some experts thoroughly cleaned and all fat residue n astlc Suraer ,o,,,oo,o, often extend their en packaging. Any remaining fat will cause joyment of the Cajun favorite by the product to become rancid soon. L Pbble '8 Cut8 X Curl8 freezing the tail meat for later consum- even in frozen storage. ption. Just prior to packing, dip the meat in It's a very simple procedure with a weak solution of lemon )uice, such as I only a few "'musts" to assure preset- 1/4 cup regular strength lemon juice to 4th of July Special ration of quality under long-term 2-1/2 cups of water. Too strong a 5640 Read Boulevard. Suite670 storage. To ready tail meat for the solution will give the meat a lemon Facial $5 0 New Orleans, Louisiana 70"127  freezer enzyme action which would flavor. The lemon bath prevents the I X cause spoilage has to be halted in live meat from taking on a bluish color. (504) 241-9201 U crawfish, so they should be blanched or While harmless, such coloration is nor- boiled three to five minutes. Tail meat mally considered unappetizing. Sca] p Treat ment oo (Hot Oil) .,,, ,u, Dr. Randolph Howes It's watermelon time Haircut $8 (Shampoo, Conditioner 8, Haircut) L M.D., Ph.D. U at Washington Parish festival 161 W. ltickory St. Ponchatoula 386-9097 The Washington Parish Vegetable in the parish in addition to other varieties tlllll III::II IOII like Black Diamond, For the convenience of my Ponchatoula, Albany, Sprnngfield, Bednco, Robert and Hammond clients..... Please note my direct dial number to my Amite office 542-0403 14OSEPH SIMPS Attorney at p.o. Box 1017 Amite, LA. Growers Association will sponsor its first Calhoun Gray, annual Watermelon Festival on July 6, Garrisonian and Louisiana Queen, says beginnning at 9 a.m. at the Washington Harris. Parish Grounds in Franklinton. Watermelons grown in the parish will Some of the festival activities will include be judged during the festival. Many of a watermelon eating and seed-spitting the largest melons will be auctioned. contest, a hollering co.ntest and sack races. People will also have an opportunity to Musical entertainment will be provided sample the famous Washington melons. by vocal and instrumental artists and "If you re looking for some real good groups. . . , watermelons and lots of wholesome Washington Parish watermetons are family entertainment, then you sure recognized by their good texture and have don't want to miss this festival," says been referred to as the sweetest and best Hams. "There 11 be plenty of  old-time melons grown in Louisiana, as well the country cooking and music. ' Southeast United States, according to Admission to the festival will be $1. Henry Harris, county agent with parish Participants will have a chance to win office of the Louisiana Cooperative Exten- sion Service. He says the sandy soils of the parish are ideal for growing water- melons. An estimated ].000 to 1.500 acres of watermelons have been planted in the parish this season by over 120 farm families. The average yield per acre is prizes. Prize drawings will be held at dusk just before the fireworks show. Prizes will include $300 cash donated by Magee Finance: a black-and-white TV donated by Washington-St. Tammany Electrical Cooperative; a woman's or man's quartz watch donated by Clay's Jewelers, and I0 600 to 800 melons weighing from 20 to Jubilee Watermelons donated by R.O. 35pounds. says Harris. Thomas whose melons have been Major varieties planted are prize-winners for several years at the Charleston Gray and Jubilee. These annualwatermelon festivalin FarmerviUe. two varieties perform tremendously well Portrait Craftsmen Lilly Studio Joseph Lilly Deborah N. Guerin-Dufour Photographic Craftsman Springfield Hwv. 22 West 294-3912 WATCH U$ GROW ! .: 542-65 HAMMOND, LA. Open July 4th 10 am-4pm 4th of July Use what Sale " :' the Pros use "" " to kill All Plants i,i' 20 % o ff i .,,,,,.___ .---, July 4th-8th only e"--,lll : ,,.,.,0,,,,.. :='K'.I.. 1 -4 pm Friday / roots and all P '-J 1 =s,,e = _=.. July 5th i i mEoal-j. ] .-,] Sam Robinson I l! mx wth water I F,,, I ]'k l Reg. 41q i' J/| from Roundup + .., on sale 35et L " / will be here to :,.,;.,...0.........-. [ J answer your questions Open Mon.,-Wed., Sat. - 9am - 6pro Sunday 10 - 4 Closed on Tuesdays mPolff 41 A'POIT I; Xf.. OAtOm n * W l Or0 OYtNGTON NWY. ., U,.,.-,-o, ' ,A /r: I I I I I I II I I  I | I ii"