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SOCIETY Alex Petho installed as commander By MRS. JULIANA SYKES Service Officer Joe Miller, Sergeant-at- Tucker A. Gregoire American Legion Post, Auxiliary Unit and Junior Auxiliary Unit 258 held its annual Installation of Officers on July 27 at the Legion Home in Springfield. Commander Alex Petho 'opened the ceremonies with prayer tgiven by Luby Martin. Polly Chatelain then introduced all invited guest. Special guest attending were, Alvin Roche, Past Department Commander, A.B. Sheets, Past Department Vice Commander, Norman Robins Dept. Color Bearer, Hattie Johnson, Past Dept. President, Lin Lemar, Dept. Second Vice President, Jane Dupuis, Dept. Historian, Charles Pfalgraf, Dept. Vice Commander Glyn Hernandez, Sixth Dist. S.A.A., Joe Forbes, Sixth Dist. Commander, Sylvia Anthony, Sixth District President. About 150 guests attended from visiting post and units. Those attending were from, 254, Maurepas, 156, Hammond, 160, Port Allen, 312, St. Gabriel, 81, Gonzales, 47, Ponchatoula, 388, Koran, 372. French Settlement, 16, Covington. 395, New Orleans, 24, Bogalusa, 505. Baton Rouge, and 133, Breaux Bridge. Past Department Vice Commander A.B. Sheets, Guest Speaker then spoke to the guests on the importance of honoring and respecting our American Flag. Alvin Roche, Past Department Commander was the installing officer for the Legionnaires. Those being installed for the 1986-87 year were: Alex Petho, Commander; Tommy R Sykes, First Vice Commander; Michael Bazile, Second Vice Commander: Mervin Bazile, Adjutant; Chaplain. Wayne Aubin; Finance Officer Luby Martin, Judge Advocate Junior Dixon, Arms Alex Galladora, Executive Com- mittee Walter White and Paul Bates Sr. Sylvia Anthony, Sixth District President served as the Auxiliary installing officer of the day. Those installed for the 1986-87 year were: President Juliana Sykes, First Mice President Louise Loper, Second Vice President Mary Sibley, Secretary Polly Chatelain, Treasurer Franca Petho. Chaplain Ethel Poche, Historian Pat Aubin. Sergeant-at-Arms Bertha Martin, Executive Committee Goldie Martin. Sarah Hano. and Elizabeth Bates. Junior Auxiliary Officers: President Nicole Hano, Vice Presi- ,dent Tracy Loper, Secretary Jeanie Arceneaux, Treasurer Joanie Arceneaux, Chaplain Michelle Dixon, Historian Heather Succow, and Sergeant-at-Arms Jennifer Succow. Lin Lamar, Dept. Second Vice Presi- dent then crowned the Post and Units Little Miss Poppy, Heather Succow. Commander Alex Petho then opened the Memorial Services for departed Legionnaires, Joseph Thomas Fontenot and Vivian Edwin Settoon. Pictures were unveiled of the Post deceased members. Louise Loper, Auxiliary Unit 258's Americanism Chairman presented Gene Higgenbotham a $100.00 Savings Bond for his winning essay The student entered the Americanism Essay contest from Holden Junior High School. Upon winning on the state level the essay will be entered in national competition. Auxiliary Chaplain Polly Chatelain then closed tile ceremonies with prayer. Dinner was served t, all who attended. Prine family Five generations of the Prlne family to fight) Ruth Gill, Cindy Callaway are pictured here enjoying a reunion and Elaine Johnson, (sitting) Myra at the home of Mrs. Myra Prtne of Prine, age 80, and Ashley Callaway, Ponchatoula. They are (standing left four months old. Edwards, Graves wedding boutonnieres were pink aislromerla and gypsophelia Best man was Sheriff Odm (Jrave father of fl'le groom. Groomsm,: were Charles LaFleaur and Darreil Jarreau. brothers-in taw of the groom. Peny Rushing, Butch Calmes, Ken Waiters. and Jimmy White. Junior groomsmen was Jacob Jarreau, nephew of the groom. Ushering guests were Joe Kennedy. and Leonard Coats, 'brothers-in-law of the bride and Kenneth Graves and Timmy Graves, cousins of the groom. For her daughter's wedding, the rs. Edwards chose a floor length gown of medium rose crepe. The dress featured a blouson style bodice, fitted waist with .,;ash and loncj skirt. She wore a cor'de. of pink roses, pink and burgandy alstromeria and gypsophelia. The groom's mother chose a floor length gown of light grape chiffon over- laying crepe. The long sleeved dress was fitted at the waist. She wore a corsage of lavendar roses and purple of the bride and Marcy Jarreau. niece of the groom. They wore long dresses of pink organdy over taffeta. The dress featured a semi fitted bodice, Peter Pan collar, short puffed sleeves, and a dirndil' skirt. Rows of pink satin ribbon accented the bodice as well as the skirt above the ruffles which forms the hemline. They carried white wicker baskets of pink miniature carnations, pink and burgundy alstromeria, white poT poT chrysanthemums, gypsophelia and ]eatherleaf fern. The ringbearer was Ryan Kermedy, nephew of the bride. He carried the traditional white satin pillow and wore a tuxedo identical to that of the male members of the wedding party. The groOm wore an all wite tuxedo with tails. His boutonniere was a white rose with pink alstromeria and gypso- phelia. Male members of the wedding party wore black Bill Blass tuxedos with white shirts and black cumberbunds. Their Albany man booked for passing checks in Ponchatoula Sheriff's Report Two counts of theft were filed against an Albany man Thursday involving checks written on another person's account to a Ponchatoula area gas station, according to deputies. Charged with the counts on warrants Thursday just after noon was Tommy kaOre, ZZ, bourn L, ateline Road, Albany. He was booked by Deputies Philtip Smith and Steve Moore after they located the suspect while he was roofing a house on the Schaffer Road in Pumpkin Center. According to jailors a total bond of $3,000 was set on the suspect and he was placed in the parish jail Thursday afternoon. "DIXIE" On The Deck Friday 9-1 Saturday 9-1 Sunday 7-11 Restaurant Hours 5-10 Tuesday-Friday Saturday & Sunday 12-10 31946 LA Hwy. 22. Springt,,dd, LA 70462 4 miles south (fl Sprt-gfield at ]lLian or, the Tickfaw Rice, ar,d Highway 22 et the Tick/aw Marine Telephone 695-6787 BELATED ANNIVERSARY Stacy & Beau Vaccaro August 17, 1986 and white varigatea alstromeria with gypsophelia. Mrs. Louise Edwards, paternal grandmother of the bride wore a two piece steel blue ensemble. Her corsage was of white roses and gypsophelia. A reception following the ceremony was held at the Springfield Fire Depart- meat Hall. The door was decorated with a grapevine wreath accented with pink and white silk flowers, pink ribbons and doves. A bouquet of pink and white balloons was anchored in a Boston fern near the entrance. The extended main serving tables were overed with a continuous white lace  Jle cloth lined with pink. The focal centerpiece was a large silver urn holding arnassive arrangement of fresh Rubrum lillies, pink gladiolas, pink and white snapdragons, pink larksprus, evaclyptus and fern. Flanking the center arrangement were columnar plexiglass candelabra holding votive candles and arrangements of pink alstromeria, gypsophelia and fern. On either side were smaller silver bowls holding arrangements of pink and white snapdragons, pink and burgandy varigated tulips, pink carnations and ferns. On either end of the long serving tables were silver punch bowls. All apportments were in silver. The banquet tables were covered with white linen cloths and had wide pink satin ribbon running down the middle. Each table was centered wlth a hurricane lamp surrounded by an arrangement of fresh pink polyantha roses, gypsophelia, and leatherleaf fern. The bride's table was overlaid with a white lace table cloth. The wedding cake was constructed above a pink fountain. Stairs descended from the top to two tiered confections on either side. The cake was topped with a porcelain bride and groom under a lace parasol surrounded by pink flowers. The cake table was accented with fresh fern, pink alstromeria and gypsophelia. Serving the wedding cake were Lucille Parsons. aunt of the bride and June Hutchinson. The chocolate groom's cake was decorated with objects depicting the groom's occupation in law enforcement and hobbies of scuba diving, flying and music performance. Other members of the houseparty were Mrs. Glen Edwards, Mrs. Bradley Patterson, Mrs. Edgar Gainey, Mrs. Urban Kinchen, Jr., Mrs. Dwight Hutchinson, Mrs. Jack May, Mrs. Rodney Chi]ders, Mrs. Steve Parsons, Mrs. Harold Wax, Mrs. John Gasperecz, Ms. Catherine Patterson, Mrs. Donald Lindsey, Mrs. Frank Kluka, Mrs. Judy Davis and Ms. Ruth Kennedy. Coordinating the wedding and receptionist were Sharon Kennedy and Ruth Kennedy. Music at the reception was provided by the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Band, including the groom. Special songs sang by the gro,m to the bride were You are So Beautiful and All These Things. The stage was decorated with pink and white balloon bouquets anchored in Boston ferns and potted pink hydrangeas. For traveling, the bride wore a mid calve length teal linen skirt wid, an ecru lace overblouse. She wore ecru acces- sories and a corsage of ivory roses and gypsophelia. Following a wedding trip to Acapulco, the couple now resides in Denham Springs. The rehearsal supper hosted by the groom's parents was held at the Chinese Inn in Denham Springs. The .couple chose this occasion to present gifts to their attendants. BELATED BIRTHDAY Billy Joseph Barbler (in Memory) August 15 THE PONCHATOULA TIMES, AUGUST 21, 1986, Junior Auxiliary entertains residents By KAREN POWELL their favorite songs, refreshments served. The Leander J. Kinchen American Junior members assisted the Legion Junior Auxiliary visited residents Auxiliary in a 4th annual of Hammond State School recently, for 31 residents of the Louisiana The Juniors, accompanied on the piano Veterans Home of Jackson, La. by President Julie Powell, joined dinner and dessert, they assisted residents in a sing-along. After singing men in bingo. United Way gives help The Tangtpahoa Area United Way has approved an emergency appeal for funding from the Southeast Spouse Abuse Program. Faced with no money to pay salaries of its three staff workers or operating expenses, Director Patsy Andry requested the program's remaining $5,000 from the 1986 United Way allo- cation. Without the immediate assistance from the United Way the spouse abuse program would have been faced with closing its doors for lack of funds. In 1985, 546 victims assistance from the Southeast Abuse Program. A large share victims are residents of the toula area. "Without a doubt," Ms. Andry "lives in Tangipahoa Parish were which would otherwise have been Currently, the spouse abuse has 114 active cases with new daily. Happy Birthday August 21.L/sa Lee, Mike Rau, Clay Thompson, Damon Fendlason, Ron Morgan, Freddie McKean, Geralyn Pack, Gasper Pisciotta August -Jardce Mitchell, Trudy B. Henderson, Joanna Dalgle,  Allen, Eva Rose Simmons August 23.Stephen Muscarella, Carlyn Gregoire, Henry Cunnlngham. Agnes Pinion, Terry John Kling, Mike Miller, Hilary Paige Wilbterman, John Leon How, Made-Lbe Disher, Betty Duvic, Bobby Gultreau, Robert Jack- =on, Kay Robert, Heath Lament August 24-Jane Nelson, Elaine, Schatze, Robble Hard=on, Jaclde Kupper, Melody Austin August 25-Pam Herard, Schanzbach, Terri Hoover, Abel, Mattle Our=o, Stacey Teie Becider, Michael Matheme Diana Enmon, John Hammack Memory), Lance Rushing August 26-Jessica Wells, Mark' you, Jeffery Wise, Jimmle Danette Tanner, John "Snapper" Poche, Stacle LaMarr DePaula, Brandon tephen Michael Neihaus August 27.A1 Watts, Roy Frances Bardweil, Corey Berner, Wise, David Womer, Cherrel Happy Anniversary August 21-Harry & Dabble Blytt, Ernle & Betty Daigle August 23-Bobby & Gwen Lee August 24-Johnny B. & Brenda Harris, Ernest & Stella Hanible, Joe & Evelyn Pepitone, Larry & Ernst, Nace & Jean Macahmo August 26-Bobby & Judy 'August.27-Hubert & Veima Joseph Catholic Church 330 W. Pine -Fr. Dan Davies Vigtl Mau Sat. 6 p.m. Sun. Mmm 7, 9, & 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Dally Maues 7 a.m. Mon.-Fri. 9:15 a.m. Vigil Mass Sat. Bedlco Chapel All Saints Episcopal Church W. Hickory & N. 7th Street Ralph Kimball Holy Communion 9 a.m. Sunday Oldest Church in Ponchatoula Tasker Memorial AblE Zion Church Rev Albert Young Morning Worship 11 a.m. First United Methodist East Pine St. Sunday Morning Worship 11 a.m. Sunday Bible Study 9:45 a.m. Jesus Holiness Church Yokum Road Rev. Glen C. Henson Sunday Service 10 a.m. Night Service 7:30 Wed. 7:30 - Sat. 7:30 Munchac Baptist Church Rev. James C. Nettles Sunday Service 9:45 a.m. & lI a.m. BIBLE Study 6 p.m. St. Paul Lutheran Church 707 W. Dakota Hammond, La. Sunday School 8:45 a.m. French Corner Baptist Church 110 Teel Rd. Rev. Michael Hawley Sunday School - 9:45 a.m. Worship Service - 11 a.m. & 7 p.m. Sun. Training & Minion Study 6 p.m. Wed. Prayer Meeting 7 p.m. Westside Baptist Church Located on West Frontage Road Between La. 22 & West Hoffman Road Pastor Dr. Wm. T. Pruitt III Sunday School - 10 a.m. Worship Service- 11 a.m. Bible Study: Wed. 7 p.m. First United Pentecostal Church: Located off Hwy. 51 North on Fisher Lane, Ponchatoula, LA. Rev. Barry A. Chandler, Pastor SERVICES: Sunday at 10 a.m. and Wohlp Semite 10:00 a.m. 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday at 7 p.m. "Midway Baptist Church- 315 Firetower Rd., Ponchatoula Rev. Jimmy Wall Sunday School- 10 a.m. Morning Worship - 11 a.m. Church Training - 6 p.m. Evening Worship - 7 p.m. Wed. Night Prayer Meeting - 7 p. Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Esterbrook Rd., Ponchatoula Bible Study 10 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Wadesboro Baptist Church Wadesboro, La. Rev. James Wall Bible Study 9:45 a.m. Morntng Worship 11 a.m. First Presbyterian Church 197 S. 4th St. Rev. Anderson Bible Study 9:45 Morning Worship 11 a.m. Springiield Christian Assembly Pastor Brother Jerry Lambert Sunday 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tues. Prayer Meeting 7:30 p.m. Thur. Bible Study 7:30 p.m. THE PONCHATOULA TIME CHURCH DIRECTORY SHERMAN'S GLASS & RADIATOR PONCHATOULA HOMESTEAD Mr. and Mrs. J. Edward Layrisson BYARD "PECK" EDWARDS THE PONCHATOULA TIMES HAMMOND SQUARE SHOPPING CENTER