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i Children's Home visitors from Springfield from Woodland Baptist of Springfield where Rev. is pastor were photo- in RucJtcq'-Austin Center their t to the Louisiana Children s Home campus in Saturday, August 23. They linens given by LaTangi Association Woman's Mis- sionary Union plus band-aids, Q.tips and cotton balls, items currently needed by the Home. Their campus tour was guided by Rev. Earl D. Mercer, public relations director, a former pastor of Old Zion Hill and Colyell Baptist churches. The night before the group attended the Apocalypse Passion Play at Calhoun. scouting new members American Legion Post 47 has begun 1987 membership drive. If you a member in 1986 you have until 11, 1986 to renew your for only $10. After that due to increased state and dues ($9.50) the Post will dues to $12 per year. should a veteran belong to the Legion? Here a few things to It is the largest veterans organi- fighting for veteran benefits. We all we fight for but we do win a important is what Post 47 does community. We sponsor Boy TI01; Legion baseball, pelican State, School Awards, and Law awards are just a few of the conducted for the community. to six thousand dollars are into these and other charity ventures that affect the citizens of this city each year. It is an honor just to be a member of Post 47 and it becomes more rewarding when you join and become involved. If you are a veteran and have not been asked to join Post 47, don't hold it against us. We may not know you are a veteran If you served within the fol- lowing dates, you are eligible: WWI - April 8, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918, WWII - Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946, Korea - June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955, Vietnam - Dec. 22, 1961 to May 7, 1975. Consider this a personal invitation to join the American Legion. For more information contact Guy (Buddy) Joiner, 386-3813, Membership Chair- man or Leonard Kraft, 386-2669, Finance Officer. to dance? banceworks, the resident dance )any of SLU will hold open 4. auditions will be held at 7:30 at the Dance Studio in South- eastem's Health and Physical Education Building. Auditions are open to the general public. For more information, call Dr. Martie Fellom at 549-2130. THORNTON Insurance00 !, ;,, NING OF THEIR NEW LOCATION 1440 HWY. 51 NO. (Between Barringer Dr. & Hoffman Road Mon.-Fri. 8:15-12:00 / 1:00-5:00 00386-3874 STEAK & SEAFOOD RESTAURANT on the Beautiful Tickfaw River LOUNGE and DANCE DECK Louisiana Hot Sauce Saturday 9-1-Sunday 7-1 1 Jeff Welch -Sunday 3-7 eig IM i 31946 La. Hwy. 22 Sluingfield. La. 70462 4 leS ssvlII cJ .lmollilill a! g tm  13dflm  Iml Ihl. 21 at tbl Tililtl/Ihlist Telephone 695-6787 roll Tanya Albert and Mrs. Armstrong Tanya Albert nominated for Hugh O'Brian leadership seminar Tanya Albert, a sophomore at Pan- purpose is to bring a select group of high school sophomores with demonstrated chatoula High School and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Craig H. Albert of Ponchatoula, has recently been nominated to represent her school at the State leadership seminar this spring conducted by the Hugh O'Brian Youth Foundation. She was nominated by a selection committee composed of PHS faculty members including chairman Mrs. Dedra Armstrong and PHS students Sarah Mitchell and Amber Gregoire. The Hugh O'Brian Youth Foundation has conducted leadership seminars for high school sophomores since 1958. Its Learn to talk in sign language leadership qualities together with a group of distinguished leaders in business, industry, education, science, and government, and let the two inter- act. All sophomores are eligible regardless of sex, race, or religion. They are judged on their desire to learn and share their knowledge with others. The other four finalists in this competition deserve recognition. They are Carla Foster, Buffie Hutchinson, Angela Powell, and Desha Viener. HAMMOND---A beginning course in sign language will be taught at South- eastern Louisiana University. Designed to introduce basic sign lanquaqe and manual communication, the student will be able to communicate with+.hearing--impabred  bY the +0 "end of the com. + Taught by Dr. Charlene Bishop, course registration has been extended to Sept. 9. The class will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. each Tuesday through Dec. 9. The course fee is $40. For more information, call continuing education at 549-2301. Steak Out Dinner Staff Report First Assembly Church is sponsoring a Steak Out Dinner Thursday, September 11, a bene- fit for Light for the Lost literature for missionaries. Tickets are six dollars. DEATHS in our community LESTER PHILIP BANKSTON Lester Philip Bankston died 4 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 1986, in Holden. He was 33, a native and lifelong resident of Holden. Visiting was at Seale Funeral Home, Livingston, 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, 1986, to religious services at 2 p.m. Sunday, conducted by the Rev. Danny Munson. Burial was in Lard Cemetery, Holden. He was survived by wife, Betty Sue Bankston; parents, Clyde and Margie Bankston St.; a son, Robert Samuel Bankston; two stepdaughters, Mary McMorfls and Pat Mitchell; four step- sons, Luther Mitchell Jr., Jeff and Charles Mitchell, all of Holden, and Clifford Lavigne, Springfield; two sister, Clara Ann Osborne and Barbara Sue Hodges; two brothers, Kenneth W. ar Clyde R. Bankston Jr., all of Holdei, four grandchildren. FANNIE EDWARDS TRAVIS Fannie Edwards Travts died Friday, Aug. 29, 1986, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Hammond. She was 88, a native of Wilmer and resident of Ponchatoula. Visiting was at Harry McKneely Son Funeral Home, Ponchatoula, 2 p.m. to religious services at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, 1986, conducted Dr. A.L. Clegg. Burial was in Amite C"eS'ews--=-- survived by three daughtlnl, Mrs. Howard (Lucia Jane) Barker, Monroe, Mrs. Joe (Frances) Brown, Baker, and Mrs. Walter J. (Sarah Lee) Vinyard, Ponchatoula; seven grand- children; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband, Dr. F.D. Travls;,a son-in-law, Joseph E. Brown. THE PONCHATOULA TIMES, SEPTEMBER 4. 1986,SEC.A., PAGE THREE Ponchatoula scholar receives full scholarship SLU President J. Larry Craln hands a scholarship check to Freshman art major Karla Newman of Ponchatoula. The scholarship, donated anonymously by a Hammond bmdneman through the Southeastern Development Foundation, pays full tuition and will be awarded each semester. Recipients must meet a number of requirements bmsed on academics and character. Looking on, left,.is Foundation director Donna Wilson." i Happy Birthday September 4-Lucy Robertson, Maureen Felder, Eugene Baham Jr., Rhonda Gainey, Katina Cosgrove. Carol F. Brooks, Louis Mcmzer, Wayne Melancon, Angellque Dalgle September 5.Robert Schaff, Celine Watldns, Mildred Watts, Elmo Berthe- lot, Felman Braud, Sherman Phares. Lynn Ferrant, Tamika McGary, Randy Meyers, Pearl Ward (In Memory), Lisa Myers September 6-Dan Fagan, Vickie Camp, Ed Tucker, Alyon Lee, Donald James Jr., Llnda Everett, Donald James, Chevon Bailard, Danle Rott- man September 7-Boot Stevens, Mark Huguet, Jeanne Byers, Ruth Stevens, John Allen, Mae Robertson, Kevtn LeSalcherre, Winnle Brumfleld September 8-Tommy Layrisson, Brenda Gautreaux, Alice Hanna, Carrie Gore, Courlney LeBianc. Jason Gultreau, Darrell M. Perrin, Bobby Zlmmermann i!i, David Granger, Teri Kllng September 9-Mtchele R. Sowash, lone Watts, Donald Gratis. Donna Hill, Elleen Gabriel, Elaine Tanner, Cinda Hanemann September 10-Shells Allen. Rose Cunningham, Kendall Jackson. Nola Martin (In Memory), David Dugas, John Zerlngue, Steven Triche Happy Anniversary September 5-Merlin & Tookey Ward, Sidney & Gwen Ragan September 7-Ron & Becky Morgan, Bing & Melody Fletcher September 8-Francis & Connie Garaudy September 9-Clayton & Ruth Ber- geron, C.L. & Bess Boudreaux, Ken- neth & Beverly Schatzle September 10-Bruce & Barbara Bordelon i ! A symposium address- EMINAR ing current methods of weight reduction and behavior modification. Dr. Menm O. Hines, Dr, F, Jelmson Liner, Jr. ond Dr.  L Nelson win  on surgtcl alteenatives in wslt loss In- cluding gastroplaty and balloon inl;erfla A  From  Procflce Of.. Dr. Mad( TRyou and Dr. John A. Wolkef, Jr. will speak on proteln-sparlr,  diets such m optwast. A Physician Flora '[he Pr 0. Dr. Michoel A. Dunn and Dr. Stephen M. Waldo and Dr. K. Lonce Coulfleld, Dr. Dovld IL Ooudin ond Dr, Nlchoios C. Stevens will speak on modk:al lom c o40es such as ston, diabetes and oropedlc problems m well as pharmaceutlcal approacrs to welg loss. Mmy Lynne Block, P..D, ond  woii, R.D. wm speok on behov +ion ond Weit + + ,: Debble Femondez, M.I.W. psychotogicol focton and :+ Doug I;Grro, Physicol The wE meok on exercise physiology. Wednesday, 7 pm September IO, 1986 AMI Westpark Community Hospital-Classroom Everyone is invited! ,00,,AMi Westpark Community Hospital IX) S. Morr+son B yd. Hammond, l,ouis'ana 7040