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i% P: Local scholar in Nutcracker Alana Knight, a fourth-grader at D.C. Reeves in Pon- chatoula, has been selected to perform in the Baton Rouge Ballet Theater's production of "The Nutcracker: A Tale from the Bayou." The production features world-class guest artists, local dancers and a unique Southern Louisiana fla- vor to the holiday treat that the whole family will enjoy. The Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra will accompany the performances of Tchaikovsky's masterpiece at the Baton Rouge River Center on Dec 18 & 19. Alana is a student of Fellom Ballet in Hammond and the daughter of Alan & Becky Knight of Pumpkin Center. (Courtesy Photo) FROM PAGE B-1 was done on both teams. Scor- ing for the Wave was Savanna Balado 7, Hannah Fletcher 22, Allie Seale 10, Bailie Stewart and Andrea Kaigler 6 each and Anne James 9. 12 - 3 - 10 Ponchatoula 42 St. Michael's 57 The Lady Wave began the game keeping up with the Lady Warriors. Despite missing shots and turnovers at the end of the quarter the score was tied at 11. In the second was the same. The Wave hung in there with St. Michael's as they went into the locker room with a 24 - 23 lead. Scoring in the half for the Wave were Johnson, Balado, Fletcher, Kaigler, and James. The second half Ponchatoula fell apart and the Lady War- riors outscored the Wave 33 - 19. Scoring for Ponchatoula were Taylor Johnson 3, Savan- na Balado 6, Hannah Fletcher and Anne James 10 each, Allie Seale 4, and Andrea Kaigler 9. 12-4- 10 Benton 37 Ponchatoula 52 The Lady Wave came out like a different team from last night. They played team ball and scored well. By the time the first quarter ended the Wave was ahead 23 - 6. James and Fletcher were the hot hand players, scoring 9 and 6 respect- fully. The next quarter they fell apart and didn't do a thing as a team. The Lady Tigers came back and outscored the Wave 18 - 8. At halftime Ponchatoula had a 31 - 24 lead. The second half the game got out of control and there was a lot of physical contact going on that wasn't called on the Lady Tigers. Ponchatoula somehow tried to play their game and outscored Benton 21 - 13. Scor- ing for the Wave was Savanna Balado, Allie Seale, and Bailie Stewart had 4 each, Hannah Fletcher 21, Andrea Kaigler 5, and Anne James 14. JACKSON-VAUGHAN AGENCY INC. Celebrating 90 years of service to Tangipahoa Parish 121 West Pine - Ponchatoula 386-3511 Call Us For All Your Insurance Needs SPARKY WELLES - President & Manager - 985-386-32 2 IIII III i[11 [[11 i[11111 i 386-8802 610 W. Pine- Ponchatoula Tune Ups Electrical Air Conditioning Fuel Injection Brakes Computer Engine Service Carburetor Hours: Monday thru Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6 Rep. Pugh introduces Catholic Charities official Lisa Bourgoyne, program coordinator with Catholic Charities, was introduced to the Ponchatoula Rotary Club by speaker Rep. Steve Pugh at the club's regular Thursday noon meeting where Pugh gave an address on drawing new voter district lines based on the new U.S. Census informa- tion. (Times Photo) Mr. Bingle goes traveling Gardenettes Tonya Fer- guson and her mother Pat Sweeney took Mr. Bingle to nine different countries to have his photo taken. Pic- tures were displayed on the wreath they made for the City Park in New Orleans annual lighting event. The Gardenette entry is shown in a special building with other garden club wreaths depicting Mr. Bingle on tour. According to Fergu son, they wereSrying to take his picture with his suitcase on a bridge in Honduras in the rain during Hurricane Tomas, when the swing bridge opened with them on it. Mr. Bingle went on cruise starting in Boston and vis- ited Mexaco, British Virgin Islands, Aruba, Curacao and other interesting ports of call. (Courtesy Photo) Councilman Vergil Sandifer having a ball! (Times Photo) Kiwanis President with two visitors from the North Pole at Sunday's annual Ki- wanis Club Pancake Break- fast in the Log Cabin (Times Photo) THE PONCHATOU C O U N TRY MARK E T Jessie Co,, and ruth rolliug host a ceramics booth with perfectly priced origiual gifts such as these ceramic Christmas bells and useful pottery Merle Mulkey and Margaret Mardi Massel feature i their booth quilts, embroidery, unique handmade gifts, plus heirloom sewing and monogramming i ; Located In The Heart of ........ Ponchatoula next to the railroad tracks