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Shoo Flu Don’t Bother US

Shoo Flu Don’t Bother US

The number of Influenza (flu) cases this year so far are headed to the highest levels in decades, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). By mid-November, there were 4.4 million illnesses, 38,000 hospitalizations and 2,100 deaths from the flu reported....

S & S Tamales

S & S Tamales

Fifteen years ago, when Sandra Opfer was asked by two friends to help them make their popular tamales she never would have imagined where it would lead. But after the passing of one of the women, Sandra and the other friend (Sherry) continued and began S & S...

Wendell Verret

Wendell Verret

A day in the life of Wendell Verret is like a Where’s Waldo? book; in the course of a day, you never know where he might pop up. The man who can’t say “no” to helping Delcambre, its nearby cities or its fishermen is always looking for the next project or collaboration...

POMPANO

POMPANO

Give Thanks at the Table for Pompano   In the Gulf waters along the beaches, fall fishing means speckled trout and, with luck, a by-catch that is lesser known outside of angling circles and the kitchens of legendary restaurants:  the pompano.  If you’ve never heard of...

Crab Claws

Crab Claws

Crab Claws For crab lovers, the utopia of eating Louisiana blue points starts with feeling the weight of a boiled crab chock full of fatty, sweet meat, then twisting off that first leg and bringing the small trophy of white meat to your mouth. The next step varies -...

Diabetes Awareness The Sneaky Disease

Diabetes Awareness The Sneaky Disease

The Sneaky Disease  Chances are, you know someone who has diabetes and don’t know it – because they don’t  know they have it. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of people with diabetes is higher than it has ever been. The...

Simonne Thomas

Simonne Thomas

Healthy Essentials- Simonne Thomas Plant extracts have been used for medicinal purposes since ancient Egyptian and Roman times. Simonne Thomas learned their use, in the form of concentrated oils, when she had her own health issues.  “I got interested in doing things...

Edie Casselman

Edie Casselman

Forget any preconceived notions you may have about financial officers being closed minded, analytical and…well…boring. Edie Casselman, financial officer for the Twin Parish Port District, is likeable team player and an out-of-the box thinker who sports the smile of a...

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