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Janet Faulk-Gonzales

Janet Faulk-Gonzales

Janet Faulk-Gonzales Early October always makes Janet Faulk-Gonzales think about gumbo, but not for the same reason as most. The former Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce president holds a special place in her memory for the World Championship Gumbo Cookoff which she...

Alligator

Alligator

The first alligator sightings in Louisiana were recorded by early French settlers who saw the scaley reptiles in the waters of Bayou Manchac in 1699 after establishing the Louisiana colony. In fact, the Riviere aux Chenes (Oak River) in St. Bernard Parish was...

Kevin Boutte

Kevin Boutte

Kevin Boutte- The Garden Shed When Kevin Boutte decided to make a garden on his family’s property 13 years ago, it was an enthusiastic 13 rows in a cane field. Watering the plants took a couple of hours at a time using 300-foot hoses connected to one another. Today,...

Squashing Breast Cancer

Squashing Breast Cancer

Squashing Breast Cancer Well-known television journalist and former anchor Katie Couric recently shared with the public that she was diagnosed with Stage 1A breast cancer in June, becoming one of the eight women diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, in the...

Stitchin’ Magician

Stitchin’ Magician

Stitchin’ Magician Karen Bodin has been sewing since she was about five, just old enough to sit on a chair and reach over the quilts that her grandmother taught her to stitch. That began a fascination with fabrics, which she has collected for 44 years, and a passion...

Tuna

Tuna

Tuna If you’ve eaten sushi, you’re probably familiar with the word “ahi” (ah-he) which is the Hawaiian name for this month’s featured fish:  yellowfin tuna. One of the 15 types of tuna, yellowfin makes delicious eating and is a challenge to catch, which is why it is...

Mary-Anne Moore

Mary-Anne Moore

Mary-Anne Moore It’s hard to find people willing to volunteer at a farmers’ market – even once a month. But, fortunately for us, Mary-Anne Moore has given her time to work at the Delcambre Seafood & Farmers Market, serving mimosas – and a smile – in the...

A Case of the Wrong Number

A Case of the Wrong Number The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 1 out of every 3 American adults has high cholesterol. The main reason many do not know they have unhealthy cholesterol levels until they have a heart attack or stroke is...

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