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Labadieville Middle Celebrates Black History Month

By Gena Vitale

 

The Labadieville Middle School (LMS) community celebrated Black History Month with a wonderful program titled “A Century of Black History Lives and Culture”. The program was held on February 27th and included music from the school choir and presentations including biographies of Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, Martin Luther King, Jr., and President Barrack Obama.

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A Dream Coming True

By Gena Vitale

 

“I am the dream andthe hope of the slave.” …Maya Angelou Oprah Winfrey is arguably the most powerful woman in the United States. Samuel L. Jackson and Morgan Freeman are some of the most respected actors in Hollywood and Barack Obama is President of the United States. Martin Luther King's dream has come true. How did these African- Americans achieve their success? They believed in themselves, they made no excuses, they wasted no time thinking anyone owed them anything.

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Falcon Announces Candidacy For Sheriff

Retired Louisiana State Police Major Leland Falcon, 53, has announced his candidacy for Sheriff of Assumption Parish for the fall, 2015 election, saying he brings a “career as a law enforcement professional with the Assumption Parish roots”. During his over 30 years in law enforcement, Falcon has served as an officer with the White Castle Police Department, Deputy Sheriff for the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office, and over two decades with the Louisiana State Police.

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