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Sister Mary Elizabeth Myers

Dominican Sister of Peace Sister Mary Elizabeth Myers died at Mohun Health Care Center in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday, May 6, 2017. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 10 a.m.  A gathering of family and friends will be held at Immaculate Conception […]

Henry ‘Charlie’ Charles Parsley

Funeral services for Henry “Charlie” Charles Parsley, 80, of Evangeline were held today, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at 10 a.m., with Reverend Thomas Patterson officiating. Visitation was held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home from 4-8 p.m. Monday, May 15, and resumed today, Tuesday, May 16, at Hope Pentecostal Church on Evangeline Hwy from 8 […]

Jane Richard

A Mass of Christian burial for Jane Richard, 77, of Mermentau will be held at St John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Mermentau on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 2 p.m., with Father Charles McMillin officiating. Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings today, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, from 2-9 […]

Hayes Joseph Cormier

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church for Hayes Joseph Cormier, 84, of Jennings on Monday, May 15, 2017, at 11 a.m., with Father Susil Fernando officiating and Newlyn Hannon reciting the readings.  Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home beginning on Sunday, May 14, from […]

Never again (again)

I’m Just Sayin’ by Sheila Smith I am once again announcing that I have quit smoking cigarettes — again. To skip the usual mumbo jumbo about health, the expense of a nicotine addiction and yada yada yada, let me just give you a rundown of what this past week has been like: • Sunday – I smoked […]

Thanks, Mom

What’s so special about Mother’s Day? It honors some of the strongest, most selfless women we are privileged to know. Almost every mother is overworked and underpaid. In addition, very few mothers receive the recognition they deserve. To every mom who has ever had to put a Band-aid on a knee, pack a school lunch, […]

You can’t hide an ugly heart

In My Own Little World by Aubrey Broussard As a single woman and single mother, I’ve never felt like my status made me a helpless victim. You learn survival skills early in the game. However, the fact of the matter is, no matter how independent, prepared or capable we are, we still deal with limitations. […]

Join us in remembering heroes

Memorial Day is celebrated each May to commemorate the people who died in service of the United States of America. Even though barbecues and visions of the upcoming summer weather may command much of the attention come Memorial Day weekend, the holiday really serves as a remembrance for those military members who paid the ultimate […]

Don Paul Richard

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Evangeline for Don Paul Richard, 55, of Jennings on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 1 p.m., with Father Paul LaFleur officiating.  Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home beginning on Friday, May 12, from 3-9 p.m., with a […]

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