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APSD Superintendent Blaine Dauzat is flanked by newly elected School Board President Robin Moreau (left) and Rickey Adams at the board’s first meeting of 2020 on Jan. 14. Moreau defeated Latisha Small on a 5-4 vote of the 9-member board. {Photo by Raymond L. Daye}

Moreau edges Small for Avoyelles School Board presidency

In the Avoyelles Parish School Board’s first vote of the new year, the prospect of a “5-4” board emerged when Robin Moreau narrowly edged Latisha Small for board president.

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Sue Johnson (center) sits with her sisters Nettie Jans (left) and Ruth Dupuy during a celebration of her 100th birthday at Bayou Rouge Baptist Church in Evergreen last Sunday (Jan. 12). Sue turned 100 on Jan. 13. Nettie, of Evergreen, is 91 and Ruth, who lives in New Iberia, is 97. {Photo courtesy of Rev. David Trimbur}

100-year-old Evergreen native remains active

It was the beginning of the era known as the ‘Roaring ‘20s.” Most of the “young lions” of that era have passed away -- but not all of them.

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