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Tenley Bordelon, 16, of Hessmer displays her community food pantry for the needy. The pantry cabinet has been installed outside the Rateau Center at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Hessmer. {Photo courtesy of Rebecca Pollock}

LaSAS student creates pantry for those in need

Many people say Christmas is more about giving than receiving, but truth be told they are really more interested in “what Santa brought” them. That’s just basic human nature.

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Joey Frank (center) was honored at the Dec. 12 Bunkie City Council meeting in recognition of his 29 years as fire chief. Frank is retiring effective Dec. 31. Frank has also served as the parish’s part-time OEP director for the past six years and will assume that position full-time on Jan. 1. From left are: Laura Gaspard (fiancée), Lakin Gaspard (her daughter), Frank’s grandson Madden Fields, Joey Frank, grandson Westin Fields and Thomas Frank (son). {Photo by Keatina Reynolds}

Joey Frank retires as Bunkie fire chief

After 29 years as Bunkie’s fire chief, Joey Frank is hanging up his suspenders just in time to watch the big game on New Year’s Day.

Well, not exactly.

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