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SENIOR MAYOR FOR A DAY: Our Senior Mayor for a Day, Mrs. Genela Naquin was nominated by Duane Bland of Thibodaux Family Church.Mayor Naquin arrived promptly at 8:30 a.m. and was accompanied by her family, of which Eustace Breaux (her nephew) immediately began to take professional pictures for their scrapbook.Soon after she arrived, Mayor Naquin was thrilled when flowers were delivered to her ‘new’ office.Mayor Caillouet and Mayor Naquin then held a staff meeting in their office and took tours of City Hall and city projects.They both ended their day together, along with friends and family, with lunch at Western Sizzlin.(Courtesy of Sam Cashio of Western Sizzlin.)
JINGLE TRAIL: Shop for unique and special Christmas gifts during the Jingle Trail - Tuesday, November 4TH - ALL DAY LONG
House of Fashion - 200 East 7th Street Old Estate - 202 East 7th Street The New Post Ltd - 405 West 3rd St. The Soap Box - 327 North Canal Boulevard Amy's Country Candles - 1633 St. Mary Street
THIBODAUX MAIN STREET COOK OFF Whose Cuisine will Reign Supreme, It could be yours!Get your aprons on and enter in the 2nd annual Thibodaux Main Street Cook-Off on Friday, November 7 on the corner of West 2nd and St. Philip.Deadline for entering is Monday, November 3rd.The judging will start at 6:00 p.m.Each dish must be prepared and cooked from start to finish on the grounds of the contest.For more information and registration information contact Randy Barrios at 447-4713 or Kristin Batulis at 448-5852.
Join everyone for the 2003 Thibodeauxville Fall Festival on Saturday, November 8 in the downtown area.Entertainment will include arts, crafts, food, music, the Clean Wheels Car Show, US Navy Band, Tab Benoit, Treater, Don Rich, and Christian Music.For booth rental info or for any other information call the Thibodaux Chamber of Commerce at 446-1187 or click here to visit the website.
THIBODAUX HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING ACTIVITIES:
Thursday, October 30
Homecoming Pep Rally
Friday, October 31
Presentation of Court and Homecoming game
$4 advanced sales $5 at the gate
Saturday, Nov. 8
8:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M.
$6 per person / advanced sales only
Mayor Charles Caillouet and Mayor McCullen from Natchitoches have made a challenge for the Nicholls State and Northwestern State football game this Saturday, October 25. The game will be hosted at Northwestern State in Natchitoches at 2:30 p.m. and will be televised on Cox Sport's Television.
The challenge is whoever's team loses the game, that city will have to fly the other city's flag for one whole day at their City Hall. GOOD LUCK COLONELS! Stay tuned...
WOW!! KEY EMPLOYEES!
OFFICER PATRICK OLIVER: The link below contains an article which appeared in The Morning Advocate regarding Officer Patrick Oliver of the Thibodaux Police Department.The article and picture speak for themselves explaining the ultimate of “People First”!Congratulations, Officer Oliver, on an award so well deserved.Thank you, Officer Oliver, for representing the City of Thibodaux in such an impressive manner! CLICK HERE TO READ ARTICLE FROM THE ADVOCATE
SERGEANT JASON TERRY: Congratulations to Sergeant Jason Terry of the Thibodaux Police Department who was promoted to the rank of Sergeant effective October 2, 2003.Your hard work and dedication to the City of Thibodaux has resulted in this well deserved promotion.Thank you for everything that you do for the city, your department and the citizens of Thibodaux.Keep up the good work!
LINDA RUMORE - POLICE DEPARTMENT RECORDS DIVISION: Excerpts from a letter addressed to Chief Howard Robertson of the Thibodaux Police Department:
Dear Chief Robertson:
I would like to take this opportunity to commend you on the great job thatyou and your staff are doing in the Thibodaux area. As a teacher andparent, I know the trials that we face with our youth and the temptations ofdrugs and alcohol.
I have had the pleasure of working with Ms. Linda Rumore on a personal basis regarding these matters involving my own children; and I would like to statefor the record that Ms. Rumore is one of the most professional,hard-working, and caring individuals I have ever known that she must trulybe an asset to your department.
It is my hope that this letter may become a part of her personnel file so that all those involved with Ms. Rumore may be made aware of her impeccablework ethic and tremendous rapport with the community.
This stuff is delicious!The Nicholls State Softball team is selling spaghetti meals and quarts of spaghetti sauce and meatballs to raise money for their program.Meals are $5 and include spaghetti and meatballs, bread, and salad.Quarts of spaghetti sauce and meatballs are $10.Pickup of meals and quarts will be Sunday, November 9th at Peltier Park between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.Please contact the Nicholls State Softball office at 985-449-7112 if interested in purchasing meals or quarts.
THIBODAUX MAIN STREET FARMER'S MARKET: The Thibodaux Main Street Farmer's market will open Saturday, October 25 from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The market will be opened every Saturday and is located on LA 1 and Maronge Street. Fresh produce, plants, flowers, soaps, baked goods, Des Allemands seafood and much more will be available. Bring the children to the market to enjoy playing with the animals at the petting zoo.Prospective vendors can call Joyce Benoit at 985-448-1474 for more information.