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PP police clerk charged with felony theft

A former police clerk for the Village of Pine Prairie was in court Thursday morning for one count of theft.
Mona Norton appeared before the Honorable Gary J. Ortego of the 13th Judicial District and entered a plea of not guilty to Theft $750 or More but Less Than $5,000.00.

Parachuting into tradition

Pictured here is retired Airborne Infantry First Sergeant from the U. S. Army Charles Perdices. He was elected commander of the Mamou American Legion last year and has brought back the Veterans Day celebration. (Photo courtesy of Charles Perdices)

A Mamou resident has devoted his career of 22 years to serving his country as a parachutist and a pathfinder. After his retirement from the United States Army in 1999, he has helped build up democracy in the Middle East and has served his community by rebuilding the American Legion in Mamou and its annual Veterans Day celebration.


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