The 1955 class of Cathedral Carmel held a pretty impressive reunion of its own. Both the boys and girls classes got together for a weekend of golf, food and dancing. The group calls itself a relic of Catholic education, but these relics still know how to party. A golf match at Vieux Chenes kicked off the weekend, followed by a party at Donald and Essie Deshotels' home. The group attended Mass at St. John Cathedral Saturday morning, then the women caught up at a house party thrown by Henrietta Bertrand, while the men went for burgers at their old hangout, Judice Inn. The fun culminated with a dinner dance at the Petroleum Club, which recognized Doris Landry and Charles Prevost for celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary and O.P. Ditch for helping keep the group connected through its Web site, CathedralCarmel55.org. Party Girl's so glad to see local classmates reuniting. Old friends are important, y'all!
Local builders and agents also reunited to talk shop and eat some fried fish at River Oaks. The Van Eaton & Romero Builders' Fish Fry brought together about 250 people and packed the reception hall. Of course the fried fish hit the spot. Judy Hagood, Nancy Castette and Lisa Shivers discussed upcoming projects, while Carole and Jack Horn visited with builders Jules and Kathy Lacour. Thanks for including Party Girl in your events, guys! And don't forget about me through the rest of the summer.
Party On! ' PG
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Here's your daily look at late-breaking national and international news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday, April 23, 2014:
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An effort to prohibit employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity was shelved Tuesday for the legislative session.
Louisiana won't lessen its penalties for marijuana possession, keeping laws on the books that allow people to be jailed up to 20 years for repeat offenses of having the drug in hand.
State bar foundation bestows honor on founder and managing partner of NeunerPate
This Wednesday, April 23, marks the first full day of INNOV8 Lafayette.
National awards recognize outstanding achievement in leadership development and leadership programs
A federal court magistrate has issued a seven-page schedule of hearings, conferences and deadlines leading up to January’s trial aimed at determining how much money BP will owe in Clean Water Act fines as a result of its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
“This is one of the oldest divides that exists, and that divide is about the haves and the have-nots.”
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The state’s “greedy trial lawyers” haven’t scared this oil giant away.
Local boutique celebrates all things green
It took a few weeks for the pitfalls to emerge in the governor’s $25 billion budget, but the time of judgment has finally arrived.
With pressure continuing to build for him to resign, Congressman Vance McAllister announced plans recently to remain secluded during the Easter break, but the Swartz Republican has said he’ll be back on the Hill casting votes and attending committee meetings when the congressional recess ends April 28.
A bid to limit the use of unmanned aircraft on private property in Louisiana stalled Monday in the Louisiana Senate.
A Shreveport lawmaker said Monday he's scrapping his proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana's official state book.
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Attorney hopes fellow lawyers will join him in urging the D.A. to step aside and allow a competent, ethical challenger to take over the scandal-ridden office.
INNOV8 Lafayette launches its weeklong festival dedicated to cultivating innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship.
Smaller Microsoft Store installations sell a wide array of Microsoft products (Windows phones, Surface tablets and Xbox consoles) but don’t include everything.
Dirk Powell and Cedric Watson will perform together during an intimate gig at Parish Ink, 310 Jefferson St., from 9-11:30 p.m. Wednesday.
See cutting-edge technologies Thursday in brief presentations/demonstrations from 3rd Dimension Media, C&C Technologies, Cimation and UL Lafayette School of Engineering.
An official with the Louisiana Department of Education was arrested on a range of charges Friday after allegedly breaking into a home and brandishing a knife.
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