This month the Port Allen City Council recognized several longtime firefighters and, in honor of Black History Month, several former city council members.
Parish President Riley “Pee Wee” Berthelot has selected and the WBR Parish council has approved Port Allen Assistant Fire Chief Charles Stephens to be the parish-wide fire chief beginning July 1.
Ousted Port Allen Mayor Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter has decided to throw her hat into the upcoming race for mayor that will elect a person to hold the office for the remaining nearly-three years of Slaughter’s term.
The Port Allen city council will vote on several new ordinances at the next regular council meeting on March 12, ordinances which will attempt to remedy some of the findings of a 2012-2013 city audit report and which will attempt to pass measures previously vetoed by former mayor Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter.
Like so many children around the world with older siblings, Desmon LeJeune, youngest of three children, often received hand-me-downs, having to wear clothes previously owned by an older sibling.