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Job Cost Supervisor Jamie Smoot-Robicheaux, center, is the Staff Employee of the Year named recently by Danos. She has worked with Danos since 2013 and lives in Raceland. “Jamie focuses not only on improving processes in her own department, but also on improving processes throughout the company to better serve our customers,” said owner Eric Danos. “At the same time, she does it all with respect and integrity.” Shown are owners Paul, Hank, Mark and Eric Danos with Smoot-Robincheaux.

Coatings Superintendent Andy Ho, center, was recently named Danos Field Employee of the Year. Ho, who came to the United States from Vietnam in 1980, has lived in Harvey since 2006. “Our customers continue to request Andy and his crew because of his ability to complete projects on time, under budget and with the highest level of safety,” Eric Danos said. Ho is shown with Paul, Mark, Eric and Hank Danos.

Danos employees honored

Danos names Employees of the Year

The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute
The Blessing of the Fleet and boat parade at Morgan City's Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival draws a crowd each year. But across the region, blessings of the local shrimp fleets are becoming a thing of the past.

Dying tradition? Blessings for the shrimp fleets are becoming less common

GOLDEN MEADOW (AP) — A parade of decorated shrimp trawlers and other assorted boats amble down Bayou Lafourche on a sunny spring day.

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