Amand Broussard, the son of Joseph “Beausoleil” Broussard and Agnes Thibodeau, was just 11 years old when his father led a band of Acadian exiles to south Louisiana.
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Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan is pictured with Hattie Watts teachers Fran Lantz and Tonya Hills holding supplies collected during the 2016 Stuff the Bus school supplies drive. Other participants in the drive are shown inside the bus holding school supplies. The 2017 Stuff the Bus will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Family Dollar in Patterson.
Patterson High School, Patterson Junior High School, Hattie Watts Elementary and the city of Patterson will host a Stuff the Bus school supply drive 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tanks-A-Lot has donated its offshore container unit to the Mr. Charlie Rig Museum for its use.
Approaching the peak of hurricane season, the Atlantic has yet to see a hurricane develop though forecasters predict 2017 will have a total of eight hurricanes.