Members of Last of a Dying Breed Riding Club in front row, from left, are Braylin and Braxton King, Terion Dunn, Dasia Thomas and Eleshia Duncan. Middle row, from left, are Nadine Johnson, Janice Bandford, Pattie Jarrell, Sheila Flowers (club secretary/event planner), Tracy King, Lelia Dunn and Veronica Demby. Back row, from left, are Charlie Jarrell, Ron Jefferson, Bobby King, Jr., Devontae Dunn and Chris McKnight (club president). (PHOTO/Brandy M. Staton)

Last of Dying Breed Riding Club hosted its 2nd annual Back-2-School trail ride Aug. 2 in Greensburg. It was a huge success! The East Feliciana riding club supports the children of East Feliciana Parish and surrounding areas. This year, the club presented gift cards to students to purchase school supplies for the 2014-15 school year.

Smitty Schmidt, owner of Chit Chat Cafe, Vintage Village and Feliciana Folks Country Store, invites folks to come take a look around, grab some breakfast or lunch and enjoy the day. (PHOTOS/Brandy M. Staton)

by Brandy M. Staton/WATCHMAN Smitty Schmidt is just one person helping to bring revenue and shoppers into the town of Jackson, and all thanks to his three businesses. Schmidt and his wife, Linda, own and operate the newly-opened Chit Chat Cafe at 2084 La. Hwy. 10 on the main strip in Jackson.

Feral hogs trapped at the LSU AgCenter Bob R. Jones Idlewild Research Station near Clinton are part of LSU AgCenter animal science researcher Glen Gentry’s research project to determine the effectiveness of using sodium nitrite as a way of controlling the animals. (PHOTO/Johnny Morgan)

by Johnny Morgan/www.lsuagcenter.com LSU AgCenter researchers are beginning to look at baits containing sodium nitrite as a way to control the feral hog populations in the state.

Members of Last of a Dying Breed Riding Club in front row, from left, are Braylin and Braxton King, Terion Dunn, Dasia Thomas and Eleshia Duncan. Middle row, from left, are Nadine Johnson, Janice Bandford, Pattie Jarrell, Sheila Flowers (club secretary/event planner), Tracy King, Lelia Dunn and Veronica Demby. Back row, from left, are Charlie Jarrell, Ron Jefferson, Bobby King, Jr., Devontae Dunn and Chris McKnight (club president). (PHOTO/Brandy M. Staton)

Smitty Schmidt, owner of Chit Chat Cafe, Vintage Village and Feliciana Folks Country Store, invites folks to come take a look around, grab some breakfast or lunch and enjoy the day. (PHOTOS/Brandy M. Staton)

Feral hogs trapped at the LSU AgCenter Bob R. Jones Idlewild Research Station near Clinton are part of LSU AgCenter animal science researcher Glen Gentry’s research project to determine the effectiveness of using sodium nitrite as a way of controlling the animals. (PHOTO/Johnny Morgan)

A Jazzy Night in the Felicianas Aug. 23

Tickets must be purchased in advance from Rickie Collins at the DA's office in Clinton or from Rhonda Torrance at the DA’s office in St. Francisville.

The 3rd annual A Jazzy Night in the Felicianas, sponsored by the East Feliciana Drug & Alcohol Awareness Council and District Attorney Samuel C. D’Aquilla, is set for Saturday, Aug. 23.

Last of a Dying Breed fundraiser Aug. 23 in Clinton

Members of Last of a Dying Breed Riding Club in front row, from left, are Braylin and Braxton King, Terion Dunn, Dasia Thomas and Eleshia Duncan. Middle row, from left, are Nadine Johnson, Janice Bandford, Pattie Jarrell, Sheila Flowers (club secretary/event planner), Tracy King, Lelia Dunn and Veronica Demby. Back row, from left, are Charlie Jarrell, Ron Jefferson, Bobby King, Jr., Devontae Dunn and Chris McKnight (club president). (PHOTO/Brandy M. Staton)

Last of Dying Breed Riding Club hosted its 2nd annual Back-2-School trail ride Aug. 2 in Greensburg. It was a huge success!

Jackson businesses bringing revenue to town

Smitty Schmidt, owner of Chit Chat Cafe, Vintage Village and Feliciana Folks Country Store, invites folks to come take a look around, grab some breakfast or lunch and enjoy the day. (PHOTOS/Brandy M. Staton)

by Brandy M. Staton/WATCHMAN

Smitty Schmidt is just one person helping to bring revenue and shoppers into the town of Jackson, and all thanks to his three businesses.

New research shows promise in controlling feral hogs

Feral hogs trapped at the LSU AgCenter Bob R. Jones Idlewild Research Station near Clinton are part of LSU AgCenter animal science researcher Glen Gentry’s research project to determine the effectiveness of using sodium nitrite as a way of controlling the animals. (PHOTO/Johnny Morgan)

by Johnny Morgan/
www.lsuagcenter.com

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Monument soon to be erected for E. Feliciana fallen officers

Richard Sobers, of Ethel, has been putting together funds for a monument in honor of fallen police officers of East Feliciana Parish. Sobers spoke to the EFP Police Jury thanking them for their support on Aug. 4. (PHOTO/Brandy M. Staton)

Brandy M. Staton/WATCHMAN

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Members of Last of a Dying Breed Riding Club in front row, from left, are Braylin and Braxton King, Terion Dunn, Dasia Thomas and Eleshia Duncan. Middle row, from left, are Nadine Johnson, Janice Bandford, Pattie Jarrell, Sheila Flowers (club secretary/event planner), Tracy King, Lelia Dunn and Veronica Demby. Back row, from left, are Charlie Jarrell, Ron Jefferson, Bobby King, Jr., Devontae Dunn and Chris McKnight (club president). (PHOTO/Brandy M. Staton)

Last of Dying Breed Riding Club hosted its 2nd annual Back-2-School trail ride Aug. 2 in Greensburg. It was a huge success!

Obituaries

Karl "Bubba" Chaney, 1961 ~ 2014

A former District 6 East Feliciana Parish Police Juror with 12 years of service, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

He was 52-years-old and was a member of Pipefitters Local 198.

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