Riders participate in last year's Dan Klein Memorial Rodeo in Clinton at the Klein Brothers Arena on Gross Road. The rodeo was initially started to aid the McManus Fire Department. (PHOTO/Watchman staff)

The 21st annual Dan Klein Sr. Memorial Rodeo begins Friday, Sept. 19, and resumes Saturday, Sept. 20. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the rodeo starts at 8 p.m. both nights. The rodeo, which started as a dream of Dan Klein Sr., continued after he passed away thanks to his sons and brothers.

FELICIANA AIRPARK LOGO--Contact Larry Thomas, Airpark Director, at 225-921-8231 or email feliciana.airpark@gmail.com, for more information. Also contact Audrey Faciane, East Feliciana Chamber of Commerce, at 225-634-7155 or email tourism1@bellsouth.net. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

by Stacy Gill/WATCHMAN After meeting with the group responsible for working to get Feliciana Airpark off the ground, the famous line from Field of Dreams, the Kevin Costner flick, comes to mind: "Build it and they will they come."

Here is a graphic showing Councilman John Kean's alternative settlement proposal to the one worked out previously between the Lambert family and Parish President Kevin Couhig. This proposal does not recognize any ownership or possession claims made by the Lamberts.

By M.W. Willis/ Democrat editor At the "eleventh hour," just before the Lambert family’s riverfront property lawsuit against the parish is set to go into court-ordered mediation two non-binding proposed settlements are now on the table.

Riders participate in last year's Dan Klein Memorial Rodeo in Clinton at the Klein Brothers Arena on Gross Road. The rodeo was initially started to aid the McManus Fire Department. (PHOTO/Watchman staff)

FELICIANA AIRPARK LOGO--Contact Larry Thomas, Airpark Director, at 225-921-8231 or email feliciana.airpark@gmail.com, for more information. Also contact Audrey Faciane, East Feliciana Chamber of Commerce, at 225-634-7155 or email tourism1@bellsouth.net. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

Here is a graphic showing Councilman John Kean's alternative settlement proposal to the one worked out previously between the Lambert family and Parish President Kevin Couhig. This proposal does not recognize any ownership or possession claims made by the Lamberts.

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21st annual Dan Klein Memorial Rodeo set for Sept. 19-20

Riders participate in last year's Dan Klein Memorial Rodeo in Clinton at the Klein Brothers Arena on Gross Road. The rodeo was initially started to aid the McManus Fire Department. (PHOTO/Watchman staff)

The 21st annual Dan Klein Sr. Memorial Rodeo begins Friday, Sept. 19, and resumes Saturday, Sept. 20.

Gates open at 6 p.m. and the rodeo starts at 8 p.m. both nights.

Feliciana Airpark: Build it and they will come

FELICIANA AIRPARK LOGO--Contact Larry Thomas, Airpark Director, at 225-921-8231 or email feliciana.airpark@gmail.com, for more information. Also contact Audrey Faciane, East Feliciana Chamber of Commerce, at 225-634-7155 or email tourism1@bellsouth.net. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

by Stacy Gill/WATCHMAN

Councilman John Kean presents an alternative proposal to the Lambert/ Couhig proposal to settle lawsuit against parish

Here is a graphic showing Councilman John Kean's alternative settlement proposal to the one worked out previously between the Lambert family and Parish President Kevin Couhig. This proposal does not recognize any ownership or possession claims made by the Lamberts.

By M.W. Willis/ Democrat editor

Suspect Sought in Thompson Creek Sporting Goods Theft

The suspect in Thompson Creek Sporting Goods on Sept. 10 in Jackson. (IMAGES/LSP)

Jackson--Louisiana State Police Detectives, the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) are asking for assistance from the public in helping to

Whistle n' Strings entertains 5th Sunday Service in Jackson

On Aug. 31, Pam Kaster, Judy Messer, Craig Kaster and Terry Craighead, from left, of the band Whistle n' Strings perform during the 5th Sunday Service in Jackson at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. (PHOTO/Beth Dawson)

by Beth Dawson and Stacy Gill/WATCHMAN

The Fifth Sunday Service and Social was held Aug. 31 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, a Catholic church in Jackson.

Feral hog control topic of symposium presentations

LSU AgCenter animal science researcher Glen Gentry gives an update on his work with sodium nitrite as a toxicant for controlling feral hogs. His presentation was part of the Fall Symposium on Recent Natural Resource Research in Louisiana on Aug. 29 in Baton Rouge. (PHOTO/Johnny Morgan)

by Johnny Morgan/
LSUAgCenter.com

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Riders participate in last year's Dan Klein Memorial Rodeo in Clinton at the Klein Brothers Arena on Gross Road. The rodeo was initially started to aid the McManus Fire Department. (PHOTO/Watchman staff)

The 21st annual Dan Klein Sr. Memorial Rodeo begins Friday, Sept. 19, and resumes Saturday, Sept. 20.

Gates open at 6 p.m. and the rodeo starts at 8 p.m. both nights.

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Riders participate in last year's Dan Klein Memorial Rodeo in Clinton at the Klein Brothers Arena on Gross Road. The rodeo was initially started to aid the McManus Fire Department. (PHOTO/Watchman staff)

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Rodeo clown (PHOTO/Watchman staff)

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Riders at last year's Dan Klein Memorial Rodeo in Clinton. Be sure to attend Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19-20. (PHOTO/Watchman staff)

The 21st annual Dan Klein Sr. Memorial Rodeo begins Friday, Sept. 19, and resumes Saturday, Sept. 20.

Gates open at 6 p.m. and the rodeo starts at 8 p.m. both nights.

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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