Published November 11, 2008
On this Veteran's Day, please
click on Community, Military and pray for those
members of the military and their families. Help us remember and
honor those current and former members of the military. Please
sent information/picture of your military heroes. Please send
information, even if a military or other picture is not available.
A wonderful memorial has been posted for Ward
Joseph and Emily Ann Guillot Galland by their daughter, Geraldine
"Gerry" Sheets. There are now ten Memorials
Please note Ryan Rabalais'
talents and dedication when editing our pictures (with the captions
in the pictures). He did this for the Original 1950s Boogie Kings, the
Memorials of Arnold and Bertha Rabalais and Ward and Emily Galland, and Bill
Albritton and Marvin Descant's military pictures. Thank you Ryan for adding
a special touch to the website pictures which you edit.
Please click on the
Education Link, Former Faculty and Staff, Principals - for
information on the four Evergreen formal education sources between 1857 and
1988. It includes a listing of each school administrator, as well as some
of the facility additions during those years.
Please click the Family
Connections Page of the Community link and note that over 70 FCs have
been posted. We encourage everyone with an Evergreen connection to send
their Family Connection. The information is in the introduction of the
section and there are over 70 examples. The FCs are like links of a family
chain, so please submit your link.
Families...the core unit
of any community. And so be it with Evergreen...quite interesting.
Felix and Willis Rachal (brothers) married two sisters, Louise and Cecelia
Descant. Not to be outdone by the Rachals and Descants, Dannie, Haywood and
Laymon Aymond married Lela, Maggie, and Mable Bordelon. There FCs are
Three volunteers have been added
to the www.EvergreenLa.org staff.
Each of them are appreciated for their dedication.
Obituary Reporters: Joyce Rachal Roy
('58 EHS) (Lafayette Daily Advertiser), Carol
Armand Pellegrin ('60 EES) (Baton Rouge Morning
Advocate), and Susan Riche' Earnest ('62
EES) (Alexandria Town Talk) review the Obituary sections of the above daily
newspapers for deceased persons with Evergreen connections.
Your assistance in the timely reporting of other deaths not included in the
above media sources is appreciated.
Click on the picture of the
Bayou Rouge Baptist Church on the home page and be
taken to their website. Click on Cemetery and you may view the names and
locations of all who have been buried there. What a wonderful website!
note the need to post obituaries, regardless of the date. So, if you have
one from the 1940s, 1892, 1985, it doesn't matter. Please email it to me so
we can post in the Obituary Page in the upper
right of the News link.
Remember, those who wish to have their name and
email address posted in the Contact You section of the
Contact Us page should email that
request to me. This will improve communications among friends, classmates,
Maurine Bordelon LaCour
has written a most interesting anecdote entitled, "Gimme
a Moon Pie." Enjoy.
Remember, the Evergreen
Website exists for you and your family. Please send information in
any of the above categories so all may enjoy the fruit of a shared endeavor.
Evergreen - may it
remain forever green.