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Evangeline Memorial Gardens

4117 South Saint Joseph Street
Carencro, LA 70520
(337) 896-3232
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Melancon Funeral Home

4117 N. University Ave
Carencro, LA 70520
(337) 896-3232
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Melancon Gerald Funeral Director

4117 North University Avenue
Carencro, LA 70520
(337) 896-8596
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Melancon Life Insurance CO

4117 North University Avenue
Carencro, LA 70520
(337) 235-3315
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Rep. Clay Higgins: 'I'm not sure I've ever been so humbled' - The Daily Advertiser

Monday, June 19, 2017

Marine Corps League Detachment 488 at the 53rd Annual memorial Day Trubute at Walters Funeral Home. Monday, May 29, 2017.(Photo: SCOTT CLAUSE / THE ADVERTISER)Buy PhotoU.S. Rep. Clay Higgins was in Carencro on Monday to participate in several Memorial Day ceremonies taking place across Acadiana.Higgins spoke  to a group of veterans and local residents at Walters Funeral home. Buy Photo53rd Annual memorial Day Trubute at Walters Funeral Home. Monday, May 29, 2017. (Photo: SCOTT CLAUSE / THE ADVERTISER)Owner Gene Walters, a U.S. Army Veteran and a three-time Purple Heart recipient, invited Higgins and others to honor those who died serving their country."I'm not sure if I've ever been so humbled," Higgins said. "I think about the heroes amongst us, like Mr. Walters, a multiple recipient of the purple heart, the men and women who have come before us and allowed us to gather here today in peace and security."Buy PhotoKeynote Speaker Congressman Clay Higgins at the 53rd Annual memorial Day Trubute at Walters Funeral Home. Monday, May 29, 2017. (Photo: SCOTT CLAUSE / THE ADVERTISER)Higgins also spoke about the American flag and what it represents to him. Just outside, a giant American flag, erected more than three stories in the air and attached to an aerial fire truck, graced the entrance of the funeral home. The Lafayette Fire ...

Buckwheat Zydeco, bandleader who helped introduce Louisiana zydeco to the world, dies at 68 - The Advocate

Monday, November 14, 2016

Springsteen’s “Back in Your Arms.”His willingness to do hard, dirty work, forged during his childhood, never subsided. Two days after the star-studded Olympics closing ceremony, he was back home in Carencro, personally changing out the radiator in his tour bus. For decades he was a staple at festivals throughout Louisiana, including Festival International de Louisiane in Lafayette and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. During the 2006 Jazz Fest, the first after Hurricane Katrina, he, Allen Toussaint and Irma Thomas joined Paul Simon onstage for a celebration of Louisiana’s musical bounty and resilience.Among his more than two dozen albums was an acclaimed 1994 collection of songs for children, “Choo Choo Boogaloo.”After several previous nominations, he finally won a Grammy in 2010 for “Lay Your Burden Down."Dural inspired legions of younger players by demonstrating that zydeco music could take them around the world. His own Tomorrow Recordings label released albums by next-generation acts Sean Ardoin & Zydekool and Lil Brian & the Zydeco Travelers.In recent years, Dural rediscovered the Hamm...

Smiley: Dead (shrimp) giveaway - The Advocate

Monday, August 01, 2016

Carey Salassi celebrates his 97th birthday on Tuesday, Aug. 2.—Charles Simon Sr. and Helen Dupuis Simon, of Mansura, celebrate their 74th anniversary on Tuesday, Aug. 2.Hand jiveDan Burkhalter, the Carencro Curmudgeon, offers this comment on modern communications:"'I'm all thumbs' is an old expression indicating lack of skill performing easy tasks."Today, cell phone users would ask where they could get the necessary surgery…"Mom's ups and downsSarah Stravinska, who shares my delight at embarrassing our children, offers this example of creative humiliation:"Then there was the time I found a pogo stick in the toy department. There I was, boinking around on the pogo stick in high heels and a pencil skirt."My kids decided they didn't want any toys after all."...

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Rep. Clay Higgins: 'I'm not sure I've ever been so humbled' - The Daily Advertiser

Monday, June 19, 2017

Marine Corps League Detachment 488 at the 53rd Annual memorial Day Trubute at Walters Funeral Home. Monday, May 29, 2017.(Photo: SCOTT CLAUSE / THE ADVERTISER)Buy PhotoU.S. Rep. Clay Higgins was in Carencro on Monday to participate in several Memorial Day ceremonies taking place across Acadiana.Higgins spoke  to a group of veterans and local residents at Walters Funeral home. Buy Photo53rd Annual memorial Day Trubute at Walters Funeral Home. Monday, May 29, 2017. (Photo: SCOTT CLAUSE / THE ADVERTISER)Owner Gene Walters, a U.S. Army Veteran and a three-time Purple Heart recipient, invited Higgins and others to honor those who died serving their country."I'm not sure if I've ever been so humbled," Higgins said. "I think about the heroes amongst us, like Mr. Walters, a multiple recipient of the purple heart, the men and women who have come before us and allowed us to gather here today in peace and security."Buy PhotoKeynote Speaker Congressman Clay Higgins at the 53rd Annual memorial Day Trubute at Walters Funeral Home. Monday, May 29, 2017. (Photo: SCOTT CLAUSE / THE ADVERTISER)Higgins also spoke about the American flag and what it represents to him. Just outside, a giant American flag, erected more than three stories in the air and attached to an aerial fire truck, graced the entrance of the funeral home. The Lafayette Fire ...

Buckwheat Zydeco, bandleader who helped introduce Louisiana zydeco to the world, dies at 68 - The Advocate

Monday, November 14, 2016

Springsteen’s “Back in Your Arms.”His willingness to do hard, dirty work, forged during his childhood, never subsided. Two days after the star-studded Olympics closing ceremony, he was back home in Carencro, personally changing out the radiator in his tour bus. For decades he was a staple at festivals throughout Louisiana, including Festival International de Louisiane in Lafayette and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. During the 2006 Jazz Fest, the first after Hurricane Katrina, he, Allen Toussaint and Irma Thomas joined Paul Simon onstage for a celebration of Louisiana’s musical bounty and resilience.Among his more than two dozen albums was an acclaimed 1994 collection of songs for children, “Choo Choo Boogaloo.”After several previous nominations, he finally won a Grammy in 2010 for “Lay Your Burden Down."Dural inspired legions of younger players by demonstrating that zydeco music could take them around the world. His own Tomorrow Recordings label released albums by next-generation acts Sean Ardoin & Zydekool and Lil Brian & the Zydeco Travelers.In recent years, Dural rediscovered the Hamm...

Smiley: Dead (shrimp) giveaway - The Advocate

Monday, August 01, 2016

Carey Salassi celebrates his 97th birthday on Tuesday, Aug. 2.—Charles Simon Sr. and Helen Dupuis Simon, of Mansura, celebrate their 74th anniversary on Tuesday, Aug. 2.Hand jiveDan Burkhalter, the Carencro Curmudgeon, offers this comment on modern communications:"'I'm all thumbs' is an old expression indicating lack of skill performing easy tasks."Today, cell phone users would ask where they could get the necessary surgery…"Mom's ups and downsSarah Stravinska, who shares my delight at embarrassing our children, offers this example of creative humiliation:"Then there was the time I found a pogo stick in the toy department. There I was, boinking around on the pogo stick in high heels and a pencil skirt."My kids decided they didn't want any toys after all."...