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Community Funeral Home

409 Irene Street
Oakdale, LA 71463
(318) 335-2691
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1531 Highway 10 West
Oakdale, LA
(318) 335-2612
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Resthaven Cemetery

Highway 165 North
Oakdale, LA 71463
(318) 335-1180
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Rush Funeral Home Inc

2285 Highway 165 North
Oakdale, LA 71463
(318) 335-1180
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Thompson Funeral Home

412 Canady Street
Oakdale, LA 71463
(318) 335-4372
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White Oaks Funeral Home

110 South 12th Street
Oakdale, LA 71463
(318) 335-5000
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WRIGHT, James Carman - MDJOnline.com

Monday, March 06, 2017

James Carman Wright, 74 of Smyrna, GA (and formerly Oakdale, GA) passed away peacefully in the early hours of Saturday, March 4, 2017, with his wife and children by his side. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Alice Jones Wright, parents, Helen Hanson Wright and Robert Carman Wright, paternal grandparents Robert Luther Wright and Ruth Nance Wright, maternal grandparents Brumby Hill Hanson and Curtis Edwards Hanson. Carman is survived by his wife, Judy Wright, children Allison Warren (David), Erika Sams (Jason), Heather Andersen (Andy), Robert Wright, Sara Whaley, eight grandchildren who were dearly loved by Granddaddy, Claire Warren, Katharine Warren, Anna Warren, Gus Warren, Lily Sams, Charlotte, Sams, Finley Sams, Will Andersen, sisters Harriet Atkins (Gene), and Selena Wingard (Jerry), and brother Hanson Wright (Sheryl), aunt Jeanette Taylor (Jerry), and many special cousins, nieces and nephews. Carman attended Fitzhugh Lee School grades one through eight, and graduated from Campbell High School in 1961. He attended South Geo...

Courier reviews the top news stories of 2016 - Ceres Courier

Monday, January 23, 2017

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram social media accounts. Worth Your Fight has also partnered with Save The Stan, which is a similar joint consumer awareness campaign between the South San Joaquin, Oakdale Irrigation District and Tri-Dam Project.This effort will continue into 2017. Written comments on draft revised SED for Phase 1 of the Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan are due by 12 p.m. on March 17.The State Water Board announced during the public hearing in Modesto that they anticipate releasing a final SED and plan in May 2017 and considering it for adoption in July 2017.The following is a month-by-month look at the top stories covered by the Courier:JanuaryThe year 2016 barely got off to a start when Ceres Police were involved in a Jan. 5 officer shooting that killed Albert Thompson, 28, at a run-down apartment complex at El Camino Avenue and Don Pedro Road. Two Ceres officers were visiting the complex at 2601 Don Pedro Road where prior illegal drug activity had occurred. The officers encountered a Thompson who began to run from officers who gave chase. While still inside the court area, Thompson was seen allegedly "retrieving an item from his waist area," according to a Ceres Police Department statement. The two Ceres police officers opened fire on Thompson who died on scene.At its Jan. 4 meeting, the Ceres Planning Commission determined that Lions, Eastgate, Marie Neel and the Ceres River Bluff Regional parks should be completed before the city looks to build additional parks. The action came as a new Parks Master Plan was approved by the Ceres Planning Commission. The plan also calls for at least one dog park in Ceres where dogs can frolic with their owners; completion of the pedestrian and bike trail to link the parks together; adding play structures, shade structure, benches and barbecue pits to Neel Park just west of Sam Vaughn Elementary School; and encouragement of a "Friends of Ceres Parks" program to help financially support Ceres' parks.On Jan. 7 Ceres got a new city clerk in Diane Nayares-Perez who replaced Lori Frontella who was an interim city clerk. Cindy Heidorn, the last permanent city clerk, served for 12 years until she retired in 2015.A special Ceres Police Department ceremony held Jan. 21 to formally see the promotion of Patrick Crane as lieutenant from sergeant, Greg Yotsuya and Travis Hudson as sergeants and the swearing-in of new officers Miguel Villalobos, Kevin Sakasegawa and Charles Hernandez.Richard McKay, a longtime Ceres resident, retired Sheriff's captain and community servant for over 50 years was honored with the 2015 Citizen of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award at the Jan. 29 Community Service Awards & Installation Dinner. Lonny Davis, owner of Davis Guest Home, active member of the Rotary Club of Ceres and humanitarian through Hope Haven West, was selected to receive the Distinguished Service Award. Lisa Mantarro Moore was named the "Volunteer of the Year." Exit Realty Consultants was named "Business of the Year." Sole Save Shoe Repair was bestowed with the "Downtown Business of the Year" award. Michael Thompson was selected as the "Young Citizen of the Year." The "Service Club of the Year" award went to the Center for Human Services/Ceres Partnership. Superior Fruit Ranch was given the Legacy Award which honors individuals and/or businesses that have contributed through service, support or volunteer efforts, to the Ceres community for more than 40 years. The banquet also saw the installation of new Chamber directors Narinder Bahia, Becki Barton-Nicholes, Geri Lewis, Lea Ann Hoogestraat, Juan Romo, David Gonzales and Benjamin Sivils and treasurer John "J.C." Curtis. The Board of Directors has voted to re-elect Renee Ledbetter as president and Helen Condit...

Montville holiday parade brings joy of season - Norwich Bulletin

Monday, December 05, 2016

Floats and marching units from the Montville Youth Football League, Montville Lacrosse, Montville High School, Oakdale Cub Scouts and Montville Union Baptist Church and were just a few that were part of the parade. Montville Mayor Ron McDaniel and members of the Town Council also marched, and the local Republicans contributed with an impersonator of Donald Trump riding atop their float. The celebration in Montville capped a weekend of regional seasonal events, including Frosty's Big Night Out Friday in Killingly, a Holiday Homecoming on Saturday in Colchester and a Christmas tree-lighting Sunday in Lebanon.

Boy shot at South Carolina school to have superhero funeral - Valley morning Star

Monday, October 03, 2016

Jacob Hall, a week after he was shot along with a classmate and a teacher as his first-grade class left for recess.The family says the service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Oakdale Baptist Church in Townville. Visitation is set for Tuesday evening at the church.Family members tell local news outlets that pallbearers will dress as superheroes and people attending also are encouraged to wear costumes.An uncle, Johnny Bridges, told WSPA-TV (http://bit.ly/2doYIfb) that Jacob will be dressed as Batman, his favorite superhero. Bridges said the family wants to celebrate what Jacob enjoyed instead of focusing on negative memories."I don't want suits and ties and all that," Renae Hall, Jacob's mother, told WHNS-TV (http://bit.ly/2dKW2eS ). "There will be a lot of children there and I don't want it to be scary for them."A GoFundMe effort has raised more than $126,500 for the family and their expenses.A drive organized by the town's volunteer fire department had collected more than 200 units of blood late Sunday afternoon. Firefighters decided to go ahead with the blood drive Sunday even though Jacob died Saturday at a Greenville hospital."You think about that happening in other towns — not here," Phyllis Grant said as she waited to donate. "It's so sad. It's really about the ...

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WRIGHT, James Carman - MDJOnline.com

Monday, March 06, 2017

James Carman Wright, 74 of Smyrna, GA (and formerly Oakdale, GA) passed away peacefully in the early hours of Saturday, March 4, 2017, with his wife and children by his side. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Alice Jones Wright, parents, Helen Hanson Wright and Robert Carman Wright, paternal grandparents Robert Luther Wright and Ruth Nance Wright, maternal grandparents Brumby Hill Hanson and Curtis Edwards Hanson. Carman is survived by his wife, Judy Wright, children Allison Warren (David), Erika Sams (Jason), Heather Andersen (Andy), Robert Wright, Sara Whaley, eight grandchildren who were dearly loved by Granddaddy, Claire Warren, Katharine Warren, Anna Warren, Gus Warren, Lily Sams, Charlotte, Sams, Finley Sams, Will Andersen, sisters Harriet Atkins (Gene), and Selena Wingard (Jerry), and brother Hanson Wright (Sheryl), aunt Jeanette Taylor (Jerry), and many special cousins, nieces and nephews. Carman attended Fitzhugh Lee School grades one through eight, and graduated from Campbell High School in 1961. He attended South Geo...

Courier reviews the top news stories of 2016 - Ceres Courier

Monday, January 23, 2017

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram social media accounts. Worth Your Fight has also partnered with Save The Stan, which is a similar joint consumer awareness campaign between the South San Joaquin, Oakdale Irrigation District and Tri-Dam Project.This effort will continue into 2017. Written comments on draft revised SED for Phase 1 of the Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan are due by 12 p.m. on March 17.The State Water Board announced during the public hearing in Modesto that they anticipate releasing a final SED and plan in May 2017 and considering it for adoption in July 2017.The following is a month-by-month look at the top stories covered by the Courier:JanuaryThe year 2016 barely got off to a start when Ceres Police were involved in a Jan. 5 officer shooting that killed Albert Thompson, 28, at a run-down apartment complex at El Camino Avenue and Don Pedro Road. Two Ceres officers were visiting the complex at 2601 Don Pedro Road where prior illegal drug activity had occurred. The officers encountered a Thompson who began to run from officers who gave chase. While still inside the court area, Thompson was seen allegedly "retrieving an item from his waist area," according to a Ceres Police Department statement. The two Ceres police officers opened fire on Thompson who died on scene.At its Jan. 4 meeting, the Ceres Planning Commission determined that Lions, Eastgate, Marie Neel and the Ceres River Bluff Regional parks should be completed before the city looks to build additional parks. The action came as a new Parks Master Plan was approved by the Ceres Planning Commission. The plan also calls for at least one dog park in Ceres where dogs can frolic with their owners; completion of the pedestrian and bike trail to link the parks together; adding play structures, shade structure, benches and barbecue pits to Neel Park just west of Sam Vaughn Elementary School; and encouragement of a "Friends of Ceres Parks" program to help financially support Ceres' parks.On Jan. 7 Ceres got a new city clerk in Diane Nayares-Perez who replaced Lori Frontella who was an interim city clerk. Cindy Heidorn, the last permanent city clerk, served for 12 years until she retired in 2015.A special Ceres Police Department ceremony held Jan. 21 to formally see the promotion of Patrick Crane as lieutenant from sergeant, Greg Yotsuya and Travis Hudson as sergeants and the swearing-in of new officers Miguel Villalobos, Kevin Sakasegawa and Charles Hernandez.Richard McKay, a longtime Ceres resident, retired Sheriff's captain and community servant for over 50 years was honored with the 2015 Citizen of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award at the Jan. 29 Community Service Awards & Installation Dinner. Lonny Davis, owner of Davis Guest Home, active member of the Rotary Club of Ceres and humanitarian through Hope Haven West, was selected to receive the Distinguished Service Award. Lisa Mantarro Moore was named the "Volunteer of the Year." Exit Realty Consultants was named "Business of the Year." Sole Save Shoe Repair was bestowed with the "Downtown Business of the Year" award. Michael Thompson was selected as the "Young Citizen of the Year." The "Service Club of the Year" award went to the Center for Human Services/Ceres Partnership. Superior Fruit Ranch was given the Legacy Award which honors individuals and/or businesses that have contributed through service, support or volunteer efforts, to the Ceres community for more than 40 years. The banquet also saw the installation of new Chamber directors Narinder Bahia, Becki Barton-Nicholes, Geri Lewis, Lea Ann Hoogestraat, Juan Romo, David Gonzales and Benjamin Sivils and treasurer John "J.C." Curtis. The Board of Directors has voted to re-elect Renee Ledbetter as president and Helen Condit...

Montville holiday parade brings joy of season - Norwich Bulletin

Monday, December 05, 2016

Floats and marching units from the Montville Youth Football League, Montville Lacrosse, Montville High School, Oakdale Cub Scouts and Montville Union Baptist Church and were just a few that were part of the parade. Montville Mayor Ron McDaniel and members of the Town Council also marched, and the local Republicans contributed with an impersonator of Donald Trump riding atop their float. The celebration in Montville capped a weekend of regional seasonal events, including Frosty's Big Night Out Friday in Killingly, a Holiday Homecoming on Saturday in Colchester and a Christmas tree-lighting Sunday in Lebanon.

Boy shot at South Carolina school to have superhero funeral - Valley morning Star

Monday, October 03, 2016

Jacob Hall, a week after he was shot along with a classmate and a teacher as his first-grade class left for recess.The family says the service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Oakdale Baptist Church in Townville. Visitation is set for Tuesday evening at the church.Family members tell local news outlets that pallbearers will dress as superheroes and people attending also are encouraged to wear costumes.An uncle, Johnny Bridges, told WSPA-TV (http://bit.ly/2doYIfb) that Jacob will be dressed as Batman, his favorite superhero. Bridges said the family wants to celebrate what Jacob enjoyed instead of focusing on negative memories."I don't want suits and ties and all that," Renae Hall, Jacob's mother, told WHNS-TV (http://bit.ly/2dKW2eS ). "There will be a lot of children there and I don't want it to be scary for them."A GoFundMe effort has raised more than $126,500 for the family and their expenses.A drive organized by the town's volunteer fire department had collected more than 200 units of blood late Sunday afternoon. Firefighters decided to go ahead with the blood drive Sunday even though Jacob died Saturday at a Greenville hospital."You think about that happening in other towns — not here," Phyllis Grant said as she waited to donate. "It's so sad. It's really about the ...