A couple in Algiers has spent the past 13 years researching the Dobard family history, much of it centered in Jesuit Bend, Louisiana. Lloyd Bennett, great grandson of Cesare and Ernest Dobard, and his wife, Katherine, have recently concentrated their efforts on the Dobard Family Cemetery located along Hwy. 23 in Jesuit Bend.
The Mississippi River Bank gathers board members for a celebration of the 35th anniversary of their 1981 ribbon cutting ceremony in front of the landmark “Hodge House” in Belle Chasse. Front row, from left: W. Eric Lundin, III, Frank J. Patti, Charles L. McCarty, Lisa Works, David L. Waltemath. Back row, from left: Lawrence M.