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The Ponchatoula Podcast: Local News and Community Interviews from the Ponchatoula Hammond Area

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The Ponchatoula Podcast with Parker Layrisson features local news and community interviews from the Ponchatoula Hammond area, located at the crossroads of I-12 and I-55, deep in the bayous of South Louisiana. Parker is a husband, father, personal injury attorney, author, and community volunteer who is on a mission to share the unique food, culture, events, and people of Ponchatoula with the world.

The Ponchatoula Podcast with Parker Layrisson features local news and community interviews from the Ponchatoula Hammond area, located at the crossroads of I-12 and I-55, deep in the bayous of South Louisiana. Parker is a husband, father, personal injury attorney, author, and community volunteer who is on a mission to share the unique food, culture, events, and people of Ponchatoula with the world.
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The Ponchatoula Podcast with Parker Layrisson features local news and community interviews from the Ponchatoula Hammond area, located at the crossroads of I-12 and I-55, deep in the bayous of South Louisiana. Parker is a husband, father, personal injury attorney, author, and community volunteer who is on a mission to share the unique food, culture, events, and people of Ponchatoula with the world.

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Episodes

Danny Williams - Developing Community Leaders By Providing Education and Guidance

11/26/2018
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Martin Luther King, Jr. once said that the goal of education is intelligence plus character. If you agree that our community should teach young people to think creatively and act morally, then you will enjoy the story of Dr. Danny Williams. Danny is a retired educator who has molded Ponchatoula children in every capacity imaginable: teacher, principal, parish-wide curriculum director, college professor, Key Club sponsor, First Baptist Church Deacon and Music Minister, foreign exchange...

Duration:01:13:37

Kathleen Abels - Helping People with Disabilities Realize Their Full Potential

11/19/2018
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“The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.” — Mahatma Gandhi If you agree that our community only does well when we take care of our disabled neighbors, then you will love this interview with TARC CEO Kathleen Abels. TARC is as local nonprofit dedicated to providing opportunities for children and adults with disabilities to realize their full potential, and to become self-directed and contributing citizens. They are working to promote...

Duration:00:58:21

Eddie Layrisson - Enjoying Ponchatoula, Louisiana, In the 1940s and 1950s

11/1/2018
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If you want to know what Ponchatoula was like in the 1950s, and you'd like to hear about it from a community icon, you're gonna love this episode! Eddie Layrisson is best known as the most successful and longest serving Sheriff in Tangipahoa Parish history. But before that he was a kid on his bike, a St. Joseph School student, and the starting quarterback for the PHS Green Wave. His interview includes: and SkiingStore You won't want to miss Eddie share his story about growing up in...

Duration:01:03:06

Chance Enmon - Creating Opportunities By Building a Bigger Business

11/1/2018
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Business leaders lead lives of impact and influence. They create jobs, training, and other opportunities for our community. They help us pay our bills and provide for our families. Sometimes, they make our dreams come true. Most folks underestimate the work, vision, and financial risk it takes to build a business worth millions. Not Chance Enmon! As the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Jani-King Gulf Coast Region (and son of CEO Tom Enmon), Chance knows exactly how much his...

Duration:00:47:33

Mary Beth Crovetto - Focusing on Faith and Family

11/1/2018
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If you like church, family, and Ponchatoula schools, you're gonna love Mary Beth Crovetto. Mary Beth serves as Principal of Ponchatoula Jr. High School, but that's just a small part of who she is. (https://www.tangischools.org/domain/473) She is -- first and foremost -- a devoted Christian. Her faith defines her. She is also a supportive wife and a nurturing mother. Her family enriches her life. She is an educator (like her mother) and an administrator (like her father). Her students love...

Duration:01:12:04

Jonathan Rucker - Learning from Legendary Coaches at PHS and LSU

11/1/2018
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Don't you just love fall weather? In Ponchatoula, that crisp autumn air means it's time for the "Friday Night Lights" of Ponchatoula High School football in "The Swamp." The only better time and place to watch a game is Saturday night in Death Valley! Jonathan Rucker excelled as a leader and linebacker at PHS and LSU. Now, as a husband, father, businessman, and community volunteer, he is giving back to the Ponchatoula community that raised him. In this interview, you'll see just how...

Duration:01:07:22

Bryan McMahon - Why Moving 1,000 Miles to Ponchatoula Was Worth It

11/1/2018
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Many people wonder whether moving to Ponchatoula will be worth it. Although each trip here reveals a Mayberry-esque magic, visitors are curious about whether that small town charm lasts long into residency. In this interview, Ponchatoula Times Publisher Bryan T. McMahon, a Michigan native who moved to Ponchatoula in the 1970s, solves the mystery. In a gripping tale that begins on the "mean streets of Detroit" and ends happily ever after on Ponchatoula's 7th Street, Bryan describes...

Duration:01:04:21

Welcome to the Ponchatoula Podcast! Local News and Community Interviews from the Ponchatoula Hammond Area

9/19/2018
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The Ponchatoula Podcast with Parker Layrisson features local news and community interviews from the Ponchatoula Hammond area, located at the crossroads of I-12 and I-55, deep in the bayous of South Louisiana. Parker is a husband, father, personal injury attorney, author, and community volunteer who is on a mission to share the unique food, culture, events, and people of Ponchatoula with the world. Finally, The Ponchatoula Podcast is sponsored by the Parker Layrisson Law Firm, Ponchatoula...

Duration:00:03:29