Former Gov. Edwards’ 90th birthday bash...

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Sabine and Natchitoches Parishes were well represented at the recent birthday party for former four-time Louisiana Governor Edwin W. Edwards held in Baton Rouge on August 12. A local couple put it together, and several area business people, former and current political figures, and longtime friends of Edwards’ attended the historic event.

When Gov. Edwin W. Edwards asked Robert and Laurie Gentry of Many to head up his 90th birthday celebration, they were happy to accept the project. As plans got underway, the couple resourced every bit of talent, goods and gear they could from across Sabineland to put together a swanky party that was covered by USA Today, the New York Times, U.S. News & World Report and dozens of high profile media outlets across the country as a packed, sold-out success.

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