It all started when the little girl found out her aunt and grandmother had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Landry, who had learned about cancer in school, was heart broken, but relieved when she found out that something could be done.
The city of Jacksonville brought home the gold this year from the 2nd annual "Tomato Throwdown" against Crystal Springs, MS in Shreveport. They will be showing their big trophy proudly at this weekend's Tomato Festival.
"We just hate to see the school close," is what Ray Beall, husband of the late Bunny Beall who founded Jacksonville Christian School. For more than 40 years, the classrooms have molded minds of the future.
After more than 40 years of fighting fires, Jacksonville fire chief Paul White is retiring. But, he's not going into full retirement mode just yet. He's pursuing another passion of his, running a restaurant.