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Thursday, December 6, 2012 • Vol. 21, No. 8 • 16 Pages • www.capitalcitynews.us • Phone 225-261-5055

Parkview Vies For State Title In Superdome This Saturday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m.

Parkview Baptist Faces Notre Dame In 3A State Finals Woody Jenkins

Editor, Capital City News

Photo by Ron Moore

NEW ORLEANS — Parkview Baptist (12-0) will face Notre Dame of Crowley (11-1) for the State 3A High School Football Championship at 4 p.m. this Saturday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. It will be Parkview’s fifth trip to the State Finals since 2000 and the opportunity to win their fourth State Championship.

Parkview is the only Baton Rouge area school to make it to the Superdome in any classification this year. Ranked No. 1 in the state, Parkview has punished its opposition, even defeating two 5A 4 p.m. Saturday powers, Cath- Superdome olic High and Parkview’s Route Scotlandville. to Finals, P. 6-11 C o a c h Kenny Guillot has coached Parkview to all of its Championships. A veteran of 36 years’ coaching, Guillot is one

3A State Finals

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BR Christmas Parade This Saturday at 5:30 Parkview running back Hezekiah Randolph has scored 27 TDs this season.

Christmas Parade

tens of thousands of people line the parade route and thousands more watch the parade on television. The Cortana Kiwanis Christmas Parade is the largest and longest running parade in the Greater Baton Rouge Metro Region. Over the years the parade has been managed by many different groups. In 2009, the reins were passed to the Cortana Kiwanis Club of Baton Rouge a local chapter Fun at Central parade of Kiwanis International. Under Cortana Kiwanis’ management, the parade serves as a fundraiser, which supports the charitable work done by Cortana SANTA CLAUS made an appearance at the 26th Annual Central Christmas Parade Kiwanis year-round. last Saturday. This Saturday, the Baton Rouge Christmas Parade will roll at 5:30 p.m. Photo by Woody Jenkins

BATON ROUGE — The 2012 Cortana Kiwanis Christmas Parade will roll through downtown Baton Rouge this Saturday, Dec. 8 at 5:30 p.m. Kiwanians are urging parents to bring their kids to see the familyoriented parade, which includes 80 floats, walking units, and bands celebrating the start of the Christmas with 5:30 p.m. Saturday season music, throws, Downtown and Santa himFor Parade Route, self. The Annual See Page 14 Baton Rouge Christmas Parade has rolled through Downtown every year since 1950. It’s a holiday tradition in Baton Rouge and serves as the official welcome parade for Santa Claus. Every year,

Keep Christ in the Christmas Season


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Email stories and photos to capitalcitynews@hotmail.com Published 1st and 3rd Thursdays by Community Press, LLC Capital City News is a continuation of the South Baton Rouge Journal, which went on hiatus in 2008 during its 20th year of publication. The Capital City News resumed publication of the Journal with Vol. 21, No. 1 on Aug. 16, 2012. Community Press, LLC, publishes the Central City News on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month.

2012: A Year of Decision

NEW CONSTABLE SWORN IN — Carey Jenkins (left) was sworn in last week as the new constable for Ward 3 by retired U. S. District Judge Frank Polozola at the judge’s home. Jenkins, shown with wife Sharon, served as U. S. Marshall under Judge Polozola.

Too Busy to Vote? Then Kiss Country Goodbye Direction of State Supreme Court to Be Decided Here Saturday, Dec. 8

Woody Jenkins

Editor, Capital City News

BATON ROUGE — How can people live in the United States of America — formerly the freest country in the world (we’re now ranked the 10th freest country) — and not

vote? What is wrong with people? How can anyone watch TV or read the newspaper and not realize that this country of ours is in dire shape and getting worse rapidly? How can they sit by and find time to go to a ball game on a Woody Jenkins Saturday or watch TV or go to a parade but not find time to exercise their responsibility to vote? This Saturday, we have the runoff

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election for the Louisiana Supreme Court. It is a critical election in which a conservative Republican, Jeff Hughes, is facing a moderate Democrat, John Michael Guidry. If Hughes wins, the Republicans will have a 4-3 majority on the highest court in our state, and the court will move in a more conservative, constitutionalist direction. But, based on early voting, only about 15 to 20 percent of conservative voters will go to the polls. If that happens, the Democrat candidate will probably win. Why? It’s very simple. The Democrat candidate has raised over $200,000 for the campaign. But have you seen a lot of TV spots for the Democrat? No, you haven’t. He is spending his money on the streets — on get-out-the-vote efforts in the inner city and in the river parishes. Meanwhile, conservative voters see Hughes’ spots on TV and no Guidry spots. They think, “Oh, Hughes has it in the bag!” Hardly. Conservative voters talk to their friends, and every one of their friends is voting for the Republi-

can. They think, “Oh, he’ll win in a breeze!” Hardly. The problem is, they’re just talking to their friends — people who think like they think. But that’s not who will turn out to vote. If there is anything we should pound into one another, it is that we should all take the time to be informed and vote. Recently, I’ve been reading about the secession movement. Some people say states like Louisiana should secede from the Union! Secede? Are you kidding me? People are too lazy even to vote. Do you really think they have the motivation to take up arms and fight? That’s ridiculous. If people took the time to campaign for good candidates, put up yard signs, wave signs on street corners, contribute to candidates, and vote, we wouldn’t have a problem, and no one would be talking about seceding. We’re in a transition right now — from being the freest country in the world to being the laziest country. Think me wrong? Then vote!

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Conservative-Liberal Balance on Supreme Court

Runoff Saturday for Key Races Low Turnout Could Defeat Republican Efforts to Gain 4-3 Majority on Court

BATON ROUGE — With the philosophical direction of the Louisiana Supreme Court hanging in the balance, Republican hopes to gain a majority on the court in this Saturday’s election are looking dim. While Judge Jeff Hughes, the conservative Republican candidate, is narrowly leading in the polls, Judge John Michael Guidry, a moderate Democrat, has a better than 5050 chance to win, according to politi6 a.m. to 8 p.m. cal consultant Saturday, Dec. 8 Dan Richey. Based on Bring Photo I.D. early voting, To Polling Place white voters, who are more likely to favor Hughes, are expected to turn out at a rate of only 15 percent. On the other hand, Guidry is spending his money on get-outthe-vote efforts in the black community. A mere 33 percent turnout among black voters would probably elect Guidry. A Republican strategist said,

Runoff Electon

— Supreme Court —

John M. Guidry (D)

Jeff Hughes (R)

“The fact is, conservative voters complain a lot but, in special elections, they are too lazy to go vote. So they wake up the day after the election surprised the Democrat won. I’d like to tell conservatives, look, we’re losing the country, why don’t you take the time to vote before it’s too late!” Republicans face Democrats in — Metro Council, Dist. 2 —

Leroy Davis Chauna Banks-Daniel Both are Democrats

— Court of Appeal —

Gideon Carter (D) Mike McDonald (R)

two other judicial rates: The Court of Appeal, where Judge Mike McDonald (R) is challenged by Gideon Carter, and City Court, where Judge Suzan Ponder (R) is challenged by Tiffany Foxworth. In Metro Council District 2, Leroy Davis faces Chauna Banks-Daniel. In District 12, Councilman Smokie Bourgeois faces John Delgado. — Metro Council, Dist. 12 —

Smokie Bourgeois John Delgado Both are Republicans

— Baton Rouge City Court —

T. Foxworth (D)

Suzan Ponder (R)

SAMPLE BALLOT December 8, 2012 Runoff Election

— Supreme Court — John Guidry (D) [ ] Jeff Hughes (R) [ ] — Court of Appeal — Gideon Carter (D) [ ] Mike McDonald (R) [ ] — City Court — Tiffany Foxworth (D) [ ] Suzan Ponder (R) [ ] — Metro Council Dist. 2 — Leroy Davis (D) [ ] Chauna Banks-Daniel (D) [ ] — Metro Council Dist. 12 — Smokie Bourgeois (R) [ ] John Delgado (R) [ ]

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Parkview Pounds Livonia 49-6 for Trip

Victor Gutierrez with Hunter Brian who intercepted pass for TD.

Parkview Baptist’s explosive offense

Continued from Page 1

Senior fullback Conner Hodgeson

Photos by Woody Jenkins • Capital City News

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Parkview Baptist seniors celebrate after their semi-final win against Livonia

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Parkview Baptist Eagles’ Road to Dome Road to the Dome

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Quarterback Brennan Bozeman and the Eagle offensive

Fullback Conner Hodgeson with gain against North DeSoto

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six TDs receiving. Erik Martinez has 760 yards and nine touchdowns rushing, and Conner Hodgeson has 712 yards and eight TDs rushing. In addition to Randolph, the leading receiver is Tom Wing, who caught 22 passes for 361 yards and five touchdowns. Tom Wing is the brother of LSU punter Brad Wing. Defensive leaders include linebacker Hunter Brian, linebacker Ridge Womack, free safety Austin Suit, defensive back Mannie Mukes, and defensive lineman Victor Gutierrez. Guitierrez has 23 solo tackles this year, 60 assists, and nine quarterback sacks. Parkview had little trouble defeating Livonia last Friday night in the state 3A semi-finals. The final score was 49-6. The wheels came off Livonia in the 3rd quarter. After that, Parkview scored at will. Coach Guillot said the Scotland-

Tee Sparrow leaps to block an East Feliciana kick

ville and Catholic games were the most memorable of the season. The first game of the season against 5A Mandeville was cancelled because of bad weather. After that, Parkview opened the season against Scotlandville, which had been predicted to win District 4-5A.

“We were very inexperienced going into the Scotlandville game,” Guillot remembered. “We grew up a lot in that game. It was very tough physically.” After easy matches against Redemptorist and East St. John, Parkview played Catholic, a 5A powerhouse and a team clearly out

Alex Ginn runs through the middle of Scotlandville

of Parkview’s league. But that didn’t matter to Guillot and his Eagles, who fought their way to a 39-34 victory. Catholic made it to the quarterfinals in the state 5A playoffs. Parkview won State Championships in 2001 against Belle Chasse, in 2007 against Westlake, and in

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as Seen Through the Lens of Ron Moore

Quarterback Brennan Bozeman, WAFB Player of the Week

Hezekiah Randolph has scored 27 TDs

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Senior Austin Suits in the Glen Oaks game

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Parkview and Notre Dame have met in the playoffs over the past four years. Notre Dame coach Lewis Cook, Jr. joked that Parkview and Notre Dame know each other so well that they don’t really need to exchange game films. Cook is one of the winningest coaches in Louisiana football history. His victory over East Feliciana in the semi-finals last Friday gave him an overall record of 287 wins and 75 losses as a coach, moving him into sixth place among coaches in career wins. Coach Guillot emphasized these points about Notre Dame: • “Notre Dame always has a good team, often a great team.” • “They are well coached and disciplined.” • “They have a great program.” • “Strong defense” • “Watch for their fullback, tailback, and quarterback.” • “Like coaches always say, we can’t afford turnovers or stupid

penalties.” • “We expect four quarters of hard-nosed football and a close game.” Thanks for Great Season Guillot had high praise for his coaching staff. He especially noted the contributions of offensive coordinator Scott Dietrich and defensive coordinator Jay Mayet. “We’ve been together 14 years, and they do a great job.” He mentioned the outstanding off-season work done by Coach Mayet, other coaches, and players. The Eagles have 87 players on their roster, including freshmen. One of the inspirations for the Parkview team this year was the late Samuel Brett Wimberly. Wimberly, who would have been a senior lineman, died suddenly in February after an illness led to a heart ailment. His No. 56 was retired earlier this year, the first time a Parkview player’s number has been retired. Coach Guillot said Wimberly’s lost has been difficult for the en-

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Passed for 16 TDs, Rushed for 9 TDs

Brennan Bozeman throws a pass for an touchdown

tire Eagle team and coaching staff. “The team set up a memorial for Samuel in the locker room, and they sometimes pray by his locker.” Friday Schedule On Friday, the Eagles will travel to New Orleans in the morning to work out in the Dome and then return to Baton Rouge in time for a 2 p.m. pep rally. Guillot said this year’s Eagle team owes a lot to the Parkview administration, faculty, parents, and the community. He said they are especially grateful to the spirit groups such as the Silver Steppers, cheerleaders, and band. “You have to attend one of our prep rallies to

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BATON ROUGE — Events coming up in and around the Capital City: Thursday, December 6 City of Central Master Plan Meeting • 6 p.m. The City of Central Master Plan Meeting will be held at the Central Branch Library, 11260 Joor Road. This is the second in a series of information meetings to keep citizens updated on the Master Plan Comprehensive Resiliency Program. Friday, December 7 Classic Homes and Cocktails 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. A benefit event brought to the community by the Foundation for Historical Louisiana, “Classic Homes and Cocktails,” will showcase downtown residences. The tour will begin on the terrace of the Kress Building on Third Street with drinks and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $30 FHL members, $35 non-members, and $40 on Friday night. For information, call 387-2464 or go to fhl.org. December 7 through 9 Twin Living Christmas Trees Jefferson Baptist Church, 9135 Jefferson Hwy., will present the 16th Annual Twin Living Christmas Trees 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9. All four performances will feature choir, orchestra, and drama. Tickets are $12. All seating is general admission. For information or tickets, call 926-0902. Saturday, December 8 Election Day 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Election for Louisiana Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, Baton Rouge City Judge, two Metro Council seats, and various propositions. Take the time to exercise your right to vote in these important races and on these important propositions.

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ble School at Christmas! Merry CHRISTmas VBS is a one-afternoon event in the activities building. Children ages 4 through 4th grade are invited to spend the afternoon finding Jesus in Christmas while parents are busy with shopping, baking, wrapping, or just resting. The afternoon will be filled with Bible lessons, crafts, games, snacks, and music. Registration is available by visiting www.gracepresbyterianbr.net or going by the church. Saturday, December 8 Parkview vs. Notre Dame 4 p.m. • Superdome Watch the Parkview Baptist Eagles fight for the State 3A Football Championship against Notre Dame High School of Crowley. Parkview is playing for its fourth State Championship in the past 11 years.

Saturday, December 8 62nd Annual Cortana Kiwanis Christmas Parade • 5:30 p.m. The Cortana Kiwanis Club’s Downtown Christmas Parade will start on River Road at River Center, right on Convention Street, left onto Fourth Street, right onto Laurel Street, left onto Sixth Street, left on North, and concluding at Lafayette and North. Grand Marshall is Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and children’s Grand Marshall is Cinderella. The Battle of the Bands featuring local high school marching bands will be held at 4 p.m. on River Road in front of the River Center. New this year will be the Santa Fun Run which starts at 5 p.m. and goes along the parade route. Registration is open at ChristmasinBR.com. Saturday, December 8 Toys for Tots Charity Jam 7 to 9 p.m. BREC will host the Toys for Tots Charity Jam and Ollie Challenge at Perkins Road Stake Park. Participants are invited to come out and show off their biking and skating skills for a good cause. Everyone can ride and roll and if possible, bring a toy donation for Baton Rouge Toys for Tots. Enjoy Yolo boarding, skateboard contests, BMX contests, rock climbing contests, family games, free cycling helmet giveaways, and more. For information, call 272-9200, ext. 570 or visit brec.org. Sunday, December 9 “Meet Me at the Manger” 10:45 a.m. Comite Baptist Church’s Children’s Ministry will present “Meet Me at the Manger.” The church is located at 12250 Greenwell Springs. For information, call 275-3382. Sunday, December 9 Magnolia Mound’s Creole Christmas • 3 to 6 p.m. BREC’s Magnolia Mound Plantation, 2161 Nicholson Dr., will host Creole Christmas. Celebrate the holiday season with a Creole flair. Activities will include French and Spanish Christmas carolers, sugar cane grind-

CHASE MARTIN inked with Division 1 UNO on National Signing Day to play baseball. He is entering his third season with Central Private where the Rebels are shooting for their 13th State Championship. Coach Todd Buster of NOLA Baseball Club said, “Chase had a great summer with NOLA baseball. In Ft. Meyers, Fla. against Team PR Mets (Puerto Rico), he threw a complete game with five strike outs, no runs, no walks, with 79 total pitches to get a 2-0 victory. He will carry a travel season into his senior season at Central Private for coach Jason Kinchen.”

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Highlight Great Weekend in Cap City ing, a bonfire, craft vendors, and the arrival of Papa Noel on horseback. For information, call 343-4955 or visit brec.org/magnoliamound. Sunday, December 9 Tribute to Elvis • 4:30 p.m. Kraig Parker’s World Premiere Tribute to Elvis–Christmas Edition will be at the LSU Union Theater. Don’t miss this amazing tribute to the King. Tickets are $36 to $44. For information, call 578-5128 or visit www.uniontheater.lsu.edu. Sunday, December 9 • 7 p.m. Remembering Our Children The death of a child at any age is devastating. The darkness that sets in when a child has died is all too well known to families who have lost a child. St. Alphonsus Church will once again provide the opportunity for grieving parents and their families to come together to celebrate the life, love, and light of those children gone much too soon. Join us for this candlelight service.

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