Reaching out from ground zero

St. Mary Parish escaped the firestorm, and reaches out to help those who did not By Bill Brewer Photography by Stephanie Richer St. Mary Parish was ground zero in the wildfires that devastated parts of Sevier County on Nov. 28, 2016. And while flames reached to within yards of the …

Parishioner celebrates jubilee as Mardi Gras queen

Junie Baudin Bordelon, a parishioner at Holy Cross Church in Pigeon Forge, has celebrated the diamond jubilee of her selection as Mardi Gras Romany Queen in New Orleans. A native of Louisiana, Mrs. Bordelon attended St. Joseph’s Academy in Baton Rouge and LSU, where she was selected as the 1954 …