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A local story of crime, forgiveness


Sometimes, a normal story is anything but normal. In the Thursday Minden Press-Herald, I wrote a story about one of my favorite restaurants, Port-Au-Prince on Lake Claiborne being burglarized.

The story itself was a standard misdemeanor arrest. However, many of us know the Almond family who runs the restaurant. Jerry and Joan Almond can be seen out there on a given night at the cash register, greeting patrons, and making any meal more enjoyable.

I decided to call Mr. Jerry and ask him about the incident, to make sure everyone was OK, and to get a little more information. We


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