St. Louis Church News/KC Council 7657: The Christmas play at St. Louis will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday. The play will begin in church and move to the Parish Hall for a modern day Christmas. Light refreshments will be served in the hall afterward. All gifts for the angel tree must be returned by Dec. 18 at the 10:30 a.m. Mass. Anyone who would like to help pack the gifts for the families is welcome to stay after the 10:30 Mass. All help will be greatly appreciated. There will be a 4th degree social at 7 p.m. Dec. 15. The Bell Ringers will be there.

Sympathy: Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Marie Melancon who recently passed away. Mrs. Marie will be missed by everyone who knew and loved her.

SLECA: SLECA's Houma and Amelia offices will be closed Dec. 26 and Jan. 2 in observance of Christmas and New Year’s. A standby crew will be on call at all times to handle emergencies during the holidays and can be reached at 576-6880 or 800-256-8826. SLECA recently recognized 11 employees for their dedication and service to the company ranging from five to 45 years of service. The deadline for submitting entries for the Christmas Drawing Contest for kids is Dec. 13.

Birthdays: Kristie Shockley, Scottie Guidry, Daniel Bourg, William Leonard, Miranda Roberson, Garnet Bourgeois, Dec. 8; Elizabeth Levron, Joyce Levron, Melody Trahan, Rusty Bourg, Kevin Naquin, Laura Steely, Sherry LeBouef, David Dupre Jr., Christopher Duplantis, Wendel Guilliam, Dec. 9; Darlene Samanie, Penny Trahan, Lacy Bourgeois, Justin Ratley, Tony Keller, Scott Guidroz, Dec. 10; Irma Hebert, Irma Pitre, Patricia Cox, Sean Gaffney, Dec. 11; Amy Stein, Ray Lovell, Marion Cressione, Holly Bonvillain, Dustin Rogers, Emily Pellegrin, Dec. 12; Darrin Charpentier, Kevin Marcel, Brittany Azina Naquin, Ross Chauvin, Terry Findorff, Dec. 13; David Stein, Stephanie Brown, Dec. 14; Jake Ward, Tammy Savoie, Louis Liner Jr., Colin Willis, Ryan Guidry, Dec. 15.

Anniversaries: Russell and Ellen Malbrough, Paul and Gail Samanie, Dec. 9; Jannard and Linda Porche, Tanya and Ryan Fanguy, Bruce and Peggy Zeringue, Dec. 12; Lonney and Brunella Domangue, Dec. 14.