Former Jeanerette Mayor Passes Away
The town is Jeanerette is mourning over their former mayor who died over the weekend. Funeral services are pending for Arthur Verret. Verret served a total of 24 years as mayor of the city. He was first elected as the town's leader in 1971. His second stint as mayor wrapped up earlier this year when he decided against seeking re-election. He was 78 years old.