$500 reward for vandals who trashed Christmas display

Bayou Gauche couple devastated by damage

Heather R. Breaux
January 05, 2007 at 10:05 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

$500 reward for vandals who trashed Christmas display
Photo: Heather R. Breaux
Eric and Nena Matherne of Bayou Gauche thought their holidays went off without a hitch until they came home to find their elaborate Christmas display had been trashed.

Vandals caused some $1,800 in damages by slashing life-size inflated characters like the Grinch and Frosty the Snowman , and destroying one-of-a-kind lighted toy soldiers and other wire statues.

Although the Matherne’s are saddened by the event, they have vowed to continue the family tradition - same place next year. - Heather R. Breaux




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