Employees at the Natchitoches Tax Commission surprised Tax Administrator Jerry McWherter, standing, with a reception Sept. 22 to mark his impending retirement Sept. 30. Seated from left are Crystal West and Rielle, Laura Dalme-Jeffcoat, Ethel Felder, Angela Grant and Donna Horn.  Photos by Carolyn Roy


Several colleagues helped surprise Jerry McWherter at a reception in his honor. From left are Chad Nelson, Mary and Merlin Squyres, Tim Page, Wyn McDowell, Jack McCain Jr. and Shirley Dunagan.
Retiring Tax Administrator Jerry McWherter and his wife Lana were surprised by his co-workers at a reception at the City Municipal Building Sept. 22. The room was decorated with farewell banners and the main item among the refreshments were a chocolate cake topped with a motorcycle.
Photos by Carolyn Roy