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February 12 09:17 AM

George Dement among inductees into the state Political Hall of Fame.

Six men and one family inducted over the weekend.

 (AP) Six men and one family who were inducted into the state Political Hall of Fame over the weekend.

Inducted were: L.R. Hattaway, former Grant Parish Sheriff. Hattaway was longest serving sheriff in Grant Parish history, holding it for 32 years.

Vidalia Mayor Hyram Copeland. Copelan was elected mayor in 1992 and remains in that position today. 

Charles Barham of Ruston, who was elected to five terms in the Legislature.

George Dement, who served as mayor of Bossier City for 16 years.

Angelo Roppolo of Bossier City, who was a famed political consultant.

Raymond Strother, a former Northwestern State student who became a consultant in American politics.

and the Chabert family -- Leonard Chabert Sr., Marty J. Chabert and Norbert Chabert. 

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