A local man wants to open a winery in our area.

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Robert Lewis has won the approval from the Metropolitan Planning Commission and he's now asking the Parish Commission for the green light. Lewis has property along highway 80 and he needs the property rezoned to make way for the winery. It is still several years off, though. Lewis eventually wants to have a wine shop on the property which would include a vinyard.

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