BLEVINS COMPLETES BASIC: Army Pvt. Decker V. Blevins has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Blevins is the daughter of Tracy Howes and stepdaughter of Guy Ahrenstorff, both of Baton Rouge, and is a 2012 graduate of McKinley High School.

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