Photo Feature: Way Back Wednesday
Published 12:05 am Wednesday, September 2, 2015
- Sept. 3, 1981: Cathy Holmes of LaPlace, fourth from left, won Miss Legionnaire over 17 other contestants. The annual pageant was sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 159 in Reserve. Holmes’ court includes, from left, Allison Mano, first runner-up; Karen Triche, third runner-up; Miss Legionnaire 1980 Dina Clement; Holmes; Courtney Porteous, second runner-up; and Kelli McTopy, Miss Congeniality.
Sept. 1, 1983: Some of the members of the Court of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Daughters of America work on the group’s major fundraising project, a hand-made, queen-size quilt. Putting extra special touches on the quilt are, from left, Doris Cambre, Clara Englade, Lorraine Trepagnier and Ruby Clement.