Way Back Wednesday
Published 12:04 am Wednesday, January 4, 2017
- Jan. 6, 1977: Second Ward’s Vernon Robiskie, right, was named the Outstanding Offensive Player on the Class-A All-State football team. Robiskie, a running back and brother of LSU’s Terry Robiskie, was joined on the team by Jimmy Pierre, middle, and Perry Boudoin, left.
Jan. 7, 1988: Mike Snow, right, Administrator for River Parishes Hospital in LaPlace presents checks in excess of $171,000 to Sheriff Lloyd B. Johnson, Tax Collector for St. John Parish. The presentation was made in the Sheriff’s office in LaPlace. The money represents the hospital’s 1987 property tax. At more than 4 years old, River Parishes Hospital was the first full-service hospital in St. John the Baptist Parish.
Jan. 6, 1996: Leon Godchaux Junior High School winners of the Reserve VFW- sponsored Americanism contest are pictured, including winners of the essay contest include, from left, front row, Bridget Giroir, Samantha Sisk and Jamie Hart. On the back row are essay coordinator Estel Duhe, teacher Barbara Julien and winners Jerell James and Rodrick Anderson. Also, acting principal Elton Oubre, winner Cherrona Frank and teacher Stephen Ocmond are seen.