Way Back Wednesday: April 26, 2017
Published 12:01 am Wednesday, April 26, 2017
- April 25, 1991: It’s a Deal! At the nominal cost of $200 per car, the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office sold two 1985 squad cars to the Gramercy Police Department. St. John Parish Sheriff Lloyd B. Johnson, left, and Gramercy Police Chief Carl Spizale closed with a shake of hands.
April 23, 1981: Signing the contract for the construction of Destrehan Junior High are, seated from left, architect Jack Ballard, board President Mike Champagne and contractor Lloyd Rittiner. Also in the picture are Lloyd Rittiner Jr., business manager Fred Seal, chief of operations Larry Sesser and first assistant superintendent of administration Stanley Berard.
April 22, 1971: Miss Virgie Jarrow, who was crowned Miss West St. John 1971 in the contest by the Dukes of Edgard, poses with members of her court and last year’s queen. They are, seated, from left, Miss Catherine Borne, first runner up; Jarrow; Miss Cheryl Thomas, second runner up; standing, Miss Gwendolyn Oubre, third runner up; Miss Catherine Roussel, 1970 Miss West St. John and Miss Dora Lee Kelly, fourth runner up.