Way Back Wednesday: May 17, 2017
Published 12:01 am Wednesday, May 17, 2017
- May 18, 1989: The California Raisins made their debut at the St. Joan of Arc School lip sync contest. From left, Kelly Callahan, Angelle Tyman, Jennifer Keating and Julie Helmstetter perform ‘Heard it Through the Grape Vine.’
May 17, 1979: ‘The Image’ — a one-act play presented by West St. John High School students, received an excellent rating in the district Speech and Drama Rally at Nicholls State University. Charles Mathieu Jr. (extreme left), who played a lawyer, talks with (from left, seated) Eileen Lumar, the daughter; Lelia Antonio, the mother-in-law; and Thaddeus Victor, another lawyer; and (standing) Reonda Cox, the wife.
May 15, 1969: Major winners in the inaugural turtle race by TG&Y in the Riverlands Shopping Center were, from left, Mark Rolan and Brenda Dulek, who finished in a tie for second place, and Andy Nemcik, first place winner.