Way Back Wednesday: Sept. 13, 2017

Published 12:01 am Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Sept. 12, 1968: Taking Part in groundbreaking ceremonies for the TG&Y Family Center in the Riverlands Shopping Center are, from left, C.B. Harrison, TG&Y area supervisor; Huey Tamplin, construction supervisor, Gulf States Land and Industries, Inc.; William C. Cain, Gulf States vice-president; W.V. Tullos, TG&Y divisional vice-president; Hugh L. Lenoir, TG&Y district manager, and Boyd Baker, TG&Y leasing superintendent. The store was scheduled as the third TG&Y Family Center in the New Orleans area.

Sept. 12, 1998: Leon Godchaux Junior High Students Christina Franklin, left, and Tfawmia Bornes enjoy themselves at the school’s back-to-school dance, hosted by the school’s teachers.