Down Through the Years Pictorial

Published 8:33 am Wednesday, January 25, 2023

August 1967 – Champions of the 9-10 age group in the St. John Youth League are these members of the Garyville team shown here with their coaches, Nathan Ocmond, left and A. F. Monica. They are (front row, from left) Mark Vicknair, Dale Tamplain, Faron Kilburn, batboy Peter Duhe, Ken St. Pierre, Kirk Brady and Sheldon Fremin. Back row, Terry Gonzales, Duane Brady, Ronnie Fremin, Kirk Waguespack, Buster Badeaux, Rickey Volion and Brian Falgoust.

May 1955 – St. James Parish’s new and completely modern hospital at Lutcher was official opened following dedication ceremonies attended by a record number of persons for such an occasion. Principal speaker at the dedication was Dr. William Frye, dean of the LSU college of medicine. Other speakers were Dr. Edward Grant, director of the Louisiana department of institutions; Dr. Ward Turner, chief of staff of the new hospital; W. Lee Grant administrator; Rodney P. Woods, Jr., representing Lutcher & Moore and David Reynayd, hospital board chairman, who was master of ceremonies. Built at a cost of $375,000, the hospital offers compete hospital and diagnostic facilities. The rooms range from $7.50 to $12.50. All hospitalization insurance policies will be honored. The telephone number of the new hospital is Lutcher 2512.

May 1955 – St. James Parish’s new and completely modern hospital at Lutcher was official opened following dedication ceremonies attended by a record number of persons for such an occasion. Principal speaker at the dedication was Dr. William Frye, dean of the LSU college of medicine. Other speakers were Dr. Edward Grant, director of the Louisiana department of institutions; Dr. Ward Turner, chief of staff of the new hospital; W. Lee Grant administrator; Rodney P. Woods, Jr., representing Lutcher & Moore and David Reynayd, hospital board chairman, who was master of ceremonies. Built at a cost of $375,000, the hospital offers compete hospital and diagnostic facilities. The rooms range from $7.50 to $12.50. All hospitalization insurance policies will be honored. The telephone number of the new hospital is Lutcher 2512.