Linn Tompkins (born in Boothville) and Lois Freeman Tompkins (born in Franklin County, MS) met and married in Triumph. They were married on November 15, 1948. Linn was 21 and Lois was 18. Linn worked for Tidewater Oil and Gas for six years, and then worked 40 years for Shell Oil Company.

On Monday, October 15, 2018, the Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival made a monetary donation in support of the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office (PPSO). Sheriff Gerald A. Turlich Jr. used the generous donation to purchase a TASER Conducted Electrical Weapon.

By Jason Browne

Parish President Amos Cormier III and challenger District 3 council member Kirk Lepine are headed to a runoff.

CMMBA of Plaquemines

The 66th Annual Session of the Christian Ministers Missionary Baptist Association of Plaquemines Parish was held last week at the Israelite Baptist Church of Belle Chasse, Rev. Kenneth M.

Alliance for a Cure

Employees from the Women’s Network and New Hire Network at the Phillips 66 Alliance Refinery sponsored the “Alliance for a Cure” team at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Oct.


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