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.

Kane Schultheis Day

Belle Chasse BMX phenom Kane Schultheis was honored by the Plaquemines Parish Council at its July 12 meeting with a proclamation declaring July 12 Kane Schultheis Day in Plaquemines.

YMCA Field Day

IThe Belle Chasse YMCA held its annual Field Day July 12. The event brought approximately 450 campers from YMCAs in East Jefferson, West St.


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