On May 7, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission announced the opening date for the 2015 Louisiana spring shrimp season.
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.