Monday Jun 30
Smiley: Good times and Jell-O
Jenny made her last visit to Baton Rouge's Westmoreland Piccadilly on Friday, before it closed Sunday after 55 years: "As I waited in line, a gentleman, Mr. George, told the staff that his son, as a child, wanted to ride on the belt behind the 'dirty dishes window.'
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Almatis, a German company, was approved Friday by the board of the Louisiana Economic Development Corp. to receive incentives designated for a Burnside alumina refinery closed by Ormet Corp., then acquired by Almatis.
Report: Man dressed as homeland security agent crashes wedding and steals gifts
A 25-year-old man was booked with theft and impersonating a law enforcement officer after masquerading as a Homeland Security agent, crashing a wedding reception in Bunkie, La., and making off with the bride and groom's gifts, according to a story by the Avoyelles Journal.
The Town Talk
McCormick: Moon's champions deserve recognition too
Moon Ducote had vanished from the sports annals for decades. He was in danger of disappearing all together like many of his peers presumably have done as well.