Recently graduated senior Brusly Lady Panther Akiya Thymes traveled to Louisiana College’s Coca-Cola Field this past weekend to participate in the Louisiana High School Coaches Association’s All-Star Softball weekend.
Many high school football programs took off this week for a cool-off period between spring drills and the start of summer vacation.
Port Allen is not one of them. The Pelicans headed back to work the day after Memorial Day for the start of what promises to be a busy summer.
Four train cars derailed at the north end of the Union Pacific’s Addis rail yard on Tuesday afternoon, May 19, causing about 30 homes to be evacuated.
Three of the train cars were carrying hazardous materials, according to Union Pacific’ spokesperson Jeff DeGraff. The cause of the derailment is still under investigation, he said.