Plaquemine City Council appoints Mary Sue Gulotta as interim mayor

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Photo courtesy of city of Plaquemine

Mary Sue Gulotta swears in as the city of Plaquemine’s interim Mayor on Tuesday, Sept. 22. She takes over the position after her husband and former city Mayor Tony Gulotta died from a massive heart attack. Also pictured during the swearing-in are, from left to right, Amy Gulotta, Brad Gulotta, Jeremy Gulotta and Plaquemine city attorney Phil Canova.

Tony Gulotta served as the Plaqumeine mayor since 1992. He died at the age of 57, on Sept. 11.

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Camera monitoring bridge to help alleviate traffic woes

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West Baton Rouge Parish President Riley “PeeWee” Berthelot said Tuesday afternoon that the tall device on the south side of the Intracoastal Bridge in the LA-1 median is, in fact, a surveillance camera.

He said that the camera, which dons WBR Homeland Security decals, belongs to the parish and is being used to monitor traffic. he added that the camera, which is pointed in the direction of the bridge, may be used as evidence of traffic violations in court.


Pels handle Panthers

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For many attending the rivalry basketball game Friday between the Port Allen Pelicans and the Brusly Panthers, the slam dunk by the Pels’ Ishmael Lane just a minute into the game may have foreshadowed the outcome of the game itself – Port Allen would slam Brusly, 71-45.

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