1969 — More than 200 senior class members earned diplomas from the three high schools in the parish, Port Allen High, Cohn High and Brusly High. (May 16, 1969)

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1994 — Port Allen High School’s Big Blue Bunch raises $3,000 for the school’s athletic program with the help of Wal-Mart. Athletic Director Gary Adkins said funds would be used for letter jackets, patches and trophies. (May 19, 1994)

2009 — Port Allen Police Chief asks for Port Allen night clubs to close at 7:30 p.m. on Sundays. Many business owners opposed him, saying closing before 10 p.m. would severely impact business. (May 21, 2009)

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2014 — Port Allen native Andre Hal is drafted by the Texans as the first pick in the seventh round. (May 15, 2014)

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