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AUGUST 2014, VOL. 12 ISSUE 6

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Contributing Writers Bill Delaune Marilyn Bowman Linda Melancon Calvin Bessonett

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Goosie Guice Orhan McMillan Kellie Seymour Tanya Stilley Roland Doucet Jimmy Dunkley Meredith Conger Tracy McKee

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MEET MOBY

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SWEET EYES W/ TANYA

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MAIN STREET DENTAL

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BILL DELAUNE

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THOUGHTS FROM BULLY

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USELESS RANDOM FACTS

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JAMMIN’ WITH GOOSIE

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MEET ''MOBY", 760 lb ALLIGATOR The West Baton Rouge Convention & Visitors Bureau announced today

MEET ''MOBY", 760 lb ALLIGATOR

The West Baton Rouge Convention & Visitors Bureau announced today that they have acquired a new tourist

WBR Port Allen Mayor Richard Lee
WBR Port Allen Mayor Richard Lee

attraction for West Baton

Rouge Parish.

inch, 760 lb alligator, named

'MOBY" will become a permanent exhibit at the West Baton Rouge Tourist Information Center. Hunter Jim White and his pals captured the gargantuan

gator September 14, 2013, while trolling for gators on a river in West Baton Rouge

Parish.

a record in Louisiana because the records only note the

animal's length, not their weight. The longest Louisiana gator on record was more than

A 13 foot, 4

"MOBY" did not set

record was more than A 13 foot, 4 "MOBY" did not set 19 feet long. "MOBY
record was more than A 13 foot, 4 "MOBY" did not set 19 feet long. "MOBY
record was more than A 13 foot, 4 "MOBY" did not set 19 feet long. "MOBY

19 feet long.

"MOBY " did

however, set a record for West Baton Rouge Parish. A special area of the I-10 Welcome center has been created by artist, Mike Strong of Gonzales. "MOBY" officially became a permanent display at the West Baton Rouge Tourist Center at a

special reception held July 31st. Visitors and the general public our welcome to come and see

this huge gator.

display of his capture will also be available for viewing. "We are so excited to have MOBY in the Tourist Information Center," said Sharon Stam, Executive Director of the West Baton

A pictorial

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Rouge Convention & Visitors Bureau. " We saw a story on TV recently about MOBY.

Rouge Convention & Visitors Bureau. " We saw a story on TV recently about MOBY. His owners were looking for a good home for him. I called the station and got the contact information for Jim White and the rest is history," Stam added. "We are confident that MOBY will be a great addition to our marketing efforts to entice visitors to West Baton Rouge Parish and the Capital Region." MOBY will be on display at the West Baton Rouge Tourist

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By Tracy
By Tracy

I like peanut butter. It’s smooth, creamy and flavorful.

It goes well on toast, a sandwich (or rollover), in cookies. It’s even been said to help as a spot remover for laundry. I like a particular brand over others, but overall, I like peanut butter. Many people will agree that peanut butter is good and

good for you.

were to make such a state- ment of opinion within a crowd who disagrees and doesn’t like peanut butter? Maybe one person is allergic and has threat of rash and / or swelling of their body parts. Maybe another finds my opinion completely insulting to their personal

trauma of an attempt to dislodge it from the roof of their mouth. Perhaps another has hard feelings of it when mom used it to loosen the gum from her hair that a classmate planted. Or maybe another found it not at all humorous seeing the family dog lick his eyebrows for 20 minutes learning to eat it without chewing. “Gosh,

Tracy,

can be so insensitive. Not everyone agrees with you. Not everyone likes peanut butter”. Is my opinion now invalid? Am I banned from ever speaking of my like for this tasty food that has been a staple in my home for years? It was once called conversa-

But what if I

I can’t believe you

tion. You may remember this word and the act. It was two or more people coming

together exchanging experiences, listening, talking, agreeing and disagreeing,

laughing, crying, etc

bell?

discredit, disgrace, or disrespect the other and no one took it as such. Today, it seems that one has to be on guard when attempt- ing a conversation. No longer allowed to express one’s own

ideas, experiences or opinions for fear that another may be offended. “Your opinions offend me”.

Ring a

No one set out to

“Well,…

I’m offended that

you’re offended.” “Well, your offense at my offense is offending.” When did it become necessary to broadcast to the world in outcry each and every time one becomes offended? And whose offense ranks as the most offended? If it’s okay for one to be offended, doesn’t another have the same right? Maybe we should return to the basics when we just agreed to disagree and carry on.

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Once Upon A Time - The Story Of River Region Art Association And the Invitation to Come Join the Festivities

Association And the Invitation to Come Join the Festivities Once upon a time, there was a

Once upon a time, there was a

man who seemed to have been blessed with both right and left brain abilities. His name was

Robert Noonan.

man he majored in math, sci- ence, and chemistry, and he worked in those fields until he was able to retire. He then went back to the university and got a degree in music and art. He used his talent to write sym- phonies and paint pictures. He taught music and art. He and two lady artists, Sheral O, and Linda Black got together and decided they needed a place to exhibit and sell their art. With limited funds they opened a small “gallery” in the “Cajun Village” in Sorrento. They took turns keeping the gallery . Money was not plentiful and, to save electricity costs, Sheral would turn out the lights and sit on the stoop until it looked

As a young

like there might be a potential visitor. She would then go in and turn the lights on and await the visitor.

The group slowly grew in num- ber and space and attracted

more and more artists until they became a thriving entity. Mr. Noonan took it upon him- self to do all the complicated paper work required for getting a non-profit status — and he succeeded! After a time the

Elizabeth and next to the Chamber of Commerce Office on Highway 30. It is a great new place where they can have classes and art shows, a gallery and a gift shop.

This organization has taken as their goal the support and encouragement of all art forms and welcomed artists of all kinds. They have offered art

lessons and have had well known artists like Judy Betts to give workshops. They began promoting art activities like March into Art in the month of March for children’s art recog- nition, and Red Hot Art in the month of July for “Warm Red

Art”.

The association has

month of July for “Warm Red Art”. The association has group moved into a new place
month of July for “Warm Red Art”. The association has group moved into a new place

group moved into a new place on Magnolia Street in Gonzales. More recently they were able through help with the city/parish to move into the Depot Building across the street from St.

received recognition and sup- port from the City and the Parish, and from businesses in this area. Soon an Awesome Art Festival became an idea, an event, and then a yearly focal point. Each year it has grown and become a great artistic attraction. The last Awesome Art on the Bayou had about 4000 visitors. Hopefully this organization will live “Happily Ever After” , this year and in years to come.

This year Awesome Art on the Bayou will be held on the banks

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of Bayou Francois in Gonzales adjacent to Jambalaya Park. The festival objectives are to promote and showcase the arts and crafts of the River Region and to provide an attractive

venue for artists and craftsmen

to sell their creations.

open to the public with free admission and parking. There are plans for entertainment and activities for the whole family. The festival will include an art exhibit competition for adults and youths with cash prizes and awards. There are children’s

activities mixed in with the ven-

dor booths.

There is room for

up to 90 booths along the bayou. There are vendor and food booth fees with discounts for non-profits, literary, and RRAA members booths.

It is

Applications forms and further information about the festival may be found on-line at riverre- gionartassociation.org or by contacting festival booth chair, Roger Tygier at rtygier@cox.net or 504-421-3639. Applications for entering pieces in the art show can also be found on-line

or by contacting Diane Tygier

at rtygier@cox.net.

information contact John Robbins at (619-540-7857 or

225–665-6737);

jonalvin@live.com.

For overall

River Region Art Association is a non-profit organization fund- ed through the generosity of individuals, area businesses and the Parish of Ascension and through in-kind support from the City of Gonzales and Houmas House Plantation. It is also supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge.

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only by an inch or two. She said she could tell it bothered him a

only by an inch or two. She said she could tell it bothered him a little, but it didn’t bother her. When we’d go shopping, she’d always buy cute flats. “He could be worth it Tanya,” she’d say.

Things seemed to be going great with my friend and her new shorter beau. They were hanging out, going on great dates and had a good time. She even mentioned that she reluctantly met his child, but that she really connected to his little girl almost immediately. No harm no foul right?

But over time she started noticing some character flaws. He’d lie about where he’d been, what he’d been doing and omit entire days and weekends completely. I tried to tell her, he an odd bird and that

Does Size Matter?

Maybe you’ve heard of it…Napoleon Complex, aka short man syndrome. It’s defined by Websters as, “an inferiority complex: an acute sense of personal inferiority often resulting either in timidity or through overcompensation in exaggerated aggressiveness”.

Men that have Napoleon Syndrome are typically 5’7” or shorter and some psychologists believe men that suffer from this syndrome act more aggressive, are more arrogant, more jealous and controlling in their relationships, and less

successful in their careers than

taller men.

usually stemmed from a feeling of inadequacy.

Of course this is

Some researchers say that due to evolution, shorter men had to be more aggressive towards men, women and their environment, to gain more and ward off taller more threatening competition.

Thankfully not all men suffer from this type of inferiority complex, but after interviewing friends about the dating challenges between shorter men and taller women, I wanted to find out more.

A friend of mine, Ali, dated a

shorter guy, and she said he’d walk around like he had something to prove. He drove a truck with a lift kit, wore Nike Shox and always had his hair spiked. She said he worked out extra hard at the gym and walked with his chest bowed out anytime he was out in public. Ali even said he’s talk loud and was ready to fight at the drop of a dime. “It’s his inner Chihuahua,” she said! Little did HE know, she could have cared less that she was a bit taller than him. “After all, flats are comfortable!” she said.

Interview with a Self Proclaimed Short Guy

Q: Do you think you’re short?

A: Actually, I’m not short, just not tall

Q: How do you feel when you’re around taller guys?

A: He feels sorry for tall men

Q: Have you ever felt inferior due to your height?

A

: Absolutely not. What lack

in

height I make up for in

confidence.

Q: How do you feel when you’re out with a taller woman?

Q: How do you feel when you’re out with a taller woman? A: Great! If we

A: Great! If we are nose to nose my toes are in it, and if we are toe to toe my nose is in it

Q: What have you done to make yourself appear taller? A: Wear cowboy boots!

A friend of mine dated a guy that was shorter than her but

something just wasn’t adding up. Actually, I’d seen this guy out alone at different festivals and events but chalked it up to him just being different

Things shifted right before she was to go on a family vacation with this shorty and his family when she received a phone call from a mutual friend. Our

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friend mentioned that she saw this guy out alone trying to pick up on random

friend mentioned that she saw this guy out alone trying to pick up on random women in a way that was less than gentlemanly. Needless to say, my friend is not going out with this guy anymore.

Napoleon syndrome is obtaining female con- quests. So, was this guy’s behavior an engrained genetic defect? Did he have something to prove because of his lack of height perhaps? Was it an instinctual evolu- tionary strategy to gain “territory” since he is vertically chal- lenged? I’ll let you be the judge.

So, I ask you again, does size matter? Ultimately, I believe a man’s height is insignificant, but rather the size of his HEART that’s most important. And to everyone, tall and short, look inward and develop your character, treat others they way you’d like to be treated, and accept who you are and all that you lack.

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New Bridal Jewelry Designs Offer Many Exciting Options with Layne Gautreau Perhaps the biggest news

New Bridal Jewelry Designs Offer Many Exciting Options

with Layne Gautreau

Perhaps the biggest news in bridal jewelry is the prominence of three major trends: three stone rings, fancy diamond shapes, and rings

trends: three stone rings, fancy diamond shapes, and rings set with colored diamonds and colored gemstones.

set with colored diamonds and colored gemstones. Currently, many three stone rings feature a white diamond center stone flanked by two colored diamond side stones with the added dazzle of white diamond pavé.

The most popular fancy diamond shapes for today’s brides include the elegant cushion, the square Asscher or princess cut, and the oval. But the classic round brilliant diamond shape is still the leader.

Today’s favorite colored diamond is canary yellow with pink coming on strong. When surrounded by white diamonds, these make an exciting and different engagement ring. And many wedding rings are

and different engagement ring. And many wedding rings are featuring diamond center stones in all shades

featuring diamond center stones in all shades of pink as well as deep blue, or gray-blue surrounded by round brilliant diamonds for added dazzle.

surrounded by round brilliant diamonds for added dazzle. Jewelry Doctor – Summertime Jewelry Care Hot summer
surrounded by round brilliant diamonds for added dazzle. Jewelry Doctor – Summertime Jewelry Care Hot summer

Jewelry Doctor – Summertime Jewelry Care

Hot summer days and nights are often dangerous times for precious jewelry. Pearls, diamonds, gold rings and tennis bracelets are fre- quently victims. Active sports, per- spiration, pool water, and high humidity can dim the luster and even cause the loss of valuable gems due to weakened settings. Here are some tips to protect your jewelry this summer.

• Diamonds are magnets for grease which can reduce their bril- liance. Remove greasy residue that builds up from skin oils, soap, and airborne particles by soaking dia- monds regularly in alcohol.

• Pearls should be worn touching

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• Karat Gold can be damaged by

the chlorine in swimming pool water as well as in many household products. Always remove gold jew-

elry before swimming or doing housework.

• Tennis bracelets containing

many gems are at risk if prongs are

worn or weakened by wear or rough treatment. Now is the time to let us do a safety check on your bracelets, rings, and necklaces before any gems are lost.

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Microscopes in Dentistry

By Calvin Bessonet, DDS,FAGD

Because bad things come in small packages

Dr.Bessonet is among only 1% of dentists in the world who use a surgical microscope in his practice.

Seeing is Succeeding

The human mouth isn't a very big place. And the structures within your mouth that are of concern are even smaller. Furthermore, most of the things that affect your oral health are just plain tiny. Sometimes the causes of problems are invisible to the naked eye. Areas of decay on the teeth start small, so if your dentist uses a microscope he can find and treat the decay with a small filling that will not only be invisible, but will pre- serve the maximum amount of tooth structure ensuring the

health and stabili- ty of that tooth. It is very com- mon for teeth with large fillings to develop cracks in them. If the cracks go unno- ticed by your dentist, they will eventually result in the need for root canals. Sometimes, if the crack progresses too far before treatment, the tooth will become hopeless and have to be removed. The key to conservative treatment is finding and treating the problems early, but you can’t treat what you can’t see! And the better your dentist can see these things, the better work he'll be able to do for you-whether its preventive, restorative, or cosmetic.

Bigger is Better

That's exactly why Dr. Bessonet uses a microscope in so many of his cases. Consider a

uses a microscope in so many of his cases. Consider a root canal situation, for example.

root canal situation, for example. Thorough cleaning out of debris and decay in tooth itself is absolutely critical to the success of the treatment, and to the long-term health of the patient. The task in such a case is to completely clean out all the harmful Bacteria in the root canal system that is made up of multiple, tiny canals within the roots that are about the size of pencil lead sometimes. Using a high- powered, illuminated dental microscope, he can clearly see all the areas within that tiny space and remove debris until the root canal area is truly

clean. If any debris or nerve tissue is left behind in those canals, the root canal will not work and the tooth will either have to be retreated or extracted.

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YOUR ESTATE MATTERS

YOUR ESTATE MATTERS Interdiction – the Civil Death Penalty - Part 3 The last two months,

Interdiction

the Civil Death Penalty -

Part 3

The last two months, we have discussed what an interdiction is and what happens through- out its complex process. This month we will finish up our discussion of the duties of the curator and also consider the expenses of an interdiction and what you can do to avoid these expenses.

As we discussed last month, the judge must appoint a curator to manage the person’s property who has the capacity to manage it himself. The

By Linda Melancon

judge will also have to appoint an undercurator at the same time as a curator is appointed. An undercurator is required to review the accounts and personal reports of the curator, to approve or disapprove of transactions which require his concurrence (the sale of real estate, for instance), petition to appoint another curator if the office is empty and notify the court if the curator doesn’t qualify for office. The undercurator is also to have free access to the interdict and his records.

As with any lawsuit, the petitioner in an interdiction proceeding will have to pay attorney fees for the lawyer the petitioner hires along with the court costs necessary to file the lawsuit. In addition, the petitioner will likely have to pay for the attorney and the medical examiner that the judge appoints. Even in an uncontested interdiction, these amounts can become fairly costly. Attorneys may charge either an hourly or a flat fee to represent the petitioner in an

interdiction proceeding. As with any legal matter, you should be clear about the fees and costs involved when you hire an attorney.

When the judge hears the interdiction case, he can decide that the fees for the interdiction should be paid from the interdict’s property in which case the petitioner may get reimbursed for the amounts he paid for the interdiction. This is not required by law, though, so it is possible that no reimburse- ment will be available. It is also possible that even if available, the interdict will not have the necessary funds from which to pay the costs of the interdic- tion. Often, if the interdiction is completed on behalf of a disabled child, the costs of the interdiction will be paid for by the parents or other loved ones who file the interdiction proceeding. If the interdiction is not successful and the petitioner is not appointed as the curator, the court cannot award attorney fees or court costs to the petitioner.

Although, interdiction is necessary to ensure that those who do not have capacity have someone to take care of them

and manage their finances and property, in some cases, a disabled person may not need an interdiction. For instance, even though a person has a disability, he may still have the requisite mental capacity to execute a power of attorney to appoint someone to take care of his medical or financial needs. This will prevent the need for an interdiction. Therefore, avoiding interdiction should be explored even when dealing with someone with a disability.

As you can see, interdiction is complicated and can be both costly and time consuming, so it is extremely important to consult with a qualified estate planning attorney who is familiar with these complex laws if you have any questions or concerns about an interdiction or the mental capacity necessary to execute the documents needed to avoid one.

Mrs. Melancon has engaged in the practice of law in Louisiana for the past 17 years. The pri- mary focus of her practice is estate planning, special needs planning, elder law and probate. She is also accredited by the VA to give advice regarding veterans’ benefits. For more infor- mation, please contact her at 222-744-0027 .You may also visit her website at www.LegacyCenterLa.com.

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Experienced Litigator Seeks Judgeship Tess Percy Stromberg Announces for 23rd JDC Tess Percy Stromberg is

Experienced Litigator Seeks Judgeship Tess Percy Stromberg Announces for 23rd JDC

Tess Percy Stromberg is pleased to announce her candidacy for 23rd Judicial District Judge, Division C, for the Parishes of Ascension, Assumption and St. James. Stromberg is currently the Court Administrator and Hearing

Officer for the 23rd Judicial District Court.

Prior to her position as Court Administrator and Hearing Officer, Stromberg was a partner in the law firm of Percy, Stromberg, Bush and Lanoux, where she gained extensive experience in the courtroom. She’s handled family law, corporate, personal injury, criminal, real estate, and governmental cases, in addition to experience in class action administration. She has litigated cases for and represented the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, the City of Gonzales, the Gonzales Police Department, Ascension Parish Communications Center (911), and the Pontchartrain Levee District, among others.

“I am committed to this community and to preserving our justice system. Having grown up in Ascension Parish, my family now divides its time between both Ascension and Assumption Parishes; we’re proud to call them both home.

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Working in the courthouses of

these three parishes and having

a husband in law enforcement,

I know the issues we face as a

community. I am committed to preserving all that is so great about our area, working with both the citizens and law enforcement, to make sure our children have a safe place within which to raise their own families.”

Born while her father was stationed at U.S. Naval Base Guam, Stromberg grew up in Gonzales. She attended both La Maison des Enfants and St. Theresa of Avila. She graduated from Sullivan Catholic High School and went on to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University. While attending LSU, she worked for the Board of Ethics and Campaign Finance, and after graduation, she was hired as an investigator. She is a graduate of Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.

As Hearing Officer for the 23rd

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In older homes the formal dining room is often a separate, walled-in space. And while this helps create a more intimate space, it can also make a home feel compartmentalized and claustrophobic. Today it’s all about the open floor plan. One of the best ways to open up your home and increase your living space is to knock down the walls that separate your living and dining rooms. Note: don’t go knocking down walls yourself. Leave any structural changes to the pros.

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Family rooms are great for getting everyone together to watch movies. They’re not so great when you want to relax with your book or get some work done and everyone else wants to watch TV. Transforming your underused dining room into a sitting room or home office is a great way to boost the form and function of your home without spending a ton of cash. Just remember to make sure you have the right lighting and proper electrical setup in place.

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Thirty-Nine and “Holding- Number 66 Offense, Ten Yards”

by Bill Delaune

I never liked the term “Dog

Days” for August-named for the bright “Dog Star” Sirius which the ancients thought added more heat to the sun this time of year-because I could never connect the stars to see the constellations. In fact, the only stars I recall from my younger days was when a St. Francisville running back (Was that you, Wilcox?) ran over me in a high school football game and I saw more than the Star Spangled Banner that night. But I prefer to refer to this time of year as a period of schools, fools and football pools. The first is rather obvious. School is back in session and our poor students are so confused that they don’t know whether to bring an apple to the teacher or be Bobby Jindal rotten to the Core-Common Core, that is. Which, of course, brings us to fools, the political variety who in their effort to show how conservative they are, put their

politics ahead of the educational well-being of our children. And we suckers of the world are always glad to see football season come around so we can throw our money away on boards, cards and pools of all makes and models.

I thought that I’d

participated in just about every kind of game of chance imaginable until last season when my Marksville buddies hooked me-I mean-invited me to join a game called “39”. The idea of the contest was simple. All participants put up 100 bucks, drafted a college team and if your squad scored 39 points, you won the pool for that week. It didn’t matter if your team won, lost or drew as long as you finished the game with exactly 39. Now how they arrived at that figure is anybody’s guess. Maybe it was the number of years contest organizer J.D. Douglas served on the State Police force. Maybe it was a Jackie Robinson-like salute to Dodger great Roy Campanella who wore number 39 and was the first catcher to break the color barrier in the majors.

Maybe it was because 39 is the sum of consecutive prime numbers (3+5+7+11+13) and is also the product of the first and last of those consecutive primes. (Who says we Liberal Arts majors can’t do math?) At any rate, the idea was to have an odd number that not many teams would score and the pot would carry over for several weeks creating a super jackpot. That notion went out the window on opening night, August 29, 2013, when Ole Miss scored on a 75-yard run in the final seconds to beat Vandy 39-35.

LSU Tigers (I had Arizona State last year who sometimes had 39 points by the half.) and watch with glee as they run up 39 points week after week-cutting through opponent defenses like butter and lining my pockets with bread. With that in mind, here’s how I see the 2014 season-with some 39 (or variations thereof) references sprinkle throughout for some cultural literacy for you uncultured knaves…

1. Wisconsin-

pull against a state that ranks number one nationally in

percentage of drinkers in the

How can you

one nationally in percentage of drinkers in the How can you The system did recover and

The system did recover and made it all the way to October 5 when Nebraska cap-whipped Illinois 39-19 setting up a $1,700 payout. The lucky winner was none other than Tommy Douglas-J.D.’s brother-bringing about all sorts of conspiracy theories. But that was it. So with a carryover approaching three grand going into this season, I have devised a sure-fire strategy that will not require my separating my heart from my wallet. I will draft by beloved

population and a school that ranks number one in binge drinking. Hell, the ballpark in Milwaukee is named Miller and the team is the Brewers. These people spill more than we drink. And we still owe Miller for devising a 3.9 (39 with a decimal) alcohol contented Lite Beer that enabled us to consume even more beer. But on the football field, a lack of speed “ales” the Badgers and LSU “hops” on every opportunity to win the opener 39-28.

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2. Sam Houston State- Named

for the great Texas hero who moved the capital to Austin in ’39 (1839, that is.), State should not have to endure the jokes about being formerly named “Sam Houston Institute of Technology” making their initials S.H….well, you can figure it out. The Tigers don’t “Remember the Alamo” and storm the Bearkats like Santa Anna 39-3.

3. University of Louisiana

at Monroe- The latest in-state school to come in and take a licking from their LSU masters. In ancient days, the Romans beat their slaves a traditional “40 save one” or 39 times. LSU flogs the Warhawks 39-10.

4. Mississippi State- A famous

quote from the ’39 classic “Wizard of Oz” comes from the Wicked Witch of the West, “I’ll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too!” LSU’s own Wizard of Quotes Les Miles attempts a paraphrase. “I’ll get you, Mississippi, and your little dogs, too!” LSU always beats State. Tigers 39 Bulldogs 21.

5. New Mexico State- What can

you say about a school whose most famous football player is quarterback Joe Pisarick. You remember Joe from the 1978 Giants-Eagles game, don’t you? With New York leading 17-12 and the final seconds ticking down, Joe inexplicably tried to hand off (instead of taking a knee) to number 39 Larry Csonka and fumbled the ball. Herm Edwards picked it up for the Eagles and ran for the game-winning touchdown as time ran out. LSU borrows a page from the Edwards’ quote book and “plays to win the game” 39-14.

6. Auburn- Most people from

Auburn have never visited Pier 39 in San Francisco where they might see whales, sea lions, giant sea turtles and other creatures that they may want to add to their growing list of mascots.

Are they the Tigers, the War Eagles or the Plainsmen? I don’t know. But I do know their potent running attack will be tough for LSU’s young defensive line to defend. Auburn 42 Real Tigers 39.

7. Florida- The Gators have

sent 39 athletes to the Olympics over the past century. They might need all of them to help Coach Will Muschamp run, jump or swim out of Gainesville if there is a repeat of last season.

The Tigers do their part to “Run Will out of Gainesville”

39-31.

8. Kentucky- It was just 39

short years ago that the Wildcats’ costumed mascot Scratch made his debut at Kentucky athletic events. Maybe Scratch and Mike the Tiger could go one-on-one in a pre-game “cat fight”. That might be more exciting than LSU’s 39-17 skinning of the Cats.

9. Ole Miss- Pity the poor

Rebs. They can’t play “Dixie” any more. They can’t wave Confederate flags. Their mascot Colonel Reb has been replaced by some kind of black bear. The only tradition they have left is the number 38 jersey awarded to a team member in honor of a courageous young man-the late Chucky Mullins. LSU remembers Chucky with a 39-38 squeaker.

10. Alabama-

going to score 39 points against the Tide? They won’t. The huge new scoreboard at the end reveals a disappointing end to a brutal defensive battle- LSU 3 Alabama 9.

How is LSU

11. Arkansas- The Razorback

band has a surprisingly hip

halftime show with songs by Queen including two from the hit album “Night at the Opera”-“Bohemian Rhapsody” and “39”. Unfortunately for LSU, the next tune-“Another One Bites the Dust” proves to be prophetic as the Hogs upset the physically-spent Tigers 40-39.

12. Texas A&M- With the season teetering on the brink after two straight losses, Coach Les Miles turns to a motivational speaker Dave Parker, number 39 on the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates World Championship team. Parker revives the Pirate theme song of that year-“We Are Family” and the Tigers bind together to overcome the Aggies’ 12th man 39-35. With three losses against nine wins (There’s that pesky 3-9 again.), the Tigers accept a bid to play in Atlanta against Georgia Tech in the Peach Bowl or whatever the hell it goes by these days. With the 39th President Jimmy Carter looking on, LSU stings the Yellow Jackets 39-24 proving they were not just there to play for peanuts and Les’s 10-win seasons streak continues. Well, there you have it-a year comedian Jack Benny would have loved as he claimed he was 39 years old until his death at 80. To my hockey fans, I apologize for not including the greatest goalie of all time- Dominik Hasek, number 39 for those great Red Wings teams but there were very few SEC games on the ice this year. And for those of you who have no idea what we’re talking about, I can only quote from the Best Picture of the Year in ’39-“Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.”

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THE GATOR THAT HAD LIfE AFTER DEATH.

As I was leaving baseball practice in the spring of 1975, I spotted the dirty dusty carcas of a 4ft alligator in the ditch next to the railroad tracks. It was in good condition. It wasn’t mashed or anything. I don’t know how it died but he was about to come back to life. I placed it in a croker sack and headed for my dorm room on the 5th floor of West Stadium. My roommates Tom and Rick were there and inquired, “What’s in the bag?” I flopped the carcas out of the sack and at there feet. They both jumped back thinking that it was alive. We had a quick laugh and pondered how many ways to use this 4 ft. reptile. Then a singing voice came from the room next door. It was Dwight. He was from Hahnville and was a 6ft black guy. I looked in the hall and he was walking toward the showering room and entered the door. We waited until we heard the water running and gave him enough time to soap-up. As we entered Dwight had started shampooing his hair and had his eyes closed. Now this was a big community shower and it was easy to sneak up. The hard part was not laughing as I placed the scally skin lizard at his feet. I then noticed how good the gator began to look. The water cleaned and made the skin shiny which made the gator look alive. For several minutes we stood there waiting for Dwight to step in just the wrong place. It was gut busting trying not to make a sound. Then it happened, a foot slid over and the gator’s toes curled up with Dwight’s. He let out a quick scream and was rushing as fast as he could to get the soap out of his eyes. He was murmering “Lordy Mercy.” With his first glance down he screamed loud, like he was kin to Betty Davis. He then slipped and fell on top of the gator. It was on now. I was laughing so hard. I then looked and Dwight was flailling his arms like he was racing Mark Spitz and screaming at us. I couldn’t understand everything he was screaming but words like kill and

everything he was screaming but words like kill and dead were used alot. After a half

dead were used alot. After a half hour of laughing we were off with the serpent for more fun. As we passed the lakes by Miller Hall, we noticed a car parked at the lake. It was an old time Impala that did not have a bar between front window and the back. The inhabitants were in the back seat and trust me they weren’t paying attention to 3 guys walking up with a 4 ft. gator in their arms. We proceeded to flop our Louisiana delicacy right on top of them. I think Betty Davis was in that back seat because I heard that scream again. We drove off with sounds of words like kill and dead again being yelled at us. We drove back about 10 minutes later and low and behold the car was gone and our little buddy was laying on the ground. In the sack it went and off for some more ‘American Graffiti’ type antics. We didn’t have to drive far to be at the steps of one of the girls dormatories. We snuck in the bushes by the door and slid the gator out on the concrete perfectly placed for the good night kisses of people returning from their date. It didn’t take long. A tall girl with a short guy walked up and she bent down, kissed him, hugged him and openned her eyes to the gator starring straight at her. She was too tall to be Betty but she sured screamed like her and this short guy spun around with arms extended, he was poised to protect her from a rdead alligator. The police showed up and ended the life of a dead alligator because if they hadn’t of halled it off, I guarantee he would have lived a few more tails.

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twenty or thirty pounds,
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to boaters. This is an
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will be some very bad injuries
because of these fish.
During the three hour tour,
naturally I recognized a lot of
things that I did already know.
I also saw several fishermen
catching sac-a-lait, since the
Basin had just fallen to fishable
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time I wanted to trade places
with them from the tour boat
to their boat. All in all, I really
enjoyed the tour. It gave me
time to look at the outdoors
from a different perspective. We
should all know more about
our outdoor environment.
When you pass by a tree, you
should know what kind of tree
it is. We all see different birds
and don't know what species
they are. The outdoors has
many more interactive things to
offer other than the fish and
game we pursue. Our state has
much to offer for those who
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know it all after all.
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Inshore Trips Consist of leaving out at 6 am and fishing for specks and reds,

Inshore Trips

Consist of leaving out at 6 am and fishing for specks and reds, occasionally drum and sheephead as well, arriving back at the dock for 3pm. Trips consist of live bait and artificial techniques Live bait, ice, tackle, included. If you have a favorite rod by all means bring it. Food and drinks available upon request.

Colder months we usually fish Leeville and Golden Meadow marshes. Warmer months we typically fish Barataria and Timbalier bays, beaches, and the western barrier islands.

Offshore Trips

Consist of leaving out at 6 am and arriving back at the dock between 4-6pm. These trips are the most commonly booked trips, we generally target bottom species, live bait mangrove fish , and troll the rip when in season. Fish you can expect to catch on these trips include snapper, grouper, amberjack, wahoo, blackfin tuna, lemon fish, dolphin.

On these trips we generally travel up to 60 miles out.

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TIGER TIGER TIME TIME 2014 2014 F F O O O O T T B
TIGER TIGER TIME TIME 2014 2014
F F O O O O T T B B A A L L L L
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victory over Ohio State. The Tigers have
appeared in a bowl game every year
under Miles, winning six of those
games, most recently beating Iowa, 21-
2014 LSU Football
Notes of Significance
14
in the Outback Bowl.
Miles enters the 2014 season just five
95 wins since 2005
(first in SEC, No. 2 in nation)
wins shy of reaching 100 for his LSU
career. He also becomes just the third
coach in LSU history to reach the 10-
81 straight weeks in AP Top 25
(school-record, second-longest
streak in nation)

10-Years of Les Miles and Expanded Tiger Stadium Highlight 2014

The winningest program in the nation’s toughest conference since 2005 goes into its 10th year under Les Miles in 2014 as LSU returns 16 starters from a squad that reached the 10-win mark for a school-record fourth consecutive year in 2013. In nine years under Miles, the Tigers have posted a 95-24 overall mark, claimed a pair of Southeastern Conference titles, reached the BCS national championship game twice, winning the title in 2007 with a 38-24

year mark as coach of the Tigers, join- ing the winningest coach in school his- tory Charles McClendon (137 wins in

18 years) and Bernie Moore (89 wins

in 13years). In addition to the Miles milestone, LSU will open the expanded South Endzone in 2014 as Tiger Stadium capacity will go over 100,000 for the first time. The next South Endzone expansion features 70 suites, 3,075 club level seats and another 1,500 regular seats.

3,075 club level seats and another 1,500 regular seats. • 66 straight games played as a

• 66 straight games played as a Top 25 team (school-record)

• 45 straight non-conference regular-season wins (nation’s longest streak)

• 14 straight bowl appearances (school-record)

• 14 straight years of at least 8 wins (nation’s longest active streak) 4 straight years of at least 10 wins (school-record)

The LSU Offense

The Tigers return six starters on offense, including four on the offensive line, from a unit that put together one of the most productive seasons in school history in 2013. Under first year offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, LSU averaged 35.8 points and racked up 453.3 total yards (202.3 rushing, 251.0 passing) as the Tigers became the first team in SEC history to feature a 3,000-yard passer (Zach Mettenberger), two 1,000-yard receivers (Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry) and a 1,000-yard rusher (Jeremy Hill). LSU also led the nation in third-down conversions at 57 percent. LSU had seven offensive players picked in the 2014 NFL Draft, including a trio of wide receivers led by Beckham Jr., who was the 12th overall pick. The Tigers offense is expected to feature a blend of youth and veterans in

2014 as a number of freshmen skill

players, including quarterback Brandon Harris, running back Leonard Fournette, and wide receivers Malachi Dupre and Trey Quinn, will be counted on to contribute. Senior offensive tackle La’el Collins returns as one of the top linemen in college football and he will anchor a Tiger line that returns four starters. Senior running backs Terrence Magee and Kenny Hilliard have combined for nearly 1,900 yards and 29 touchdowns, while the only quarterback on the roster with any experience at the position in an LSU uniform is sophomore Anthony Jennings, who made one start and nine appearances as a true freshman in 2013.

Quarterback

LSU will feature a new quarterback in

2014 as the Tigers will count on sopho-

more Anthony Jennings (6-2, 211, So.- 1L) and true freshman Brandon Harris (6-3, 183, Fr.-HS) to direct the offense. Jennings and Harris bring a similar style to the game as both players have the ability to make plays with their feet. Jennings is more adapt in the short- passing game, while Harris thrived in the vertical passing game during his high school career. Jennings appeared in nine games as a true freshman, earning a start in the Outback Bowl win over Iowa following a season-ending injury to senior Zach

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Mettenberger. Jennings was pressed into action in the season-finale against Arkansas and directed the Tigers on a 99-yard game-winning scoring drive with less than two minutes remaining in the contest. Jennings, who saw most of his action on short-yardage situations, completed 13-of-29 passes for 181 yards and a touchdown. Jennings also rushed for a pair of scores in his first year with the Tigers. Harris graduated from high school in December and joined the Tigers for spring practice where he quickly established himself as a viable first-year option for the Tigers at quarterback. Harris brings natural leadership to the field along with a confident demeanor not often seen in young players. Jennings and Harris are expected to both get snaps for the Tigers in 2014 with a starter not likely to be deter- mined until the end of preseason camp. Rob Bolden, a former starter at Penn State, has the most experience of any quarterback on the roster and is expected to serve as LSU’s No. 3 quarterback. Bolden played in 20 games with 15 starts during his two years at Penn State before transferring to LSU in 2012. Bolden has yet to see any game action for the Tigers.

Running Back

Despite losing one of the top running backs in the SEC last year in Jeremy Hill to the NFL Draft, the Tigers return a pair of dependable seniors in Terrence Magee (5-9, 214, Sr.-2L) and Kenny Hilliard (6-0, 233, Sr.-3L) Magee, a shifty runner who is versatile enough to lineup at slot receiver or even quarterback, was second on the team with 626 yards and eight touchdowns in 2013. Hilliard, a punishing runner who thrives in short-yardage situations, leads all LSU back with 1,110 yards and 21 touchdowns. Magee and Hilliard will be joined in the backfield by the most heralded running back recruit in Louisiana his- tory as Leonard Fournette (6-1, 224, Fr.-HS) makes his long-awaited LSU debut this year. Fournette was the consensus No. 1 prep player in America as a senior in 2013 and he joins the Tigers after rushing for 7,619 yards and 88 touchdowns in high school. Fournette had all the tools to be the next great LSU running back as he has a blend of size, speed, strength to go along with a very high football IQ. Darrel Williams (5-11, 209, Fr.-HS),

another highly-touted signee out of New Orleans, will add to the depth at running back. Williams rushed for 2,201 yards and 32 touchdowns as a senior in high school.

Fullback

The fullback position will continue to play a prominent role in the LSU offense and the Tigers return one of the players who has been the most consistent at the position in recent history in senior Connor Neighbors (5-11, 239, Sr.-2L). Neighbors is a solid blocker who is also comfortable with the football in his hands. He’s a pass-catching threat out of the backfield while also being a viable part of the running game. Neighbors will be backed up by sophomore Melvin Jones (6-3, 245, So.-1L) another athletic fullback who played quarterback and linebacker in high school.

Wide Receivers

The Tigers will have to replace three NFL Draft picks, which included the first 1,000-yard tandem in school history in Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry, at wide receiver. A year ago, Landry and Beckham Jr. combined to catch 136 passes for 2,345 yards and 18 touchdowns. LSU’s top returning receiving threat is sophomore Travin Dural (6-2, 182, So.-1L), who caught seven passes for 145 yards and two scores. Dural’s biggest moment last year came when he hauled in the game-winning 49-yard TD pass late in the fourth quarter in the victory over Arkansas. Dural possesses a long stride with breakaway speed. Senior Quantavius Leslie (6-4, 175, Sr.-Sqd) is the only other receiver in the roster with a catch to his credit as he had one reception for 11 yards in 2013. A trio of redshirt freshmen will be counted on to contribute this year as John Diarse (6-1, 207, Fr.-RS), Kevin Spears (6-3, 189, Fr.-RS) and Avery Peterson (6-1, 180, Fr.-RS) all add to the depth at wide receiver for the Tigers. The influx of perhaps the best wide receiving signing class in school history is expected to make an immediate impact for the Tigers. Malachi Dupre (6-3, 188, Fr.-HS), who was rated as the No. 1 player at the position in high school, gives the Tigers a big target with tremendous hands and athletic ability. Dupre won the state title in all three jumps – long, triple and high –

as a junior in 2013. Trey Quinn (5-11, 192, Fr-HS) set the national record for high school receiving yards with 6,566 and will be a likely candidate at the slot receiver spot for the Tigers. Tony Upchurch (6-2, 228, Fr-HS) and D.J. Chark (6-1, 176, Fr.-HS) are both playmakers who will be in a position to contribute early in their career.

combined for 75 starts on the offensive line. Collins, who is a projected first round pick in the next NFL Draft, is a prototype left tackle with all of the skills necessary to be a dominant college football player. Collins goes into 2014 with 25 career starts, 12 coming at left tackle. He will joined on the line by returning starters in center Elliott

joined on the line by returning starters in center Elliott Tight End A critical part to

Tight End

A critical part to the LSU offense is the play of the tight end and that’s one spot on the field where the Tigers return a great deal of experience and talent. LSU has three players on the roster who have combined for 16 starts led by Dillon Gordon’s (6-5, 286, Jr.-2L) 12 starts. Gordon, a punishing blocker, established himself as a threat in both the passing game a year ago with six catches for 88 yards. DeSean Smith (6-4, 241, So.-1L) has a year of experience in the Cam Cameron system and could be in a line for a breakout year. Smith is a hybrid with good size, but also has good speed and creates mismatch problems for linebackers. Smith caught one pass for 14 yards in his rookie season a year ago. Travis Dickson (6-3, 230, Sr.-2L) and Logan Stokes (6-5, 251, Sr.-1L) have both earned starts during their career and give the Tigers quality depth at tight end.

Offensive Line

The strength of the Tiger offense will be that of the offensive line as LSU returns four starters, including preseason All-America offensive tackle La’el Collins (6-5, 315, Sr.-2L). The Tigers return six players who have

Porter (6-4, 300, Sr.-2L), left guard Vadal Alexander (6-6, 342, Jr.-2L) and right tackle Jerald Hawkins (6-6, 301, So.-1L). Alexander will start alongside Collins at left guard for the second straight year, giving the Tigers one of the most experienced and talented guard-tackle combos in college football. Porter has 13 career starts at center, while Hawkins will remain as LSU’s starter at right tackle for the second consecutive year after taking over last season as a redshirt freshman. The lone departure on the offensive line was that of NFL draft pick Trai Turner, who started all 13 games at right guard in 2013. A pair of seniors in Hoko Fanaika (6-6, 348, Sr.-1L) and Evan Washington (6-6, 334, Sr.-1L) came out of spring practice in a battle for the starting spot, although both players are expected to see extensive action. Ethan Pocic (6-7, 301, So.-1L) is a versatile sophomore who can lineup at any one of the five positions on the line, while Josh Boutte (6-4, 333, So.-Sqd.) is another youngster that saw spot duty a year ago for the Tigers. Other players in position for playing time in 2014 include guard K.J. Malone (6-3, 290, Fr.-RS) and center Andy Dodd (6-4, 322, Fr.-RS).

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The LSU Defense

Defense has been the foundation that Les Miles has built his program around. LSU continues to have explosive players, ones that can change the game with one touch of the ball, but year-in and year-out, it’s been the Tiger defense that has served as the cornerstone for the winningest program in the SEC since 2005. John Chavis returns for his sixth

Loston, a veteran safety who started in the secondary for the better part of three years, is also a key loss for the Tigers. LSU returns the bulk of a defense that held Texas A&M and its Heisman Trophy winning quarterback to only 10 points and a season-low 299 yards a year ago.

to only 10 points and a season-low 299 yards a year ago. season as LSU’s defensive

season as LSU’s defensive coordinator in 2014 and again, he will be challenged to replace some key departures from a year ago when the Tigers allowed just 22.0 points and ranked in the Top 20 in the nation in total defense (340.7 yards per game). Since taking over the LSU defense in 2009, Chavis has seen the Tigers rank among the top 12 in the nation in both yards and points allowed three times. He’s also held opponents to 18 points or fewer per game four times in five years. LSU returns sevens starters defense, including a pair of defensive ends in junior Danielle Hunter and Jermauria Rasco, who can be difference makers. The Tigers also return what could be the best set of cornerbacks in the SEC in sophomores Tre’Davious White and Rashard Robinson. Junior Kwon Alexander and senior D.J. Welter anchor a linebacker corps that is one of the most talented groups to play at LSU in over a decade. The Tigers will have to fill holes left due to the departure of starting tackles Ego Ferguson and Anthony Johnson, along with linebacker Lamin Barrow, who was drafted in the fifth round of the NFL Draft after leading the Tigers in tackles a year ago with 91. Craig

Defensive Ends

Danielle Hunter (6-6, 241, Jr.-2L) appears to be next in line to carry on LSU’s tradition of dominant defensive linemen. Hunter, who started all 13 games a year ago, is poised for a breakout season in 2014 after a 57-tackle, 8.0-tackle for loss, 3.0-sack season in 2013. Hunter with a tremendous wing span and explosive first step, will anchor the Tiger defensive front this year. Returning starter Jermauria Rasco (6- 3, 255, Sr.-3L) will start at the other end position with Tashawn Bower (6-5, 243, So.-1L) and Lewis Neal (6-1, 238, So.-1L) both expected to be part of the rotation. Hunter and Rasco are the only returning players on the defensive line with more than one career start to their credit. Newcomers Deondre Clark (6-2, 238, Fr.-HS), Sione Teuhema (6-4, 215, Fr.-HS) along with M.J. Patterson (6-3, 215, Fr.-RS) and Justin Maclin (6-4, 242, Sr.-Sqd.) will add depth the young defensive end spot.

Defensive Tackles

LSU will have to replace both starting defensive tackles in 2014 as Ego

Ferguson (2nd round pick) and Anthony Johnson (free agent) both opted for the NFL following their junior season. The list of defensive tackles that are in line to replace the departed juniors may be young, but they are talented. Quentin Thomas (6-3, 290, Jr.-1L) is the only returning defensive tackle with any starting experience, that coming against Iowa in the Outback Bowl to close out the 2013 season. Thomas continues to improve and is coming off a good spring and will be looked to for leadership on the field. He will be joined in the rotation at tackle by Christian LaCouture (6-5, 298, So.-1L), a hard-nosed competitor who has been compared to that of for- mer LSU standout Kyle Williams. LaCouture played in all 13 games as a true freshman, finishing with 11 tackles and a sack. A trio of redshirt freshmen makes up the remainder of the defensive tackle rotation led by Maquedius Bain (6-4, 308, Fr.-RS). Bain had an outstanding spring and will be difficult to keep of the field due to his power and knack for the position. Bain will be joined by Greg Gilmore (6-4, 311, Fr.-RS) and Frank Herron (6-5, 275, Fr.-RS) in a group vying for playing time. Herron continues to learn the position after making the move to tackle from defensive end during the spring, while Gilmore has all of the physical tools needed to help contribute immediately.

the Tigers. Built with a premium put on speed, the Tiger linebacker corps is one of the deepest at LSU since Chavis took over in 2009. The Tigers can go two or three-deep at any of the three linebacker spots without much of a drop off. Senior D.J. Welter (6-1, 226, Sr.-1L) is coming off his best season at LSU with 80 tackles and 2.0 sacks in 2013. Welter has a knack for finding the football and appeared to improve with each game in what was his first season as a starter last year. Welter had perhaps the best game of his career in the Outback Bowl win over Iowa with six tackles and a sack as the Tigers lim- ited the Hawkeyes to 233 yards. The performance served as a springboard into the spring where he was one of LSU’s top all-around performers, set- ting him up for what could be an out- standing senior season. Welter is joined by returning starter Kwon Alexander (6-2, 218, Jr.-2L), who could be one of the most over- looked players in the SEC. Alexander has started 11 games in his career, including nine as a sophomore in 2013 when he registered 65 tackles and 6.5 tackles for loss. He can make plays from sideline to sideline and is also good in pass coverage. Lamar Louis (6-0, 216, Jr.-2L) is likely to be the third starter with Duke Riley (6-1, 208, So.-1L) in line for playing time. Louis has been a solid contributor in his first two years at LSU, starting five times. He had 25 tackles

two years at LSU, starting five times. He had 25 tackles Linebacker The Tigers return two

Linebacker

The Tigers return two starters at line- backer and a third player who has extensive experience at the position for

and recovered a fumble as a sopho- more. Riley was a consistent special teams performer as a true freshman in 2013 and he’s now worked himself in a position to be an every down player on defense.

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Kendell Beckwith (6-3, 246, So.-1L) with a rare combination of speed and athletic ability has tremendous upside and will likely see action behind Welter at middle linebacker, while Deion Jones (6-2, 208, Jr.-2L) and Ronnie Feist (6- 2, 225, Jr.-1L) are both dependable players who will press for playing time.

Cornerback

Tre’Davious White (5-11, 177, So.-1L) and Rashard Robinson (6-1, 165, So.- 1L) give LSU two of the top cornerbacks in the SEC heading into 2014. White emerged as the starter at one cornerback spot just three games into his true freshman season in 2013, while Robinson finally took over opposite White late in the year. White displays tremendous speed and coverage ability, while Robinson brings good speed, range and has a wingspan that disrupts wide receivers. White had 55 tackles and a team-best seven pass breakups during a rookie season that saw him start 11 times, while Robinson had

16 tackles and an interception

in 12 games. Jalen Collins (6-2, 195, Jr.-2L) is a dependable cover-corner who started the first two games in 2013. Collins played in all 13 games a year ago with

22 tackles and a pair of pass breakups.

Rookie Ed Paris, who graduate from high school early, joined the team for spring practice and will compete for playing time along with fellow true freshmen John Battle (6-0, 179, Fr.-HS) and Russell Gage (6-0, 175, Fr.-HS)

Safety

LSU deploys a defense that has its safeties being interchangeable, but one that also requires them to be aggressive in the running game and dependable in coverage. Ronald Martin is the most experienced of LSU’s safeties with eight starts and 76 career tackles and three interceptions to his credit. Corey Thompson (6-2, 212, Jr.-2L), a speedster with big-hitting ability, and Rickey Jefferson (5-11, 199, So.-1L) will compete for playing time at either safety spot. Thompson has five career starts and 51 tackles in two years with the Tigers, while Jefferson saw spot duty last year as a true freshman and six tackles. Duane Thomas (6-0, 181, So.-1L) along with highly-touted rookie Jamal Adams (6-0, 207, Fr.-HS) and Devin Voohries (6-1, 197, Fr.-HS) all will push for playing time in the secondary for the Tigers in 2014.

The LSU Special Teams

LSU continues to be one of the national leaders in overall special teams play as the Tigers put a premium on this phase of the game by using every-down players in prominent special teams roles. LSU’s special teams are so

highly-regarded that wide receiver James Wright was picked in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft mainly because of his play on special teams. Since Les Miles took over at LSU in 2005, the Tigers have scored 20 special teams touchdowns, which include 11 punt returns for TDs, three kickoff returns for TDs, two blocked field goals for TDs, and one TD each on a blocked punt, fumbled punt, fake field goal, and missed field goal. Bradley Dale Peveto returns to the LSU staff this year and will serve as special teams coordinator. Peveto, who spent four years with the Tigers from 2005-08, is widely considered one of the best special teams coaches in college football.

Placekicker

Colby Delahoussaye (5-10, 174, So.- 1L) returns for his second year as LSU’s placekicker after winning the job during preseason practice last year. Delahoussaye converted 13-of-14 field goals and 56-of-57 point-after touch- downs in his first year with the Tigers in 2013. He will be backed up by Trent Domingue (6-0, 177, So.-Sqd.) The departure of James Hairston leaves a void for LSU at kickoff special- ist. Rookie Cameron Gamble (5-9, 182, Fr.-HS) comes to campus with a strong leg and is likely candidate to handle that spot for the Tigers in 2014.

Punter

Jamie Keehn (6-4, 218, Jr.-2L), LSU’s second straight Australian punter, will handle all punting duties again for the Tigers in 2014. In his first year as a full- time starter, Keehn averaged 41.0 yards on 43 punts. He had 18 punts downed inside the 20-yard line and booted 10 balls that traveled 50 yards or more.

Return Specialist

The Tigers have a hole to fill with the departure of first round draft pick Odell Beckham Jr., who set the LSU record for all-purpose yards in a season in 2013 with 2,315. Likely candidates to handle kickoff and punt return duties for the Tigers in 2014 include wide receiver Travin Dural (6-2, 182, So.-1L) and running back Terrence Magee (5-9, 214, Sr.-3L)

Snapper

Reid Ferguson (6-2, 230, Jr.-2L) has handled nearly every snap – both place- kicks and punts – since walking on campus as a true freshman in 2012. He will be counted on to do the same for LSU in 2014 as he’s listed as a presea- son All-America heading into his junior season. Ferguson is a placekicker and punters dream as his snaps are right on the mark every time.

into his junior season. Ferguson is a placekicker and punters dream as his snaps are right

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Cooking Gourmet at Home

with SNO’S SEAFOOD & STEAKS

Cooking Gourmet at Home with SNO’S SEAFOOD & STEAKS Cajun Buffalo Pork Skewers Prep Time: 10

Cajun Buffalo Pork Skewers

Prep Time:

10 Minutes

Cook Time:

20 Minutes

Yield:

4 Skewers

• 2 Lbs Pork Tenderloin

Time: 20 Minutes Yield: 4 Skewers • 2 Lbs Pork Tenderloin (Cut into 2 inch Cubes)

(Cut into 2 inch Cubes)

• Salt & Pepper to taste

• ½ Cup peanut oil

• Buffalo Sauce

• 1 Cups Lousiana Hot Sauce

• 1 Cups Melted Butter

• ½ Cup Ketchup

• 1 tsp Granulated Garlic

• 1 Tbsp Crab Boil

Executive Chef

Ben Jarreau

Generously season the cubed pork with salt and pepper. In a cast iron skillet or Dutch oven add your oil and preheat to 350 degrees. Add your pork tenderloin to the skillet until achieving desired color and temperature. (approx. 7-12 minutes)

Remove the pork from the skillet and allow it to rest for at least

5 minutes. This will allow the juices to redistribute evenly in your meat. While the tenderloin is resting combine your

Buffalo Sauce ingredients in a mixing bowl and whisk vigorous-

ly until smooth.

and serve. You can also pan fry, grill, or deep fry the pork depending on your preference.

Finally, toss your pork with the buffalo sauce

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National Assisted Living Week Line-up Sept 7th Grandparent’s Day Frankie Aucoin @ 10 Grandparents Ice
National Assisted Living Week Line-up
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