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John Jack is pictured here in the main picture during his first year of coaching the Mamou Demon basketball program in 1985. That year he led his team to the state finals against White Castle. He retired following the playoff loss this season to Madison High. He spent 37 years at Mamou as a player and a coach. (Photo courtesy of Gabrielle Jack) In the inset picture, is John Jack as he looks today standing in the Mamou High School Gym. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

At the end of the measuring stick

Nowadays it is extremely rare for basketball coaches like John Wooden at UCLA and Dean Smith at North Carolina to spend their entire career at one school.

Shown in the map above is the route of the proposed 96-mile pipeline that would run from a proposed liquefied natural gas facility in Calcasieu Parish to a point southeast of Ville Platte. The plans would also call for a compressor station in the Basile and Mamou areas that are shown as a triangle on the map. (Map courtesy of Driftwood Pipeline, LLC)

Pipeline company proposes laying a pipeline through Evangeline Parish

A proposed pipeline running from a liquefied natural gas facility in Calcasieu Parish to a point southeast of Ville Platte is in the works as Driftwood Pipeline, LLC, is investigating its developme

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