• Issue of
  • May 17-23, 2005
  • Vol. 24, No. 125

News

  • The Bead Bill
  • The Bead Bill

    A proposal to make Carnival krewe items tax-exempt parades through the Legislature.
  • Frantz Escapes Chopping Block

    School predicted to re-open as a working elementary school in 2010 -- the 50th anniversary of its integration.
  • Changing the Game
  • Changing the Game

    When Ponchatoula native Earl Wilson died last month, he left a baseball legacy that includes breaking the infamous color barrier of the Boston Red Sox.
  • Berkman at the Bat
  • Berkman at the Bat

    A flag football injury sent the Houston Astros' Lance Berkman back to the minors for rehabbing. The climb back up passed through Zephyr Field.
  • Ready to Play
  • Ready to Play

    Michael Lewis profiles Newman's Billy Fitzgerald|a coach who isn't afraid to introduce kids to both heroics and failure.
  • Glory Days
  • Glory Days

    A new book about manager Tony La Russa comes up short, but histories of Satchel Paige and the turn-of-the-century New York Giants score hits.

Columns

  • The State of the Mayor

    If Mayor Ray Nagin can foster progress in the areas of public education and race relations, his tenure will be historic.

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