Many businesses in Port Sulphur have returned or are rebuilding.
By Aug. 26, he was healthy again and back at quarterback as Port Sulphur handily won an exhibition game.
For his senior year, he said he was considering a return to Port Sulphur, if the school is open.
Mackey, a junior, had started at quarterback as an eighth and ninth grader for Port Sulphur.
As an eighth grader, Recasner had played on Port Sulphur's 2002 championship team.
His family now lives in a trailer 30 miles north of Port Sulphur.
With the exception of the portion running through Port Sulphur, the entire highway is four lanes (although it is not controlled access).
They flew over Port Sulphur, with its great piers entrenched along the west bank.
A few miles below Port Sulphur they spotted an abandoned cannery with two barges tied up beside it.
He worries that debris removal, while considerable, has begun to stagnate in and around Port Sulphur.