The Patterson 10U All-Stars finished as state runner-up at this past weekend’s Louisiana Babe Ruth State Tournament in Brusly. Team members include, sitting from left, Kamille Lightfoot, Bryleigh DeHart and Addie Lovell. On the second row, from left, are Kaylee Vining, Laila Dugar, Rylie Chassion and Riley Trahan. On the third row, from left, are Hilary Pillaro, Hailey Skiles, Mikah Ortiz, Olivia Black, Maggie Lemoine and Ana Vaccarella. On the back row, from left, are assistant coaches Mike Ortiz and Patrick Skiles and head coach Harris DeHart. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrick Skiles)

The Patterson 10U All-Stars made an impressive run through the Louisiana Babe Ruth State Tournament en route to a runner-up finish Sunday in Brusly. After opening its tournament action with a 19-0 win against Westside Friday, Patterson fell Friday evening to St. Charles, 3-0.
Franklin’s inaugural “First Thursday” event is this week. The downtown promotion will be Thursday beginning at 1 p.m.
A woman and her 10-year-old son were displaced after a fire broke out at their rented residence at 411 Nora St. Monday morning. Franklin Fire Chief Chuck Bourgeois said the fire was reported at 7:41 a.m. Response time was 3 minutes with heavy smoke and flames showing on the left side of the brick house upon arrival.

The Patterson 10U All-Stars finished as state runner-up at this past weekend’s Louisiana Babe Ruth State Tournament in Brusly. Team members include, sitting from left, Kamille Lightfoot, Bryleigh DeHart and Addie Lovell. On the second row, from left, are Kaylee Vining, Laila Dugar, Rylie Chassion and Riley Trahan. On the third row, from left, are Hilary Pillaro, Hailey Skiles, Mikah Ortiz, Olivia Black, Maggie Lemoine and Ana Vaccarella. On the back row, from left, are assistant coaches Mike Ortiz and Patrick Skiles and head coach Harris DeHart. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrick Skiles)

St. Mary Foundation awards grants

The St. Mary Parish Foundation, an affiliate of Community Foundation of Acadiana, awards $15,700 to local schools and nonprofit organizations through a competitive grant cycle. From back left are Dr. Derrick White, West St. Mary High School principal; Craig Thomson, SMPF board member; Brian Thorguson, SMPF board member; Al Lippman, SMPF board member; Danielle Grow, Hattie Watts Elementary teacher; Greg Hamer, SMPF chair; Carey Martin, West St. Mary High School counselor; Maria Robison, Chez Hope, Inc. child advocate; Tonya Hills, Hattie Watts Elementary teacher; Kim Stansbury, City Court of Morgan City Juvenile Services Division; Alice Pecoraro, SMPF board member; Rebecca Harris, M.D. Shannon Elementary School principal; Phyllis Glover, M.D. Shannon Elementary School librarian; Frank S. Guarisco, SMPF board member; Dr. Teresa Bagwell, St. Mary Parish Schools interim superintendent; Gerrie Byrne, Central Catholic High School curriculum director; Cherrise Picard, Chez Hope, Inc. executive director; Sheryl Gibbons, Hattie Watts Elementary principal; Kathleen L. Bailey, SMPF board member; Charlotte Mahfouz, SMPF board member; Janice C. LeBlanc, SMPF board member; Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach, LLC executive director. Not pictured are Holy Cross Elementary; Larry J. Callais, SMPF secretary; Marshall W. Guidry, SMPF vice-chair; Patrick O. Little, SMPF board member; Karen Melancon, SMPF board member; Dr. Donna Tesi, SMPF immediate past chair.

The St. Mary Parish Foundation, an affiliate of Community Foundation of Acadiana, recently awarded $15,700 to schools and nonprofit organizations in St.

Berwick moves to collect past-due property taxes

Shrimp and Petroleum Festival board member Rodney Grow, center, speaks during Tuesday’s Berwick Town Council meeting. Also pictured are Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Executive Director Darby Isham and festival board member Louis Tamporello.

BERWICK — Town officials moved forward with plans Tuesday to collect about $7,000 in delinquent taxes over the past three years.

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The Patterson 10U All-Stars finished as state runner-up at this past weekend’s Louisiana Babe Ruth State Tournament in Brusly. Team members include, sitting from left, Kamille Lightfoot, Bryleigh DeHart and Addie Lovell. On the second row, from left, are Kaylee Vining, Laila Dugar, Rylie Chassion and Riley Trahan. On the third row, from left, are Hilary Pillaro, Hailey Skiles, Mikah Ortiz, Olivia Black, Maggie Lemoine and Ana Vaccarella. On the back row, from left, are assistant coaches Mike Ortiz and Patrick Skiles and head coach Harris DeHart. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrick Skiles)

The Patterson 10U All-Stars made an impressive run through the Louisiana Babe Ruth State Tournament en route to a runner-up finish Sunday in Brusly.

Lifestyle

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Bayou Vista Garden Club placed wreaths at the Blue Star Memorial Marker and at the Bayou Vista Community Center to commemorate Memorial Day in May. Gloria Roy designed and placed the wreaths.

Obituaries

Lorena C. Ledoux, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 29, 2015, at the age 81.

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