Officials with St. Mary Parish Schools avoided trouble when they decided not to rely on a type of state aid that was subsequently cut. But question marks remain about how much school aid St. Mary can expect from the cash-strapped state government.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: In Class A Pat Pertuit placed first, Al Dodson took second place and Dudley Michel placed third.

Patterson horseshoe tournament winners

Sen. Bret Allain

Area legislators were the guests at a St. Mary Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday in Franklin. Representative Beryl A. Amedee, (Dist. 51) was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in November, 2015 and an “unprecedented” series of legislative sessions awaited.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: In Class A Pat Pertuit placed first, Al Dodson took second place and Dudley Michel placed third.

Sen. Bret Allain

St. Mary schools hang on to driver's ed

St. Mary Parish Schools Secondary Instruction Supervisor Peter Boudreaux explains to board members the current status of the driver education program during Tuesday’s budget workshop meeting. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

CENTERVILLE—The St. Mary Parish School Board decided to keep driver education programs in high schools during Tuesday’s budget workshop. But four members wanted to discontinue the program.

Berwick council to consider golf cart ordinance

At Tuesday's Berwick council meeting, Councilman Duval Arthur discussed recent complaints he heard about kids driving golf carts on public streets in Renwick Subdivision and Country Club Estates. Berwick officials are considering introducing an ordinance to address the issue. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Concerns about kids driving golf carts on public streets have led town officials to consider drafting an ordinance addressing use of the vehicles.

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Patterson Garden Club presented Dale and David Hartford with the June Yard of the Month award.

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