Ms. Fallon Nicole Mitchell is reigning as Queen Shona XXI for the 2017 Carnival Season. Mitchell is a native and resident of the St. Joseph Community in Franklin. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy and Valencia Mitchell.

The Krewe of Teche celebrated its 45th annual Coronation Ball on February 25, 2017 under the reign of King Quercus XLV Parrish Jude Segura and Queen Virginiana XLV Jeannie Thibodaux Segura.

Reigning over the 2017 Carnival Festivities of the Krewe of Sucrose are Mr. Randy Lee Hanagriff as King Sucrose LXXVII and Miss Kennedi Claire Walden as Queen Sugar LXXVII.

Rain forces early school closures; no flood reports so far

Workers install a backup pump Friday at the pump station near the Port of Morgan City. The station pumps water out low-lying Morgan City during heavy rain.

St. Mary Parish public schools, Immanuel Christian and Holy Cross Elementary will close at noon today and Central Catholic High will close at 11:45 a.m. because of the bad weather.

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GONZALES _ The No. 17 seed Hanson Memorial Tigers posted a 63-58 road victory over No. 16 seed Ascension Christian 63-58 in the first round of the Division IV playoffs.

Lifestyle

Versa Dore was given a gift by Bayou Vista Garden Club Vice President and Program Chairman Gloria Roy in appreciation for Dore’s presentation at the February Bayou Vista Garden Club meeting. Dore gave a presentation on backyard habitats.
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Louisiana Master Gardener Versa Dore was guest speaker at the Bayou Vista Garden Club February meeting.

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