Patterson High teacher and coach Brandon Harden resigned today as an employee of St. Mary Parish schools. St. Mary Superintendent Leonard Armato only confirmed Harden’s resignation was effective immediately and stated it was received today. He did not comment beyond that.

Below from left are Jared Ross and Tammilee Kelly, assistant principals at Centerville High School; Deputy Walter Shepherd and Sergeant Oscar West, school resource officers; Chief of Staff Gary Driskell; Centerville High School Principal Kristina Estay; Detective Whytley Jones; Captain Sennet Wiggins; Detective Beau Martin, also pictured above; and Morgan City Fire Department Assistant Chief Daniel Clemons.

Working through school resource officers with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office, principals of J.S. Aucoin Elementary and Centerville High School held active shooter response drills for faculty.

St. Mary seniors play bingo Wednesday at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

A recent WalletHub study ranks Louisiana overall as No. 8 in the nation with the best elder-abuse protections. But even with the best protections, St. Mary seniors are still cautioned to be proactive protecting themselves, even when it comes to family.

Below from left are Jared Ross and Tammilee Kelly, assistant principals at Centerville High School; Deputy Walter Shepherd and Sergeant Oscar West, school resource officers; Chief of Staff Gary Driskell; Centerville High School Principal Kristina Estay; Detective Whytley Jones; Captain Sennet Wiggins; Detective Beau Martin, also pictured above; and Morgan City Fire Department Assistant Chief Daniel Clemons.

St. Mary seniors play bingo Wednesday at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

CAA at Rotary

St. Mary CAA Chief Executive Officer Almetra Franklin recently informed Franklin Rotary Club members of the programs that function under her administration which benefit people across St.

Great American Cleanup Day sponsored by Cabot

Cabot’s sponsored cleanup crew included Mayor Rodney Grogan of the City of Patterson; Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish Council member; Ryan Aucoin; Betty Jo Champagne; Mark Suellentrop, Canal Plant Facility General Manager; Didi Battle; Cindy Pusateri, Canal Plant; Ruthie Heard; Mayor Raymond Harris; Vel Minor; Ruth Ortego, Canal Plant; Scott Longon, Canal Plant; Nicole Eddlemon, Canal Plant; Jay Cunningham, Canal Plant; and Jose’ Luna-Becerra, Canal Plant. Not pictured: James Wilson, Canal Plant; Matt Barrilleaux, Franklin Foundation Hospital and Marguerite Robinson.

Keep America Beautiful recently launched the Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program.

New rules for children: Centers will be graded based on instructional quality

Barney and Baby Bop day care center owners Michael and Georgia Ford, of Patterson, ask Louisiana Department of Education Policy Analyst Nasha Patel and program consultant Kaye Eichler questions about early childhood accountability changes for the 2016-17 school year. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

LAFAYETTE — The Louisiana Department of Education held its last series of roundtable discussions Tuesday in Lafayette informing early childhood professionals about preliminary performance results a

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BALDWIN _ Jason Pierre scored four of his game-high 15 points in the fourth quarter, leading the West St.

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Amanda Carter and Richard Romaire III
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Mr. and Mrs. Brian Cave of Mount Juliet, Tennessee, wish to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amanda Nicole Carter, to Richard Luke Romaire III, son of Mr.

Obituaries

January 16, 1948- December 6, 2016
Frank S. Maddix, 68, a resident of Stephensville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

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