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Patterson police are searching for one more suspect in a Monday night drive-by shooting that left a pedestrian with minor injuries to his leg, Police Chief Patrick LaSalle said. Authorities have already arrested three other suspects.

B. Edward Boudreaux Middle School Principal Magdalene Drexler with administration staff and Walmart representatives.

Story and Photos by COLIN MURPHEY The ceremonial ribbon was cut Tuesday at one area middle school to celebrate the opening of a new resource for educators that should help them and their students cope with behavioral issues when they arise in the classroom.


Story and Photos by ROGER EMILE STOUFF There were 92 competition dancers from 19 Native American Nations at the Third Annual Chitimacha Pow-wow Saturday at the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino-Hotel.

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B. Edward Boudreaux Middle School Principal Magdalene Drexler with administration staff and Walmart representatives.


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Two million words

Second-grade student Emmy Robison at Holy Cross Elementary has read more than 2 million words during the 2015-16 school year, earning her the top spot in the Holy Cross Elementary School Millionair

Morgan City police designate ‘Safe Exchange Zone’

Morgan City Police Detective Sgt. Ricky Hartley and Chief James Blair, right, stand next to a “Safe Exchange Location” sign last week when Morgan City police officially designated the police department on Myrtle Street as a safe site to make internet purchase exchanges or child custody exchanges. (Submitted photo)

Anyone looking for a safe place to pick up or deliver items from online transactions or to make child custody exchanges now has a site officially designated for those purposes in Morgan City.

B.I. Moody inducted into Hall of Fame

Flanked by sons Kevin, left, and Stephen, Crowley businessman Braxton “B.I.” Moody III is inducted into the Louisiana Political Museum’s Political Hall of Fame during ceremonies Saturday night in Lafayette.

Politicians and politicos from across the state were in Lafayette Saturday to honor the 2016 class of the Louisiana Political Museum’s Political Hall of Fame.

Chamber honors

The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce recognized State Farm agent John Cart of Bayou Vista on March 10 for 35 years in business. Cart, right, accepts a plaque from Chamber Chairman Bob Harrison..



Central Catholic's Chris Singleton carries the football during last week's contest. Singleton has rushed for more than a combined 300 yards and scored six touchdowns in the last two weeks since returning from an injury. Central Catholic will continue District 7-1A play Friday when it hosts Gueydan for homecoming.

Central Catholic will host Gueydan High School in a District 7-1A contest Friday that also is the Eagles’ homecoming game.


Evelyn Estay, left and Lisa Wilson, right, were hostesses for the Oct. 18 Patterson Garden Club meeting. With the hostesses is Juanita Bienvenu, club president.
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Patterson Garden Club held its meeting on Oct. 18 at the home of Iris Roy.

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