Maj. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis, adjutant general of the Louisiana National Guard, presents the Purple Heart combat decoration to Spc. Stephen E. Griffin, of Morgan City, during an official ceremony Saturday at Jackson Barracks in New Orleans. Griffin received the decoration for injuries he sustained when an improvised explosive device struck the convoy he was a member of while conducting convoy logistic operations in Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1084th Transportation Company in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
(U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Tarell J. Bilbo, 241st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
Four Louisiana National Guardsmen, including a Morgan City man, were presented the Purple Heart combat decoration Saturday at Jackson Barracks in New Orleans.
The Donaldsonville High School Tigers gained a 26-0 District 9-3A victory over the Franklin Senior High School Hornets Friday at J. C. Dry Stadium.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests:
Registrar of Voters Jolene Holcombe announced that books will close Wednesday for the general election Dec. 6.
St. Mary Community Action Agency Head Start students made “Healing Hands” banners in support of Head Start Awareness and Breast Cancer Awareness month. On Thursday, there was an official dedication to the radiation and cancer departments of Teche Regional Medical Center. One student from each center along with his father or father figure was selected to dedicate the banner to the hospital. From left, holding the banner, are David Teno, fatherhood coordinator and Jeff Beverly, director for St. Mary Community Action. From left, back row, are Debby Acosta, Oncologics Cancer Center; Marvin Young III, Baby Bear Head Start; Guy Jones Sr., Yogi Bear Head Start; Jamal Hartman, Cinderella Head Start; Ronald Billiot Jr., Tweety Bird Head Start; and Sabrina Roy, Teche Regional Medical Center. From left, front row, are James Young, Guy Jones Jr., Jamal Hartman Jr., and Ronald Billiot III.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thlelepape)
St. Mary Community Action Agency Head Start students made “Healing Hands” banners in support of Head Start Awareness and Breast Cancer Awareness month.