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

Morgan City Police seek identity of attempted theft suspects

Morgan City Police are seeking the identity of several subjects allegedly involved in an attempted theft from a business in the Front Street area. (Photos courtesy of Morgan City Police)

Morgan City Police detectives are asking the public's help identifying the subjects pictured, who were allegedly involved in the attempted theft at a business near the Front Street area of Morgan C

Sponsors for Hats & High Rollers

The Junior Auxiliary of East St. Mary Hats & High Rollers Casino Night will be Saturday. The sponsors include, from top to bottom, MC Electric Inc, with Tiffany Cardinale of the Junior Auxiliary and Cody Cardinale with MC Electric Inc.; NOV Grant Prideco, with Mary Kathryn Skiles of the Junior Auxiliary and Brandon Deshotel, plant manager at NOV Grant Prideco; G&J, with Jennifer Loupe of the Junior Auxiliary and Erik Lind with G&J; and the Law Office of Ramsey, Skiles, and Streva, with Mary Kathryn Skiles and Patrick Skiles of the law firm. To purchase tickets, email

Wear Pink Day!

Bayou Vista Elementary supported Morgan City High School efforts to raise funds for breast cancer by hosting a Wear Pink Day! Students wore pink shirts and jeans for $2. Pictured is fourth-grade teacher Heather Crappell with several students. (Submitted Photo)



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


For needy and senior citizens at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, 113 Federal Ave., Morgan City, noon, Saturday, July 2. For info call 985-384-6800.

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Phone: 985-384-8370
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