A boil water advisory has been issued for St. Mary Parish Waterworks Dist. 5. The district encompasses the area from Red Cypress Road in Patterson to the east side of Franklin including Calumet, Verdunville, Centerville and Garden City.

Stephanie Atkins-Guidry

Franklin Foundation Hospital is currently under new management after Stephanie Atkins-Guidry accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer of the facility after a months-long process to replace interim CEO Craig Cudworth.
St. Mary Levee District commissioners will submit a formal request for the Bayou Chene Flood Control and Diversion Project’s inclusion in the state’s coastal master plan, weeks after the project was left out of a draft version of the plan.

Graduates finish sheriff’s academy training regiment

Sheriff’s training graduates are, from left to right, Captain Brian Charpentier, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Regional Training Academy Director; Officer Ben Darden, Chitimacha Tribal Police Department; Officer Tonya Burke, Chitimacha Tribal Police Department; Deputy Kevin Seidel, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office; Officer Joseph Trevigne V, Nicholls State University Police Department; Deputy Adam Robison, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office; Deputy Joshua Sylve, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office; Deputy Ryan Russo, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office; Deputy Walter Shepherd, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office; Corporal Dustin Crabtree, Academy Instructor; and Captain Joe Clements, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Regional Training Academy Assistant Director.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Regional Training Academy graduated eight of the 10 cadets who began training in August.

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Sports

With the start of the spring semester Wednesday, the defending Sun Belt Champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team resumed preparations for the 2017 season with spring practice at M.L.

Lifestyle

½ cup ketchup

2 Tbsp. packed brown sugar

1 lb. lean ground beef

½ lb. ground pork

½ cup baking mix

¼ tsp. pepper

¼ cup onion, finely chopped

Obituaries

Amos Leonard, 73, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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