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

Sheriff’s academy graduates

From top left, Deputy Eriq Blanchard of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office received the Physical Fitness Award for the highest score in athletic performance; Officer Jordan Fabre of the Nicholls Police Department received the Firearms Performance (Top Gun) Award for the highest score in firearms performance; and Deputy Ryan Aucoin of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office was presented with the John Kahl Sr. Award of Excellence. This award is presented to a deputy who achieves the highest academic scores. Below, from back left, are Jared Palmature, SMPSO; Ryan Veillion, SMPSO; Eriq Blanchard, SMPSO; Aaron Fetty, SMPSO; McCloures Manuel, Franklin Police Department; Latanuia Perry, Jeanerette Police Department; Jimmy Stinnett, SMPSO; Ryan Aucoin, SMPSO; and Jordan Fabre, Nicholls Police Department.

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy graduated nine of the 12 cadets who began training in February.

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

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