Mark Bernucho of Control Fire & Safety in Morgan City holds his Ocean Signal personal locator beacon in his right hand. Bernucho used the beacon Friday after his boat’s engine failed at Point au Fer Island near the Gulf. A Coast Guard helicopter responded and lowered the radio in Bernucho’s left hand to him on a weighted line.
They’re small, bright and fit into the palm.
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St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests:
St. Mary Community Action Agency Inc. will hold its 48th Annual Membership Committee Meeting May 15.
Though meteorologists are forecasting a below average year for hurricane activity in the Atlantic, one big storm can make a season.
PATTERSON — So far, city officials have cut the projected 2015-16 budget by roughly 4 percent and hope to trim a little more from the budget to meet Mayor Rodney Grogan’s request for a 5 percent, a