Leaders Against Litter met at Drinkwater Products in Garden City recently in advance of the March 13 initiative. From back left are Jon Eeinigenburgh, Didi Battle, Craig Brentlinger, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Baldwin Mayor Donna Lanceslin.

Leaders throughout St. Mary Parish are joining Keep St. Mary Beautiful to participate in the second annual “Leaders Against Litter” event March 13. Keep St. Mary Beautiful is one of 23 Keep Louisiana Beautiful affiliate communities across the state selected to host this statewide “litter-thon.”

The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Long after the last taillight from a visitor’s car that attended the 10th Annual Eagle Expo last weekend faded down the highway, it occurred to me we’ll still be here. By that, I mean every one of us has a responsibility to take care of the little piece of eagle heaven that surrounds Berwick Bay.

Ryleigh Dunn was feeding the squirrels while enjoying the warm weather Wednesday before it came to an end this morning at the Victor Guarisco Lake End Park in Morgan City.
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Staff and wire reports Just when you thought it was safe to go back in your flip-flops. After Wednesday’s 80-degree weather, winter returned with a howl this morning. The temperature plunged into the 30s, and gusty winds raked the Tri-City area.

Leaders Against Litter met at Drinkwater Products in Garden City recently in advance of the March 13 initiative. From back left are Jon Eeinigenburgh, Didi Battle, Craig Brentlinger, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Baldwin Mayor Donna Lanceslin.

The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Ryleigh Dunn was feeding the squirrels while enjoying the warm weather Wednesday before it came to an end this morning at the Victor Guarisco Lake End Park in Morgan City.
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Bayou Vista Blue Star Memorial vandalized

The Blue Star Memorial, left, in Bayou Vista, was found over the Memorial Day weekend on the ground, the victim of vandals, Detective Traci Landry, St. Mary Parish sheriff’s spokeswoman said.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of the Bayou Vista Garden Club)

After a couple years of saving and looking for the right restoration contractor, the Bayou Vista Garden Club had its Blue Star Memorial refurbished two weeks ago.

College to send 3 to national competition

Six students represented South Central Louisiana Technical College – Young Memorial campus at regional competition May 8 and 9 in Lafayette. Four of the students placed with medals in the competition and three of them will advance to national competition in Kansas City, Mo., from June 22 to 28. From left, Michalea Balli, nursing program head Beverly Henn, Katie Cook, Travis Brown, Kole Fluke, Brice Daigle, Austin Vining and HVAC instructor Anthony Baham. Balli, Cook and Daigle will advance to the finals, and Vinning got a bronze medal in Lafayette.
(Submitted Photo)

A South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus contingent traveled to a Skills USA state competition in Lafayette on May 8 and 9 and returned with four students claiming medals,

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Ashton, LA - Homegoing Services for Paulfrey “Boolay” James Jackson Sr., 79, will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 7, 2015, at Macedonia Baptist Church in Ashton.

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