Central Catholic and Grand Lake will play their Class 1A regional round playoff game today at 6 p.m. at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field. The teams originally were set to meet Saturday at Central Catholic's home field in Amelia, but that game was rained out.
May is Older Americans Month, and Mayors Donna Lanceslin of Baldwin and Raymond Harris Jr. of Franklin, and St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff recently signed a proclamation declaring the occasion. The St. Mary Council on Aging is moving to its new office in the former Blevins Building today.
Central Catholic High School's Class 1A regional round baseball contest set for today has been rained out and will be made up when a location is determined, Central Catholic coach Tyler Jensen said in a Facebook post.

St. Mary School Board votes to close Shannon, Hernandez elementaries

St. Mary Association of Educators members Brandan Trahan of Morgan City High, and Sherry Thompson, center, and Esther Hawkins of J.A. Hernandez hold fans showing their support for two elementary schools considered for closure at a special school board meeting Monday at the Central Office Complex. The board later voted to close both schools, M.D. Shannon and Hernandez, as a cost-cutting measure.

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CENTERVILLE -- By a pair of 7-4 votes Monday, the St. Mary Parish School Board carried through on plans to close M.D. Shannon Elementary in Morgan City and J.A.

Board takes up school closures

J.A. Hernandez in Franklin and M.D. Shannon in Morgan City are being considered for closure as a cost-cutting move for the St. Mary Parish school system. (Banner-Tribune photo)

The St. Mary Parish School Board will meet and vote today on the consolidation plans of J.A. Hernandez and M.D. Shannon elementary schools at the Central Office Complex in Centerville.

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Central Catholic and Grand Lake will play their Class 1A regional round playoff game today at 6 p.m. at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field.

Lifestyle

Hostesses for Bayou Vista Garden Club’s April meeting were Jeannie Lawrence, left, and Verdie Laws. They created the floral design, “Basket of Spring Friendship.”
--Submitted Photo

“All About Herbs” was the theme for the Bayou Vista Garden Club April meeting.

Obituaries

Joyce Marie Bergeron Buford, 89, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016 at Morgan City Healthcare Center.

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