Justin Edward Patterson may have mistaken Mikki Jay Dauntain, the man he allegedly shot to death in 2013 in Morgan City, for another person he believed was one of the people who robbed him six weeks earlier in the city of Patterson.

Food Net’s “Food for Families” drive is in full gear today. Locally, donations can be made at the following locations: Church of the Assumption’s parish hall, Main and Iberia streets, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Baldwin Fire Department, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Main Street, Baldwin; St. Joseph Catholic Church, Centerville, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please check the expiration dates on all canned goods that they are not expired. Monetary donations are also accepted.

After months of severe drought in the Southeast, St. Mary Parish finally received a considerable amount of rain over the weekend and into the early part of the week. Some street flooding occurred in Franklin during the heaviest rainfalls, and residents recorded between 9-10 inches of rain over the entire period. Below, Gene Burrell, left, and Ernest Otis, right, with the City of Franklin, work to try and clear drains from flooded streets.

Food Net’s “Food for Families” drive is in full gear today. Locally, donations can be made at the following locations: Church of the Assumption’s parish hall, Main and Iberia streets, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Baldwin Fire Department, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Main Street, Baldwin; St. Joseph Catholic Church, Centerville, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please check the expiration dates on all canned goods that they are not expired. Monetary donations are also accepted.

After months of severe drought in the Southeast, St. Mary Parish finally received a considerable amount of rain over the weekend and into the early part of the week. Some street flooding occurred in Franklin during the heaviest rainfalls, and residents recorded between 9-10 inches of rain over the entire period. Below, Gene Burrell, left, and Ernest Otis, right, with the City of Franklin, work to try and clear drains from flooded streets.

Leak injures worker

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, right, mans a roadblock with an unidentified deputy after a small chlorine spill was reported Monday around 10 a.m. at the Waterworks 5 plant near Verdunville. Approximately 38 homes were evacuated and one person was treated for minor injuries.

Dozens of people were evacuated from their homes near Verdunville after a small chlorine leak injured one person at the St. Mary Parish Water District 5 treatment plant yesterday.

Bethel dedicates Adullam home

Angie Spackman, who runs a similar home in Alabama, speaks Saturday at the dedication service for Bethel Pentecostal Fellowship's Adullam House.

PATTERSON — Louisiana, which jails a larger percentage of its citizens than any other state, has little more to offer the children of inmates than its foster care system.

(Updated) Sheriff: One injured, area evacuated after chlorine leak at Verdunville plant

Acadian Ambulance transported a Verdunville water plant employee to a hospital after the employee was directly exposed to chlorine. The area was evacuated temporarily while authorities worked to contain a chlorine leak. As of 12:43 p.m. Monday, residents had been allowed to go back to their homes. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Residents were evacuated and a worker was injured in Verdunville after a small chlorine occurred at a parish water plant Monday morning, according to a St.

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The Franklin Lady Hornets nudged past the Loreauville Lady Tigers 47-42 Tuesday at the FSHS Gym.
Loreauville held a slim 12-11 lead at the end of the first quarter.

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DEAR ABBY: My husband of five years has confessed to affairs that resulted in two children. I suspected that something was up when after a year of marriage he seemed distant.

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