April 15, 1936 ~ April 30, 2016 Lodger J. Segura, a native of Erath and longtime resident of Franklin, passed away at the age of 80, on Saturday, at 11:47 a.m., at his home surrounded by his family following a brief illness.
Cadets at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy recently attended a course given by the Chez Hope Family Violence Crisis Center on recognizing domestic abuse. Members of Chez Hope explained victim notification laws and processes as well as how deputies can refer victims to the services they need.
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.

Police Reports 3-3-16

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests:
Matthew Strubb, 18, of 1803 Canal Drive, Franklin, was arrested Wednesday at 9:33 a.m. and charged with illegal possession of stolen things. No bail was set.

Parish livestock show awards

Logan Hebert, above pictured with St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff, accepted awards for Champion Cross, Grand Champion Market Hog and Senior Awards-Picture Frame at the annual St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show awards banquet in Franklin. Zachary Hebert, below, accepted the award for Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog.

Principal makes case for keeping M.E. Norman

M.E. Norman parents and community members listen to Principal Shannon Hoffpauir discuss the findings and recommendations of a facility during Tuesday’s meeting on school closures in Norman’s cafeteria.
(The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

M.E. Norman Elementary Principal Shannon Hoffpauir spoke to parents and the community Tuesday about school closures in order to clarify issues recently mentioned in the media.




CENTERVILLE PITCHER Ashton Landry receives an academic all-state award at the state tournament for maintaining a 4.0 average during her high school career.


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.

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