Officials with St. Mary Parish Schools avoided trouble when they decided not to rely on a type of state aid that was subsequently cut. But question marks remain about how much school aid St. Mary can expect from the cash-strapped state government.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: In Class A Pat Pertuit placed first, Al Dodson took second place and Dudley Michel placed third.

Patterson horseshoe tournament winners

Sen. Bret Allain

Area legislators were the guests at a St. Mary Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday in Franklin. Representative Beryl A. Amedee, (Dist. 51) was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in November, 2015 and an “unprecedented” series of legislative sessions awaited.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: In Class A Pat Pertuit placed first, Al Dodson took second place and Dudley Michel placed third.

Sen. Bret Allain

CAA at Rotary

St. Mary CAA Chief Executive Officer Almetra Franklin recently informed Franklin Rotary Club members of the programs that function under her administration which benefit people across St.

Great American Cleanup Day sponsored by Cabot

Cabot’s sponsored cleanup crew included Mayor Rodney Grogan of the City of Patterson; Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish Council member; Ryan Aucoin; Betty Jo Champagne; Mark Suellentrop, Canal Plant Facility General Manager; Didi Battle; Cindy Pusateri, Canal Plant; Ruthie Heard; Mayor Raymond Harris; Vel Minor; Ruth Ortego, Canal Plant; Scott Longon, Canal Plant; Nicole Eddlemon, Canal Plant; Jay Cunningham, Canal Plant; and Jose’ Luna-Becerra, Canal Plant. Not pictured: James Wilson, Canal Plant; Matt Barrilleaux, Franklin Foundation Hospital and Marguerite Robinson.

Keep America Beautiful recently launched the Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program.



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Patterson Garden Club presented Dale and David Hartford with the June Yard of the Month award.


For needy and senior citizens at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, 113 Federal Ave., Morgan City, noon, Saturday, July 2. For info call 985-384-6800.

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