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

Police Reports 4-25-16

Bennie Charles, 31, of 1405 North Third St., Morgan City, was arrested Friday at 11:11 a.m. and charged on a warrant for failure to comply with the conditions of probation. Charles was transferred to another facility for housing.

Morgan City levee improvements to start soon

St. Mary Parish Levee District Executive Director Tim Matte speaks during Thursday's levee district meeting. Levee officials discussed the Morgan City Levee Improvements Project, which will start construction this summer. Officials say the project will keep flood insurance rates from skyrocketing in Morgan City.

Work is set to begin in about a month on the first phase of construction for the $18 million Morgan City Levee Improvements Project aimed at preventing some residents' flood insurance rates from sk

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

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