Dr. Steven McPherson has been granted a 30-day extension through April on his contract with Franklin Foundation Hospital but Dr. Donna Tesi will be in a 90-day transition period beginning Wednesday.
The Broussard-Harris Committee hosted its 11th Annual Black Achievement Award Banquet Saturday, March 14 at Broussard-Harris Recreation Center. Among the 18 honorees were Thelma Phillips, above with family, and Shirley Boykins, below with family. The theme of the evening was “Dream with a Vision, Live with a Purpose.”
A locked gate may be placed toward the end of Cotten Road to prevent trash dumping and other illegal activities that may be taking place in a wooded area between the roadway and the Intracoastal Canal.

Woman arrested after fire at Plantation Inn

Brenda Lee Randle, 52, of Patterson, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia after a fire Tuesday at the Plantation Inn in Bayou Vista.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Bayou Vista and Berwick firefighters responded to a fire in a Plantation Inn room in Bayou Vista Tuesday morning.

Patterson mayor’s pay doubled

Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan speaks during Tuesday’s City Council meeting. The City Council voted a raise for the mayor.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The mayor’s salary and benefits slightly more than doubled Tuesday night over the previous salary with the City Council’s approval, the first time an increase to the mayor’s salary has occurred in

Frosty morning in St. Mary Parish

Frost was prevalent across St. Mary Parish this morning. The National Weather Service reported a low of 36 degrees was recorded at the Patterson airport. Lows of 27 Wednesday night and 33 Thursday night are in the forecast.. Tonight’s low is expected to be 43.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Frost was prevalent across St. Mary Parish this morning.

Fire at Bayou Vista hotel

Bayou Vista and Berwick firefighters responded to a hotel fire at the Plantation Inn in Bayou Vista Tuesday morning. Bayou Vista firefighter Josh Ashley said the 11:45 a.m. fire started in Room 110, destroying the room’s contents and causing moderate damage to the room. The origin and cause remain under investigation.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Bayou Vista and Berwick firefighters responded to a hotel fire at the Plantation Inn in Bayou Vista Tuesday morning. Bayou Vista firefighter Josh Ashley said the 11:45 a.m.

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The Morgan City High School girls bowling team will begin Bi Regional play Monday at Holiday Lanes in Bossier City. Morgan City is 12-1 this season. The team consists of, front row from left, Rylee Sartwell, Meghan Amador, Ali Tregle and Caroline Owens. On the back row, from left, are Alyssa Rich, Hannah Pipes, Laura Nolazco and Cayce Keton. Not pictured is Marissa Davis. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City High School girls’ bowling team and the Berwick High School boys’ bowling team both will continue their postseasons Monday as they compete in the Bi Regional round of the state bowl

Lifestyle

St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin presented keys to the parish during the St. Mary AARP March meeting. Sidney Boudreaux was honored for his 100th birthday, and St. Mary AARP Mardi Gras King and Queen Laurie Vining and Rebecca Vining were recognized. From left are Genevive and Sidney Boudreaux, St. Mary Parish Councilman Sterling Fryou, Rebecca Vining and Naquin. Laurie Vining was unable to attend.
--Mark Leonard Photos

St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting March 2 at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City, home of St. Mary AARP.

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