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.

Meador: Colleges working together, but merger not planned

Earl Meador, regional director for South Central Louisiana Technical College and chancellor of Fletcher Technical Community College, speaks during Monday’s St. Mary Industrial Group meeting at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

South Central Louisiana Technical College and Fletcher Technical Community College are partnering to share administrative costs and faculty members, but administrators have no plans to merge the tw

Bayou Vista park work

Robert Bourgeois plugs in a pump to drain water from the weekend rain Monday at the Bayou Vista Park. M&H Builders in Thibodaux is constructing an 18-hole mini-golf course, a beginner’s addition to the existing skate park, and an 18-foot splash pad in addition to a golf course clubhouse and party room and an outdoor pavilion. The $1.5 million project is scheduled for completion around Labor Day, according to St. Mary Recreation District 3 Chairman Stan Robison.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Robert Bourgeois plugs in a pump to drain water from the weekend rain Monday at the Bayou Vista Park.

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Sports

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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