St. Mary Levee District commissioners will submit a formal request for the Bayou Chene Flood Control and Diversion Project’s inclusion in the state’s coastal master plan, weeks after the project was left out of a draft version of the plan.
The first meeting in 2017 of the St. Mary Parish Council saw a changing of the guard on Wednesday as Councilman Paul P. Naquin Jr was elected chairman of the group replacing former chairman Kevin Voisin who was subsequently elected vice-chairman of the council.

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St. Mary Parish Schools announced Wednesday its three winners of the Students of the Year competition. They all hail from schools in Berwick.

First responders, public have fun day in the park

Louisiana State Police Troop C Tfc. Jesse LaGrange operates a vehicle rollover simulator that shows what happens when someone isn’t wearing a seatbelt during Saturday's Night Out Against Crime at Lawrence Park in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Several first-responder agencies were on hand Saturday afternoon at Lawrence Park for a fun day filled with games, food, music, demonstrations and safety information.

‘Life Chain’ starts Right to Life Month

The Rev. Herb Bennerfield of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson speaks to participants of Sunday’s Life Chain. At right is the Most Rev. J. Douglas Deshotel, bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Over a hundred people lined U.S. 90 Sunday afternoon with signs for the annual pro-life Life Chain to kick off Right to Life Month.

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Sports

With the start of the spring semester Wednesday, the defending Sun Belt Champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team resumed preparations for the 2017 season with spring practice at M.L.

Lifestyle

2 refrigerator rolled pie crusts

4 oz. fresh goat cheese

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Using a 3-inch round cookie cutter, cut out 16 circles from pie crusts.

Obituaries

Mrs. Nancy Harris Carter, 84, a native and resident of Morgan City, Louisiana, died Jan. 7, 2017.

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