Morgan City’s city court judge expects a new state law to ensure city court always has a public defender due to recent funding concerns on the district court level.

The Patterson 10U All-Stars won the Louisiana Babe Ruth League State Tournament Saturday in Kenner after finishing with a 5-0 mark. Team members include, kneeling from left, Layla Richoux, Charlotte Calais, Kyla Samuels,
Makayla Theriot, Bryleigh DeHart and Emily Lipari. On the middle row, from left, are Hannah Domingue, Rylie Chasson, Madison Gray, Amaya Williams, Laila Dugar and Kamille Lightfoot. On the back row, from left, are assistant coach Jeff Lipari, head coach Harris DeHart and assistant coach Jonathan Lightfoot. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Harris DeHart)

The Patterson 10U All-Stars were perfect at the Louisiana Babe Ruth League State Tournament, winning the 10U title Saturday in Kenner after finishing the tournament with a 5-0 mark. Patterson outscored its opponents 51-7.

The Patterson 10U All-Stars won the Louisiana Babe Ruth League State Tournament Saturday in Kenner after finishing with a 5-0 mark. Team members include, kneeling from left, Layla Richoux, Charlotte Calais, Kyla Samuels,
Makayla Theriot, Bryleigh DeHart and Emily Lipari. On the middle row, from left, are Hannah Domingue, Rylie Chasson, Madison Gray, Amaya Williams, Laila Dugar and Kamille Lightfoot. On the back row, from left, are assistant coach Jeff Lipari, head coach Harris DeHart and assistant coach Jonathan Lightfoot. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Harris DeHart)

St. Mary School Board votes to close Shannon, Hernandez elementaries

St. Mary Association of Educators members Brandan Trahan of Morgan City High, and Sherry Thompson, center, and Esther Hawkins of J.A. Hernandez hold fans showing their support for two elementary schools considered for closure at a special school board meeting Monday at the Central Office Complex. The board later voted to close both schools, M.D. Shannon and Hernandez, as a cost-cutting measure.

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CENTERVILLE -- By a pair of 7-4 votes Monday, the St. Mary Parish School Board carried through on plans to close M.D. Shannon Elementary in Morgan City and J.A.

Board takes up school closures

J.A. Hernandez in Franklin and M.D. Shannon in Morgan City are being considered for closure as a cost-cutting move for the St. Mary Parish school system. (Banner-Tribune photo)

The St. Mary Parish School Board will meet and vote today on the consolidation plans of J.A. Hernandez and M.D. Shannon elementary schools at the Central Office Complex in Centerville.

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The Patterson 10U All-Stars won the Louisiana Babe Ruth League State Tournament Saturday in Kenner after finishing with a 5-0 mark. Team members include, kneeling from left, Layla Richoux, Charlotte Calais, Kyla Samuels,
Makayla Theriot, Bryleigh DeHart and Emily Lipari. On the middle row, from left, are Hannah Domingue, Rylie Chasson, Madison Gray, Amaya Williams, Laila Dugar and Kamille Lightfoot. On the back row, from left, are assistant coach Jeff Lipari, head coach Harris DeHart and assistant coach Jonathan Lightfoot. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Harris DeHart)

The Patterson 10U All-Stars were perfect at the Louisiana Babe Ruth League State Tournament, winning the 10U title Saturday in Kenner after finishing the tournament with a 5-0 mark.

Obituaries

Cynthia Marie Ballet, 63, a native and resident of Berwick, Louisiana, passed away at 11:42 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2016, at the Patterson Health-care Center in Patterson, Louisiana.

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