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 St. Mary Parish Council recently approved and enacted a new parish ordinance regulating the use of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of the parish.

Morgan City’s Conner Daigle gets around Patterson’s Billy Jack Caldwell to advance to second base safely during Morgan City’s 14-3 victory at the Double AA (7-8-year-old) District 3 Tournament at Caffery Park in Franklin Thursday, while Patterson’s Zeph Brinlee covers second base. Area play will continue this weekend when St. Mary Central takes on Thibodaux at 5:30 p.m., followed by Patterson meeting Franklin at 6:45 p.m. On Saturday, St. Mary Central will face Morgan City at 10 a.m., followed by Thibodaux and Patterson at 11:30 a.m. Franklin will face Morgan City at 1 p.m. and the tournament will conclude with St. Mary Central meeting Patterson at 2:30 p.m. Look for a recap of the tournament’s games in Monday’s newspaper. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

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)

Morgan City’s Conner Daigle gets around Patterson’s Billy Jack Caldwell to advance to second base safely during Morgan City’s 14-3 victory at the Double AA (7-8-year-old) District 3 Tournament at Caffery Park in Franklin Thursday, while Patterson’s Zeph Brinlee covers second base. Area play will continue this weekend when St. Mary Central takes on Thibodaux at 5:30 p.m., followed by Patterson meeting Franklin at 6:45 p.m. On Saturday, St. Mary Central will face Morgan City at 10 a.m., followed by Thibodaux and Patterson at 11:30 a.m. Franklin will face Morgan City at 1 p.m. and the tournament will conclude with St. Mary Central meeting Patterson at 2:30 p.m. Look for a recap of the tournament’s games in Monday’s newspaper. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Chamber recognizes St. Mary Outreach for 30 years of service

St. Mary Outreach Executive Director Brenda Liner accepts a plaque from St. Mary Chamber of Commerce Chairman Bob Harrison recognizing St. Mary Outreach for 30 years in service. The award was presented during the Chamber’s legislative breakfast today.

St. Mary Outreach Executive Director Brenda Liner accepts a plaque from St. Mary Chamber of Commerce Chairman Bob Harrison recognizing St. Mary Outreach for 30 years in service.

Legislators: Most of budget gap closed, but still disappointed

State Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, speaks this morning at the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce’s legislative breakfast. Next to Allain are Rep. Beryl Amedee, R-Gray, and Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin. The Legislature finished its three-week special budget session Wednesday filling all but $32 million of the 2015-16 budget shortfall. The state still has about an $800 million projected shortfall for the 2016-17 fiscal year, Allain said. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Area legislators left the state’s special legislative session Wednesday frustrated despite the Legislature closing all but roughly $30 million of the state’s budget gap for the next four months, se

South Louisiana crop dusters gather in Jennings for clinic

Brent Broussard, above left, a pesticide inspector with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, monitors the speed of a helicopter during an agriculture aviation fly-in clinic Wednesday at the Jennings Airport. Mike Satterfield of Cane Helicopter Services in Franklin was piloting the helicopter. For wet testing, above right, small pieces of paper were mounted on rods in a pattern on the ground. Pilots then flew over the spread, spraying water with red dye over the arrangement.

When most people think crop dusting, yellow airplanes buzzing low over rice fields come to mind, but those aren’t the only craft used for taking care of agriculture crops.

Council on Aging addresses Berwick town council meeting

St. Mary Council on Aging Executive Director Beverly Domengeaux addresses Berwick's mayor and council members about the organization's budget cuts for 2017 and senior care issues at the monthly town meeting.
(The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

In spite of the financial crisis the state is undergoing, for 47 years the St. Mary Council on Aging continues to figure out ways to take care of the seniors in this parish, St.

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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.

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NEW ORLEANS — French Quarter Festivals Inc. announces a major move for Satchmo SummerFest presented by Chevron: the 16th annual event will take place in Jackson Square Aug. 5-7.

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July 25, 1940- June 22, 2016
Judith Ann Belanger Vining, 75, a resident of Calumet, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans.

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