Officials with St. Mary Parish Schools avoided trouble when they decided not to rely on a type of state aid that was subsequently cut. But question marks remain about how much school aid St. Mary can expect from the cash-strapped state government.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: In Class A Pat Pertuit placed first, Al Dodson took second place and Dudley Michel placed third.

Patterson horseshoe tournament winners

Sen. Bret Allain

Area legislators were the guests at a St. Mary Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday in Franklin. Representative Beryl A. Amedee, (Dist. 51) was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in November, 2015 and an “unprecedented” series of legislative sessions awaited.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: In Class A Pat Pertuit placed first, Al Dodson took second place and Dudley Michel placed third.

Sen. Bret Allain

Parish livestock show awards

Logan Hebert, above pictured with St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff, accepted awards for Champion Cross, Grand Champion Market Hog and Senior Awards-Picture Frame at the annual St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show awards banquet in Franklin. Zachary Hebert, below, accepted the award for Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog.

Principal makes case for keeping M.E. Norman

M.E. Norman parents and community members listen to Principal Shannon Hoffpauir discuss the findings and recommendations of a facility during Tuesday’s meeting on school closures in Norman’s cafeteria.
(The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

M.E. Norman Elementary Principal Shannon Hoffpauir spoke to parents and the community Tuesday about school closures in order to clarify issues recently mentioned in the media.

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Patterson Garden Club presented Dale and David Hartford with the June Yard of the Month award.

Obituaries

Funeral rites for James Reed Jr. of Baldwin, a native of Westwego, LA will be held on Friday, July 1, at 11 a.m., at Greater New Hope Baptist Church in Baldwin with the Rev.

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