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.
Andy Sninsky, 67, of Newport Beach, California, rides his bicycle Monday on Front Street in Morgan City. Sninsky is retracing the route he took in 1968 when he rode his bicycle across the country from California to New York. He is raising awareness about multiple myeloma, a cancer he was diagnosed with in 2008. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)
Andy Sninsky is living proof the human body can overcome adversity that may seem insurmountable.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert last week assigned members of the Marine Division to assist with flood recovery efforts in Grant Parish.
The St. Mary School Board votes to close elementary schools in Morgan City and Franklin to save more than $3 million per year. But the cost-cutting measure was controversial in both cities.
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.