Republicans in the Louisiana House of Representatives say they have gathered enough signatures to suspend Gov. John Bel Edwards’ COVID-19 emergency declaration for seven days.
Fourteen new COVID cases, 10 of them in St. Martin, and one new fatality in St. Mary were reported for three local parishes Friday by the Louisiana Office of Public Health.
While things will be curtailed due to the effects of COVID-19, Red Ribbon Week in St. Mary Parish will go on.
A Louisiana Senate committee has killed two House of Representatives-passed measures that sought to chip away at the state’s COVID-19 restrictions.
St. Mary football fans will be able to turn out for high school games in larger numbers after the relaxation of crowd size limits for outdoor sporting events.