Casey Crappell of Berwick was named interim St. Mary Parish Councilman for Dist. 6 Wednesday during the parish council’s monthly meeting. Assistant District Attorney and parish legal counsel Eric Duplantis administered the oath. Crappell, pictured with his mother Penny, will serve until an election is held Oct. 14, with a runoff if necessary on Nov. 18. Qualifying for that election will be April 12-14. Crappell takes the seat vacated by Councilman Gabriel Beadle, who won the Dist. 10 at-large seat in April.
How the Franklin Canal flood control structure operates in tidal surges as opposed to rain events remains a work in progress.
Councilman Craig Mathews urged St. Mary Parish leaders to “rise to the occasion” to help the Town of Baldwin survive a severe financial crisis.
The Daily Review's Geoff Stoute talks with Berwick baseball coach John Menard and two of his players about the upcoming state semifinal matchup.
BERWICK — Ordinances were center stage at the Berwick Town Council meeting Tuesday. The council set drainage fees and millage rates were adopted and two new ordinances were introduced.