St. Mary Parish junior high and high schools get a head start on the 2016-17 school year by hosting orientations this week for parents and students.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the Narcotics Division made the following arrests:
Young kayakers churn up Bayou Teche in Breaux Bridge during Petit Tour du Teche 2015. This year’s day of youth racing put on by Tour du Teche is set for Saturday, Aug. 6. Registration is open and can be made online via https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=59680. (Tour du Teche photo)
Registration is open for Petit Tour du Teche, youth races in Bayou Teche at Parc des Ponts de Pont Breaux. The event is Saturday, Aug. 6.
Jamie Robison, Franklin City Council Dist. A, was unopposed during qualifying last week.
More than 50 barbecue enthusiasts participated in St. Mary Chamber of Commerce-sponsored cook-off that featured competitive cooking teams, corporate teams and St. Mary Parish teams, and a children’s competition. The many teams included Smokin’ D’s Barbecue, top photo, composed of Chris Watts, left, and DeWitt Watts. (The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears)
Rain early on Saturday didn’t dampen the turnout or the cooks’ spirits during the Fifth Annual Bayou BBQ Bash held under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City.
The Berwick Police Department and Berwick Volunteer Fire Department blocked access Monday afternoon to the levee at Rose Street and River Road after officials found a small amount of mercury on the