Leaders Against Litter met at Drinkwater Products in Garden City recently in advance of the March 13 initiative. From back left are Jon Eeinigenburgh, Didi Battle, Craig Brentlinger, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Baldwin Mayor Donna Lanceslin.

Leaders throughout St. Mary Parish are joining Keep St. Mary Beautiful to participate in the second annual “Leaders Against Litter” event March 13. Keep St. Mary Beautiful is one of 23 Keep Louisiana Beautiful affiliate communities across the state selected to host this statewide “litter-thon.”

The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Long after the last taillight from a visitor’s car that attended the 10th Annual Eagle Expo last weekend faded down the highway, it occurred to me we’ll still be here. By that, I mean every one of us has a responsibility to take care of the little piece of eagle heaven that surrounds Berwick Bay.

Ryleigh Dunn was feeding the squirrels while enjoying the warm weather Wednesday before it came to an end this morning at the Victor Guarisco Lake End Park in Morgan City.
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Staff and wire reports Just when you thought it was safe to go back in your flip-flops. After Wednesday’s 80-degree weather, winter returned with a howl this morning. The temperature plunged into the 30s, and gusty winds raked the Tri-City area.

Leaders Against Litter met at Drinkwater Products in Garden City recently in advance of the March 13 initiative. From back left are Jon Eeinigenburgh, Didi Battle, Craig Brentlinger, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Baldwin Mayor Donna Lanceslin.

The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Ryleigh Dunn was feeding the squirrels while enjoying the warm weather Wednesday before it came to an end this morning at the Victor Guarisco Lake End Park in Morgan City.
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Patterson gets 'paddle trail' designation

Connie Castille, executive director of the Teche Project, speaks about the new Bayou Teche Paddle Trail during Tuesday's Patterson city council meeting.
Zach Fitzgerald/Daily Review

PATTERSON — The city received recognition Tuesday as part of the Bayou Teche Paddle Trail, a designation that allows communities along the trail to develop a “recreational economy” along the waterw

DOTD prepares for another round of winter weather

Morning fog has been the rule this week in the Tri-City area. Beginning Wednesday night, the temperature will turn sharply lower and may be as low as 31 degrees by Friday morning.
Daily Review/Bill Decker

BATON ROUGE -- As forecasts indicate wintry weather conditions could impact northern and central Louisiana, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development urges motorists to use cautio

Morgan City businesses grow into new homes

Wavil McKee cleans the tracks of equipment being used to prepare a site Monday for new construction on Marguerite and Elm streets in Morgan City. The new 8,000-square-foot facility will house two tenants, Anytime Fitness and Advance Physical Therapy.
Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Anytime Fitness and Advance Physical Therapy are slated to move from their locations already in Morgan City to behind Morgan City Junior High School at the corner of Marguerite and Elm streets.

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DEAR ABBY: My husband and I are both Caucasian. Recently, we adopted a beautiful mixed-race baby girl. She’s Vietnamese, African-American and Hispanic.

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Ashton, LA - Homegoing Services for Paulfrey “Boolay” James Jackson Sr., 79, will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 7, 2015, at Macedonia Baptist Church in Ashton.

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