Officials with St. Mary Parish Schools avoided trouble when they decided not to rely on a type of state aid that was subsequently cut. But question marks remain about how much school aid St. Mary can expect from the cash-strapped state government.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: In Class A Pat Pertuit placed first, Al Dodson took second place and Dudley Michel placed third.

Patterson horseshoe tournament winners

Sen. Bret Allain

Area legislators were the guests at a St. Mary Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday in Franklin. Representative Beryl A. Amedee, (Dist. 51) was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in November, 2015 and an “unprecedented” series of legislative sessions awaited.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: In Class A Pat Pertuit placed first, Al Dodson took second place and Dudley Michel placed third.

Sen. Bret Allain

Lady Chops: Reading with a rhythm

Elizabeth “Lady Chops” Vidos leads the Girl Power United band as they play musical instruments Tuesday at the St. Mary Parish Library in Centerville. Vidos is participating in the summer reading library program statewide. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Percussionist Elizabeth Vidos, also known as Lady Chops, is taking her passion for drumming on the road one library at a time throughout the state.

Lake End Parkway cabin restrictions proposed

A ribbon cutting was held in April for the opening of three new cabins at Lake End Parkway in Morgan City to add to the three cabins already there. (The Daily Review/file photo)

Parties of up to 200 people at the Lake End Parkway cabins have led Morgan City officials to consider placing restrictions on the number of visitors allowed at each cabin.

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Patterson Garden Club presented Dale and David Hartford with the June Yard of the Month award.

Obituaries

Funeral rites for James Reed Jr. of Baldwin, a native of Westwego, LA will be held on Friday, July 1, at 11 a.m., at Greater New Hope Baptist Church in Baldwin with the Rev.

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