Cleco Corp and David H. Stiel, Jr. Insurance Agency were honored for years in business by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday's luncheon held at the Forest Restaurant. With board chairman Bob Harrison are, at left, Jude Hebert representing Cleco, and at right, Hal and Donelson Stiel representing the David H. Stiel, Jr. Agency.

Rodney Olander pilots the Big Rod

Photos and story by COLIN MURPHEY If Rodney Olander had set out last week to fish for blue crab, it might have been a decent catch. But he was fishing for shrimp.
Shortly before the Franklin Foundation Hospital Board of Commissioners meeting commenced on Thursday, board Chairman Eugene Foulcard announced to those in attendance that he had been handed a letter on behalf of the FFH medical staff.

Cleco Corp and David H. Stiel, Jr. Insurance Agency were honored for years in business by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday's luncheon held at the Forest Restaurant. With board chairman Bob Harrison are, at left, Jude Hebert representing Cleco, and at right, Hal and Donelson Stiel representing the David H. Stiel, Jr. Agency.

Rodney Olander pilots the Big Rod

Locals discuss new school law

From left, Oraline Robinson, Anna Cunningham and Beverly Polk answer discussion questions Thursday night about student success during the Louisiana Association of Educators community forum at Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Community stakeholders in education all agree that more parental involvement is needed in schools to ensure a better future for St. Mary Parish students.

Frequent rain slows sugar cane planting; farmers hopeful for good harvest

Farm workers hustle to plant sugar cane Wednesday in this field near Centerville, where wet weather slowed the work for weeks. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

St. Mary sugar cane farmers hope the region sees a pattern of dry weather soon so they can finish planting next year’s crop and start harvesting the 2016 crop.

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Sports

Berwick and Morgan City High schools each won their homecoming contests Friday to highlight area prep football action.

Lifestyle

Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting of the 2016-17 season on Sept. 19. Members participating in a plant exchange were, front row from left, Daisy LeBlanc, Juanita Bienvenu, Rosa Butler, Lisa Wilson and Iris Roy. Back row from left are Evelyn Estay, Sharon Larson and Donna Ruffin.
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The Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting for the fall 2016/spring 2017 session on Sept. 19 at the home of Iris Roy.

Obituaries

Allen "Coco" Joseph Hebert Sr., 80, a resident of Amelia, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in Thibodaux.

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