From left St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, Safariland Account Manager Erik Belsom, Major John Kahl Jr., Lieutenant Dustin Kennedy and Chief Deputy Scott Anslum.

On the morning of Dec. 27, 2015, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting at a residence in the Jeanerette area. Once they arrived on scene, a suspect began shooting at the deputies from within the residence, Sheriff Mark Hebert said.
The St. Mary Parish Council meeting Wednesday featured several guest speakers who came before the governing body to deliver important messages about coming events in the community and the changing landscape of the parish judicial system.

Sharon Splane, right, enjoys an art show with friends in the lobby of the Teche Theatre last weekend before a dance recital. The Bayou Beaux Art Show and Dance Recital was the culmination of a summer program sponsored by the City of Franklin.

From left St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, Safariland Account Manager Erik Belsom, Major John Kahl Jr., Lieutenant Dustin Kennedy and Chief Deputy Scott Anslum.

Sharon Splane, right, enjoys an art show with friends in the lobby of the Teche Theatre last weekend before a dance recital. The Bayou Beaux Art Show and Dance Recital was the culmination of a summer program sponsored by the City of Franklin.

City leaders stress importance of Shannon school

M.D. Shannon Elementary School Principal Shantell Toups speaks during Tuesday's Morgan City Council meeting. The St. Mary Parish School Board is set to decide Thursday whether to close Shannon at the end of the school year. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City leaders encouraged the St. Mary Parish School Board to consider all options before deciding to close a "gateway to the community,” M.D.

Updated: No injuries after tornado strikes between Franklin, Baldwin

Trees were knocked over in what residents suspected was a small tornado from the storm system that swept through the parish Tuesday.
The Banner-Tribune/Colin Murphey

What witnesses are calling a tornado struck this afternoon between Baldwin and Franklin, damaging about 30 homes and tearing the roofs from two businesses, said Duval Arthur, the St.

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Central Catholic High School hosted its annual volleyball kids’ camp recently.

Lifestyle

Billy Waguespack of Bayou Vista took home the blue ribbon in the Bayou BBQ Bash cheesecake throw down held Friday. He competed against Mata Tellman and Cherrie Laiche.

Obituaries

Debra Ann Bolden Smith, 53, a resident of Patterson and native of Morgan City, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 12:34 a.m., at her residence.

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