Doves fly through the air at the ribbon cutting and grand opening of a new facility in St. Mary Parish located just off Highway U.S. 90 in Franklin that will try to ensure the safety of children in domestic situations.
The St. Mary Parish Council gathered for their second meeting of the month yesterday and aside from congratulating local athletes and meeting a new candidate for the District 3 Congressional Seat, most of the work was in regards to rezoning measures.

Lee Dragna, chairman of St. Mary Parish Consolidated Gravity Drainage District 2, speaks during the Morgan City Council meeting Tuesday. Dragna asked city officials to implement a solution to drainage problems in Lakeside Subdivision that the drainage district legally cannot do. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Drainage district officials have come up with a permanent solution to fix problems in Morgan City’s Lakeside Subdivision, but the board chairman says the district isn’t authorized to do the work required.

Lee Dragna, chairman of St. Mary Parish Consolidated Gravity Drainage District 2, speaks during the Morgan City Council meeting Tuesday. Dragna asked city officials to implement a solution to drainage problems in Lakeside Subdivision that the drainage district legally cannot do. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

English Honors students show off work

Morgan City High School senior Gabrielle LeMaire applies makeup to her sister, Zoe Makepeace, for her senior project on costumes and special effects makeup at Morgan City High School this morning.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Morgan City High School English 4 honor students explained the creation of their projects on display today during the Senior Project Showcase held in the multipurpose room.

Proposal adds teeth to bear-can law

Garbage was being picked up this morning by Pelican Waste & Debris on Leo Drive in Patterson, where residents are required to use bear-proof cans.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries Department and the St. Mary Parish Government Black Bear Office of Conflict are proposing parish and local ordinances to protect wildlife.

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