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

Great American Cleanup Day sponsored by Cabot

Cabot’s sponsored cleanup crew included Mayor Rodney Grogan of the City of Patterson; Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish Council member; Ryan Aucoin; Betty Jo Champagne; Mark Suellentrop, Canal Plant Facility General Manager; Didi Battle; Cindy Pusateri, Canal Plant; Ruthie Heard; Mayor Raymond Harris; Vel Minor; Ruth Ortego, Canal Plant; Scott Longon, Canal Plant; Nicole Eddlemon, Canal Plant; Jay Cunningham, Canal Plant; and Jose’ Luna-Becerra, Canal Plant. Not pictured: James Wilson, Canal Plant; Matt Barrilleaux, Franklin Foundation Hospital and Marguerite Robinson.

Keep America Beautiful recently launched the Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program.

New rules for children: Centers will be graded based on instructional quality

Barney and Baby Bop day care center owners Michael and Georgia Ford, of Patterson, ask Louisiana Department of Education Policy Analyst Nasha Patel and program consultant Kaye Eichler questions about early childhood accountability changes for the 2016-17 school year. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

LAFAYETTE — The Louisiana Department of Education held its last series of roundtable discussions Tuesday in Lafayette informing early childhood professionals about preliminary performance results a

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Sports

Hanson Memorial’s Stephen Rosamond runs for daylight against AES Friday at McCloskey Field.

Ascension Episcopal opened District 7-1A action with a 48-18 win over the Hanson Memorial Tigers Friday at McCloskey Field.

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.

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