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

(Updated) Officials report on Avoca Island, Bayou Chene

People pick up sandbags Monday at Stephensville Elementary. Residents of Stephensville and Belle River listened to officials at a meeting Monday night about the flood control work on Bayou Chene and on Avoca Island.
(The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

STEPHENSVILLE — Residents gathered at Stephensville Elementary Monday night to hear the latest “Winter Flood of 2016” updates from government officials.

Port emergency center opens early

Port of Morgan City Executive Director Raymond "Mac" Wade speaks at Monday's Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District meeting. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The Port of Morgan City’s new Government Emergency Operations Center has seen lots of activity during the past week, a little sooner than officials expected.

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

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