The St. Mary Council on Aging and a group of senior citizens recently made a trip to Pennsylvania. The group went shopping and exploring on their own to such landmarks as Independence Hall, Betsy Ross’ House, the mint, the Federal Reserve, the Holocaust Memorial, Logan Circle, Penn’s Landing and “The Rocky Steps” where this picture was taken.

TDT Director Trey Snyder awards Denise D’Abundo of Baton Rouge $100 for her third-place finish in the solo double-blade class, racing against men. Under changes for 2015, she would have received $200 for third place, plus another $200 for being the first woman in that class. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Breaux Bridge – Female paddlers will get some extra love from Tour du Teche starting with next year’s race. The TDT Board of Directors has approved changes for Tour du Teche VI that include bonuses to the first boats powered solely by women to finish in each of four “pro” racing classes.
Judicial candidates Anthony Thibodeaux and Dean Wattigny have spent a combined $150,906 ahead of the Nov. 4 election, according to campaign finance reports. They are running for the Division A seat on the 16th Judicial District Court, which is being vacated by retiring judge Gerard B. Wattigny, the candidate’s brother.

TDT Director Trey Snyder awards Denise D’Abundo of Baton Rouge $100 for her third-place finish in the solo double-blade class, racing against men. Under changes for 2015, she would have received $200 for third place, plus another $200 for being the first woman in that class. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Berwick Junior High School adopted

M C Bank in Morgan City adopted Berwick Junior High School May 15. From left, are Frances Dupre, M C Bank human resource/marketing director; Phylis Cook, M C Bank vice president/operations officer; Larry Callais, president/CEO of M C Bank; Berwick Junior High students Jared Smith, Maddie Osburn, Kyle Pitre, Julia Theriot, Mitchell Sanford and Mayanisha Randle; Teresa Bagwell, principal; and Bridget Guillot, St. Mary Parish Schools Adopt-a-School representative.
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M C Bank in Morgan City adopted Berwick Junior High School May 15.

Spelling bee winners

The winners of the Hattie Watts second grade spelling bee were Keeron Johnson, first place; Rylie Smith, second place; and Landen Crandell, third place.
(Submitted Photo)

The winners of the Hattie Watts second grade spelling bee were Keeron Johnson, first place; Rylie Smith, second place; and Landen Crandell, third place.

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Joey Trahan and Christina Blanchard
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Mark and Jennifer Blanchard, of Morgan City, wish to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Christina Marie Blanchard, to Joey Albert Trahan, son of Linda Trahan, of Ho

Obituaries

Lloyd Harold Pitts, 96, of Franklin passed away at his home Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

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