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

Parish fair livestock awards

Tylar Morris, pictured above with St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff, accepted the award for Champion Duroc at the annual St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show banquet in Franklin. Maegan LeBlanc, below, accepted the award for Champion Barrow in the swine category.

Patterson High helps opponents overcome twister

Before Friday’s Lutcher-Patterson boys basketball game, Patterson High Principal Rachael Sanders announces that the community had raised money and collected food and other items for victims of last week’s Convent tornado.

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PATTERSON — While a Class 3A high school basketball first-round playoff game between Patterson and Lutcher was the main event Friday night, the Patterson community did its part to help members of t

All eyes on the eagles: Eagle Expo brings experts to area

A mature bald eagle is perched in a tree overlooking open water Friday near Morgan City. Tourists got a chance to see the nation’s symbol up close during the Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau’s 11th annual Eagle Expo.

The Daily Review/Bill Decker

The hit of the Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau’s annual Eagle Expo is always the boat tour of waterways near Morgan City.

Traffic on U.S. 90 west delayed this morning after Bayou Vista wreck

U.S. 90 west at Universe Street in Bayou Vista was blocked for about an hour this morning due to a two-vehicle crash. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting the crash at 7:23 a.m. today. The driver of a car involved in the wreck, Caston Malveaux, 59, was arrested on the charges of careless operation of motor vehicle with a crash and no insurance. Malveaux was trying to cross the U.S. 90 westbound lanes to turn onto Universe Street when he pulled in front of a pickup truck causing a crash, Sheriff’s Office Spokeswoman Traci Landry said. Malveaux was the only person transported to the hospital in the wreck, Landry said.

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Lloyd Burchfield, left, and Ludness "Lud" Henry were inducted into Berwick's Hall of Fame.

Berwick High School inducted two longtime coaches, Lloyd Burchfield and Ludness “Lud” Henry, into the school’s inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame before Friday’s homecoming game.

Obituaries

Bennie Earl Hunter, 61, a resident of Morgan City and native of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Sept. 24, 2016, at his residence.

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