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

Morgan City's water system wins award

Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi and Water Plant Chief Operator John Fromenthal hold the city’s award for 2015 Source Water Protection System of the Year.

The city of Morgan City received highest honors this year at Louisiana Rural Water Association’s Annual Awards Banquet when it was named the 2015 Source Water Protection System of the Year, accordi

Missing Pierre Part woman's cell phone found in Calumet

Gail Landry, 55, of Pierre Part was reported missing Sunday by family members. Her cell phone was found on the side of the road in Calumet. Landry was last reported to have been seen in the Bedford, Texas, area after going to the Bedford Police Department and filing a report for theft. She has not been seen since that report, according to an Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office news release.

The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Pierre Part woman reported missing whose cell phone was found in Calumet.

Shrimp & Petroleum Festival poster unveiled

Tony Bernard unveiled his commissioned 2015 Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival poster Sunday at the Festival office in Morgan City. Helping with the reveal was Hailee Ann Thomas, the 79th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Queen. Bernard is an artist from Lafayette who has created posters for many Louisiana festivals.

The official poster for the 2015 Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival was unveiled Sunday at the Festival office.

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

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