Employees of the Month were recognized by members of the St. Mary Parish School Board during their May meeting. They are from left Dominic Ribardi, custodian at Berwick Elementary; Jamie Lancon, librarian at Centerville Elementary; and Brandy Smith, physical education teacher at M.E. Norman Elementary.
Candidates for St. Mary Superintendent of Schools were pared down to five contenders Tuesday. The school board met in a brief special meeting where they agreed to choose five applicants by ballot of those board members present. The board also agreed to vote to break a tie if it occurred.

Blake Hidalgo

Central Catholic had five representatives on the All-District 7-1A baseball first team. The Eagles had a pair of pitchers make the team in sophomores Blake Hidalgo and Gregory Leger. Hidalgo finished the season 3-0, while Leger was 2-1.

Blake Hidalgo

HMS tops Gueydan

GUEYDAN _ Paige Diamond and Noel Baker had four hits each as the Hanson Memorial Lady Tigers beat the Gueydan Honey Bears 15-5 here Thursday in District 7-1A softball.

Relatives, fellow officers say goodbye to fallen Jeanerette policeman

Friends and relatives gather Saturday at the Patterson Civic Center, awaiting the funeral for Jeanerette Police Officer Juandre Gilliam. He was killed in the line of duty when his car crashed during a pursuit of a vehicle fleeing a traffic stop.
The Daily Review/Bill Decker

PATTERSON -- Juandre Gilliam always wanted to be a policeman, even when he was the star quarterback for Jeanerette High, even when he could empty a room with his horn-playing in high school.



--Submitted photos

As part of the Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom program, members of Bayou Vista Garden Club recently read the book, “Chicks and Chickens” by Gail Gibbons to area students.

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