Dr. Steven McPherson has been granted a 30-day extension through April on his contract with Franklin Foundation Hospital but Dr. Donna Tesi will be in a 90-day transition period beginning Wednesday.
The Broussard-Harris Committee hosted its 11th Annual Black Achievement Award Banquet Saturday, March 14 at Broussard-Harris Recreation Center. Among the 18 honorees were Thelma Phillips, above with family, and Shirley Boykins, below with family. The theme of the evening was “Dream with a Vision, Live with a Purpose.”
A locked gate may be placed toward the end of Cotten Road to prevent trash dumping and other illegal activities that may be taking place in a wooded area between the roadway and the Intracoastal Canal.

Detectives seek ID of Amelia robbery suspect

A suspect in a March 17 robbery at the Circle K in Amelia is seen on video surveillance. (Submitted photo)

Authorities are seeking the identity of a suspect seen on video surveillance during a March 17 robbery at Circle K in Amelia, according to a St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office news release.

Police: Woman seriously hurt in 'rolling meth' lab fire

Two women were injured, one of them seriously, when their car caught fire early today on the U.S. 90 bridge. Police say the car may have been a rolling meth lab.
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One woman was seriously injured and her twin sister had minor injuries after a car they were in caught fire this morning on the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City.

'Amazing kids': Local people turn out to support autistic children

The three children to whom this T-shirt refers are Cameron and Eva Aucoin and Royce Fryou. They were among the autistic children recognized Saturday at Morgan City's Autism Society 5K Run-Walk.
The Daily Review/Bill Decker

Ten local children were recognized on posters for the seventh annual Autism Society 5K Run/Walk, which brought hundreds of people to the Morgan City Junior High football field Saturday morning.

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CENTERVILLE _ Centerville pitcher Christian Arias fanned 12 batters, leading the Centerville Bulldogs to a 21-1 victory over the Grand Isle Trojans Tuesday at the Centerville Baseball Field.

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St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin presented keys to the parish during the St. Mary AARP March meeting. Sidney Boudreaux was honored for his 100th birthday, and St. Mary AARP Mardi Gras King and Queen Laurie Vining and Rebecca Vining were recognized. From left are Genevive and Sidney Boudreaux, St. Mary Parish Councilman Sterling Fryou, Rebecca Vining and Naquin. Laurie Vining was unable to attend.
--Mark Leonard Photos

St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting March 2 at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City, home of St. Mary AARP.

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