Lorenzo Phillips

On the heels of claiming the school’s third NJCAA football championship in four years, four members of East Mississippi Community College’s national title team have received 2014 NJCAA All-American honors, the NJCAA national office announced Tuesday.
This sign on the fence at Nick Accardo’s Main Street residence is “creative art,” Accardo said, and is for sale misspelled name and all for the price quoted on the sign. Accardo is a board member of Hospital Service District 1, recently beleaguered by controversy.
BAYOU CORNE (AP) — State highway designers have settled on a preferred route for an emergency detour of La. 70 around the Bayou Corne-area sinkhole in Assumption Parish and will seek the public’s input on the proposal Wednesday evening.

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Arrests reports

Eulalia McCoy

A 19-year-old Berwick woman was charged Thursday on a Baldwin police warrant for aggravated second-degree battery, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.

Board members retire with 40-plus years of education service

St. Mary Parish School Board members Ed Payton and Murphy Pontiff attended their last meeting Thursday. Each retires with more than 40 years of service to education in St. Mary Parish. From left are Superintendent Donald Aguillard, Pontiff and Payton.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

The St. Mary School Board bid its farewells to Ed Payton and Murphy Pontiff who served their last meeting as board members Thursday.

Bayou Vista fire

Firefighters were on the roof of a Bayou Vista house, which was on fire Thursday. A 29-year-old woman is accused of starting the fire by setting her boyfriend’s clothes on fire.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

A 29-year-old woman, accused of setting her boyfriend’s clothes on fire in a closet at her home, is cooling off in jail today, a St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s spokesman said.



WASHINGTON — Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds.


Lynn Edward Bullard Sr.

Lynn Edward Bullard Sr., 73, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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