Last weekend’s fifth Brittany’s Project Car Show and Fundraiser included, above, a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a center for individuals with disabilities to enjoy life through recreation, social events and support. Below, among the many highlights of the event was the cars and contests among owners. Brittany’s Project currently offers educational seminars on Medicaid, waivers, guardianship, wills and more as well as sponsoring a summer camp for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities each July. In addition, Brittany’s Project hosts an activity each month which can include a dance, Valentines party, prom, swimming, Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas party, movie night and more for its patrons to enjoy social interaction with their peers. (Photos by Colin Murphey)
CENTERVILLE — By a pair of 7-4 votes Monday, the St. Mary Parish School Board carried through on plans to close M.D. Shannon Elementary in Morgan City and J.A.
Andy Sninsky, 67, of Newport Beach, California, rides his bicycle Monday on Front Street in Morgan City. Sninsky is retracing the route he took in 1968 when he rode his bicycle across the country from California to New York. He is raising awareness about multiple myeloma, a cancer he was diagnosed with in 2008. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)
Andy Sninsky is living proof the human body can overcome adversity that may seem insurmountable.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the Narcotics Division made the following arrest:
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert last week assigned members of the Marine Division to assist with flood recovery efforts in Grant Parish.