The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office reported an inmate death at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center in Centerville in a news release issued Saturday.

Representing the Red Ribbon Committee, front, from left, are Corey Burgess, DARE officer; Kimberlyn Gibson, school resource officer; Karla Cornes, school resource officer; Liska Kemp, committee member; Herman Hartman, Red Ribbon president; and Marshal Kenny Duval, committee member. Front, from left, are Gidget Everitt, at-risk interventionist; Lena Henry, school resource officer; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; and Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach.
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Red Ribbon Week is set to finish this weekend with a “Parade of Schools” and “Zoo-to-Boo Family Fun Day” Saturday.
The Chitimacha Fire Department visited with toddlers and Head Start children at the West End Library Branch in Baldwin to help promote home and personal safety during National Fire Prevention Month in October. Fire Chief Billy Mora, Capt.

Representing the Red Ribbon Committee, front, from left, are Corey Burgess, DARE officer; Kimberlyn Gibson, school resource officer; Karla Cornes, school resource officer; Liska Kemp, committee member; Herman Hartman, Red Ribbon president; and Marshal Kenny Duval, committee member. Front, from left, are Gidget Everitt, at-risk interventionist; Lena Henry, school resource officer; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; and Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach.
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Morgan City Junior High School adopted

Coastwide Electric in Morgan City signed a certificate promising continued support and adopted Morgan City Junior High School Tuesday morning in the school’s library. Louis Tamporello, representative of Coastwide Electric, was honored with a special plaque from school principal Kenneth Holmes and students thanked him. Front, from left, are eighth-graders James Solar, Kenny Lai and Tyler Sylvester. Back row, from left, are eighth-graders Lanie Martin and Alaysia Williams; St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce President Donna Meyer; Holmes; Tamporello; eighth-grader Shanna Tran; and St. Mary Parish adopt-a-school sponsor Bridgette Guillotte. (Submitted Photo)

Coastwide Electric in Morgan City signed a certificate promising continued support and adopted Morgan City Junior High School Tuesday morning in the school’s library.

Top student at Morgan City Junior High School

Taaj Daniels is Morgan City Junior High School’s 2013-14 Student of the Year. He now competes against other middle school qualifiers for St. Mary Parish Student of the Year in January. From left are his mother, Jessica Daniels, Taaj Daniels, and his father, Reginald Daniels. (Submitted Photo)

Taaj Daniels is Morgan City Junior High School’s 2013-14 Student of the Year. He now competes against other middle school qualifiers for St. Mary Parish Student of the Year in January.

Schools presented with performance plaques

Local public schools that attained an A or B school performance score from the Louisiana Department of Education in 2013 were presented with plaques in recognition of the accomplishment. The scores are derived from various academic performance related measures. In 2013, the state instituted a new scale in which schools with an A designation obtained a score between 100 to 150, and B schools are denoted by scores of 85 to 99.9. All three Berwick schools achieved A status in 2013. Receiving plaques, kneeling from left, are Hattie Watts Elementary Principal Niki Fryou, Berwick Elementary Principal Debbie Tompkins, Bayou Vista Elementary Principal Claire Guarisco, Patterson Junior High Principal Suzanne Bergeron and Wyandotte Elementary Principal Barbara Leleux. Standing, from left, are Morgan City Junior High Principal Kenneth Holmes, Morgan City High Principal Mickey Fabre, Berwick High Principal Buffy Fegenbush, Berwick Junior High School acting Principal Teresa Bagwell, Aucoin Elementary Curriculum Facilitator Andrea Barras and Shannon Elementary Principal Rebecca Harris. (Submitted Photo)

Local public schools that attained an A or B school performance score from the Louisiana Department of Education in 2013 were presented with plaques in recognition of the accomplishment.

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Iris Roy serves as Louisiana Garden Club treasurer, as well as Patterson Garden Club treasurer. She was in charge of the Ways and Means raffle for the district.
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Patterson Garden Club members attended the Louisiana Garden Club Federation District III meeting Oct. 14, hosted by the St. Martinville Garden Club.

Obituaries

Randy J. Adams

Randy J. Adams, 57, a resident of Berwick, passed away Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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