Officials with St. Mary Parish Schools avoided trouble when they decided not to rely on a type of state aid that was subsequently cut. But question marks remain about how much school aid St. Mary can expect from the cash-strapped state government.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: In Class A Pat Pertuit placed first, Al Dodson took second place and Dudley Michel placed third.

Patterson horseshoe tournament winners

Sen. Bret Allain

Area legislators were the guests at a St. Mary Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday in Franklin. Representative Beryl A. Amedee, (Dist. 51) was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in November, 2015 and an “unprecedented” series of legislative sessions awaited.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: In Class A Pat Pertuit placed first, Al Dodson took second place and Dudley Michel placed third.

Sen. Bret Allain

Low prices and fewer shrimp: Shrimp season's start isn't a happy one

Shrimp is sold to customers from Big Daddy shrimp boat in Morgan City last summer. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Shrimp season opened Monday. Observers say fishermen are caught between small catches and low prices.

Australian, Kiwi travel agents visit Morgan City on Louisiana tour

A group of 14 travel agents and tour group operators from Australia and New Zealand stopped at the Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center Monday in Morgan City. The trip was part of a tour of Louisiana to promote a new nonstop flight from New Zealand to Houston. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

A group of travel agents from Australia and New Zealand stopped in Morgan City Monday while touring Louisiana, as part of a trip to the U.S.

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Patterson Garden Club presented Dale and David Hartford with the June Yard of the Month award.

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