Judge James R. McClelland, of the 16th Judicial District Court, was presented with a plaque Tuesday by court staff in recognition of having presided over St. Mary Parish Drug Court for the past four years.
Winners of Baldwin Beautification Club’s Christmas Lighting Contest in zones 1, 2 and 4, in order of first to third place are Randy Guillot, 504 Martin Luther King St.; Tony and Monica Gibson, 128 Martin Luther King St.; and Austin Connor, 104 Lancelin St.
A mediator will step in to help resolve recent issues involving Franklin Foundation Hospital and Hospital Service District 1. The St. Mary Parish Council approved hiring attorney Gary McGoffin of the Durio, McGoffin, Stagg & Ackermann law firm Wednesday at a rate of $300 per hour.


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.

Woman arrested for setting fire to house, boyfriend’s clothing

Three fire departments were working a mid-morning house fire in the 1300 block of Middle Road in Bayou Vista. Bayou Vista Volunteer Fire Department called for mutual aid from Berwick Volunteer and Morgan City fire departments to battle the blaze which broke through the attic.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

A Bayou Vista woman was charged with simple arson after she set her boyfriend’s clothes on fire in her home.



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