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

Local youths at Boys, Girls State

Above are Milan Arpino of Monroe, Maya Bochas of Morgan City and Elizabath Long of Natchitoches. They’re attending Girls State this week at Northwestern State University.

Wanting to learn more about how the government works on the local, state and national levels prompted several students from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts to apply to serve a

New vice regent

Sherry Hebert, shown at the center of the front row, is a former resident of Morgan City and member of Holy Cross Catholic Church who was officially installed recently as vice regent of the Catholi

Radio amateurs show their skills

Jackie Price of the Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service communicates with other amateur radio operators during Saturday’s ham field day demonstration.

The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute

Bayou Vista resident Danny Peterson’s family has embraced ham radio.
Peterson used to be involved in ham radio and has taken up the hobby again.

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Day Like This has been invited to participate in The Extreme Tour encompassing the Northwest and Southwest tours. The band is comprised of area natives. Members of the band include Mandee Pisani Guillory, formerly of Patterson; Jean’ Guillory, formerly of Berwick; Roland Bennett, formerly of Morgan City; and Joel Fussell and Chanse Benoit, of Thibodaux.
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Three area natives, Jean’ Guillory, his wife, Mandee Pisani Guillory, and Roland Bennett, are part of the Day Like This band that has been invited to perform for The Extreme Tour.

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