Cleco Corp and David H. Stiel, Jr. Insurance Agency were honored for years in business by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday's luncheon held at the Forest Restaurant. With board chairman Bob Harrison are, at left, Jude Hebert representing Cleco, and at right, Hal and Donelson Stiel representing the David H. Stiel, Jr. Agency.

Rodney Olander pilots the Big Rod

Photos and story by COLIN MURPHEY If Rodney Olander had set out last week to fish for blue crab, it might have been a decent catch. But he was fishing for shrimp.
Shortly before the Franklin Foundation Hospital Board of Commissioners meeting commenced on Thursday, board Chairman Eugene Foulcard announced to those in attendance that he had been handed a letter on behalf of the FFH medical staff.

Cleco Corp and David H. Stiel, Jr. Insurance Agency were honored for years in business by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday's luncheon held at the Forest Restaurant. With board chairman Bob Harrison are, at left, Jude Hebert representing Cleco, and at right, Hal and Donelson Stiel representing the David H. Stiel, Jr. Agency.

Rodney Olander pilots the Big Rod

Woman learns brother was hero

Marine Pfc. Danny Lee Paul of Morgan City was killed during the Vietnam War while saving fellow wounded Marines. His sister, Myrna Cook, recently learned of the heroic actions her brother took in his final moments. (Submitted)

Marine Pfc. Danny Lee Paul of Morgan City died a hero while saving the lives of fellow Marines during the Vietnam War. And, now, 49 years later, his sister knows that, too.

Amelia-area residents get break on insurance

These are members of the team at Fire District 3 in Amelia, which recently received an upgrade in its fire protection rating. From left: medic-firefighter Bobby Guidry; Assistant Chief Jason Brown; Fire Chief Carl McAllister; and medic-firefighter Justin Rogers.

AMELIA – Taxpayers in St. Mary Parish’s Fire District No. 3 paid for a secondhand ladder truck two years ago. Now the truck might give back something more tangible than peace of mind.

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Sports

Lloyd Burchfield, left, and Ludness "Lud" Henry were inducted into Berwick's Hall of Fame.

Berwick High School inducted two longtime coaches, Lloyd Burchfield and Ludness “Lud” Henry, into the school’s inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame before Friday’s homecoming game.

Obituaries

Bennie Earl Hunter, 61, a resident of Morgan City and native of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Sept. 24, 2016, at his residence.

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