Benjamin Kelly faced some adversity during the 400-yard swim at Sunday’s Iron Horse Triathlon and knew he needed to make up time. Fortunately for him, next in the three-part race was his strongest point — the bike.

Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service, or BEARS, participated in the nationwide annual ham radio Field Day Saturday at its offices at the old Whitney Bank building in downtown Morgan City. Tommy Wells, left, and Carl Bundy, right, try to call other ham radio operators across the country, while Kay Wells, center, logs her husband Tommy’s calls.

Members of the local Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service, or BEARS, joined other ham radio operators across the country Saturday in participating in the annual ham radio field day.
Doric Lodge 205 F&AM in Morgan City recently held its First Responder Night recognizing emergency responders who provide outstanding service across the parish. Recognized were Ofc. Billy Chapman, Berwick Police; Master Trooper Scott Verret, Lousiana State Police; BM 1st Class Timothy Dinger, United States Coast Guard; Sgt. Bart Lange, St.

Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service, or BEARS, participated in the nationwide annual ham radio Field Day Saturday at its offices at the old Whitney Bank building in downtown Morgan City. Tommy Wells, left, and Carl Bundy, right, try to call other ham radio operators across the country, while Kay Wells, center, logs her husband Tommy’s calls.

Lawmakers: St. Mary projects will move ahead

Local legislators spoke Wednesday at the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Legislative Session End Report at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. At right, state Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, speaks during the luncheon. From left are Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin; Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray; and Chamber Chairman Bob Harrison.

Despite the state budget issues the Legislature had to tackle during the session, local legislators say they’ve ensured that funding for key St.

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Benjamin Kelly faced some adversity during the 400-yard swim at Sunday’s Iron Horse Triathlon and knew he needed to make up time.

Obituaries

Gerald J. Landry, 80, of Bernard Avenue, Greeneville, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Laughlin Memorial Hospital.
He was a plumber and electrician.

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