April 15, 1936 ~ April 30, 2016 Lodger J. Segura, a native of Erath and longtime resident of Franklin, passed away at the age of 80, on Saturday, at 11:47 a.m., at his home surrounded by his family following a brief illness.
Cadets at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy recently attended a course given by the Chez Hope Family Violence Crisis Center on recognizing domestic abuse. Members of Chez Hope explained victim notification laws and processes as well as how deputies can refer victims to the services they need.
Central Catholic and Grand Lake will play their Class 1A regional round playoff game today at 6 p.m. at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field. The teams originally were set to meet Saturday at Central Catholic's home field in Amelia, but that game was rained out.

Police Reports 4-25-16

Bennie Charles, 31, of 1405 North Third St., Morgan City, was arrested Friday at 11:11 a.m. and charged on a warrant for failure to comply with the conditions of probation. Charles was transferred to another facility for housing.

Morgan City levee improvements to start soon

St. Mary Parish Levee District Executive Director Tim Matte speaks during Thursday's levee district meeting. Levee officials discussed the Morgan City Levee Improvements Project, which will start construction this summer. Officials say the project will keep flood insurance rates from skyrocketing in Morgan City.

Work is set to begin in about a month on the first phase of construction for the $18 million Morgan City Levee Improvements Project aimed at preventing some residents' flood insurance rates from sk




CENTERVILLE PITCHER Ashton Landry receives an academic all-state award at the state tournament for maintaining a 4.0 average during her high school career.


Hostesses for Bayou Vista Garden Club’s April meeting were Jeannie Lawrence, left, and Verdie Laws. They created the floral design, “Basket of Spring Friendship.”
--Submitted Photo

“All About Herbs” was the theme for the Bayou Vista Garden Club April meeting.

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