At 9:02 a.m. Saturday the Franklin Fire Department received a call reporting a transformer smoking at Willow Street and JA Hernandez Street.

From back left are Rodney A. Grogan, City of Patterson Mayor; Johnny Conrad, 2014 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; R.E. “Bob” Miller, 2012 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Greg Hamer, SMPF chair and 2011 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Dr. Donna Tesi, SMPF immediate past chair; Brian Thorguson, SMPF board member; Craig Thomson, SMPF board member; Al Lippman, SMPF board member; Mary Lou Conrad, 2014 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Frank S. Guarisco, SMPF board member; Kathleen L. Bailey, SMPF board member; Charlotte Mahfouz, SMPF board member; Alice Pecoraro, SMPF board member; Janice C. LeBlanc, SMPF board member; Marshall W. Guidry, SMPF vice-chair; Glenna G. Kramer and Dr. Thomas F. Kramer, 2013 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipients; Raymond J. Hebert, Community Foundation of Acadiana president and CEO, Fulton C. “Butch” Felterman Jr. and Sylvia Felterman, 2015 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipients.

The St. Mary Parish Foundation, an affiliate of Community Foundation of Acadiana, recently recognized Sylvia and Fulton C. “Butch” Felterman Jr. as St. Mary Parish’s 2015 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipients at a reception at the Wedell-Williams Aviation and Cypress Sawmill Museum.

Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner, right, has been invited to participate in
Down Under Sports Tournaments track and field event July 5-13 in Brisbane Austrailia. Turner will run in the 200-meter dash. Above, Turner prepares to hand off to teammate Haley Harris during a relay this past season. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner will participate in the 15th Annual Down Under Track and Field Meet in Australia in July. Turner said she was selected to represent Louisiana in the 200-meter dash at the event, which will be held in Brisbane, Australia. Her trip will be July 5-13.

From back left are Rodney A. Grogan, City of Patterson Mayor; Johnny Conrad, 2014 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; R.E. “Bob” Miller, 2012 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Greg Hamer, SMPF chair and 2011 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Dr. Donna Tesi, SMPF immediate past chair; Brian Thorguson, SMPF board member; Craig Thomson, SMPF board member; Al Lippman, SMPF board member; Mary Lou Conrad, 2014 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Frank S. Guarisco, SMPF board member; Kathleen L. Bailey, SMPF board member; Charlotte Mahfouz, SMPF board member; Alice Pecoraro, SMPF board member; Janice C. LeBlanc, SMPF board member; Marshall W. Guidry, SMPF vice-chair; Glenna G. Kramer and Dr. Thomas F. Kramer, 2013 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipients; Raymond J. Hebert, Community Foundation of Acadiana president and CEO, Fulton C. “Butch” Felterman Jr. and Sylvia Felterman, 2015 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipients.

Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner, right, has been invited to participate in
Down Under Sports Tournaments track and field event July 5-13 in Brisbane Austrailia. Turner will run in the 200-meter dash. Above, Turner prepares to hand off to teammate Haley Harris during a relay this past season. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Council gets final attorney bill for hospital mediation

Construction is under way on the flood protection project at Yellow Bayou off of Alice C Road south of Centerville. The project consists of a flood control structure and pump station. The $6.2 million project by the St. Mary Levee District includes a like project on the Hanson Canal. They are being funded by community development block grants from Hurricanes Gustav and Ike recovery funds.

Taxpayers are footing the $44,766 bill for the mediation attorney hired to try to straighten out differences between Hospital Service District 1 board members and two Franklin Foundation Hospital p

St. Martin seeks ways to challenge FAS

On Friday, protest signs could be seen in the yards of several residents of Belle River, and one old shed had been spray-painted near La. 70 in Belle River.
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St Martin Parish leaders are examining what legal action the parish can take now that state regulators have approved a waste transfer station in Belle River, even though the station violates parish

Louisiana Sheriff’s Association Scholarship award

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert presented the 2015 Louisiana Sheriff’s Association Scholarship to J’Andrenique Taylor, a senior at West St. Mary High School. The goal of the scholarship program is to provide assistance to worthy students in furthering their education and training with resources made available through the Louisiana Sheriff’s Association Honorary Membership Program. “This scholarship program is an investment in the future and an investment in the residents of the communities we serve,” Hebert said. This year’s recipient was chosen from among 60 St. Mary Parish high school seniors who applied for the award. Taylor plans to attend Louisiana State University and major in international trade and business with the goal of becoming an entrepreneur to be able to provide jobs and services to her community.

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Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner, right, has been invited to participate in
Down Under Sports Tournaments track and field event July 5-13 in Brisbane Austrailia. Turner will run in the 200-meter dash. Above, Turner prepares to hand off to teammate Haley Harris during a relay this past season. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner will participate in the 15th Annual Down Under Track and Field Meet in Australia in July.

Lifestyle

--Diane Miller Fears photo

NEW YORK (AP) — From the top of One World Trade Center, the nation’s tallest building, it really does seem as if you can “see forever.”

Obituaries

Mary Ann Lay, a resident of Patterson, Louisiana, passed away in Houston May 5, 2015, at the age of 74.
Arrangements are pending.

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