Two projects spearheaded by local high school students got a boost Wednesday when the St. Mary Parish Council agreed to provide funding. The council heard from Morgan City and Franklin high school students on the proposed projects they presented during the Morgan City Rotary Club’s New Generation Conference in March.
A tree fell on two mobile homes Wednesday morning in the 400 block of Garber Street in Morgan City. No injuries were reported, but one home had heavy damage. The other moderate damage, according to fire department officials.

Lloyd Burchfield

Staff Report Berwick and Patterson High schools were well represented on the All-District 9-3A first team, while Berwick’s head coach Lloyd Burchfield picked up an individual honor. Berwick placed eight on the first team, and Patterson had five selections.

Lloyd Burchfield

May is Older Americans Month

Signing the proclamation declaring May as Senior Month are from left St. Mary Parish Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish Council on Aging board member Verline Keenze, Baldwin Mayor Donna Lanceslin, COA supporter Deb Ferguson and Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris. Not pictured is Floyd LeBlanc, COA board member.

Since 1963, communities across the country have shown their gratitude by celebrating Older Americans Month each May.

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Lloyd Burchfield

Staff Report
Berwick and Patterson High schools were well represented on the All-District 9-3A first team, while Berwick’s head coach Lloyd Burchfield picked up an individual honor.

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Christopher Caruso and Kristie Gros
--Alexis Loftin Photo

Kristie Barnes Gros and Christopher Charles Caruso wish to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The wedding will take place June 6.

Obituaries

Peter Jones, 64, a native of Lafayette and resident of Jeanerette, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 11:30 a.m., at his residence in Jeanerette.

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