The Broussard-Harris Committee hosted its 11th Annual Black Achievement Award Banquet Saturday, March 14 at Broussard-Harris Recreation Center. Among the 18 honorees were Larmen Jenkins, above with family, and Rose McCurtis, below with family. The theme of the evening was “Dream with a Vision, Live with a Purpose.”
Staff Report Berwick’s boys and Morgan City’s girls bowling team both fell in Bi Region bowling action at Holiday Lanes in Bossier City. The Morgan City girls, who last year finished on the cusp of a trip to the state semifinals, again finished in the same spot as they fell to top-seed Ellender, 17.5-9.5

Patterson Junior High School fifth-grade student Chasitiy Stansbury was a parish contestant for the St. Mary Parish School Board 11th annual Multiplication Learning Wrap Ups contest on Monday at the Materiel and Operations Center in Morgan City.

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St. Mary Parish students got to practice their multiplication facts in a fun way Monday during a parishwide contest. The St. Mary Parish School Board 11th annual Multiplication Learning Wrap-Ups Contest was held Monday at the St. Mary Parish School Board Materiel & Operations Center in Morgan City.

Patterson Junior High School fifth-grade student Chasitiy Stansbury was a parish contestant for the St. Mary Parish School Board 11th annual Multiplication Learning Wrap Ups contest on Monday at the Materiel and Operations Center in Morgan City.

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Teche paddling trail

Connie Castille, executive director of the TECHE Project, presented plaques to Baldwin Mayor Donna Lanceslin, above, and Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris, below, commemorating the designation of Bayou

One Acadiana holds inaugural banquet

David Callecod of Lafayette General Hospitial is the CEO Advisory to the Council of One Acadian. He speaks to the nearly 1,000 people who attended last week's banquet.

One Acadiana recently brought together nearly 700 business and community leaders from across the nine-parish region at its inaugural Regional Celebration.

St. Mary hires more, but jobless rate rises

City workers are replacing the roadway and drainage culverts along Onstead Street in Morgan City. Work began Monday and is expected to be complete in about three weeks, Morgan City Public Works Director Mike Loupe said.

Louisiana’s job market sputtered in January as the state recorded the third-highest unemployment rate among the states.

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Sports

CENTERVILLE’S CHRISTIAN ARIAS takes a lead off third base after slamming a triple and receiving instructions from Coach Barry Price Tuesday at the Centerville Baseball Field. The Centerville Bulldogs posted a 12-2 win over the Episcopal School of Acadiana Falcons. Centerville will play host to Bell City on Thursday at 4 p.m.

CENTERVILLE _ Cole Candella ripped a solo homer and Christian Arias slammed a triple, leading the Centerville Bulldogs to a 12-2 victory over the Episcopal School of Acadiana Falcons in an abbrevia

Lifestyle

While some crape myrtle pruning cuts may appear “architecturally” nice, this kind of pruning is still the improper way to prune crape myrtle trees.
--Allen Owings Photo

HAMMOND — Our spring- and summer-flowering trees and shrubs are growing and preparing for another great bloom season.

Obituaries

Mrs. Bessie Florence Mitchell, 83, a resident and native of Franklin, died Monday, March 30, 2015, at 11:20 a.m., at her residence following a short illness.

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