Leaders Against Litter met at Drinkwater Products in Garden City recently in advance of the March 13 initiative. From back left are Jon Eeinigenburgh, Didi Battle, Craig Brentlinger, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Baldwin Mayor Donna Lanceslin.

Leaders throughout St. Mary Parish are joining Keep St. Mary Beautiful to participate in the second annual “Leaders Against Litter” event March 13. Keep St. Mary Beautiful is one of 23 Keep Louisiana Beautiful affiliate communities across the state selected to host this statewide “litter-thon.”

The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Long after the last taillight from a visitor’s car that attended the 10th Annual Eagle Expo last weekend faded down the highway, it occurred to me we’ll still be here. By that, I mean every one of us has a responsibility to take care of the little piece of eagle heaven that surrounds Berwick Bay.

Ryleigh Dunn was feeding the squirrels while enjoying the warm weather Wednesday before it came to an end this morning at the Victor Guarisco Lake End Park in Morgan City.
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Staff and wire reports Just when you thought it was safe to go back in your flip-flops. After Wednesday’s 80-degree weather, winter returned with a howl this morning. The temperature plunged into the 30s, and gusty winds raked the Tri-City area.

Leaders Against Litter met at Drinkwater Products in Garden City recently in advance of the March 13 initiative. From back left are Jon Eeinigenburgh, Didi Battle, Craig Brentlinger, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Baldwin Mayor Donna Lanceslin.

The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Ryleigh Dunn was feeding the squirrels while enjoying the warm weather Wednesday before it came to an end this morning at the Victor Guarisco Lake End Park in Morgan City.
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Minor injuries for child hit by police car

Emergency vehicles are shown Wednesday on Red Cypress Road, where an 11-year-old child darted in front of a Patterson police car. The child’s injuries were minor, police said.
Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

State police say an 11-year-old boy received minor injuries after being struck by a Patterson patrol unit Wednesday.

Boat roams the river

This boat, abandoned for seven years, broke free from its Atchafalaya River mooring Monday. Local agencies differ over which has responsibility for rounding up the boat.
Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Uncertainty exists about what can be done with an abandoned boat that broke free Monday from the place it had been resting for seven years.

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Ashton, LA - Homegoing Services for Paulfrey “Boolay” James Jackson Sr., 79, will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 7, 2015, at Macedonia Baptist Church in Ashton.

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