Patterson High teacher and coach Brandon Harden resigned today as an employee of St. Mary Parish schools. St. Mary Superintendent Leonard Armato only confirmed Harden’s resignation was effective immediately and stated it was received today. He did not comment beyond that.

Below from left are Jared Ross and Tammilee Kelly, assistant principals at Centerville High School; Deputy Walter Shepherd and Sergeant Oscar West, school resource officers; Chief of Staff Gary Driskell; Centerville High School Principal Kristina Estay; Detective Whytley Jones; Captain Sennet Wiggins; Detective Beau Martin, also pictured above; and Morgan City Fire Department Assistant Chief Daniel Clemons.

Working through school resource officers with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office, principals of J.S. Aucoin Elementary and Centerville High School held active shooter response drills for faculty.

St. Mary seniors play bingo Wednesday at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

A recent WalletHub study ranks Louisiana overall as No. 8 in the nation with the best elder-abuse protections. But even with the best protections, St. Mary seniors are still cautioned to be proactive protecting themselves, even when it comes to family.

Below from left are Jared Ross and Tammilee Kelly, assistant principals at Centerville High School; Deputy Walter Shepherd and Sergeant Oscar West, school resource officers; Chief of Staff Gary Driskell; Centerville High School Principal Kristina Estay; Detective Whytley Jones; Captain Sennet Wiggins; Detective Beau Martin, also pictured above; and Morgan City Fire Department Assistant Chief Daniel Clemons.

St. Mary seniors play bingo Wednesday at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Marine Corps Band to play Toys for Tots benefit concert

The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will play a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to benefit the Marine Corps League-St. Mary Detachment’s Toys for Tots drive. The concert is free to the public, but attendees are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy to support Toys for Tots in St. Mary and lower St. Martin parishes. (The Daily Review/file photo)

The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will perform Dec. 6 at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to benefit the Marine Corps League-St.

Lighting ceremonies are Thursday

Berwick public works employees Erika Laine and Chris Fabre straighten Christmas light decorations Wednesday morning near the intersection of La. 182 and U.S. 90 in Berwick. Both Berwick and Morgan City will have Christmas lighting ceremonies at 6 p.m. Thursday. Berwick’s will be at Town Hall while Morgan City’s will take place in the median of Brashear Avenue in front of the Spirit of Morgan City shrimp boat. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Berwick and Morgan City will host their annual Christmas lighting ceremonies Thanksgiving night.

'Food for Families' drive set for Dec. 6

St. John Elementary students recently provided Thanksgiving baskets for families in the Franklin area. Franklin Emergency Aid Center Director Patty Ibert is pictured above with students. Franklin Emergency Aid Center is an agency for United Way of South Louisiana.

Food Net’s “Food for Families” drive is set Dec. 6.
Locally, donations can be made at the following locations:

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Frank S. Maddix, 68, a resident of Stephensville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

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