All ballot propositions except one passed in Saturday’s election. The St. Mary Parish government’s $6.5 million bond proposal with .92 mills to support its newly created road district failed with 1,012 votes or 46.83 percent, in favor to 1,149 votes, or 53.17 percent against.
Easter egg hunts were held Wednesday at Caffery Park in Franklin. The first egg hunt involved parents who quickly filled empty bags as they scrambled about looking for the gold and silver eggs. A large number of fathers and father figures joined in the egg hunting fun and enjoyed the event as much as their children in the next hunt.
Dr. Steven McPherson has been granted a 30-day extension through April on his contract with Franklin Foundation Hospital but Dr. Donna Tesi will be in a 90-day transition period beginning Wednesday.

CAA Easter egg hunt

Easter egg hunts were held Wednesday at Caffery Park in Franklin. The first egg hunt involved parents who quickly filled empty bags as they scrambled about looking for the gold and silver eggs.

Circle K robbery suspect identified

Shawn Himel, 45, of Paradis is shown in a surveillance photo. He is a suspect in a March 17 robbery at the Circle K in Amelia. (Submitted photo)

A 45-year-old Paradis man has been identified as a suspect in a March 17 robbery at Circle K in Amelia, according to a St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office news release.

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Sports

CENTERVILLE _ Cameron Pogue pitched and hit the Centerville Bulldogs to a 22-4 triumph over the Jeanerette Tigers here Friday at the Centerville Baseball Field.

Lifestyle

St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin presented keys to the parish during the St. Mary AARP March meeting. Sidney Boudreaux was honored for his 100th birthday, and St. Mary AARP Mardi Gras King and Queen Laurie Vining and Rebecca Vining were recognized. From left are Genevive and Sidney Boudreaux, St. Mary Parish Councilman Sterling Fryou, Rebecca Vining and Naquin. Laurie Vining was unable to attend.
--Mark Leonard Photos

St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting March 2 at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City, home of St. Mary AARP.

Obituaries

Lizetta G. “Mama B” Steward, 95, a resident of Berwick, died Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 7:20 a.m., at her residence.

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