Benjamin Kelly faced some adversity during the 400-yard swim at Sunday’s Iron Horse Triathlon and knew he needed to make up time. Fortunately for him, next in the three-part race was his strongest point — the bike.

Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service, or BEARS, participated in the nationwide annual ham radio Field Day Saturday at its offices at the old Whitney Bank building in downtown Morgan City. Tommy Wells, left, and Carl Bundy, right, try to call other ham radio operators across the country, while Kay Wells, center, logs her husband Tommy’s calls.

Members of the local Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service, or BEARS, joined other ham radio operators across the country Saturday in participating in the annual ham radio field day.
Doric Lodge 205 F&AM in Morgan City recently held its First Responder Night recognizing emergency responders who provide outstanding service across the parish. Recognized were Ofc. Billy Chapman, Berwick Police; Master Trooper Scott Verret, Lousiana State Police; BM 1st Class Timothy Dinger, United States Coast Guard; Sgt. Bart Lange, St.

Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service, or BEARS, participated in the nationwide annual ham radio Field Day Saturday at its offices at the old Whitney Bank building in downtown Morgan City. Tommy Wells, left, and Carl Bundy, right, try to call other ham radio operators across the country, while Kay Wells, center, logs her husband Tommy’s calls.

School Board faces potential $1.7M sales tax revenue shortfall

St. Mary Parish School Board members took their oaths of office Thursday during the regular January meeting of the board. Seated, from left, are Ginger Griffin, District 5; Pearl Rack, District 4; Marilyn LaSalle, District 6; and Mary Lockley, District 2. Standing, from left, are Superintendent Donald Aguillard; Anthony Streva, District 10; Bill McCarty, District 9; Roland Verret, District 11; Kenny Alfred, District 3; Mike Taylor, District 8; Wayne Deslatte, District 7; and Joseph Foulcard, District 1.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Six months into its fiscal year, the St. Mary School Board faces a potential $1.7 million budget shortfall if sales tax collections don’t turn around.

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Benjamin Kelly faced some adversity during the 400-yard swim at Sunday’s Iron Horse Triathlon and knew he needed to make up time.

Obituaries

Gerald J. Landry, 80, of Bernard Avenue, Greeneville, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Laughlin Memorial Hospital.
He was a plumber and electrician.

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