Donna Peveto

A 57-year-old Houma woman accused of stealing more than $633,000 from a Morgan City business was arrested Thursday, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release. Donna Sue Peveto, 57, of Houma, was arrested at 11:25 a.m. Thursday on a warrant for seven counts of felony theft totaling $633,700, Banks said.
A $28,000 allocation from the St. Mary Parish Council will help provide equipment for first responders to deal with mass casualty events. The council agreed to provide the funds to the parish fire association after hearing from Franklin Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Hildreth Wednesday.

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A former Baldwin Police office has been charged with molestation of a juvenile, malfeasance in office, sexual battery and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Donna Peveto

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Homecoming court

Central Catholic celebrated homecoming last week and crowned its queen, Kimberly Russo, during halftime of the school’s 50-0 victory against Gueydan. Members of the court include, standing from left, Hailie Baker, Kourtney Blanchard, Randi Brown, Olivia Crawford, Elizabeth Garber, Jaclyn Garber, Geralyn Garrett, Carley Gravois and Destinee Hebert. Sitting, from left, are Anastasia Johnson, Meoshonti Knight, Jessica Landry, Hailey Marcel, Carmen Marinelli, Kate Patterson, Jada Pennison and Russo.

Central Catholic celebrated homecoming last week and crowned its queen, Kimberly Russo, during halftime of the school’s 50-0 victory against Gueydan.

St. Mary Parish School Board honors

Students of the Month were recognized by the St. Mary Parish School Board at their November meeting. They are, from left, Jaron Bertrand, a Centerville High School senior; Delayshia Green, fifth-grader at J.B. Maitland Elementary; and Rolando Hernandez Jr., fifth-grader at W.P. Foster Elementary. (Photo by Jean L. Kaess)

Students of the Month were recognized by the St. Mary Parish School Board at their November meeting.

St. Mary Parish School Board honors

Employees of the Month were recognized by the St. Mary Parish School Board at their November meeting. They are, from left, Paula Deslatte, second-grade teacher at Centerville School; Celeste Pipes, third-grade teacher at J.B. Maitland Elementary; and Kim Steiner, secretary at W.P. Foster Elementary. (Photo by Jean L. Kaess)

Employees of the Month were recognized by the St. Mary Parish School Board at their November meeting.

School Board OKs bond election results for new junior high school at Patterson

Hattie Watts Elementary Principal Niki Fryou was recognized during Thursday’s meeting of the St. Mary Parish School Board for earning designation as a National Distinguished Principal. A poster recognizing Fryou, the only principal from Louisiana to earn the honor, was presented to the school board to be posted at the Central Office Complex. A duplicate poster was presented to Hattie Watts. Fred St. Clair of Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company, a company that provides retirement plan services for educators and sponsored the award, recognizes Fryou during the school board meeting. (Photo by Jean L. Kaess)

CENTERVILLE — The first steps toward construction of a new building for Patterson Junior High School were taken Thursday night.

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The third annual Bayou BBQ Bash had two visiting queens make an appearance at the July 18 and 19 event in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Mr. Bob Michael Joseph, 70, a resident and native of Charenton, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at 5:30 a.m., at Ochsner Extended Care Hospital in Kenner following a short illness.

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