16th Judicial Assistant District Attorney and St. Mary Parish Council legal counsel Eric Duplantis administers the oath of office to Pam Washington to fill the interim seat of Dist. 10 councilman Steve Bierhorst, shown with Washington below.

The St. Mary Parish Council meeting on Wednesday was a showcase of new faces as a candidate for an interim appointment to the council was sworn in and a candidate for a place on the Franklin Foundation Hospital Board of Commissioners introduced herself to the council and made her case for her candidacy.

St. Mary Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year Laura Rentrop supervises seventh-grade students in the computer lab as they create a blog based on their analysis of three media stories. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Twenty-year teaching veteran Laura Rentrop shies away from credit for being named St. Mary Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year. “I don’t look at myself in those terms,” Rentrop said. “I always feel like, as a teacher, it’s such a group effort.

Berwick High School's Kenny Rhodes pursues Franklin's Davondre Holland during last week's game in Berwick. The Panthers willl hit the road the road this week when they travel Friday to face Erath High School for the Bobcats' homecoming game. The Panthers defense, which has performed will this year, also will get its biggest test of the season when it will face Erath's Elijah Mitchell, who is second in the state in rushing. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Greg Roussel)

The unbeaten Berwick Panthers are bracing for a rugged District 8-3A matchup at Erath Friday. Berwick (4-0, 1-0) used a last-minute drive to beat Franklin, 20-14, last week. With 2:04 left, Berwick got the ball back, and quarterback Collin Louviere completed passes to Kenan Jones and Josh Carver.

16th Judicial Assistant District Attorney and St. Mary Parish Council legal counsel Eric Duplantis administers the oath of office to Pam Washington to fill the interim seat of Dist. 10 councilman Steve Bierhorst, shown with Washington below.

St. Mary Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year Laura Rentrop supervises seventh-grade students in the computer lab as they create a blog based on their analysis of three media stories. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Berwick High School's Kenny Rhodes pursues Franklin's Davondre Holland during last week's game in Berwick. The Panthers willl hit the road the road this week when they travel Friday to face Erath High School for the Bobcats' homecoming game. The Panthers defense, which has performed will this year, also will get its biggest test of the season when it will face Erath's Elijah Mitchell, who is second in the state in rushing. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Greg Roussel)

Parish president candidates: Diversity is key to growth

The two candidates for St. Mary Parish president, Gary Duhon and David Hanagriff, were the guest speakers at Monday’s St. Mary Industrial Group meeting held at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. From left are SMIG President Greg Roussel, Duhon, Hanagriff, and SMIG Treasurer Bob Miller.
The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald

Helping grow the St Mary Parish economy is the main issue facing parish officials and diversification is necessary to enable the parish’s economic success, the two candidates for parish president s

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Hanson’s Brian Sonnier is pulled down during an earlier contest. The Hanson Memorial Tigers will battle the Vermilion Catholic Eagles on Friday at McCloskey Field in District 7-1A action.

Lafayette _The Franklin Lady Hornets dropped three sets to David Thibodaux on Wednesday by scores of 9-25, 15-25 and 15-25.

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Kortney Hillen and Ethan Scioneaux
--Wade Gussman Photography

Ethan Scioneaux was crowned Morgan City High School homecoming king during the Morgan City dance held Saturday at the school. Homecoming Queen Kortney Hillen was crowned during the MCHS vs.

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