Cleco Corp and David H. Stiel, Jr. Insurance Agency were honored for years in business by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday's luncheon held at the Forest Restaurant. With board chairman Bob Harrison are, at left, Jude Hebert representing Cleco, and at right, Hal and Donelson Stiel representing the David H. Stiel, Jr. Agency.

Rodney Olander pilots the Big Rod

Photos and story by COLIN MURPHEY If Rodney Olander had set out last week to fish for blue crab, it might have been a decent catch. But he was fishing for shrimp.
Shortly before the Franklin Foundation Hospital Board of Commissioners meeting commenced on Thursday, board Chairman Eugene Foulcard announced to those in attendance that he had been handed a letter on behalf of the FFH medical staff.

Cleco Corp and David H. Stiel, Jr. Insurance Agency were honored for years in business by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday's luncheon held at the Forest Restaurant. With board chairman Bob Harrison are, at left, Jude Hebert representing Cleco, and at right, Hal and Donelson Stiel representing the David H. Stiel, Jr. Agency.

Rodney Olander pilots the Big Rod

Police training focuses on officer-involved shootings

Law enforcement officials listen to a Louisiana State Police facilitator during the Officer Involved in Shootings training located at Patterson City Hall. (Submitted photo)

Local and surrounding parish law enforcement officers attended an Officer Involved in Shootings training today facilitated by Louisiana State Police and the Patterson Police Department.

Legislators, 1A visit La. 318 site

Rep. Sam Jones, DOTD Sec. Shawn Wilson, I-49 South Coalition Chairman David Mann, Gov. John Bel Edwards, 1A’s Jason El Koubi and Sen. Bret Allain examined the plans for the La. 318 interchange, above, and visited the site. A public meeting will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the West St. Mary Civic Center regarding the US 90 and La. 318 interchange project.

One Acadiana and the I-49 South Coalition joined Gov. John Bel Edwards, DOTD Secretary Shawn Wilson, Sen. Bret Allain, Rep.

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Sports

Lloyd Burchfield, left, and Ludness "Lud" Henry were inducted into Berwick's Hall of Fame.

Berwick High School inducted two longtime coaches, Lloyd Burchfield and Ludness “Lud” Henry, into the school’s inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame before Friday’s homecoming game.

Obituaries

Bennie Earl Hunter, 61, a resident of Morgan City and native of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Sept. 24, 2016, at his residence.

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