Officials with St. Mary Parish Schools avoided trouble when they decided not to rely on a type of state aid that was subsequently cut. But question marks remain about how much school aid St. Mary can expect from the cash-strapped state government.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: In Class A Pat Pertuit placed first, Al Dodson took second place and Dudley Michel placed third.

Patterson horseshoe tournament winners

Sen. Bret Allain

Area legislators were the guests at a St. Mary Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday in Franklin. Representative Beryl A. Amedee, (Dist. 51) was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in November, 2015 and an “unprecedented” series of legislative sessions awaited.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: In Class A Pat Pertuit placed first, Al Dodson took second place and Dudley Michel placed third.

Sen. Bret Allain

Relay for Life sponsors lauded

At top from left are Randi Landry, American Cancer Society Community Manager, Relay For Life; Angela Johnson, Patient Account Representative,  Franklin Foundation Hospital and Relay For Life in West St. Mary Event Chair; Dawn Kaiser-Melancon, Director of Business Development and Marketing, Franklin Foundation Hospital; and Camille Breaux, Senior Manager of Community Engagement, American Cancer Society. Below from left are Breaux; Cindy Pusateri, Administrative Supervisor, Cabot Corporation; Landry; and Mark Suellentrop, Facility General Manager, Cabot Corporation.

Representatives of Cabot Corporation, the 2015 Presenting Sponsor of the Relay For Life in West St.

Wheel House for May 12

Housing Authority accepting applications for public housing 8-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, May 18. Must bring picture ID for all adults 18 and older, birth certificate and Social Security card for everyone in household, and proof of income.



The National Horseshoe Pitchers Foundation fundraiser was held June 25 at Kemper Williams Park near Patterson. Class A winners included, from left, Pat Pertuit (tournament champion) of Marrero, first; Al Dodson of Morgan City, second; and Dudley Michel of Bayou Vista, third. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association)


Day Like This has been invited to participate in The Extreme Tour encompassing the Northwest and Southwest tours. The band is comprised of area natives. Members of the band include Mandee Pisani Guillory, formerly of Patterson; Jean’ Guillory, formerly of Berwick; Roland Bennett, formerly of Morgan City; and Joel Fussell and Chanse Benoit, of Thibodaux.
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Three area natives, Jean’ Guillory, his wife, Mandee Pisani Guillory, and Roland Bennett, are part of the Day Like This band that has been invited to perform for The Extreme Tour.

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