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

Keeping schools in good shape: Panel looks at maintenance, capital needs in District 3

Construction continues on the new Patterson Junior High building. A St. Mary Parish School Board committee will consider maintenance and capital needs for District 2 schools, which includes Patterson, Bayou Vista and Berwick, at 5 p.m. today at the Central Office Complex in Centerville. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

CENTERVILLE — St. Mary District 3 principals pleaded their case Monday to the school board’s maintenance committee for new projects during a budget workshop at the Central Office Complex.

Sheriff’s scholarship awarded

Sheriff’s Office Major Scott Anslum presented the Louisiana Sheriff’s Scholarship Program scholarship to Kaeley Paige Hill on Monday at Berwick High School’s award ceremony held at the Berwick Civic Center.

Sheriff Mark Hebert has announced that Kaeley Paige Hill has been named the recipient of an academic scholarship from the Louisiana Sheriff’s Scholarship Program for the 2015-2016 school year.

Main Street buildings eligible for state redevelopment grants

Morgan City officials will accept state grant applications until June 15 to improve historic buildings in the downtown Main Street District. Grant applications are available from the receptionist at City Hall, located at 512 First Street, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Morgan City officials will accept state grant applications from Main Street businesses until June 15 for a chance to receive up to $10,000 to restore and improve historical buildings.

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Sports

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)

Lifestyle

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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