A boil water advisory has been issued for St. Mary Parish Waterworks Dist. 5. The district encompasses the area from Red Cypress Road in Patterson to the east side of Franklin including Calumet, Verdunville, Centerville and Garden City.

Stephanie Atkins-Guidry

Franklin Foundation Hospital is currently under new management after Stephanie Atkins-Guidry accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer of the facility after a months-long process to replace interim CEO Craig Cudworth.
St. Mary Levee District commissioners will submit a formal request for the Bayou Chene Flood Control and Diversion Project’s inclusion in the state’s coastal master plan, weeks after the project was left out of a draft version of the plan.

La. 182 in Siracusa closed after 18-wheeler loses load

An 18-wheeler lost its load Saturday on La. 182 in Siracusa. Authorities shut down La. 182 from Coral Marine to James Street while the tractor-trailer was removed from the roadway. (St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office photo)

La. 182 in Siracusa from Coral Marine to James Street was closed to traffic as of about 3:45 p.m. Saturday after an 18-wheeler lost its load earlier in the day, according to the St.

Hats Off To Character

Students and members of the faculty and staff are celebrating Red Ribbon Week at Holy Cross Elementary School to raise awareness of the negative effects of drugs, alcohol and bullying. On Tuesday, students were invited to wear hats to school for Hats Off to Good Character Day. Pictured are sixth-graders Charlotte Callais, Gracie Lipari, Sophie Webster and Emily Wise.

Students and members of the faculty and staff are celebrating Red Ribbon Week at Holy Cross Elementary School to raise awareness of the negative effects of drugs, alcohol and bullying.

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Sports

With the start of the spring semester Wednesday, the defending Sun Belt Champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team resumed preparations for the 2017 season with spring practice at M.L.

Lifestyle

½ cup ketchup

2 Tbsp. packed brown sugar

1 lb. lean ground beef

½ lb. ground pork

½ cup baking mix

¼ tsp. pepper

¼ cup onion, finely chopped

Obituaries

Amos Leonard, 73, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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