West St. Mary Parish Relay for Life kicks off Saturday at noon at the Franklin High School field. The event in support of the American Cancer Society continues through midnight. Employees of the St. Mary Parish Clerk of Court Office wore jeans Friday rather than their usual uniforms as an in-office fundraiser for the Relay.

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The Patterson Lumberjacks and Berwick Panthers had multiple representatives on the All-District 9-3A first team. Patterson had seven representatives, while Berwick had four representatives.
The St. Mary Parish School Board will interview five candidates for the vacant superintendent’s post in 45-minute blocks, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Central Office Complex in Centerville.

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Port chief heads to D.C. for funding, dredging

Port of Morgan City Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade
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Today’s trip to Washington, D.C., for Port of Morgan City Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade will be one to both thank federal officials for their help to get additional funding to dredge the At

Wreck snarls traffic on U.S. 90 bridge

A two-vehicle wreck occurred at about 7:30 a.m. today on the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City. A refrigeration truck and a vehicle pulling a boat and trailer were involved in the crash, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Lt. Sennet Wiggins said. As of about 9 a.m. today, authorities cleared the bridge of the crash. No one had been transported to the hospital and neither driver had been cited in the crash, Wiggins said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A two-vehicle wreck occurred at about 7:30 a.m. today on the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City. A refrigeration truck and a vehicle pulling a boat and trailer were involved in the crash, St.

White weighs in on Common Core

St. Mary Parish Superintendent of Schools Donald Aguillard, left, and State Superintendent of Schools John White chat during a tour of Hattie Watts Elementary School in Patterson on Monday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

While State Superintendent of Schools John White was in St. Mary Parish Monday, he answered a few questions about the current state of affairs in Louisiana education.

State Superintendent of Schools John White tours Hattie Watts Elementary in Patterson

McKenzie Percle, Lillian Breaux and Elijah Charlot, students at Hattie Watts Elementary were tour guides Monday during the visit of the State Superintendent of Schools John White, who is leaning forward. At right is state Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin.
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State Superintendent of Schools John White spent several hours visiting Hattie Watts Elementary on Monday.

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An autograph-covered football commemorating the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl triumph last season now sits in cornerback Brandon Browner’s locker at the headquarters of his new NFL team, the New

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Newly elected Patterson Garden Club officers were recognized during the club’s end-of-the-year social held at The Atchafalaya at Idlewild near Patterson on May 19.

Obituaries

December 12, 1932-May 27, 2015
Mr. Eugene “Mickey” Leblanc Sr. passed away early Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at his home in Broussard. He was born in Houma, Louisiana, on Dec. 12, 1932.

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