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

Eight get scholarships at banquet

St. Mary Chamber of Commerce honors high school graduate scholarship and humanitarian award winners during its annual education and appreciation banquet at the Civic Center near Patterson. Recipients are, front row from left, McKaila Darden, Centerville High; Aisha Ortiz, Franklin High; Emma Thomas, Central Catholic; and Aaliya Stewart, Patterson High. Back row from left, Myria Ashani Druilhet, West St. Mary High; Ayana Allen, Morgan City High; Gabrielle Adams, Berwick High; Dominique Montecino, Hanson High; and Lo’Raisha Jones, Franklin High. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

PATTERSON — The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce awarded scholarships to eight high school graduates at its annual education and appreciation banquet.

Parish NAACP looks into jail complaints

The St. Mary Parish branch of the NAACP is looking into a few complaints that inmates didn't receive adequate medical care while incarcerated in the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center in Centerville. (The Daily Review file photo)

The St. Mary Parish branch of the NAACP is investigating allegations that several inmates in the parish jail didn’t receive proper medical care while incarcerated.

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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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