Sheriff Mark Hebert recently accepted a $1,500 donation given to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office by SM Energy of Morgan City. The donation was presented by Shane Wiggins who, on the company’s behalf, expressed appreciation for the services the Sheriff’s Office provides.
America’s love for fairytales has been reignited over the years thanks in part to television interpretations and the acclaimed film adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods.

The Morgan City High School Tennis team concluded its season Monday at the Division II state tennis tournament
in Monroe. Team members competing included, from left, Niki Ring, Harleigh Price, Krystina Pitre and Bailee Hoggatt. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Kelly Jo Aucoin)

Morgan City High School had four members of its tennis team in action at the Division II state meet including a singles’ competitor who advanced to the quarterfinals.

The Morgan City High School Tennis team concluded its season Monday at the Division II state tennis tournament
in Monroe. Team members competing included, from left, Niki Ring, Harleigh Price, Krystina Pitre and Bailee Hoggatt. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Kelly Jo Aucoin)

Officers on alert during holiday

Shantell Mendez bags fireworks for customers in Stephensville on Tuesday. While fireworks are legal in portions of neighboring St. Martin Parish, they're banned in St. Mary.
(The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Louisiana State Police and St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office will be on alert during the New Year’s holidays to ensure residents’ safety as they travel.

Giving to Toys for Tots

Students from Central Catholic High School recently participated in the Marine Corp Reserve’s Toys for Tots program. Members of the National Junior Honor Society encouraged students to bring in a new toy to provide gifts for disadvantaged children. Kneeling from left are CCHS students Terre’Yan Johnson, Madison Blanchard, Chloe Rivere and Macy Sims. Standing: Coy Ribardi, Issac Bochas, Bryce Grizzaffi, Lindsee Case, Ali Comeaux, Emma Thomas and Cade Boutte. (Submitted Photo)

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Sports

Tryouts for sophomore, junior and senior members on the 2016 Morgan City High School volleyball team will be held May 9-11.

Lifestyle

--Submitted Photo

Bayou Vista Garden Club President Donna Bucci, left, recently attended the 55th annual Convention of the Deep South Region of the National Garden Clubs in Tunica, Mississippi.

Obituaries

May 20, 1950-April 26, 2016
John William Melancon, 65, a resident of Geismar, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Hospital.

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