Ms. Fallon Nicole Mitchell is reigning as Queen Shona XXI for the 2017 Carnival Season. Mitchell is a native and resident of the St. Joseph Community in Franklin. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy and Valencia Mitchell.

The Krewe of Teche celebrated its 45th annual Coronation Ball on February 25, 2017 under the reign of King Quercus XLV Parrish Jude Segura and Queen Virginiana XLV Jeannie Thibodaux Segura.

Reigning over the 2017 Carnival Festivities of the Krewe of Sucrose are Mr. Randy Lee Hanagriff as King Sucrose LXXVII and Miss Kennedi Claire Walden as Queen Sugar LXXVII.

Schedler: Don't worry about 'rigged' elections

Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler at the New Orleans Museum of Art unveiling the new “I voted” stickers featuring art by the late George Rodrigue. Schedler says voters have no reason to fear a “rigged election,” as predicted by GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Louisiana’s chief election officer, Secretary of State Tom Schedler, himself a Republican, says voters don’t have to worry about a “rigged election,” and charges his party’s presidential standard b

Detectives seek assistance identifying Walmart theft suspect

St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office detectives are seeking the public's help identifying a theft suspect seen Oct. 12 loading a 55” Vizio 4K UHD Smart Television into a shopping cart at Walmart in Bayou Vista. (Submitted)

Detectives are asking for the public's help to identity a suspect seen on surveillance stealing a TV from Walmart, according to a St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office news release.

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GONZALES _ The No. 17 seed Hanson Memorial Tigers posted a 63-58 road victory over No. 16 seed Ascension Christian 63-58 in the first round of the Division IV playoffs.

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Versa Dore was given a gift by Bayou Vista Garden Club Vice President and Program Chairman Gloria Roy in appreciation for Dore’s presentation at the February Bayou Vista Garden Club meeting. Dore gave a presentation on backyard habitats.
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Louisiana Master Gardener Versa Dore was guest speaker at the Bayou Vista Garden Club February meeting.

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