Six members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be attending the National Horseshoe Pitching Association World Horseshoe Pitching Championships in Montgomery, Alabama. Competition begins Monday and concludes Aug. 6. Area participants include Tim Gilmore, Linda Dodson, Ryan Fryou, Randy Giroir, Dwain Arceneaux and Al Dodson. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association)

Several members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be attending the NHPA World Horseshoe Pitching Championships, which begins Monday and concludes Aug. 6 in Montgomery, Alabama.

Alyssa Landry (Submitted photo)

Patterson resident Alyssa Landry got a boost in confidence and a desire to do more as a community ambassador of goodwill after winning the 2016 National American Miss Louisiana Junior Teen Queen pageant. The competition was held July 9-11 in Baton Rouge.

Paul Cheramie of Sewart Supply’s barbecue team sets out rib samples during Thursday’s Bayou BBQ Bash Kick-Off Party at Hampton Inn & Suites in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

A few cooks in this weekend’s fifth annual Bayou BBQ Bash gave visitors a taste Thursday of what they can expect during the barbecue competition in Morgan City when 57 teams will vie for the title of grand champion.

Six members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be attending the National Horseshoe Pitching Association World Horseshoe Pitching Championships in Montgomery, Alabama. Competition begins Monday and concludes Aug. 6. Area participants include Tim Gilmore, Linda Dodson, Ryan Fryou, Randy Giroir, Dwain Arceneaux and Al Dodson. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association)

Alyssa Landry (Submitted photo)

Paul Cheramie of Sewart Supply’s barbecue team sets out rib samples during Thursday’s Bayou BBQ Bash Kick-Off Party at Hampton Inn & Suites in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

St. Mary School Board votes to close Shannon, Hernandez elementaries

St. Mary Association of Educators members Brandan Trahan of Morgan City High, and Sherry Thompson, center, and Esther Hawkins of J.A. Hernandez hold fans showing their support for two elementary schools considered for closure at a special school board meeting Monday at the Central Office Complex. The board later voted to close both schools, M.D. Shannon and Hernandez, as a cost-cutting measure.

The Daily Review/Bill Decker

CENTERVILLE -- By a pair of 7-4 votes Monday, the St. Mary Parish School Board carried through on plans to close M.D. Shannon Elementary in Morgan City and J.A.

Board takes up school closures

J.A. Hernandez in Franklin and M.D. Shannon in Morgan City are being considered for closure as a cost-cutting move for the St. Mary Parish school system. (Banner-Tribune photo)

The St. Mary Parish School Board will meet and vote today on the consolidation plans of J.A. Hernandez and M.D. Shannon elementary schools at the Central Office Complex in Centerville.

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Six members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be attending the National Horseshoe Pitching Association World Horseshoe Pitching Championships in Montgomery, Alabama. Competition begins Monday and concludes Aug. 6. Area participants include Tim Gilmore, Linda Dodson, Ryan Fryou, Randy Giroir, Dwain Arceneaux and Al Dodson. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association)

Several members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be attending the NHPA World Horseshoe Pitching Championships, which begins Monday and concludes Aug. 6 in Montgomery, Alabama.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Wiggins
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Kayla Renee’ Derouen and Peter Thomas Wiggins were married during a 6 p.m. double-ring ceremony May 14 at The Crossing Place Church in Bayou Vista. The Rev. Den Hussey officiated.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the Church of Assumption for Anna Mae DeMahy Burleigh.

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