From left St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, Safariland Account Manager Erik Belsom, Major John Kahl Jr., Lieutenant Dustin Kennedy and Chief Deputy Scott Anslum.

On the morning of Dec. 27, 2015, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting at a residence in the Jeanerette area. Once they arrived on scene, a suspect began shooting at the deputies from within the residence, Sheriff Mark Hebert said.
The St. Mary Parish Council meeting Wednesday featured several guest speakers who came before the governing body to deliver important messages about coming events in the community and the changing landscape of the parish judicial system.

Sharon Splane, right, enjoys an art show with friends in the lobby of the Teche Theatre last weekend before a dance recital. The Bayou Beaux Art Show and Dance Recital was the culmination of a summer program sponsored by the City of Franklin.

From left St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, Safariland Account Manager Erik Belsom, Major John Kahl Jr., Lieutenant Dustin Kennedy and Chief Deputy Scott Anslum.

Sharon Splane, right, enjoys an art show with friends in the lobby of the Teche Theatre last weekend before a dance recital. The Bayou Beaux Art Show and Dance Recital was the culmination of a summer program sponsored by the City of Franklin.

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.

Two million words

Second-grade student Emmy Robison at Holy Cross Elementary has read more than 2 million words during the 2015-16 school year, earning her the top spot in the Holy Cross Elementary School Millionair

Morgan City police designate ‘Safe Exchange Zone’

Morgan City Police Detective Sgt. Ricky Hartley and Chief James Blair, right, stand next to a “Safe Exchange Location” sign last week when Morgan City police officially designated the police department on Myrtle Street as a safe site to make internet purchase exchanges or child custody exchanges. (Submitted photo)

Anyone looking for a safe place to pick up or deliver items from online transactions or to make child custody exchanges now has a site officially designated for those purposes in Morgan City.

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Debra Bolden Smith, 53, a native of Morgan City and resident of Patterson, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at her residence.

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