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.
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.
New officers of American Legion Post 63 were sworn in Wednesday at a ceremony held in Centerville. At top from left are new Post Commander Darren Charpentier; Dave Luke, second vice-commander; Richard Bianchi, adjutant; Clifford Broussard, chaplain; Malvin Mire, sargent at arms; Greg Cardenaz, service officer; Charles Luke, financial officer/treasurer; sitting are Samuel Yoshida, first vice-commander; and Howard Winston, historian/photographer. (Photos by Colin Murphey)