United Blood Services is now Vitalant

Blood Systems announced today that its 10 blood centers including United Blood Services will unite as one cohesive brand under the new name Vitalant. As one of the nation’s oldest and largest comprehensive transfusion medicine organizations serving local communities across 40 states including Louisiana, Vitalant’s 127 nationwide donation centers and 30,000 mobile blood drives welcome…

SMPSO search for missing juvenile

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office has classified Brannon Menser as a runaway juvenile. Brannon Menser is – 14 years old – 5 ft. – 110 pounds – short black hair – brown eyes Brannon was last seen getting off the bus this afternoon on Zenor Road in Patterson, walking north towards Hwy 182. Anyone with…

Attempted murder of a police officer

Paul Levergne, 54, Canal Road, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on September 20, 2018, at 11:39 am on a warrant for the charges of attempted first degree murder of a peace officer, disturbing the peace-intoxicated, battery of emergency room personnel (2 counts), and battery of a police officer. A detective with the St. Mary Parish…