Mardi Gras parade schedule in St. Mary

From Cajun Coast Welcome Center: Parade Schedule March 1, 2019 Krewe of Adonis, Morgan City, 7 p.m. – MAP The parade will begin at the intersection of Brashear Avenue and Federal Avenue, near MD Shannon School turning onto Onstead Street and continuing down Sixth Street to Marguerite Street, Ninth Street/Hwy.70, Brashear onto Victor II Blvd and…

Escape attempt within St. Mary jail

Anthony Jones, 41, Cleveland Avenue, Patterson, LA, was arrested on January 12, 2019, for attempted escape and criminal damage to property-simple. A corrections deputy observed Jones cause damage to a light fixture in his cell. Jones was placed in another room and subsequently attempted to escape from that room. Jones’ attempt was not successful and…

USCG rescues six people from Atchafalaya River

The Coast Guard rescued six people from a disabled vessel in the Atchafalaya Bay near Morgan City, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report from St. Mary Parish Sheriffs Department at 12:50 a.m. of a disabled 16-foot bass boat with two adults and four children on board. Watchstanders directed the launch…