Mary and St. But there was a newly reported death in Assumption along with two more in St. The of new cases statewide was 2, and the of people in hospitals for COVID treatment grew by In St. Mary, 42 new cases reported at midday Tuesday raised the total since the pandemic began to Martin for a total of 1, The two new deaths Tuesday raised the toll to Only two new cases were reported Tuesday, raising Assumption's total to The newly reported death raises that total to The list includes some of the best-known names in the St.
Mary business community.
According to s released earlier this month by the U. Small Business Administration, the of jobs protected total 8, Mary reported by the Louisiana Workforce Commission in May. The federal money was dispensed by way of local banks, which presumably are familiar with the level of risk associated with businesses in their market. The federal government may forgive the loans if recipient businesses keep workers on their payrolls and meet other requirements.
An exact total of loan values granted to St. Among the recipients: —Shipbuilder Conrad Industries Inc. The loan through Hancock Whitney Bank protected jobs, according to information submitted by the company. The SBA data release did not include a of jobs protected by the loan.
The data do not include the of jobs protected. The of employees was not listed in the SBA data.
Private businesses were not the only St. Mary recipients of PPP loans. The Teche Action Board Inc. Hospital Service District No. Mary Parish will not be issuing citations to the public for not wearing masks in response to Gov. Morgan City Police Chief James Blair said in a Facebook post that his department encourages the public to use personal protection equipment, but he said that the decision ultimately is a personal one.
Local law enforcement agencies said they do wear personal protective equipment, though. Diocesan Superintendent of Catholic Schools Suzanne Troxclair said in the first of a series of videos that will be posted on Youtube by the diocese to discuss topics for the school year that those in grades will be required to wear face coverings along with all staff.
Parents have the option of providing face coverings for students below third grade. Central Catholic Elementary will school Aug. The students will be in class five days a week with a regular school day. She commended the work that students, faculty and parents did to continue learning once a stay-at-home order was issued in March. We learned a lot this past spring.
Our teachers and our schools had to move very quickly to prepare for that distance learning. When students arrive at school, they will have their temperatures checked daily, while Troxclair stressed that staff or students who feel ill should not come to school. To the maximum extent possible, everyone will be kept at a 6-foot distance from one another. Visitors also will be prohibited from visiting school in the current phase. Officials overseeing high school sports have not yet considered canceling fall sports, Louisiana High School Athletic Association Executive Director Eddie Bonine said Monday, though the public health picture would have to improve considerably to play football under the current plan.
State Sen. Though initially a set of recommended best practices, recently approved legislation directed BESE to adopt official standards, state Super-intendent Cade Brumley explained to the state House of Representatives Educ-ation Committee. The legislation did not provide money to hire enforcement staff, however. Brumley said the department will set up an online portal for complaints. Education department recommendations call for face coverings for all adults and all students in grades 3 and up. Maximum group sizes in classrooms and on buses will vary depending on which reopening phase the state is in at the time.
Much of it was spent on electronic devices for students, though some was set aside to buy personal protective equipment, he added. Once BESE finalizes the rules, school boards will submit their plans to the state education department.
Boards have been instructed to prepare for fully remote learning, traditional classroom instruction, and a hybrid of the two. He said diagnostic tests when schools reopen in early August will be crucial, noting that the learning loss that typically happens over the summer likely will be exacerbated by the extended absence from campus.
John Bel Edwards closed schools in mid-March. Restrictions apply to different sports based on where the state is in the White House-approved reopening guidelines. Volleyball teams are fully cleared to compete in the next phase. Bonine said moving football to next semester has been discussed but is not the preferred option. Having games without fans also has been discussed, though that would create a problem for schools that depend on gate revenue to pay officials, he said.
Mary Parish Registrar of Voters announced that the last day to register in person or by mail for the Aug. Wednesday marks the day close-of-books deadline. The Geauxvote, day deadline for electronic online registration is July Early voting for the Aug. The hours for early voting are a.
On the ballot are the following propositions: —City of Morgan City 2 mills property tax continuation. Mary Parish Library System.
Mary Parish School Board for a parishwide 0. You may call the Registrar of Voters Office atext.
She adored her grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl Joseph Gast Sr. Gast Jr. Mary Beth ; and a host of nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on July 23, at 11 a.
Inurnment services will immediately follow at Morgan City Cemetery. Morgan City, LA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Catholic Charities.
Mary Parish Sheriff's Office says deputies seized this weapon and these drugs, including heroin, during a Saturday response to a call about shots fired. Staff Report A Patterson man faces drug and gun charges after the St. Saturday on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of criminal neglect of family, and on new charges of possession of marijuana, Xanax, and heroin, illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance, and illegal use of weapons or dangerous instruments illegal discharge.
Saturday on a charge of prohibited acts. A deputy was dispatched to an area on Verdun Lane in reference to shots being fired.
On the way to the location, he observed a vehicle matching the description given in connection with the complaint. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Lumpkin, and a passenger, identified as Darby.
Through the investigation, drugs and a handgun were located. Darby admitted he had discharged the weapon. Darby and Lumpkin were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set for Darby.
Smith also reported these arrests: —Nathaniel Jones, 62, Cherry Street, Patterson, was arrested at p. Sunday on a charge of theft. Jones was released on a summons to appear Oct. Sunday on a charge of improper supervision of a minor by a parent. Santos was released on a summons to appear Oct. Sunday on a charge of aggravated assault. Friday on charges of improper lane usage, illuminating devices required, first-offense possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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