Scott Berry, right, receives the Citizen of Year Award. He's the managing partner in Omega Waste Management in Patterson and is the outgoing chairman of the St. Mary Chamber board. He is shown with Jason Watson, the incoming chairman.
Patterson State Bank was named Business of the Year. The Chamber cited the bank's ability to weather the rising and falling economic tides for more than 90 years. Chairman Bill Marin speaks in this photo, joined by bank officials Robert Watson, center, and Peter Lipari.
Franklin Mayor Eugene Foulcard, center, receives the Virginia Tyler Guillotte Award. The award goes to an "individual that stands ready to accept any challenge to improve the quality of life for our parish." Foulcard is shown with presenters Robert Allain, left, and Ed "Tiger" Verdin.
Sam Jones, right, receives the St. Mary Chamber President's Award. Jones recently stepped down after three terms as state representative from District 50. He also served as mayor of Franklin. He's shown with presenters Robert Allain and Tammie Moore.
Laura Meadows, a top aide to state Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, receives the Administrative Assistant of the Year Award. She's shown with presenters Robert Allain, left, and Scott Berry.
These people received awards Thursday at the St. Mary Chamber banquet at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel.
Daily Review photos by Bill Decker
The St. Mary Chamber's Non-Profit Award goes to ARC of St. Mary at Thursday's Chamber banquet at Cypress Bayou Casino and Hotel.
FRANKLIN — The top staff member at the Port of Morgan City was able to report progress to the St. Mary Parish Council on Wednesday.
The Louisiana Department of Revenue will begin accepting 2019 state individual income tax returns Monday.