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A farmer harvests sugar cane in the snow near Lecompte on Dec. 8. Despite a wet growing season and an early December snowstorm, Louisiana is expecting to set a record in terms of sugar per acre this year. Because of the large crop, some mills are extending their grinding season as late as Jan. 20.

Exceptional cane crop extends grinding season

St. Mary's top agricultural product is having a great year, despite the recent snow.

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The Terrebonne General Medical Center Marketing and Planning Department recently won a Telly Award. Shown from left are Lucy Watkins, marketing and planning coordinator; Dustin Robichaux, graphic designer; Rhonda Alfred, director; Layne Bordelon, community outreach coordinator; and Amanda Pontiff, secretary.

Hospital gets Telly, Pelican awards

Terrebonne General Medical Center has won an international Telly Award for its 2017 Cardiology TV commercial, “Turbo Power Laser,” and has been recognized by the Louisiana Society for Public Relat

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St. Mary Outreach recently received a grant from the Cleco Community Fund. Shown are Steve Segura, Cleco manager of origination and retail retention; Katie Chiasson, Cleco senior business developer; Eric Schouest, Cleco vice president of marketing; Bill Fontenot, interim CEO of Cleco Power; Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach director; Anthony Bunting, Cleco chief administrative officer; Sabrina Salling, Cleco manager of origination and retail retention; and Willie Bergeron, Cleco principal governmental services representative.

Cleco's Community Fund awards $100,000 to nonprofits

The Cleco Community Fund, a fund of Community Foundation of Acadiana, awarded seven grants totaling $100,000 to nonprofits in Acadiana.



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