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St. Mary Industrial Group Advisory Board Chairman Charles Richard, left, accepts a certificate Monday from Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi. SMIG presented Richard with its Leadership Award during the group’s monthly meeting at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. Richard was one of three founding members that formed SMIG in 1975. (The Daily Re-view/Zachary Fitzgerald)

SMIG honors founding member

The St. Mary Industrial Group honored Advisory Board Chairman Charles Richard Monday with the group's Leadership Award. Richard helped start SMIG in 1975.

Louisiana 16th Judicial District Attorney Bo Duhe speaks Monday in Morgan City about the state's proposed criminal justice reform. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Duhe: Expanding alternatives to jail key to justice reform

Louisiana’s criminal justice system needs more alternatives to jail time for nonviolent offenders in order to lower the state’s nation-topping incarceration rate, 16th Judicial District Attorney Bo

Gail Poche Lippman stands Saturday to be recognized during the St. Mary Parish Foundation’s annual “Walk the Red Carpet” Gala at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. She and her late husband, Alfred Sol Lippman, were honored as the 2017 St. Mary Parish Leaders in Philanthropy. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Lippmans honored for philanthropy

A longtime Morgan City-area attorney and philanthropist received recognition posthumously Saturday along with his widow for their great contributions to the community.

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