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More political signs are sprouting less than two months from qualifying for the Oct. 12 primary. They feature Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi, top, who ran unsuccessfully for sheriff and is making another run in 2019, as well as incumbent Sheriff Blaise Smith, bottom photo, and challenger Ted Pellerin.

Election season approaches in St. Mary

Raymond Harris succeeded Sam Jones as Franklin mayor in 2004. Now Harris hopes to follow Jones again, this time as state representative.

The Daily Review/Bill Decker
Shrimp boats are tied up along the Morgan City wharf in this 2018 file photo. In the year since the picture, the Gulf Coast's harvest of oysters, shrimp, crabs and other seafood has been throttled by fresh water pouring down from the north in this year's floods.

Seafood industry suffers across Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — This is a bad year for people who make their living from seafood in Louisiana and Mississippi.

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