Central Catholic’s Hallie Autin slides safely into home plate while Berwick pitcher Sydney Jambois prepares to cover home during Wednesday’s softball action. Central Catholic defeated Berwick 13-5. Both teams, along with Patterson and Morgan City, will learn their playoff opponents today. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic capped its regular season with a 13-5 victory against Berwick in softball action Wednesday. Central Catholic never trailed taking a 6-0 lead after two innings.
A mock car crash as the result of impaired driving was enacted recently as part of the Safe and Sober Prom Campaign for students of Franklin, Hanson and Centerville high schools.

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Donald Aguillard

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Donald Aguillard chronicled the rise of achievement ratings in St. Mary Parish Schools at a luncheon held Wednesday at the Forest Restaurant in Franklin by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce.

Central Catholic’s Hallie Autin slides safely into home plate while Berwick pitcher Sydney Jambois prepares to cover home during Wednesday’s softball action. Central Catholic defeated Berwick 13-5. Both teams, along with Patterson and Morgan City, will learn their playoff opponents today. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Donald Aguillard

Arrest reports

Taylor Murphy

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 32 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests relating to east St. Mary Parish:

Homegrown Oceaneering celebrates 50th year

Oceaneering celebrated its 50th anniversary April 9 at its Morgan City facility. The company also honored its remotely operated vehicle manufacturing team. From left with an ROV are Dave Macnamara, Oceaneering Americas Region ROV manufacturing manager; Pat Mannina, Americas Region vice president and ROV general manager; and Anthony Harwin, Gulf of Mexico ROV manager.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Oceaneering celebrated its 50-year anniversary with a crawfish boil, and also used the event to surprise its remotely operated vehicle manufacturing team with a special award.

Bear Festival, Boat Show get thumbs-up from guests

Participants take off from the starting line of the annual Running of the Bears 5K run-walk to kickoff Saturday’s activities during the Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival. Finishers included overall winner L.T. Hill, men’s division winner Josh Vilcan and women’s division winner Jerri St. Blanc. Below, the grounds of the St. Mary Peace Memorial provided the perfect spot for the Cajun horseshoe contest. Winners included the Fly Rites, Fly Adams and David Comeaux, in first place; Franklin Police Department, Tina Thibodeaux and Alphonse Burrell, in second place; and Hanagriff’s Machine, David Hanagriff and Randy Hanagriff, in third place.

Last weekend’s eleventh Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival opened to fine weather and an earlier venue.

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Sports

Patterson Lumberjill softball supporter, the late Ned Stephens, will be memoralized at Patterson High School’s softball field with a plaque noting his contributions. The announcement was made after the Lumberjills’ final regular season game against Tara High School Wednesday. The game also was the last regular season home game for his daughter, Casey Stephens (holding the plaque). With her, from left, are Patterson head softball coach Coby Minton, Patterson assistant Principal Mark Spradling, Stephens family friend Mike Accardo, Stephens’ widow, Geralyn Stephens; and Patterson assistant softball coach Chasity Fontenot. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Lifestyle

Several Delta Kappa Gamma Society members served as judges for the 10th annual Multiplication Learning Wrap-up Contest sponsored by St. Mary Parish School Board’s Title I Department. St.

Obituaries

Samuel McGuire, 84, a native of Amelia and a resident of Patterson, died Monday, April 7, 2014, at his residence in Patterson.

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