Lee Delaune, left, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, stops to chat with Nathalie Weber, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival board president, on Sunday morning (Aug. 31) during the 2014 festival. Weber announced Saturday that Delaune had died.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Lee Delaune, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, died Saturday, according to a news release from Nathalie Weber, president of the festival. Weber’s news release emailed Saturday afternoon follows.

Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

With the alligator hunting season edging toward a close, most hunters have filled their tags for the season, and wildlife officials report no citations in this region. Sidney “Peanut” Michel, of Morgan City, said he is finishing up with the last of his nearly 300 tags.
The cupboards are nearly bare at Emergency Aid-United Way of South Louisiana in Franklin. Members of Catholic Daughters 1642 and friends gave a helping hand in stocking shelves this week for the national “Day of Caring” but empty space abounds. To donate, call 337-828-0921.

Lee Delaune, left, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, stops to chat with Nathalie Weber, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival board president, on Sunday morning (Aug. 31) during the 2014 festival. Weber announced Saturday that Delaune had died.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

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Gator season

Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

With the alligator hunting season edging toward a close, most hunters have filled their tags for the season, and wildlife officials report no citations in this region.

Energy talk at Rotary Club

Brooklyn Doiron, a student at Wyandotte Elementary, won first place in the Young Author’s Contest for her fiction story, “A Barn With a Zoo.” The literacy competition is judged by the Nicholls Reading Council. Pictured are Lauren Written, who submitted the fiction story, Doiron, and Tosha Mayon, Doiron’s third-grade teacher.
(Submitted Photo)

Brooklyn Doiron, a student at Wyandotte Elementary, won first place in the Young Author’s Contest for her fiction story, “A Barn With a Zoo.” The literacy competition is judged by the Nicholls Read

Acadiana Mega Raffle top winners announced

The Community Foundation named the top seven grand prize winners of the inaugural Acadiana Mega Raffle. The winners were announced at a celebration event held at Coyote Blues Tuesday night and are: Dane Hutchinson, of Lafayette, $500,000; Shannon Richard, of Lafayette, $100,000; Melanie Broussard, of Abbeville, $50,000; Colleen Christ, of Basile, Triton 18XS Bass Boat; Mary Landry, of New Iberia, Key West 186 Bay Reef Boat; Kelly Vaccarella, of Lafayette, brand new vehicle of choice; and Grover Dunphy, of Lafayette, brand new vehicle of choice. A list of winners has been posted on AcadianaMegaRaffle.com/new-winners.
(Photo by Kelly Morvant of Channel One Digital)

The Community Foundation named the top seven grand prize winners of the inaugural Acadiana Mega Raffle.

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Just one area team was victorious in week 3 of the high school football season as Morgan City defeated West St. Mary, 48-12.

Lifestyle

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Sen. Bret and Kim Allain, of Adeline, celebrated their 30th anniversary on June 28 with a renewal of vows in which the Rev. Jody Simoneaux officiated. A reception followed at their home.

Obituaries

Geraldine Ann Dinger

January 12, 1951 — September 17, 2014
Geraldine Ann Dinger, 63, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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