Col. Cory Williams, third from left, brought members of the Morgan City High Junior ROTC program to the Great American Clean-Up event Saturday morning on Federal Avenue and Greenwood Street.
The Daily Review/Bill Decker

Morgan City should be feeling a little cleaner than it was when Saturday started. Maybe about a ton cleaner.

Central Catholic High School Coach Joe Russo watches his Lady Eagles team celebrate its 2-0 win over False River Thursday. This is the third year in a row that the girls are headed to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Farm Fast Pitch 56 Tournament in Sulphur. The tournament will be held May 2-3.
--The Daily Review/Corwin Murray

BAYOU VISTA — Central Catholic outlasted False River, 2-0, in the second-round of the Class 1A playoffs Thursday behind Megan Landry’s 12-strikeout gem to advance to the quarterfinals in Sulphur.
Employees of the Month were recognized during the April meeting of the St. Mary Parish School Board. They are from left, Mary Ann Matthews, a cafeteria worker from West St. Mary High School, and Loraine Sinitiere, a teacher a Patterson Junior High.

Col. Cory Williams, third from left, brought members of the Morgan City High Junior ROTC program to the Great American Clean-Up event Saturday morning on Federal Avenue and Greenwood Street.
The Daily Review/Bill Decker

Central Catholic High School Coach Joe Russo watches his Lady Eagles team celebrate its 2-0 win over False River Thursday. This is the third year in a row that the girls are headed to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Farm Fast Pitch 56 Tournament in Sulphur. The tournament will be held May 2-3.
--The Daily Review/Corwin Murray

La. bridges get worse; money gets diverted

1. U.S. 182 in Charenton, 2.4 miles north of La. 3211
Built: 1941
Average daily traffic: 6,200 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 38.9 percent

2. U.S. 182 over Hanson Canal
Built: 1930
Average daily traffic: 3,500 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 22.8 percent

3. La. 182 over Atchafalaya River and Berwick Bay
Built: 1933
Average daily traffic: 5,900 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 6 percent

4. La. 324 over Bayou Teche, west of La. 326
Built: 1941
Average daily traffic: 1,110 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 27.8 percent

5. La. 87 over a creek, 3.9 miles south of La. 323
Built: 1952
Average daily traffic: 42 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 43 percent

6. La. 323 over Bayou Teche Oaklawn
Built: 1942
Average daily traffic: 310 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 22 percent

7. U.S. 90 over Bayou Ramos and local road
Built: 1994
Average daily traffic: 14,760 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 40 percent

8. U.S. 90 over Bayou Ramos
Built: 1994
Average daily traffic: 14,760 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 41 percent

9. Parish road over Possum Point Bayou, 2.1 miles south of U.S. 90
Built: 1992
Average daily traffic: 50 (1992)
Sufficiency rating: 48.7 percent

10. Parish road over canal
Built: 1967
Average daily traffic: 200 (1971)
Sufficiency rating: 52.4 percent
11. Parish road over coulee
Built: 1957
Average daily traffic: 1,350 (1971)
Sufficiency rating: 42.3 percent

12. Parish road over Choupique Bayou
Built: 1965
Average daily traffic: 210 (1978)
Sufficiency rating: 48.8 percent

13. Parish road over Vachere Canal
Built: 1958
Average daily traffic: 470 (1971)
Sufficiency rating: 48.8 percent

14. Parish road over Kelly Canal
Built: 1958
Average daily traffic: 210 (1971)
Sufficiency rating: 52.8 percent

A federation of consumer advocacy groups’ federal data show Louisiana has more than 1,800 bridges that need repairs.

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Central Catholic High School Coach Joe Russo watches his Lady Eagles team celebrate its 2-0 win over False River Thursday. This is the third year in a row that the girls are headed to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Farm Fast Pitch 56 Tournament in Sulphur. The tournament will be held May 2-3.
--The Daily Review/Corwin Murray

BAYOU VISTA — Central Catholic outlasted False River, 2-0, in the second-round of the Class 1A playoffs Thursday behind Megan Landry’s 12-strikeout gem to advance to the quarterfinals in Sulphur.

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