--The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears

Jimmie Johnson’s 20th annual Free Basketball Clinic was held Saturday at Morgan City High School. Children ages 9 to 16 gathered to learn team work as well as basketball skills from Johnson and his assistants Joe Jones, John Matthews, Lawrence Carbin and Nathan Williams.

Morgan City Junior High guidance counselor Jill Tamporello goes through her files in preparation for this week’s school orientation. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

St. Mary Parish junior high and high schools get a head start on the 2016-17 school year by hosting orientations this week for parents and students. Orientations begin today and continue through Aug. 4. Each school has a different schedule.
Representatives of local governments got no good news on sales taxes Monday at the St. Mary Parish Council of Governments quarterly meeting in Franklin.

--The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears

Morgan City Junior High guidance counselor Jill Tamporello goes through her files in preparation for this week’s school orientation. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Trailer damaged in Berwick fire; No injures reported

Berwick firefighters spray the wall of a mobile home in the 2600 block of Fourth Street that caught fire shortly before noon Monday. No one was home at the time of the fire, and no one was injured, Berwick Fire Chief Allen Rink said. Interior damage was limited to one room. The rest of the damage was to the exterior of the home, Rink said. The cause of the fire is under investigation. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Special Olympians get chance to shine

Patterson Junior High School students walk holding a poster they made at the annual Donna Adams Memorial St. Mary Parish Special Olympics at Patterson High School on Friday. The State bowling competition was held Saturday in Baton Rouge. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

PATTERSON — Good weather permitted local student-athletes to participate in the annual Donna Adams Memorial St. Mary Parish Special Olympics held at Patterson High School.

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--The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears

Jimmie Johnson’s 20th annual Free Basketball Clinic was held Saturday at Morgan City High School.

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Mr. and Mrs. George R. Beattie
--Caitlin Photography

Kara Rhodes and George R. Beattie were united in holy matrimony during a 1 p.m. double-ring ceremony June 11 at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Bayou Vista. The Rev.

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