Danny Ray Reding,

A Bayou L’Ourse father shot his dog, fired a shot at his friend and took his 5-year-old daughter hostage at gunpoint Friday.

Morgan City defeated St. Martinville, 37-34, Friday in the Lumberjack Invitational. Pictured, Morgan City’s Brady Fryou goes up for the jump ball against St. Martinville. (The Daily Review/Photos by Diane Miller Fears)

The Patterson Lumberjacks won the Lumberjack Invitational over the weekend after beating Thibodaux in the championship game.

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Two of the Morgan City Housing Authority employees who are accused of receiving improper pay and bonuses will continue to be employed with the authority at least until officials finish investigating the authority’s right to action against state Civil Service classified employees, the housing authority board decided Thursday.

Danny Ray Reding,

Morgan City defeated St. Martinville, 37-34, Friday in the Lumberjack Invitational. Pictured, Morgan City’s Brady Fryou goes up for the jump ball against St. Martinville. (The Daily Review/Photos by Diane Miller Fears)

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

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Shrimp & Petroleum Festival starts

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 79th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival King Michael Patterson, Festival Queen Hailee Thomas, Children’s Day King Remington Begley, Children’s Day Queen Emily Price, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, members of the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, parish officials, family and friends.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival continues through Monday and organizers are hoping it will be one of the best years yet despite the forecast.

Holy Cross science lesson

Students in third through sixth grades at Holy Cross Elementary School in Morgan City learned cell theory in science class. Each student in sixth grade built an edible DNA model with Twizzlers, marshmallows and toothpicks while learning basic DNA structure and the rules of base pairing. The students in fourth and sixth grades created plant or animal cells identifying the parts of the cell and the function of each part. Sixth-graders Peyton Skiles and Haley Fontenot show their models of a plant and animal cell.
(Submitted Photo)

Students in third through sixth grades at Holy Cross Elementary School in Morgan City learned cell theory in science class.

Donation to Wyandotte Elementary

Swiftships LLC has donated $2,000 to Wyandotte Elementary to purchase a sound system for the gym. Pictured are Angie Gallagher and Adam Rhodes, health and physical education instructors, and Luc LeLeux, presenting the check. Leleux is the son of Jeff Leleux, president of Swiftships.
(Submitted Photo)

Swiftships LLC has donated $2,000 to Wyandotte Elementary to purchase a sound system for the gym.

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Sylvania Verret celebrated her 100th birthday on Dec. 21. Family and friends gathered Dec. 18 for a special birthday party at Morgan City Health Care Center to celebrate prior to her big day.

Obituaries

Jimmie Adam Verrett Sr.

June 25, 1945 — December 20, 2014
Jimmie Adam Verrett Sr., 69, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at his residence.

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