Two drivers lost their lives in a head-on crash on La. 70 shortly before 6:30 a.m. Sunday, a Louisiana State Police Troop C news release stated.
BATON ROUGE — St. Mary Parish’s unemployment rate remained nearly steady in December at 6.8 percent, down slight from 6.9 percent in November, according to not seasonally adjusted December data released Friday by the Louisiana Workforce Commission. But the parish’s jobless rate is up sharply from 4.8 percent in December 2013.

Central Catholic High School upset Patterson High School, 45-35, in high school boys’ basketball action Thursday in Morgan City. The Eagles entered the game ranked No. 22 in the latest unofficial Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A power rankings, while Patterson was ranked No. 14 in Class 3A. Above, Central Catholic’s Charlie Solar, right, works against Patterson’s Tyric Garrett. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Central Catholic outscored Patterson 21-8 in the third quarter on its way to a 45-35 upset win against Patterson. While Patterson led 15-12 at the half, the Eagles outscored the Lumberjacks in the third quarter to take a 32-23 lead after three quarters. Both teams scored 12 points apiece in the last quarter.

Central Catholic High School upset Patterson High School, 45-35, in high school boys’ basketball action Thursday in Morgan City. The Eagles entered the game ranked No. 22 in the latest unofficial Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A power rankings, while Patterson was ranked No. 14 in Class 3A. Above, Central Catholic’s Charlie Solar, right, works against Patterson’s Tyric Garrett. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Local events

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, above, serves at the AARP’s monthly dinner and bingo night held at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City.

Bayou Vista donation

Teresa Rappmundt, left, senior vice president and secretary of Patterson State Bank, presents a donation to Bayou Vista Elementary School Principal Claire Guarisco on behalf of the bank. The funds will be used to provide prizes for raffles that are held at the end of every nine-week period at school. Students with honor roll, principal’s list, perfect attendance, and good behavior are entered into the drawing for a chance to receive the grand prize.
(Submitted Photo)

Teresa Rappmundt, left, senior vice president and secretary of Patterson State Bank, presents a donation to Bayou Vista Elementary School Principal Claire Guarisco on behalf of the bank.

Drug take-back

Austin Blair of Morgan City was one of the participants in Saturday’s National Take-Back Initiative coordinated locally by Morgan City Police Department, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s office and Walgreens. Blair hands a bag of expired pharmaceuticals to Jill Ward, Walgreens manager. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office collected 24.9 pounds of drugs between its two drop-off locations in Berwick and Jeanerette, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Traci Landry said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Diane Miller Fears)

Austin Blair of Morgan City was one of the participants in Saturday’s National Take-Back Initiative coordinated locally by Morgan City Police Department, St.

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Central Catholic High School upset Patterson High School, 45-35, in high school boys’ basketball action Thursday in Morgan City. The Eagles entered the game ranked No. 22 in the latest unofficial Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A power rankings, while Patterson was ranked No. 14 in Class 3A. Above, Central Catholic’s Charlie Solar, right, works against Patterson’s Tyric Garrett. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Central Catholic outscored Patterson 21-8 in the third quarter on its way to a 45-35 upset win against Patterson.

Lifestyle

John Smilie and Shana Arnaud
--Crystal Young Photography

John Smilie and Shana Arnaud, of Patterson, would like to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The wedding will take place in February.

Obituaries

Lillian Mae Lewis, 72, a resident of Patterson, passed away at 6:58 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at her residence in Patterson.

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