Employees of the Month were recognized by members of the St. Mary Parish School Board during their May meeting. They are from left Dominic Ribardi, custodian at Berwick Elementary; Jamie Lancon, librarian at Centerville Elementary; and Brandy Smith, physical education teacher at M.E. Norman Elementary.
Candidates for St. Mary Superintendent of Schools were pared down to five contenders Tuesday. The school board met in a brief special meeting where they agreed to choose five applicants by ballot of those board members present. The board also agreed to vote to break a tie if it occurred.

Blake Hidalgo

Central Catholic had five representatives on the All-District 7-1A baseball first team. The Eagles had a pair of pitchers make the team in sophomores Blake Hidalgo and Gregory Leger. Hidalgo finished the season 3-0, while Leger was 2-1.

Blake Hidalgo

Housing authority employees to keep jobs

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 investigatin

Golf cart winners

Winners in the golf cart decorating contest during the City of Franklin’s Christmas Lighting ceremony downtown were, from left, first place award to Tracy Ackman, third place winner Mindi Baxter an

Professor visits school

Johns Hopkins University alumnus, Ron Darbeau, is an associate professor and chemistry department head at McNeese State University. He spoke with the Morgan City Junior High School eighth-grade science students about climate change. Darbeau stressed the importance of reducing the carbon footprint by eliminating greenhouse gas emissions. From left, are Derik Heitauer, an eighth-grader; Christy Taylor, eighth-grade earth science teacher; and Darbeau.
(Submitted Photo)

Johns Hopkins University alumnus, Ron Darbeau, is an associate professor and chemistry department head at McNeese State University.

Utilities director outlines projects

Morgan City Utilities Director Bill Cefalu speaks during Wednesday’s city council meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

While the city is already working to improve its power system, more projects that have not been approved yet could further improve the reliability and stability of the system, City Utilities Direct



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As part of the Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom program, members of Bayou Vista Garden Club recently read the book, “Chicks and Chickens” by Gail Gibbons to area students.

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