The Acadiana Mega Raffle held its Early Bird Drawing, the first of three drawings Friday and announces a total of 11 winners for 11 prizes Tuesday.

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Seventeen state lawmakers, including two representing portions of St. Mary Parish, asked a judge on Monday to end Louisiana’s use of the Common Core education standards in public schools, saying education leaders didn’t properly enact the multistate benchmarks.

Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars catcher Jacob Blum is pictured during Monday’s game against Franklinton at the Bayou Vista Community Center. (The Daily Review/Photos by Michelle Blanc)

The Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars and Patterson 10-year-old All-Stars were both eliminated in extra innings from the Louisiana Dixie Youth AAA Minors North Regional Monday. Morgan City lost to Franklinton 11-8 in seven innings, and Patterson lost to South Sabine, 8-7 in nine innings

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars catcher Jacob Blum is pictured during Monday’s game against Franklinton at the Bayou Vista Community Center. (The Daily Review/Photos by Michelle Blanc)

Car show fundraiser for Fallen Warriors Memorial

Ronnie Ratcliff of Morgan City looks at a 1923 Ford T-Bucket owned by Paul Soper of Thibodaux at Saturday’s Morgan City Fallen Warriors Memorial Open Car, Truck, and Bike Show at Lirette Ford Lincoln in Morgan City. The show, which was organized by the Southeast Louisiana Bayou Mustang Club, raised about $10,000 for the Fallen Warriors Memorial to be built at Cypress Park in Morgan City. Organizers need to raise about $150,000 to construct the memorial, he said. A groundbreaking ceremony in Cypress Park will take place Memorial Day. A dinner fundraiser will be held May 22 at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. Tickets will go on sale after April 29, Marc Distefano, a project organizer, said. The guest speaker will be retired Maj. Gen. Larry Harrington, who Distefano met while stationed in Iraq.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Ronnie Ratcliff of Morgan City looks at a 1923 Ford T-Bucket owned by Paul Soper of Thibodaux at Saturday’s Morgan City Fallen Warriors Memorial Open Car, Truck, and Bike Show at Lirette Ford Linco

Arrest reports

Eddie Lee Brown IV

A 41-year-old Morgan City man was arrested Friday after he was found to possess identification that had been changed to hide his sex offender status, St.

Patterson High fire alarm

Patterson High School students were evacuated to the school’s bleachers about noon Friday because of an air conditioner fire on the roof of the building. The fire caused smoke to billow into the halls, according to Principal Rachael Credeur. There were no injuries, and students returned to lunch and their classes about 45 minutes later.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Patterson High School students were evacuated to the school’s bleachers about noon Friday because of an air conditioner fire on the roof of the building.

Survivors, supporters celebrate at ‘Relay for Life’

Cancer survivors walk in the survivor’s lap during the Morgan City-East St. Mary Relay for Life Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Holding the banner, from left, are cancer survivors Joy Burns, Dewanna Besse and Pat Cavett.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Cancer survivors and their supporters walked around the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium for 10 hours Saturday as part of the annual Relay for Life symbolizing a day in the life of a cancer patient

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Sports

The St. Mary Central 10-year-old All-Stars went 1-1 Monday at the AAA Minor South Regional at Wally Pontiff Jr. Playground in Metairie.

Lifestyle

Glenn Ghirardi provided magical entertainment for the St. Mary AARP July 7 meeting.
--Mark Leonard photos

On July 7, St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting and dinner at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center, home of St. Mary AARP, in Morgan City.

Obituaries

January 14, 1940 — July 18, 2014
Carolyn Robicheaux Larive, 74, a resident of Berwick passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at her home.

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