Past flood levels are noted on a marker by the Morgan City Floodwall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U.S. has not fully heeded lessons from Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. The American Society of Civil Engineers released its recommendations Monday during a conference on water issues in Philadelphia.

Morgan City’s Jaylen Jones heads downfield on his way to the end zone for a touchdown in the Tigers’ 48-12 victory against the Wolfpack Friday. Jones had two touchdown receptions and returned a punt for a score in Morgan City’s victory, which snapped a 17-game regular season losing streak dating back to September 2012. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

The Morgan City Tigers may have entered Friday’s game riding a 17-game losing streak, but the Tigers certainly didn’t play like a team struggling for a victory. The Tigers came out firing and by halftime had offensive, defensive and special teams’ touchdowns en route to a 48-12 victory against the Wolfpack.
St. Mary Community Action Agency Head Start’s Health and Disability staff are working with Head Start families, teaching staff and community partners to complete mandated screenings for developmental, sensory and behavioral concerns.

Past flood levels are noted on a marker by the Morgan City Floodwall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Morgan City’s Jaylen Jones heads downfield on his way to the end zone for a touchdown in the Tigers’ 48-12 victory against the Wolfpack Friday. Jones had two touchdown receptions and returned a punt for a score in Morgan City’s victory, which snapped a 17-game regular season losing streak dating back to September 2012. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

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Berwick Junior High School adopted

M C Bank in Morgan City adopted Berwick Junior High School May 15. From left, are Frances Dupre, M C Bank human resource/marketing director; Phylis Cook, M C Bank vice president/operations officer; Larry Callais, president/CEO of M C Bank; Berwick Junior High students Jared Smith, Maddie Osburn, Kyle Pitre, Julia Theriot, Mitchell Sanford and Mayanisha Randle; Teresa Bagwell, principal; and Bridget Guillot, St. Mary Parish Schools Adopt-a-School representative.
(Submitted Photo)

M C Bank in Morgan City adopted Berwick Junior High School May 15.

Spelling bee winners

The winners of the Hattie Watts second grade spelling bee were Keeron Johnson, first place; Rylie Smith, second place; and Landen Crandell, third place.
(Submitted Photo)

The winners of the Hattie Watts second grade spelling bee were Keeron Johnson, first place; Rylie Smith, second place; and Landen Crandell, third place.

Cooling off in Bayou Vista

McKenzie Holland and Olivia Gilmore enjoyed frozen treats at the Spray Park in Bayou Vista on Thursday. Even though summer does not begin until June 21, temperatures have been summer-like with highs breaching the 90-degree mark.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

McKenzie Holland and Olivia Gilmore enjoyed frozen treats at the Spray Park in Bayou Vista on Thursday.

Memorial to former pastor dedicated

Word of Life Family Church held a ceremony Sunday afternoon to dedicate a memorial in front of the church to the late Rev. Richard “Lee” Lamury, the church’s founder who passed away in December. Multiple family members as well as friends spoke during a ceremony. Above, the church’s current senior pastor, the Rev. Mark Gowan, says a prayer by the memorial.
(The Daily Review Photo by Geoff Stoute)

Word of Life Family Church held a ceremony Sunday afternoon to dedicate a memorial in front of the church to the late Rev. Richard “Lee” Lamury, the church’s founder who passed away in December.

Arrest reports

Houston Cooley

A 50-year-old Morgan City man was arrested Friday for taking more than $3,800 for home improvement work he did not do, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release.

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Sports

Berwick’s Justin Morvant heads downfield against Hanson Memorial during Friday’s contest in Berwick. Morvant caught a touchdown pass for the Panthers, who fell 41-14. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle)

Hanson Memorial got on the scoreboard late in the first quarter Friday against Berwick and never looked back, cruising past the Panthers 41-14 to remain undefeated on the season.

Lifestyle

Among the speakers at the St. Mary AARP meeting were, Janice Willoughby, left, and Chris Broussard, right. Willoughby is a Teche Action Clinic representative and Broussard is a Teche Regional Rehab representative. With them is AARP President Curtis Leonard.
--Mark Leonard Photos

St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting and dinner on Sept. 8 at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Lamara C. Chaisson

January 31, 1934 — September 19, 2014
Lamara C. Chaisson, 80, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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