The St. Mary Council on Aging and a group of senior citizens recently made a trip to Pennsylvania. The group went shopping and exploring on their own to such landmarks as Independence Hall, Betsy Ross’ House, the mint, the Federal Reserve, the Holocaust Memorial, Logan Circle, Penn’s Landing and “The Rocky Steps” where this picture was taken.

TDT Director Trey Snyder awards Denise D’Abundo of Baton Rouge $100 for her third-place finish in the solo double-blade class, racing against men. Under changes for 2015, she would have received $200 for third place, plus another $200 for being the first woman in that class. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Breaux Bridge – Female paddlers will get some extra love from Tour du Teche starting with next year’s race. The TDT Board of Directors has approved changes for Tour du Teche VI that include bonuses to the first boats powered solely by women to finish in each of four “pro” racing classes.
Judicial candidates Anthony Thibodeaux and Dean Wattigny have spent a combined $150,906 ahead of the Nov. 4 election, according to campaign finance reports. They are running for the Division A seat on the 16th Judicial District Court, which is being vacated by retiring judge Gerard B. Wattigny, the candidate’s brother.

TDT Director Trey Snyder awards Denise D’Abundo of Baton Rouge $100 for her third-place finish in the solo double-blade class, racing against men. Under changes for 2015, she would have received $200 for third place, plus another $200 for being the first woman in that class. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Scout dinner

Chitimacha Scouting District of the Evangeline Area Council of Boy Scouts of America recently held its 11th Annual Distinguished Citizens Dinner. This year the district honored the “Founding Chefs of Chitimacha Scouting,” who are part of the original “chefs” of the annual scout steak dinner held in the late fall. Embroidered chef’s hats were presented to living chefs and family members of others. They are Lynn Arceneaux, Irving Courtney, Raymond “Mona” Beadle Sr., Clifford Chaisson, Cyrus P. “Cy” Giroir, L.J. “Jake” Giroir, James “Doug” Guerin, Gilmore J. “Gil” Guidry, Leon Kahn, T.R. Naquin, Dr. Carlos Orlando Sr., George Picou Sr., and Henry A. Swiber Sr. From left are Courtney, Naquin and Kahn. Not pictured is Orlando.
(Submitted Photo)

Chitimacha Scouting District of the Evangeline Area Council of Boy Scouts of America recently held its 11th Annual Distinguished Citizens Dinner.

Donation to Fallen Warriors Memorial

Don and Mata Tellman, left, made a donation on Thursday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to The Fallen Warriors Memorial Project. The donation was all the proceeds from selling barbecue plate lunches at the Morgan City Fourth of July celebration “Rockin’ the Fifth.” Terry Mayon, third from left, and Marc Distefano were present to receive the $1,756.08 check.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Don and Mata Tellman, left, made a donation on Thursday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to The Fallen Warriors Memorial Project.

Arrests reports

Donna Sobers

A 57-year-old Morgan City woman was arrested Tuesday after being accused of striking a juvenile on a bicycle with her vehicle and then leaving the scene, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said

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Sports

LSU’s Track and Field program held its fifth annual Team Awards and Alumni Recognition Banquet Oct. 24. Vernon Norwood, a Morgan City High School alum and LSU standout, received several awards, including the Glenn “Slats” Hardin Award. The award is given to the Most Outstanding Male Performer of the Year. Norwood also won the Most Outstanding Track Athlete Award as well as the Newcomer of the Year Award. Above, from left, are former LSU track and
field member Opal Taylor, Jasmin Stowers, winner of the Most Outstanding Female Performer; former LSU track and field member Kimberlyn Duncan, Ashlee Dugas, Hardin's granddaughter; Norwood and Billy Hardin, former LSU track and field athlete and Hardin’s son. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bryan Wayne)

A Morgan City High School alum and current LSU standout track team member was recognized during the LSU Track & Field program’s fifth annual Team Awards and Alumni Recognition Banquet Oct.

Lifestyle

Joey Trahan and Christina Blanchard
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Mark and Jennifer Blanchard, of Morgan City, wish to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Christina Marie Blanchard, to Joey Albert Trahan, son of Linda Trahan, of Ho

Obituaries

Lloyd Harold Pitts, 96, of Franklin passed away at his home Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

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