While parish sales tax collections dipped somewhat in the second quarter of the year, collections are still above the same period from 2013. Sales and Use Tax Administrator Jeff LaGrange told the St. Mary Parish Council of Governments group Monday that there was a 3 percent drop in May collections and a 2.6 percent drop in June.
Founding members of the Chez Hope “Men Standing Strong” initiative are, from left, Chuck Autin, Chad Mason, Wayne Stevens, Wilson Judice, Craig Pellerin, Jim Evans, Mike Picard, Sen. Bret Allain, St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin, Tony Scelfo and Gary Blum.

Patterson resident Peter “Dutch” Vandenaardweg served as the conductor of a train that pulled children around the Hattie Watts Elementary playground Saturday at the Fun Day hosted by the Patterson Police Department. ( The Daily Review/Preston Gill)

The sound of children’s laughter filled the air during the Family Fun Day hosted by the Patterson Police Department Saturday behind Hattie Watts Elementary. Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle estimated the crowd at about 1,000 people.

Patterson resident Peter “Dutch” Vandenaardweg served as the conductor of a train that pulled children around the Hattie Watts Elementary playground Saturday at the Fun Day hosted by the Patterson Police Department. ( The Daily Review/Preston Gill)

Bank robbery suspect captured

Robbery suspect Barry Paul Gilmore, 53, of Patterson, was captured at the Waffle House on La. 182 in Morgan City this morning, police said.
(St. Mary Parish Sheriff's office photo)

Robbery suspect Barry Paul Gilmore, 53, of Patterson, was captured at the Waffle House on La. 182 in Morgan City this morning, police said.

Dr. Scott Domingue has been Chosen Teche Regional Medical Center’s ‘Doctor of the Year’

Dr. Scott Domingue has been Chosen Teche Regional Medical Center’s 2013-2014 Doctor of the Year. From left, are Paul Lousteau, emergency department director; Butch Frazier, CEO; Quint Studer, founder of the Studer Group; Dr. Scott Domingue; Doctor of the Year; Jay King, R.N., emergency department; and Sabrina Roy, director of marketing and public relations.
(Submitted Photo)

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Law enforcement officers honored

Law enforcement officers were recognized Tuesday night by the St. Mary Detachment Marine Corps League at American Legion Post 242 in Patterson. Honored and seated with their plaques are, from left, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Capt. Joe Clements, Berwick police officer Jonathan Henry, Morgan City police officer Dustin Fromenthal, Chitimacha tribal police officer Det. Sgt. Jada Breaux, U.S. Coast Guard ME3 Allan Roy and Baldwin police officer Alfred Evans. Standing from left are Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Capt. Scott Anslum, Berwick Police Assistant Chief David Leonard, Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks, Chitimacha Tribal Police Chief Blaise Smith, U.S. Coast Guard ME2 Dale Bullock, Baldwin Police Chief Gerald Minor and St. Mary Detachment Marine Corps League Commandant David Martin.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Seven St. Mary Parish law enforcement officers were recognized for dedication to their jobs and community Tuesday by the St.

The Breeze Yogurt Shop ribbon-cutting ceremony

The Breeze Yogurt Shop located at 6402 La. 182 East in Morgan City held its ribbon-cutting ceremony April 2. The shop, open from 2 to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, sells a variety of frozen yogurt along with specialty toppings. On hand for the ribbon cutting were, from left, Cherie Laiche, St. Mary Chamber of Commerce ambassador; Cliff Couture, KQKI; Kevin Voisin, St. Mary Parish councilman; Lily Dearman, Kristen Crews and Kassie Roy, The Breeze Yogurt Shop and Tropical Smoothie employees; Aimee and Paul Arcemont, owners; Tommy Longman, District Attorney’s Office representative; Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor; Donna Meyer, chamber president and Lisa Nezat Patterson, chamber marketing manager.
(The Daily Review Photo by Diane Miller Fears)

The Breeze Yogurt Shop located at 6402 La. 182 East in Morgan City held its ribbon-cutting ceremony April 2. The shop, open from 2 to 9 p.m.

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Sports

Morgan City’s Al Dodson placed third in the Class N Elders at the National Horseshoe Pitchers World Tournament in Hamburg, New York. The tournament was held July 14-26 with official total participation at 1,264 during the two-week event. Above, from left, are Dodson, first-place winner Joe Delaney of New York and second-place winner Hiram Paradee of Vermont. The 2015 host site will be Topeka, Kansas, while Montgomery, Alabama, will stage the event in 2016. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Tim Gilmore)

A member of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association placed third in his classification at the National Horseshoe Pitchers World Tournament in Hamburg, New York, earlier this month.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Bob Radtke
--Submitted Photo

Bob and Connie Radtke of Morgan City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 1. They were married at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morgan City on Aug. 1, 1964.

Obituaries

Carolyn Robicheaux Larive, 74, a native and resident of Berwick, passed away July 18 at her home.

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