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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Dry fall, cold winter spelled problems for crawfish season

Robert Romaire, LSU AgCenter aquaculture researcher, shows off crawfish to students visiting the LSU AgCenter Aquaculture Station in Baton Rouge. He said this crawfish season was shortened by a dry fall and colder than normal winter.
(LSU AgCenter/Photo by Johnny Morgan)

When fall weather is dry, and winter is as cold and as long as it was this year, the combination spells problems for the crawfish industry.

Don’t forget to make a pet plan

Thomas Carter and his Catahoula-mix puppies, Dexter and James, visited Dr. Emily Devall at Atchafalaya Animal Clinic Thursday. The 8-week-old puppies were part of a litter of nine, Carter said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

When preparing for the hurricane season, experts advise that making preparations for pets as well as family members is vital.

Arrest reports

Kimber Thompson

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 38 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests relating to east St. Mary Parish:

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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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