Three horses were found strolling through Bayou Vista Wednesday morning. The horses were apprehended and returned safely to their home.
(The Daily Review Photo by Diane Miller Fears)

A few horses decided to go for a stroll through Bayou Vista early this morning by themselves. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint at 5:03 a.m. today that several horses had crossed U.S. 90 near the Plantation Inn in Bayou Vista, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Traci Landry said.

The St. Mary Pony 14-year-old All-Stars begins play Thursday in the Pony South Zone’s Tournament’s Elite Bracket in Burleson, Texas. The team finished runner-up at the 2014 South Zone Baseballl Pony Super Region Tournament. Kneeling, from left, are team members Caleb Bernard, Dylan Landry, Kyle Pitre, Reid Wiley, Kyle Boudreaux and Cade Thibodeaux. Standing, from left, are assistant coach Shawn Bernard, Patrick Robertson, Hayden Pinho, Lukas Carnley, John Pat Dupuy, Joel Singleton and head coach Patrick Wiley. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrice Singleton.)

When the St. Mary PONY 14-year-old All-Stars take the field Thursday, they will do so as at least the last east St. Mary Parish team still playing any kind of youth baseball this summer.
Brittany’s Special Friends Camp was held earlier this month at Franklin Senior High School.

Three horses were found strolling through Bayou Vista Wednesday morning. The horses were apprehended and returned safely to their home.
(The Daily Review Photo by Diane Miller Fears)

The St. Mary Pony 14-year-old All-Stars begins play Thursday in the Pony South Zone’s Tournament’s Elite Bracket in Burleson, Texas. The team finished runner-up at the 2014 South Zone Baseballl Pony Super Region Tournament. Kneeling, from left, are team members Caleb Bernard, Dylan Landry, Kyle Pitre, Reid Wiley, Kyle Boudreaux and Cade Thibodeaux. Standing, from left, are assistant coach Shawn Bernard, Patrick Robertson, Hayden Pinho, Lukas Carnley, John Pat Dupuy, Joel Singleton and head coach Patrick Wiley. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrice Singleton.)

Relay for Life set for Saturday

Area mayors signed proclamations in support of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life to be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Seated, from left, are Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Berwick Town Councilman Edgar Thomas. Standing is Katie Kaai, representing the relay.
(Submitted Photo)

The Relay for Life of East St. Mary-Morgan City will take place from 2 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.

Veterans Day targeted for Fallen Warriors Memorial dedication

Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi and Councilman Louis Tamporello Jr. met with Terry Mayon, co-chairman of the Fallen Warriors Memorial Project, Wednesday morning at Cypress Park to discuss the possible sites in the park where a memorial can be located. Grizzaffi said a recommendation will be made to the City Council at its next meeting April 22. They were joined in the discussion by Dwayne Barbier, recreation department director. Above from left, Loupe, Tamporello, Mayon and Grizzaffi.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

The City of Morgan City, partnering with a private group, is moving forward with deciding on the location in Cypress Park for a Fallen Warriors Memorial to be dedicated Veterans Day, Nov.

Black Bear Festival kicks off tonight

The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce hosted a Bayou Teche Bear Festival Kick-Off Party Thursday at the Teche Theatre in Franklin. Participants were served food from several local eateries and listened to music provided by Rick Lorenzo and Mark Robicheaux. Bayou Teche Bear Festival board members Catherine Siracusa, Edgar Dugas, Michelle Frederick and Delores Stewart, pictured above from left, display the 2014 festival poster and T-shirt. Below, Bayou Teche Bear Festival Queen X Nikki Nicole Pennison is pictured with Mayor Raymond Harris and board member Delores Stewart.

Bears, bands and booths take center stage today on the banks of Bayou Teche in downtown Franklin.
The Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival kicks off at 6 p.m.

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Mr. and Mrs. Bob Radtke
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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

Louise R. Madise, 89, a resident of Morgan City, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Morgan City Healthcare.

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