From left, volunteers Tim Mayon and Mike Rebich, both with Matthew 25 International, work on a 4-inch water line Monday for the sprinkler system at the Adullam Household of Faith dormitory in Patterson.

Organizers for the Adullam Household of Faith expect to be able to start taking children into the home shortly after Jan. 1, 2015, the Rev. Marty Harden of Bethel Pentecostal Church said Monday.

Morgan City High School students in attendance at Sunday’s candlelight prayer vigil sang their alma mater at the close of the event held in the school’s parking lot. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle photos)

In response to a letter demanding the removal of prayer in public school-sponsored events, hundreds of community members and students held a candlelight prayer vigil at Morgan City High School Sunday night.

Morgan City High School student Michael Mancuso, center in red shirt, speaks to the news media Thursday at Lawrence Park in Morgan City in response to another high school student who objected to prayer at an assembly at the school.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

School leaders said today that St. Mary Parish school system policy affords students the opportunity to pray.

From left, volunteers Tim Mayon and Mike Rebich, both with Matthew 25 International, work on a 4-inch water line Monday for the sprinkler system at the Adullam Household of Faith dormitory in Patterson.

Morgan City High School students in attendance at Sunday’s candlelight prayer vigil sang their alma mater at the close of the event held in the school’s parking lot. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle photos)

Morgan City High School student Michael Mancuso, center in red shirt, speaks to the news media Thursday at Lawrence Park in Morgan City in response to another high school student who objected to prayer at an assembly at the school.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Ribbon-cutting held for skate park in Morgan City

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday for The Complex Skate Park in Morgan City located behind Cypress Park. The park is a skateboard-only facility and will be open during all daylight hours, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi said. The city received $26,000 in funding from the parish to help pay for the equipment and cement work, Grizzaffi said. The total project cost was $36,000, the mayor said. Among those present were, on ramp, from left, local skaters Chad Rageur, Jesus Lopez, Drake Bertrand, Peyton Voisin and Jayson Hidalgo. Back row, from left, Mike Banks, Morgan City police chief; Logan Fromenthal, parish councilman; Louis Tamporello, Morgan City councilman; Mark Griffin Jr., Morgan City police assistant police chief; Seth Thomas, City of Morgan City recreation director; and Christopher Frye, Baldwin Redi-Mix. Front row, from left, Tania Hahn, Hahn Enterprises Inc.; Bob Harrison, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce board member; Kevin Voisin, St. Mary Parish councilman; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish chamber president; Emily Berry, St. Mary Parish chamber board member; Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish president; Grizzaffi; Jarrod Longman, St. Mary Parish assessor; Dwayne Barbier, City of Morgan City director of recreation and culture; and David Bourdier, chamber ambassador.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday for The Complex Skate Park in Morgan City located behind Cypress Park.

Arrests reports

Lionel Joseph

A 24-year-old Labadieville man, who had been in The Daily Review’s Most Wanted edition since June, was jailed for stealing nearly $3,000 in cash and electronics from a Morgan City restaurant, Morga

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No. 7 Patterson High School advanced to the Class 3A quarterfinals with a 21-6 victory against No. 10 seed Loranger Friday in Patterson.

Lifestyle

Matthew Verret and Heather Moore
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Lisa Moore, of Jackson, Mississippi, wishes to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Heather Leigh Moore, to Matthew Michael Verret, son of Randy and Debra Verret, of Pa

Obituaries

Harry Granger, a native of Morgan City and resident of Houma, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.
Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.

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