Jason Lewis and son Jayden Lewis try on hats this morning, the first day of school for Baby Bear Head Start in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Baby Bear Head Start officially opened its door for students today after some last-minute repairs to the air conditioning unit. Excited and uneasy parents watched their children begin their academic journey. A few children cried, but the majority played cordially with their classmates.

Surveillance footage shows a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in Bayou Vista in which a 47-year-old woman was injured. (Submitted)

Detectives are seeking information on a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in the area of Saturn Road in Bayou Vista, according to a St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office news release.
In what has become an annual debate, the St. Mary Parish Council once again heard calls Wednesday to seek proposals from private management companies for Atchafalaya Golf Course at Idlewild. Since opening in in September 2005, the public course has continued to lose funds each year.

Jason Lewis and son Jayden Lewis try on hats this morning, the first day of school for Baby Bear Head Start in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Surveillance footage shows a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in Bayou Vista in which a 47-year-old woman was injured. (Submitted)

Eagle Expo seminars, tours scheduled for this weekend

An eagle could be seen at the Extreme Raptors by Johnathan Wood at the Patterson Area Civic Center on Wednesday and Thursday. The event was part of the 10th Annual Eagle Expo and continues through the weekend.
Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The 10th annual Eagle Expo and More, which began Thursday, will continue through Saturday with seminars and boat tours to view eagles.

Public will get a say in hiring of new housing director

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson speaks during Thursday’s board meeting.
Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald

The Morgan City Housing Authority board plans to hold an open discussion at its March 26 meeting about the selection of a new executive director, which the authority has been without since June 201

Roaming boat gets secure home

The catamaran that has been drifting around Berwick Bay for nearly two weeks is towed to a secure spot by a Smith Maritime vessel Wednesday. The boat was placed on a sand bar.

The fiberglass catamaran that had been floating around Berwick Bay in the Atchafalaya River appears to have found a secure resting place.

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Long after two of the all-time greats at 400 meters had left the track in second and third place, the winner was sprawled on the ground, gasping for breath and getting his pulse checked by a medic.

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Artists Guild Unlimited’s annual Labor Day Show and Sale will be held Sept. 2-24 at the AGU Everett Street Gallery in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Edward ‘Ed’ Maize

Edward “Ed” Maize, 64, a native of New Orleans and a resident of Morgan City, Louisiana, died at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, at his residence.

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