Central Catholic’s Greg Leger slides safely into third base, while Cedar Creek third baseman Aaron Clark awaits the throw during Thursday’s Class 1A quarterfinal contest in Ruston. Leger finished 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI as Class 1A’s top-ranked team defeated No. 9 Cedar Creek, 8-4, to advance to its fifth straight semifinal appearence May 13 at McMurray Park in Sulphur. The Eagles now will await their semifinal opponent, which will be determined today when No. 5 Hanson Memorial hosts No. 13 Catholic-Pointe Coupee.

Central Catholic’s Blake Hidalgo celebrated his junior ring ceremony Thursday morning at Central Catholic, a rite of passage for a soon-to-be senior.
A Berwick man is in serious condition at a Baton Rouge hospital after an SUV struck his bicycle Thursday evening on La. 70 in Morgan City, police said. Morgan City police received a report at 5:59 p.m. Thursday of a crash involving a cyclist on La. 70 near Lake End Park between the judges’ stand and Carillon Tower.

Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s Cade Minton had a goal to qualify for the state meet after missing the cut despite a great race at regionals a year ago. Samarick Paul just wanted to get back someway after an injury in August that wiped out much of his 2015-16 sports season.

Central Catholic’s Greg Leger slides safely into third base, while Cedar Creek third baseman Aaron Clark awaits the throw during Thursday’s Class 1A quarterfinal contest in Ruston. Leger finished 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI as Class 1A’s top-ranked team defeated No. 9 Cedar Creek, 8-4, to advance to its fifth straight semifinal appearence May 13 at McMurray Park in Sulphur. The Eagles now will await their semifinal opponent, which will be determined today when No. 5 Hanson Memorial hosts No. 13 Catholic-Pointe Coupee.

Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

(Updated) Sheriff: One injured, area evacuated after chlorine leak at Verdunville plant

Acadian Ambulance transported a Verdunville water plant employee to a hospital after the employee was directly exposed to chlorine. The area was evacuated temporarily while authorities worked to contain a chlorine leak. As of 12:43 p.m. Monday, residents had been allowed to go back to their homes. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Residents were evacuated and a worker was injured in Verdunville after a small chlorine occurred at a parish water plant Monday morning, according to a St.

St. Mary’s Feltermans among CFA honorees

CFA awardees were, from back left, Mark Suellentrop, Cabot Corporation Corporate Award; Johnny Indest, Iberia Parish award recipient; Kermit Miller, Evangeline Parish award recipient; Joe Freeland, Acadia Parish award recipient; Pat Morrow, St. Landry Parish award recipient; David Buck, St. Martin Parish award recipient; Fulton C. “Butch” Felterman, Jr., St. Mary Parish award recipient; Paul Hilliard, Lafayette Parish award recipient; William “Bill” Bacqué, Van Eaton & Romero LLC, a Latter & Blum Company Corporate Award; Paul Patout, Vermilion Parish award recipient; Patrick Patout, Vermilion Parish award recipient. From front row left, Cathy Indest, Iberia Parish award recipient; Sheila Miller, Evangeline Parish award recipient; Charlotte Freeland, Acadia Parish award recipient; Alice Morrow, St. Landry Parish award recipient; Sylvia Felterman, St. Mary Parish award recipient; Gail Romero, Van Eaton & Romero LLC, a Latter & Blum Company Corporate Award; Nancy Van Eaton Prince, Van Eaton & Romero LLC, a Latter & Blum Company Corporate Award.

Community Foundation of Acadiana’s fifth annual Leaders in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon was held on Nov. 3 at the Cajundome Convention Center.

History draws Lake into teaching

St. Mary Parish 2015-16 High School Teacher of the Year Yvette Lake laughs with student as she passes out papers to one of her civics’ classes at Berwick High School.

Submitted Photo

Editor’s note: this is the third and final part of a series about the three St. Mary Parish Teachers of the Year.

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Kayla Derouen and Peter Wiggins
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Della Derouen of Franklin wishes to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Kayla Renee Derouen, to Peter Thomas Wiggins, son of Farryl and Renee Wiggins of Bayou Vista.

Obituaries

Robert Morrison

Robert Morrison, 69, a native of Morgan City, Louisiana, and longtime resident of Santa Barbara, California, died Monday, April 25, 2016.

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