Doric Lodge 205 F&AM in Morgan City recently held its First Responder Night recognizing emergency responders who provide outstanding service across the parish. Recognized were Ofc. Billy Chapman, Berwick Police; Master Trooper Scott Verret, Lousiana State Police; BM 1st Class Timothy Dinger, United States Coast Guard; Sgt. Bart Lange, St.

LSU's Vernon Norwood heads down the final straightaway for a national title in the 400-meter dash earlier this month in Eugene, Oregon. Norwood returned to Eugene last week and qualified to represent Team USA at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, in late August. He finished third in the finals Saturday in 44.80 to qualify. He also will participate at the world event as a member of Team USA's 4x400-meter relay. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bryan Wayne, LSU Sports Information).

Just two weeks after being crowned the NCAA’s 400-meter champion to cap his collegiate career, LSU alum Vernon Norwood returned to the same Hayward Field track and punched his ticket to Beijing with Team USA with a bronze-medal-winning performance in the event Saturday at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

Triathletes will converge on Lake End Parkway Sunday for the third annual Iron Horse Triathlon. The event, which is expected to feature more than 300 competitors, was sold out this year. Above, bicyclists take off in the second of three events in the event. It also features swimming and running. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

The third annual Iron Horse Triathlon will be held out of Lake End Parkway in Morgan City Sunday morning.

LSU's Vernon Norwood heads down the final straightaway for a national title in the 400-meter dash earlier this month in Eugene, Oregon. Norwood returned to Eugene last week and qualified to represent Team USA at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, in late August. He finished third in the finals Saturday in 44.80 to qualify. He also will participate at the world event as a member of Team USA's 4x400-meter relay. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bryan Wayne, LSU Sports Information).

Triathletes will converge on Lake End Parkway Sunday for the third annual Iron Horse Triathlon. The event, which is expected to feature more than 300 competitors, was sold out this year. Above, bicyclists take off in the second of three events in the event. It also features swimming and running. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Morgan City High seniors showcase ‘life skill’ projects

Diana Tran demonstrates the robot she built and wrote the programming for during the Morgan City High School Senior Project Showcase Tuesday as Dalton Dupree looks on.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Morgan City High School seniors showcased their talents Tuesday during the Senior Project Showcase.

Essay winners at Hattie Watts Elementary

Hattie Watts Elementary third- and fourth-graders participated in a Drug-Free Essay Contest during Drug Free Week. There were first, second and third place winners in each class. First place winners were Emily Ackman, Kaylee Bourgeois, Alyssa Henry, Camrin Marin, Kennedy Escort, Z’akiyah Merritt, K’vosha Diggs, Kwantae Collette and Destin Smith.
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Hattie Watts Elementary third- and fourth-graders participated in a Drug-Free Essay Contest during Drug Free Week.

Donation M C Bank

Paige Loftin, standing at left, a sophomore at Morgan City High, accepted a donation from M C Bank employees. Employees are Phylis Cook, Nicole Gaspard, Maria Bolano, Wendy Duhon, Julie Landry and Monica Wiggins. Kneeling, from left, are Charlene Hall and Brandi Landry. M C Bank employees held some Pink Days where employees were invited to sport the Morgan City High’s Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirts. They also had a special day designated as “Real Men Wear Pink” where they challenged men to wear pink to show their support. Proceeds from the Morgan City High Pink Volleyball Game will be used locally to assist women with much needed mammograms and diagnostic readings.
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Paige Loftin, standing at left, a sophomore at Morgan City High, accepted a donation from M C Bank employees.

Central Catholic High School Toys for Tots program

Central Catholic High School students recently participated in the Marine Corps League’s Toys for Tots program. Members of the National Junior Honor Society encouraged students to bring in a new toy to provide gifts for the children eligible. From left, are teacher Kristen Miller; honor society members, Gavin Wisdom, Kerrilyn Luc, Dustin Hebert and Elise Hidalgo; and assistant coordinator for the St. Mary Parish Toys for Tots program, Sara Broussard.
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Central Catholic High School students recently participated in the Marine Corps League’s Toys for Tots program.

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Lifestyle

Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival King and Queen Mike Patterson and Hailee Thomas attended the Mystick Krewe of Louisianians Mardi Gras Ball in Washington, D.C., in January. Photos are: Thomas at the Louisiana Alive Party, top; she and Patterson at Mystick Krewe of Louisianians’ Dinner and Dance, center; and Thomas being presented at Mystick Mardi Gras Ball.
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Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Queen Hailee Thomas was among the queens that attended the Mystick Krewe of Louisianians Mardi Gras Ball in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21-24.

Obituaries

Gerald J. Landry, 80, of Bernard Avenue, Greeneville, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Laughlin Memorial Hospital.
He was a plumber and electrician.

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