Morgan City opened its 2015 regular football season with a 26-7 victory against Berwick in a battle of area schools. Meanwhile, Patterson fell on the road to Central Lafourche, 24-13. Patterson entered its contest ranked No. 5 in the initial Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 3A poll released earlier this week.

A St. John of Plaquemine defender loses his helmet when he collides with Central Catholic running back Stefano Guarisco at the goal line during Central Catholic’s 54-27 victory Thursday in Plaquemine. Guarisco rushed for 402 yards on 28 carries and scored five touchdowns. He added three two-point conversions. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Stefano Guarisco took off offensively and the Central Catholic Eagles clamped down defensively to lead the Morgan City-based squad’s rally in the first half en route to a 54-27 victory Thursday.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival Queen Anna Washburn, Children’s Day King Andrew Decondris, Children’s Day Queen Brenna Laubach, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Berwick Mayor Louis Ratcliff, parish officials, family, and friends.
Photos by Crystal Thielepape, Daily Review

Lots of food and craft booths, live music and special events will take over downtown Morgan City this Labor Day weekend as the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival continues through Monday.

A St. John of Plaquemine defender loses his helmet when he collides with Central Catholic running back Stefano Guarisco at the goal line during Central Catholic’s 54-27 victory Thursday in Plaquemine. Guarisco rushed for 402 yards on 28 carries and scored five touchdowns. He added three two-point conversions. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival Queen Anna Washburn, Children’s Day King Andrew Decondris, Children’s Day Queen Brenna Laubach, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Berwick Mayor Louis Ratcliff, parish officials, family, and friends.
Photos by Crystal Thielepape, Daily Review

Port chief heads to D.C. for funding, dredging

Port of Morgan City Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade
(The Daily Review File Photo)

Today’s trip to Washington, D.C., for Port of Morgan City Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade will be one to both thank federal officials for their help to get additional funding to dredge the At

Wreck snarls traffic on U.S. 90 bridge

A two-vehicle wreck occurred at about 7:30 a.m. today on the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City. A refrigeration truck and a vehicle pulling a boat and trailer were involved in the crash, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Lt. Sennet Wiggins said. As of about 9 a.m. today, authorities cleared the bridge of the crash. No one had been transported to the hospital and neither driver had been cited in the crash, Wiggins said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A two-vehicle wreck occurred at about 7:30 a.m. today on the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City. A refrigeration truck and a vehicle pulling a boat and trailer were involved in the crash, St.

White weighs in on Common Core

St. Mary Parish Superintendent of Schools Donald Aguillard, left, and State Superintendent of Schools John White chat during a tour of Hattie Watts Elementary School in Patterson on Monday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

While State Superintendent of Schools John White was in St. Mary Parish Monday, he answered a few questions about the current state of affairs in Louisiana education.

State Superintendent of Schools John White tours Hattie Watts Elementary in Patterson

McKenzie Percle, Lillian Breaux and Elijah Charlot, students at Hattie Watts Elementary were tour guides Monday during the visit of the State Superintendent of Schools John White, who is leaning forward. At right is state Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

State Superintendent of Schools John White spent several hours visiting Hattie Watts Elementary on Monday.

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Morgan City opened its 2015 regular football season with a 26-7 victory against Berwick in a battle of area schools.

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La Shonte’ Renthrope and Terry Singleton Jr.
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Erric and Tippanie Lockley of Dallas and Kerry Renthrope of Patterson wish to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, La Shonte’ Monique Renthrope, to Terry Ray Singleto

Obituaries

November 7, 1961 — September 3, 2015
Brian Mark Metrejean Sr., a lifelong resident of Pierre Part, passed away at his residence Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at the age of 53.

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