Principal Claire Guarisco celebrated with students and staff this morning when she announced Bayou Vista Elementary earned a School Performance Score of A with a score of 104.5. This year marks the first time the school has achieved an A, the highest rating awarded by the state Department of Education.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The St. Mary Parish school district maintained a B rating despite harder tests, which are part of the state’s long-term transition to higher expectations.

Morgan City High School hosted Berwick in its annual “Paint the Pink” game Tuesday. Berwick topped Morgan City 3-2 (25-16, 15-25, 25-14, 20-25, 15-12) in the five-set marathon. At the Paint the Pit Pink game, monies also were raised for local patients who are suffering from cancer. Both teams also had honorary servers for the game. In the left photo, Rose Koen, grandmother of Cate Koen, left, completes the honorary serve for Berwick prior to the varsity game. Rose Koen has been cancer free for 34 years, according to Berwick head coach Heather Blanchard. (The Daily Review/Photos by Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City Lady Tigers took the Berwick Lady Panthers to five games and tried to stage a late-game rally in the final set, but Berwick prevailed 3-2 (25-16, 15-25, 25-14, 20-25, 15-12). The District 6-III contest between the two schools also served as Morgan City’s annual “Paint the Pit Pink Game.”
The Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts announces its upcoming fall production written by Ed “Tiger” Verdin of Franklin. Set to open on Harvest Moon Fest weekend, “Undying Love” is the story of a young couple whose lives become intertwined with the attacks on America on Sept. 11, 2001.

Principal Claire Guarisco celebrated with students and staff this morning when she announced Bayou Vista Elementary earned a School Performance Score of A with a score of 104.5. This year marks the first time the school has achieved an A, the highest rating awarded by the state Department of Education.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Morgan City High School hosted Berwick in its annual “Paint the Pink” game Tuesday. Berwick topped Morgan City 3-2 (25-16, 15-25, 25-14, 20-25, 15-12) in the five-set marathon. At the Paint the Pit Pink game, monies also were raised for local patients who are suffering from cancer. Both teams also had honorary servers for the game. In the left photo, Rose Koen, grandmother of Cate Koen, left, completes the honorary serve for Berwick prior to the varsity game. Rose Koen has been cancer free for 34 years, according to Berwick head coach Heather Blanchard. (The Daily Review/Photos by Geoff Stoute)

Berwick Junior High School adopted

M C Bank in Morgan City adopted Berwick Junior High School May 15. From left, are Frances Dupre, M C Bank human resource/marketing director; Phylis Cook, M C Bank vice president/operations officer; Larry Callais, president/CEO of M C Bank; Berwick Junior High students Jared Smith, Maddie Osburn, Kyle Pitre, Julia Theriot, Mitchell Sanford and Mayanisha Randle; Teresa Bagwell, principal; and Bridget Guillot, St. Mary Parish Schools Adopt-a-School representative.
(Submitted Photo)

M C Bank in Morgan City adopted Berwick Junior High School May 15.

Spelling bee winners

The winners of the Hattie Watts second grade spelling bee were Keeron Johnson, first place; Rylie Smith, second place; and Landen Crandell, third place.
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The winners of the Hattie Watts second grade spelling bee were Keeron Johnson, first place; Rylie Smith, second place; and Landen Crandell, third place.

Cooling off in Bayou Vista

McKenzie Holland and Olivia Gilmore enjoyed frozen treats at the Spray Park in Bayou Vista on Thursday. Even though summer does not begin until June 21, temperatures have been summer-like with highs breaching the 90-degree mark.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

McKenzie Holland and Olivia Gilmore enjoyed frozen treats at the Spray Park in Bayou Vista on Thursday.

Memorial to former pastor dedicated

Word of Life Family Church held a ceremony Sunday afternoon to dedicate a memorial in front of the church to the late Rev. Richard “Lee” Lamury, the church’s founder who passed away in December. Multiple family members as well as friends spoke during a ceremony. Above, the church’s current senior pastor, the Rev. Mark Gowan, says a prayer by the memorial.
(The Daily Review Photo by Geoff Stoute)

Word of Life Family Church held a ceremony Sunday afternoon to dedicate a memorial in front of the church to the late Rev. Richard “Lee” Lamury, the church’s founder who passed away in December.

Arrest reports

Houston Cooley

A 50-year-old Morgan City man was arrested Friday for taking more than $3,800 for home improvement work he did not do, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release.

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Sports

The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ confounding season.

Lifestyle

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October. The Ellisons’ yard has a display of azaleas, nandinas, hollies, camellias, begonias and Lily of the Nile.
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Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October.

Obituaries

Pierre G. “Perry” Jackson, 80, a resident of Berwick, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at his residence.

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