Central Catholic volleyball players celebrate after a block during Thursday’s Morgan City High School jamboree. The Lady Eagles opened their 2016 season Monday with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25
13) victory against Highland Baptist in Morgan City. Central Catholic will hit the road today to face Vandebilt Catholic. Junior varsity action is set for a 4:30 p.m. start with varsity to follow. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic opened its season with a sweep of Highland Baptist, 25-22, 25-12, 25-13. As a team, Central Catholic had 38 kills and hit for a 0.369 clip.

Gov. John Bel Edwards greets people at Cypress Bayou Casino in Charenton after speaking during Monday's Senior Citizens Educational Seminar hosted by the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Gov. John Bel Edwards told a group of about 1,000 senior citizens Monday that he’s committed to continuing to fund councils on aging, transportation services and other resources seniors need.

Patterson High School’s Matt Dardeau, left, prepares to block on a play being run by quarterback Dillan Giandelone, center, and running back Daijon Richard, right, during the Lumberjacks’ 8-7 victory against Morgan City at the
Morgan City High School Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Patterson finished 2-0 in jamboree action, also knocking off Berwick, 14-6. Patterson will open its season Friday when it travels to face Central Lafourche. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Patterson scored with just seconds remaining on the clock to upend Morgan City in the nightcap of the Morgan City Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Trailing 7-0 with less than 2 minutes left in the game’s 15-minute quarter, Patterson running back Dajon Richard had a long run to the Morgan City 6-yard line.

Central Catholic volleyball players celebrate after a block during Thursday’s Morgan City High School jamboree. The Lady Eagles opened their 2016 season Monday with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25
13) victory against Highland Baptist in Morgan City. Central Catholic will hit the road today to face Vandebilt Catholic. Junior varsity action is set for a 4:30 p.m. start with varsity to follow. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Gov. John Bel Edwards greets people at Cypress Bayou Casino in Charenton after speaking during Monday's Senior Citizens Educational Seminar hosted by the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Patterson High School’s Matt Dardeau, left, prepares to block on a play being run by quarterback Dillan Giandelone, center, and running back Daijon Richard, right, during the Lumberjacks’ 8-7 victory against Morgan City at the
Morgan City High School Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Patterson finished 2-0 in jamboree action, also knocking off Berwick, 14-6. Patterson will open its season Friday when it travels to face Central Lafourche. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Livestock awards

Madix Landry, above with Chitimacha Tribal Chairman O’Neill Darden, accepted the award for Champion Junior Showman-Swine at the annual St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show banquet in Franklin. Gage Battaglio, below, accepted a certificate for first place-poultry.

Wheel House for March 3

WORKREADY U
(Adult Education), Young Memorial Campus, 900 Youngs Road, Morgan City, offering free high school equivalency practice test March 15 and 16. Must be 19 or older and must preregister. Call 985-380-2957, ext. 351. Space limited. Tests in English and Spanish.

Sweetheart Dance royalty

This year's Valentine's Sweetheart Court and Dance was celebrated Feb. 12. The members of the Morgan City Junior High royalty are, back row from left: First Duke Carson Gagliano, King Tajaha Batiste and Second Duke Tyland Boatman. Front row: First Maid Zaria Richard, Queen Sariayah Bourgeois and Second Maid Juliet Thibodeaux.

Police Reports 3-3-16

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests:
Matthew Strubb, 18, of 1803 Canal Drive, Franklin, was arrested Wednesday at 9:33 a.m. and charged with illegal possession of stolen things. No bail was set.
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Central Catholic volleyball players celebrate after a block during Thursday’s Morgan City High School jamboree. The Lady Eagles opened their 2016 season Monday with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25
13) victory against Highland Baptist in Morgan City. Central Catholic will hit the road today to face Vandebilt Catholic. Junior varsity action is set for a 4:30 p.m. start with varsity to follow. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic opened its season with a sweep of Highland Baptist, 25-22, 25-12, 25-13.
As a team, Central Catholic had 38 kills and hit for a 0.369 clip.

Obituaries

Sterling Adam Scully, 52, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016.

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