St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, above, serves at the AARP’s monthly dinner and bingo night held at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. Sheriff’s Office personnel visited with AARP members and after the bingo game assisted in serving a meal of fried shrimp. Sheriff Hebert was a co-sponsor of the event.

Patterson picked up its first win of the season Friday with a 41-20 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. The win also was the first of new coach Chad Blanchard’s head coaching career. Above, Patterson’s Mykel Jones runs with the football, while teammate Nehemiah Augustus follows. Jones led the Lumberjacks’ receivers and also had two touchdowns in the win. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Patterson Lumberjacks got their first win of the season with an emphatic 41-20 victory against Vandebilt Friday. The win also was the initial one for first-year Patterson head coach Chad Blanchard. In the win, Tristen Ausama and Mykel Jones put up big numbers to lead Patterson’s offense.

Kevin Rankin

Actor Kevin Rankin, originally from Morgan City, will portray a clergyman in Fox’s 10-Part murder mystery, “Gracepoint,” premiering Thursday. Rankin, 38, is the son of Tom and Pam Rankin, of Morgan City.

Patterson picked up its first win of the season Friday with a 41-20 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. The win also was the first of new coach Chad Blanchard’s head coaching career. Above, Patterson’s Mykel Jones runs with the football, while teammate Nehemiah Augustus follows. Jones led the Lumberjacks’ receivers and also had two touchdowns in the win. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Kevin Rankin

Principals honored

St. Mary Parish School Board Teacher’s Appreciation Week was May 5-9. M C Bank held a Teacher’s Appreciation Coffee to recognize its Adopt-a-School Principals and issued a donation to assist with the Teacher’s Appreciation Program. Front, from left, are Hattie Watts representative Casie Callais; Patterson Jr. High Principal Suzanne Bergeron; Morgan City High Assistant Principal Carmen LaGarde; M.D. Shannon Principal Rebecca Harris; Holy Cross Elementary Development Director Donna Burke; Berwick Junior High Principal Teresa Bagwell; Morgan City Junior High secretary Cecelia Melancon; Bayou Vista Elementary Principal Claire Guarisco; Central Catholic High secretary Sandy Daigle; and M.E. Norman Principal Shannon Hoffpauir. Back row, from left, are M C Bank Vice President/Operations Phylis Cook; Donna Bourg, assistant vice president/Note Department supervisor; Tessie DuBois executive secretary; Jeremy Callais, vice president and cashier/COO; J.S. Aucoin Elementary Principal Joe Stadalis; Berwick Elementary Assistant Principal Shantell Toups; M C Bank’s Assistant VP/Loan Operations Travis Richard and Executive VP Gerald Listi. Adopt-a-School’s not present but included in the donation were Wyandotte Elementary Principal Barbara Leleux; Morgan City High Principal Mickey Fabre; Berwick High School Principal Buffy Fegenbush; Patterson High Principal Rachel Kredeur; J.B. Maitland Principal Tonia Verrette; and Stephensville Elementary Principal Brian Staton.
(Submitted Photo)

St. Mary Parish School Board Teacher’s Appreciation Week was May 5-9.

Water safety course planned

Jennifer Blanchard, assistant vice president of Patterson State Bank, presents Woodrow Parker, vice president of the Aqua Safety First program, with a donation to be used in its annual event. This year’s event will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. June 14 at Lake End Park in Morgan City.
(Submitted Photo)

The fifth annual Aqua Safety First Community Program will be held June 14 at Lake End Park in Morgan City, organizer Woodrow Parker said.

Boustany: Bill reforms Corps of Engineers procedures

U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, wrapped up his day in St. Mary Parish Wednesday with a campaign fundraiser crawfish boil at Fairview Plantation in Berwick. With Boustany are Dan Conrad, center, and Berwick Councilman Greg Roussel, right.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

A bill in Congress that would speed up the U.S.

Civil cases

The following civil suits were filed at the St. Mary Parish Clerk of Court office in Franklin.
Monday, May 5
Tyler J. Sultan v. Bianca Prince; Case No. 127177, custody.

Arrest reports

Mark Smith

Three people were arrested Wednesday after a woman stole items from a Morgan City gas station and did not pay for gasoline, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release.

Speaker: Coastal restoration plan shows land gain

Philip Russo, outreach coordinator for the Mississippi River Delta Restoration Campaign, speaks Wednesday at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

If the Louisiana state master plan for coastal restoration goes according to schedule, the coast would begin to see net land gain by 2042, the first time that has happened since the 1930s, Philip R

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