Jayd Adams

Four St. Mary Parish teens have been arrested in connection with a string of burglaries in Assumption Parish, Sheriff Mike Waguespack said in a news release.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 79th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival King Michael Patterson, Festival Queen Hailee Thomas, Children’s Day King Remington Begley, Children’s Day Queen Emily Price, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, members of the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, parish officials, family and friends.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival continues through Monday and organizers are hoping it will be one of the best years yet despite the forecast.

Morgan City, Berwick, Patterson and Central Catholic high schools all were in action Thursday at the Morgan City High School Jamboree. Each school’s varsity and junior varsity teams participated, while Morgan City’s freshmen team also was in action. Morgan City’s varsity finished undefeated at 3-0, while Berwick and Patterson each were 2-1 and Central Catholic was 1-2. At left, Berwick’s Sydney Aucoin hits at the net. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City Lady Tigers’ varsity, junior varsity and freshman teams all finished undefeated at the annual Morgan City High School Volleyball jamboree Thursday. The Lady Tigers’ varsity and junior varsity teams were 3-0, while its freshman team, which also participated in junior varsity action, finished 2-0.

Jayd Adams

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 79th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival King Michael Patterson, Festival Queen Hailee Thomas, Children’s Day King Remington Begley, Children’s Day Queen Emily Price, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, members of the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, parish officials, family and friends.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Morgan City, Berwick, Patterson and Central Catholic high schools all were in action Thursday at the Morgan City High School Jamboree. Each school’s varsity and junior varsity teams participated, while Morgan City’s freshmen team also was in action. Morgan City’s varsity finished undefeated at 3-0, while Berwick and Patterson each were 2-1 and Central Catholic was 1-2. At left, Berwick’s Sydney Aucoin hits at the net. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Krewe of Hannibal

The Krewe of Hannibal presented its 36th Carnival ball Saturday with King Hannibal XXXIV Dwight J. Smith and Queen Cleopatra XXXIV Ethel H. Carbins presented as its 2014 royalty. They represented King and Queen of Eden in keeping with the tableau theme, “The Enchanted Garden.”
Submitted Photo/Robert Horton Photography

The Krewe of Hannibal presented its 36th Carnival ball Saturday with King Hannibal XXXIV Dwight J. Smith and Queen Cleopatra XXXIV Ethel H. Carbins presented as its 2014 royalty.

Krewe of Dionysus

Doug and Mamie Perry reigned as King and Queen Dionysus XXXV Saturday during the Krewe of Dionysus ball held at the Berwick Civic Complex. In keeping with the theme, “A Tribute to Broadway,” the royal couple depicted Lion King’s King Simba and Queen Nala. The krewe will present its Mardi Gras parade at 2 p.m. Saturday in Berwick.
Submitted Photo/Miguez Photography

Doug and Mamie Perry reigned as King and Queen Dionysus XXXV Saturday during the Krewe of Dionysus ball held at the Berwick Civic Complex.

Krewe of Dionysus

Doug and Mamie Perry reigned as King and Queen Dionysus XXXV Saturday during the Krewe of Dionysus ball held at the Berwick Civic Complex. In keeping with the theme, “A Tribute to Broadway,” the royal couple depicted Lion King’s King Simba and Queen Nala. The krewe will present its Mardi Gras parade at 2 p.m. Saturday in Berwick.
Submitted Photo/Miguez Photography

Doug and Mamie Perry reigned as King and Queen Dionysus XXXV Saturday during the Krewe of Dionysus ball held at the Berwick Civic Complex.

Eagle Expo

Delaina LeBlanc, second from right, gives information on birds in the Atchafalaya Basin during a boat tour Friday. The tour was part of the ninth annual Eagle Expo sponsored by the Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau. LeBlanc, a migratory birds coordinator, was aboard a Cajun Jack Swamp Tours vessel piloted by Capt. Lester Giordano with the help of Capt. Dawn Hebert.
(The Daily Review Photo by Diane Miller Fears)

Visitors were able to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of south Louisiana swamplands in the Atchafalaya Basin and surrounding areas during the ninth annual Wings to Soar Expo that concluded Saturda

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Sports

Kai Schexnayder has been chosen to be included in the 2014 edition of “The Best Basketball Player of AAU.” The 12-year-old Patterson Junior High student, who plays AAU ball for the New Iberia-based Louisiana Scholars, will have his biography published in the edition, which recognizes the best AAU basketball players in the United States. Schexnayder is the son of Robert and Michelle Schexnayder, and the grandson of Randolph and Joan Schexnayder and Leonard and Thelma Dugar. He is coached in AAU by Richard Pecantte. (Submitted Photo)

Lifestyle

Bobby Boudreaux, left, and Logan Scully received the St. Mary AARP scholarship awards for 2014. Boudreaux is a graduate of Berwick High School. Scully is a graduate of Morgan City High School.
--Mark Leonard photos

On Aug. 4, St. Mary AARP held its meeting and dinner at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center.

Obituaries

Sherry Eva (Young) Mitchum, 76, of Morgan City, passed away Aug, 18, 2014.
She was born June 14, 1938. She graduated from Morgan City High School in 1956.

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