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)

School recognized

Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber Commerce president, and Lisa Patterson, chamber marketing director and business office manager, presented Kathy Galloway, Immanuel Christian School principal, and the Rev. Johnathan Moore with a plaque in celebration of 33 years at Immanuel Christian School.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Donna Meyer, St.

Coast Guard Enlisted Association

The new Coast Guard Enlisted Association Atchafalaya Branch in Morgan City installation ceremony was held Thursday at the Port of Morgan City. MSTCM Joe Pasqua of the Chief Petty Officer Association was master of ceremonies. Coast Guard members of Marine Safety Unit Morgan City were in attendance, including Commanding Officer Captain David G. McClellan. The honored guest of the ceremony was the tenth Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Charles W. “Skip” Bowen. The purpose of the Atchafalaya Branch is to form under the Chief Petty Officer Association to assist fellow shipmates, command and community. From left are members of the association, Secretary Yeoman 2nd Class Rosita Riedel, President Marine Science Technician 2nd Class Amanda Metheny, Bowen, Master of Ceremonies Marine Science Technician Master Chief Petty Officer Joe Pasqua, Vice President Marine Science Technician 3rd Class William Kahms, and Treasurer Marine Science Technician 1st Class Brendon McNelis.
(Submited Photo)

The new Coast Guard Enlisted Association Atchafalaya Branch in Morgan City installation ceremony was held Thursday at the Port of Morgan City.

Construction in Morgan City

The walls to a Neighborhood Walmart starting going up recently. A grand opening is planned in January. The store is located on Ninth Street, next to Lake Cinema.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The walls to a Neighborhood Walmart starting going up recently. A grand opening is planned in January. The store is located on Ninth Street, next to Lake Cinema.

Teche Project plans fundraiser

Saturday’s Shake Your Trail Feather event in Breaux Bridge benefits projects and facility maintenance along the Bayou Teche Paddle Trail.
(Submitted Photo)

The Teche Project plans its third annual Shake Your Trail Feather event beginning at noon Saturday at Parc des Ponts de Pont Breaux (Bridge Park) in Breaux Bridge.

Pages

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.
(Submitted Photo)

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.

St. Mary Now & Franklin Banner-Tribune

Franklin Banner-Tribune
P.O. Box 566, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: 337-828-3706
Fax: 337-828-2874

Morgan City Daily Review
P.O. Box 948, Morgan City, LA 70381
Phone: 985-384-8370
Fax: 985-384-4255

Follow Us