Students attended environmental science using the Virtual Learning Program at Centerville High School on Wednesday. Lydia Robinson, a teacher at Centerville High, monitors the students progress.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

St. Mary Parish’s Virtual Learning Program gives nearly 200 students the ability to take junior high and high school classes, including unusual electives, from their computers. Susan Dupre, St. Mary public schools technology facilitator, said the program, now in its third year, serves both full-time and part-time online students.
Work on resurfacing of Iberia Street from the railroad track to Chatsworth Road should begin this week. Rain delays kept the contrator tied up on other projects, Mayor Raymond Harris said Tuesday. “The project should begin tomorrow (Wednesday),” Harris said. The project was supposed to begin about a month ago.

Dusty Rineheart

A 31-year-old Plaquemine man was indicted Monday in 16th Judicial District Court for second degree battery stemming from an Aug. 31 incident at Lake End Park in Morgan City, according to Assistant District Attorney Anthony Saleme.

Students attended environmental science using the Virtual Learning Program at Centerville High School on Wednesday. Lydia Robinson, a teacher at Centerville High, monitors the students progress.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Dusty Rineheart

Musician finds Cuban ties to Cajun music

Michael Doucet performs at Festival International in Lafayette in April.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

LAFAYETTE (AP) — Michael Doucet of the two-time Grammy-winning Cajun band BeauSoleil was sitting in a colonial hotel room overlooking a square in Cuba when he heard music with a very familiar old-t

Arrests reports

Eder Calles

A 33-year-old Mexican man was jailed Saturday after being accused of aggravated flight from a sheriff’s deputy in Amelia, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.

Fallen Warriors Memorial

Site work began Sept. 10 for the Fallen Warriors Memorial. Jack Murrin, City of Morgan City carpenter, and Jean Paul Bourg, Public Works supervisor, take measurements at the work site. The project is expected to be complete for Veterans Day.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Site work started last week on the Fallen Warriors Memorial, and project organizers say they have reached about 90 percent of their fundraising goal to construct the memorial.

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Sports

Central Catholic’s Samarick Paul makes a catch during last week’s contest against Lusher Charter. The Eagles had a short week after their thrilling 35-33 victory against the Lions as they will host another Class 3A team, E.D. White, Thursday.

Central Catholic High School will continue its tour of higher-classification non-district opponents when it hosts Class 3A E.D. White Friday.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Brandon Fernandez
--Jamie Heyl Photography

Amanda Claire Rhodes and Brandon Fernandez exchanged wedding vows during a 1 p.m. July 12 double-ring ceremony at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morgan City. The Rev.

Obituaries

Mrs. Maggie L. Tillman, 94, a resident of St. Martinville and native of Baldwin, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at 10:20 p.m., at her residence.

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