From left, volunteers Tim Mayon and Mike Rebich, both with Matthew 25 International, work on a 4-inch water line Monday for the sprinkler system at the Adullam Household of Faith dormitory in Patterson.

Organizers for the Adullam Household of Faith expect to be able to start taking children into the home shortly after Jan. 1, 2015, the Rev. Marty Harden of Bethel Pentecostal Church said Monday.

Morgan City High School students in attendance at Sunday’s candlelight prayer vigil sang their alma mater at the close of the event held in the school’s parking lot. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle photos)

In response to a letter demanding the removal of prayer in public school-sponsored events, hundreds of community members and students held a candlelight prayer vigil at Morgan City High School Sunday night.

Morgan City High School student Michael Mancuso, center in red shirt, speaks to the news media Thursday at Lawrence Park in Morgan City in response to another high school student who objected to prayer at an assembly at the school.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

School leaders said today that St. Mary Parish school system policy affords students the opportunity to pray.

From left, volunteers Tim Mayon and Mike Rebich, both with Matthew 25 International, work on a 4-inch water line Monday for the sprinkler system at the Adullam Household of Faith dormitory in Patterson.

Morgan City High School students in attendance at Sunday’s candlelight prayer vigil sang their alma mater at the close of the event held in the school’s parking lot. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle photos)

Morgan City High School student Michael Mancuso, center in red shirt, speaks to the news media Thursday at Lawrence Park in Morgan City in response to another high school student who objected to prayer at an assembly at the school.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Muscular Dystrophy Association fundraiser

The Muscular Dystrophy Association raised funds Thursday by having several area residents agree to be picked up by a police officer and brought to the Hampton Inn in Morgan City where they made phone calls to raise money for children and adults with the disease. Among those participating were Courtney Arabie, Joann Blanchard, Terry Holcombe and Danielle Ballance. Geoff Stoute, Daily Review sports editor, was among those raising bail money.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Muscular Dystrophy Association raised funds Thursday by having several area residents agree to be picked up by a police officer and brought to the Hampton Inn in Morgan City where they made pho

Christmas banner

City of Morgan City employee Paul LaCoste III was hanging a Merry Christmas banner on Federal Avenue in Morgan City on Thursday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

City of Morgan City employee Paul LaCoste III was hanging a Merry Christmas banner on Federal Avenue in Morgan City on Thursday.

ACLU: School prayer complaints rare

The news media and some residents gathered to make their case about a high school student who objected to prayer at an assembly at Morgan City High School. The residents gathered at Lawrence Park in Morgan City Thursday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thieleipape)

The American Civil Liberties Union in Louisiana has received an average of one complaint a month in the last year concerning prayer in school, but has never received a complaint about a student not

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Sports

Morgan City High School won its opener in its annual Tiger Classic with an 81-73 victory against West St. Mary Monday. Above is Morgan City’s Deondre Walker in
action. Morgan City will return to action today in the tournament when it faces South Lafourche in the day’s final game. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City High School held off a West St. Mary fourth-quarter rally for an 81-73 victory in the first-day action at Morgan City’s Tiger Classic.

Lifestyle

Matthew Verret and Heather Moore
--Kees Photography

Lisa Moore, of Jackson, Mississippi, wishes to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Heather Leigh Moore, to Matthew Michael Verret, son of Randy and Debra Verret, of Pa

Obituaries

Harry Granger, a native of Morgan City and resident of Houma, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.
Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.

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