The site for the Neighborhood Market Walmart coming to La. 70 in Morgan City is seen Tuesday. Teche Regional Medical Center and Sonic Drive-In are in the background.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Construction began last week at the site for the new Neighborhood Market Walmart located on La. 70 next to Sonic and is set to open at the beginning of 2015.

St. Mary Central’s 10-year-old All-Stars won the District 3 Championship Tuesday after defeating Morgan City twice. St. Mary Central won by scores of 5-2 and 16-6 in five innings. Team members include, kneeling from left, Carter Williams, Clay Menard, Hayden Landry, Jackson Thorguson, Trevor Berryhill and Ross Thomas. On the middle row, from left, are Brett Bearb, Owen Thorguson, Nicholas Spitale, Luke Zerangue, Jude Vasquez and Tanner Simmons. On the back row, from left, are assistant coach Brian Thorguson, head coach John Menard, and assistant coach Scott Thomas. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Entering Tuesday’s District 3 10-year-old championship contest, St. Mary Central and Morgan City both knew they were headed to the regional round.

Joseph Lightfoot

Five inmates at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center have been charged with bringing contraband into the jail in connection with a case where inmates uploaded videos and photos to social media websites, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.

The site for the Neighborhood Market Walmart coming to La. 70 in Morgan City is seen Tuesday. Teche Regional Medical Center and Sonic Drive-In are in the background.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

St. Mary Central’s 10-year-old All-Stars won the District 3 Championship Tuesday after defeating Morgan City twice. St. Mary Central won by scores of 5-2 and 16-6 in five innings. Team members include, kneeling from left, Carter Williams, Clay Menard, Hayden Landry, Jackson Thorguson, Trevor Berryhill and Ross Thomas. On the middle row, from left, are Brett Bearb, Owen Thorguson, Nicholas Spitale, Luke Zerangue, Jude Vasquez and Tanner Simmons. On the back row, from left, are assistant coach Brian Thorguson, head coach John Menard, and assistant coach Scott Thomas. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Joseph Lightfoot

Morning rainbow

A rainbow marked the morning sky today in the Tri-City area. Showers dotted the area as morning broke today creating ample opportunities for rainbows. This rainbow was visible about 7 a.m. today from the Morgan City riverfront.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

A rainbow marked the morning sky today in the Tri-City area.

Bank awards scholarship

Each year M C Bank presents a $1,500 scholarship to one senior at each of the four area high schools. The major emphasis in arriving at a winner is the appreciation that student has for his or her hometown. Larry J. Callais, right, M C Bank’s president and CEO, presented this year’s Berwick High School ”Hometown Spirit Scholarship” to Drew L. Landry, son of Mike and Laurie Landry. He has been accepted at LSU where he has chosen a major in business and minor in political science.
(Submitted Photo)

Each year M C Bank presents a $1,500 scholarship to one senior at each of the four area high schools.

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American All Star Dance Service Company conducted a dance clinic for the Morgan City Junior High School Tigerettes June 23-27 at the school. The team learned dance routines to perform during the coming school year. Chosen best dancers were Alexandria Acosta and Henna Morgan and most spirited was Jayden Walker. Selected to attend various American All-Star functions during the year and to attend the London Goodwill Trip in November were Nia Lightfoot, Alexandria Acosta, Ashanta Williams, Henna Morgan, Jayden Walker, Aaliyah Davis, Alissa Julien and Serenity Prevost. Above, on the front row, from left, are Jayden Walker, Alyssa Julian, Alexandria Acosta, Nia Lightfoot and Henna Morgan. On the middle row, from left, are Sarah Sierra, Matison LeBlanc, Mackenzie Amador, Laney Delgado, Brysa Zamudio, Geranae Stewart, Kurlyiah Johnson and Ashanta Williams. On the top row, from left, are AAS Instructor Shenika Powe, Mackenley Landry, Sariyah Bourgeois, Sheriqe Walker, Serenity Prevost, Aaliyah Davis, Sadie Adams and AAS Instructor Desiree Acosta. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Lifestyle

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival Queen Paige Johnson, left in top photo, attended the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ball and Festival held in April.

Obituaries

Gerald Joseph Anslem

August 31, 1945 — July 7, 2014
Gerald Joseph Anslem, 68, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away Monday, July 7, 2014, at Ochsner Medical Center.

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