BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Dak Prescott's dynamism put a dent in the Death Valley mystique and helped Mississippi State end some long, frustrating streaks.

Lee Delaune, left, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, stops to chat with Nathalie Weber, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival board president, on Sunday morning (Aug. 31) during the 2014 festival. Weber announced Saturday that Delaune had died.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Lee Delaune, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, died Saturday, according to a news release from Nathalie Weber, president of the festival. Weber’s news release emailed Saturday afternoon follows.

Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

With the alligator hunting season edging toward a close, most hunters have filled their tags for the season, and wildlife officials report no citations in this region. Sidney “Peanut” Michel, of Morgan City, said he is finishing up with the last of his nearly 300 tags.

Lee Delaune, left, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, stops to chat with Nathalie Weber, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival board president, on Sunday morning (Aug. 31) during the 2014 festival. Weber announced Saturday that Delaune had died.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

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Ash Wednesday

From left, Janice McIntyre of Bayou Vista receives the imposition of ashes from the Rev. Bill Rogalla of St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Bayou Vista during an Ash Wednesday service this morning. Catholic churches, and some Protestant churches in the area, celebrated Ash Wednesday, which begins the season of Lent.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Area churches, both Catholic and Protestant, celebrated Ash Wednesday today marking the beginning of the 40-day season of reflection known as Lent.

Helping Hearts Foundation

Sandra Turner, customer service representative and new accounts manager with Patterson State Bank, presents the Tri-City Helping Hearts Foundation President Herman Hartman with a donation for use in their upcoming gospel banquet. The funds raised by the banquet will go towards the organization’s ability to aid families in need of burial assistance of lost loved ones. The fundraiser will be held on April 26 in the AARP building located at 4014 Chennault St. in Morgan City.
(Submitted Photo)

Sandra Turner, customer service representative and new accounts manager with Patterson State Bank, presents the Tri-City Helping Hearts Foundation President Herman Hartman with a donation for use i

Krewe of Galatea parade

The Krewe of Galatea launches throws to the crowd lining Morgan City streets on Sunday. The final parades are to take place today.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

The Krewe of Galatea launches throws to the crowd lining Morgan City streets on Sunday. The final parades are to take place today.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Krewe of Adonis parade

Crowds gathered along Federal Avenue in Morgan City for the Krewe of Adonis parade Friday night. Adonis is the first of the carnvial season parades in the Tri-City area.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Crowds gathered along Federal Avenue in Morgan City for the Krewe of Adonis parade Friday night. Adonis is the first of the carnvial season parades in the Tri-City area.

Hephaestus’ lineage spans 100 years

Troy Landry and Alison Bergeron, daughter of Steven and Lois Bergeron, reigned as King and Queen Hephaestus LIV over the royal court of Morgan City’s oldest krewe. They were announced during the krewe’s ball Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. The Krewe of Hephaestus will parade Fat Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Morgan City.
Submitted Photo/Jim Byron

The Krewe of Hephaestus is the oldest Mardi Gras krewe in the Tri-City area, spanning 54 years. Its lineage, however, begins with the now-defunct Krewe of Cervus.

Chill on for Mardi Gras

Queen Chika Carbins-Johnson of the Krewe of Amani represented Lady Liberty in keeping with the theme, “Amani Takes a Bite Out of the Big Apple,” in Patterson Monday.
(the Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Braving a stiff wind and chilly temperatures, Krewe of Amani parade watchers in Patterson were enthused and seemed to care little that the weather was not as mild as what accompanied the weekend pa

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Disappointed in the way he played a week ago, Boise State running back Jay Ajayi said he was determined to do more to help the Broncos win this week.

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Sen. Bret and Kim Allain, of Adeline, celebrated their 30th anniversary on June 28 with a renewal of vows in which the Rev. Jody Simoneaux officiated. A reception followed at their home.

Obituaries

Geraldine Ann Dinger

January 12, 1951 — September 17, 2014
Geraldine Ann Dinger, 63, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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