Donna Peveto

A 57-year-old Houma woman accused of stealing more than $633,000 from a Morgan City business was arrested Thursday, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release. Donna Sue Peveto, 57, of Houma, was arrested at 11:25 a.m. Thursday on a warrant for seven counts of felony theft totaling $633,700, Banks said.
A $28,000 allocation from the St. Mary Parish Council will help provide equipment for first responders to deal with mass casualty events. The council agreed to provide the funds to the parish fire association after hearing from Franklin Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Hildreth Wednesday.


A former Baldwin Police officer has been charged with molestation of a juvenile, malfeasance in office, sexual battery and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Donna Peveto


Patterson teen lands role on ‘Chicago PD’

Isaac White, 16, of Patterson is scheduled to appear on NBC’s “Chicago PD” scheduled to air at 9 p.m. Wednesday. (Submitted Photo Courtesy of Grey White)

A Patterson teen who appeared in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” in August is scheduled to appear on NBC’s “Chicago PD” in a guest role, which will air at 9 p.m. Wednesday on NBC.

Freeze warning continues

Robert Mabe, an inspector at Cameron in Patterson, warms his fingers during a short break this morning. Mabe arrived to work shortly after 4 a.m. (The Daily Review Photo by Courtney Darce)

Initial reports indicate Morgan City and the surrounding area managed to escape the first night of near-record cold with inconvenience and discomfort rather than misery and disaster.



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The third annual Bayou BBQ Bash had two visiting queens make an appearance at the July 18 and 19 event in Morgan City.


Mr. Bob Michael Joseph, 70, a resident and native of Charenton, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at 5:30 a.m., at Ochsner Extended Care Hospital in Kenner following a short illness.

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