Winning pitcher Megan Landry, center, of the Central Catholic High School Lady Eagles shows her excitement Saturday evening after striking out the last batter to clinch the Class 1A state championship. The Lady Eagles defeated defending state champs Cedar Creek 6-4 at the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Championship Tournament in Sulphur. They defeated Ascension Catholic on Friday and Catholic High-Pointe Coupee earlier Saturday, both close games ended with a score of 1-0. Landry had complete games in each of the contests. Celebrating with Landry is third baseman Kaitlyn Gros, left and shortstop Brooke Lipari.
--Rhonda Garber Photo

Central Catholic High School Coach Joe Russo and the Lady Eagles believed they would bring home the gold from the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Championship Tournament in Sulphur this weekend and that is just what they did.

Charles Boustany

Staff Report With hurricane season and the 10-year anniversary of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita approaching, a forum Tuesday in Morgan City will provide residents with what they need to know to prepare for the 2015 season.

Kayakers John Bienvenu and James Bienvenu of Lafayette come into a checkpoint on placid Bayou Teche in the Tour du Teche 135. The 275-mile Tour de la Riviere Rouge, with no checkpoints, no mandatory overnight stops, will be a lot more challenging for one- and two-paddler teams. (Photo: Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

Effective May 1, early registration is open for all Tour du Teche paddle races, including the exciting new ubermarathons being launched from Shreveport-Bossier City, the Tour de la Rivière Rouge and 410 de Louisiane. And for the first time, online registration is available through Webscorer.

Winning pitcher Megan Landry, center, of the Central Catholic High School Lady Eagles shows her excitement Saturday evening after striking out the last batter to clinch the Class 1A state championship. The Lady Eagles defeated defending state champs Cedar Creek 6-4 at the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Championship Tournament in Sulphur. They defeated Ascension Catholic on Friday and Catholic High-Pointe Coupee earlier Saturday, both close games ended with a score of 1-0. Landry had complete games in each of the contests. Celebrating with Landry is third baseman Kaitlyn Gros, left and shortstop Brooke Lipari.
--Rhonda Garber Photo

Charles Boustany

Kayakers John Bienvenu and James Bienvenu of Lafayette come into a checkpoint on placid Bayou Teche in the Tour du Teche 135. The 275-mile Tour de la Riviere Rouge, with no checkpoints, no mandatory overnight stops, will be a lot more challenging for one- and two-paddler teams. (Photo: Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

CASA presentation

Morgan City Rotary Club members learned about CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) and the important role it plays in the lives of the abused and neglected children in St. Mary Parish. From left are program director Herman Hartman, Rotary President Donald Stephens, recruitment and training coordinator Thomas Jolivet, advocate supervisor Deborah Kennedy, executive director Craig Overland and program director Cherie Laiche.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members learned about CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) and the important role it plays in the lives of the abused and neglected children in St. Mary Parish.

Petting zoo getting makeover

City workers replace a fence Tuesday at the Morgan City petting zoo on Myrtle Street. The zoo is undergoing renovations and is expected to reopen in September, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The city’s petting zoo is undergoing a makeover as all the animals formerly housed there were sent to an animal sanctuary Monday, except for the chickens, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi sa

Traffic near Cameron to be studied

Berwick Mayor Louis Ratcliff and state Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, met with a reporter at Cameron on La. 182 where a traffic light is proposed.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

A traffic study will determine if traffic signal or even an underground pedestrian walkway is put on La. 182 at Cameron, according to state Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin.

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Winning pitcher Megan Landry, center, of the Central Catholic High School Lady Eagles shows her excitement Saturday evening after striking out the last batter to clinch the Class 1A state championship. The Lady Eagles defeated defending state champs Cedar Creek 6-4 at the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Championship Tournament in Sulphur. They defeated Ascension Catholic on Friday and Catholic High-Pointe Coupee earlier Saturday, both close games ended with a score of 1-0. Landry had complete games in each of the contests. Celebrating with Landry is third baseman Kaitlyn Gros, left and shortstop Brooke Lipari.
--Rhonda Garber Photo

Central Catholic High School Coach Joe Russo and the Lady Eagles believed they would bring home the gold from the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Championship Tournament in Sulphur

Lifestyle

Numerous people addressed St. Mary AARP members at the organization’s April meeting. From left are Mary Kay Dupre, Mandy Fryou, Kelli Hayes, Dr. Jared Thurston, Brian Johnson, Lendsey Staples and Ashlee Mayon.
--Mark Leonard photos

On April 6, St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting and dinner. IberiaBank sponsored the beef stew meal that was served.

Obituaries

June 1, 1954-April 27, 2015
George Wayne Ganaway, 60, a resident of Bayou Vista, Louisiana, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2015 at his residence.

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