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.
The cupboards are nearly bare at Emergency Aid-United Way of South Louisiana in Franklin. Members of Catholic Daughters 1642 and friends gave a helping hand in stocking shelves this week for the national “Day of Caring” but empty space abounds. To donate, call 337-828-0921.

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

By JEAN L. McCORKLEjmccorkle@daily-review.com MORGAN CITY — Donna Jones, cafeteria manager at M.D. Shannon Elementary, greets each student as they start their morning with her for breakfast.

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)

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Virtual Learning Program enters 3rd year with 200 students

Students attended environmental science using the Virtual Learning Program at Centerville High School on Wednesday. Lydia Robinson, a teacher at Centerville High, monitors the students progress.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

St. Mary Parish’s Virtual Learning Program gives nearly 200 students the ability to take junior high and high school classes, including unusual electives, from their computers.

Services staff

Franklin Health Care Center celebrated Environmental and Laundry Services Week and staff representing the department gathered to commemorate the occasion.

Morgan City High School library project winding down

Mike Hudson with Library Interiors installed shelves in the library at Morgan City High School on Tuesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Furniture installation continues, and $50,000 in new books are scheduled to arrive Friday as the $3.55 million library construction project at Morgan City High School winds down.

Diocese honors Holy Cross teacher

Sherrel Landry, a Pre-K3 teacher at Holy Cross Elementary, was named a 2014 Inspirational Teacher of the Year by Catholic Schools Office of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux. From left are Bishop Shelton Fabre; Landry; Bill Barbera, chief financial officer and vice-president of Community Bank, which donated the $500 award; and Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux Superintendent of Schools Marian Fertitta.
(Submitted Photo)

Holy Cross Pre-K3 teacher Sherrel Landry was recognized as a 2014 Inspirational Teacher of the Year by the Catholic Schools Office of the Houma-Thibodaux Diocese.

Fallen warrior photos needed

The Fallen Warriors Memorial is to be completed by Veterans Day. The memorial is to be located on the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium grounds.
(Submitted Photo)

Nineteen photos of fallen warriors are sought for the Fallen Warriors Memorial book to be completed by the Nov. 11 unveiling and dedication, Terry Mayon Sr., project co-chairman, said.

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Sports

E.D. White’s Jeremy Rounds runs against Central Catholic while being pursued by Demarcus Mitchell, left, and Tyler Landry, during the Cardinals’ 32-6 win in Morgan City Thursday night.

E.D. White used its strong run game to turn a 14-6 halftime lead into a 32-6 rout against the Central Catholic in nondistrict action Thursday.

Lifestyle

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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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