--The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears

Jimmie Johnson’s 20th annual Free Basketball Clinic was held Saturday at Morgan City High School. Children ages 9 to 16 gathered to learn team work as well as basketball skills from Johnson and his assistants Joe Jones, John Matthews, Lawrence Carbin and Nathan Williams.

Morgan City Junior High guidance counselor Jill Tamporello goes through her files in preparation for this week’s school orientation. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

St. Mary Parish junior high and high schools get a head start on the 2016-17 school year by hosting orientations this week for parents and students. Orientations begin today and continue through Aug. 4. Each school has a different schedule.
Representatives of local governments got no good news on sales taxes Monday at the St. Mary Parish Council of Governments quarterly meeting in Franklin.

--The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears

Morgan City Junior High guidance counselor Jill Tamporello goes through her files in preparation for this week’s school orientation. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Meeting the cooks; Event kicks offs BBQ Bash

Paul Cheramie of Sewart Supply’s barbecue team sets out rib samples during Thursday’s Bayou BBQ Bash Kick-Off Party at Hampton Inn & Suites in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

A few cooks in this weekend’s fifth annual Bayou BBQ Bash gave visitors a taste Thursday of what they can expect during the barbecue competition in Morgan City when 57 teams will vie for the title

Time to beat the heat: Don't skimp on precautions in this weather

BNSF employees Eric McNamara, signal maintainer, left, and David Ventress, signal inspector, perform routine maintenance at the railroad crossing on Veterans Boulevard in Patterson. They were out early this morning, before the mercury began its climb into the 90s. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

High temperatures and even higher indices are expected for another week in the Tri-City area. And no one is exempt from the need for preventative measures to beat the heat.

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--The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears

Jimmie Johnson’s 20th annual Free Basketball Clinic was held Saturday at Morgan City High School.

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Mr. and Mrs. George R. Beattie
--Caitlin Photography

Kara Rhodes and George R. Beattie were united in holy matrimony during a 1 p.m. double-ring ceremony June 11 at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Bayou Vista. The Rev.

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