Past flood levels are noted on a marker by the Morgan City Floodwall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U.S. has not fully heeded lessons from Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. The American Society of Civil Engineers released its recommendations Monday during a conference on water issues in Philadelphia.

Morgan City’s Jaylen Jones heads downfield on his way to the end zone for a touchdown in the Tigers’ 48-12 victory against the Wolfpack Friday. Jones had two touchdown receptions and returned a punt for a score in Morgan City’s victory, which snapped a 17-game regular season losing streak dating back to September 2012. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

The Morgan City Tigers may have entered Friday’s game riding a 17-game losing streak, but the Tigers certainly didn’t play like a team struggling for a victory. The Tigers came out firing and by halftime had offensive, defensive and special teams’ touchdowns en route to a 48-12 victory against the Wolfpack.
St. Mary Community Action Agency Head Start’s Health and Disability staff are working with Head Start families, teaching staff and community partners to complete mandated screenings for developmental, sensory and behavioral concerns.

Past flood levels are noted on a marker by the Morgan City Floodwall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Morgan City’s Jaylen Jones heads downfield on his way to the end zone for a touchdown in the Tigers’ 48-12 victory against the Wolfpack Friday. Jones had two touchdown receptions and returned a punt for a score in Morgan City’s victory, which snapped a 17-game regular season losing streak dating back to September 2012. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

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Gator season

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.

Energy talk at Rotary Club

Brooklyn Doiron, a student at Wyandotte Elementary, won first place in the Young Author’s Contest for her fiction story, “A Barn With a Zoo.” The literacy competition is judged by the Nicholls Reading Council. Pictured are Lauren Written, who submitted the fiction story, Doiron, and Tosha Mayon, Doiron’s third-grade teacher.
(Submitted Photo)

Brooklyn Doiron, a student at Wyandotte Elementary, won first place in the Young Author’s Contest for her fiction story, “A Barn With a Zoo.” The literacy competition is judged by the Nicholls Read

Acadiana Mega Raffle top winners announced

The Community Foundation named the top seven grand prize winners of the inaugural Acadiana Mega Raffle. The winners were announced at a celebration event held at Coyote Blues Tuesday night and are: Dane Hutchinson, of Lafayette, $500,000; Shannon Richard, of Lafayette, $100,000; Melanie Broussard, of Abbeville, $50,000; Colleen Christ, of Basile, Triton 18XS Bass Boat; Mary Landry, of New Iberia, Key West 186 Bay Reef Boat; Kelly Vaccarella, of Lafayette, brand new vehicle of choice; and Grover Dunphy, of Lafayette, brand new vehicle of choice. A list of winners has been posted on AcadianaMegaRaffle.com/new-winners.
(Photo by Kelly Morvant of Channel One Digital)

The Community Foundation named the top seven grand prize winners of the inaugural Acadiana Mega Raffle.

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Sports

Berwick’s Justin Morvant heads downfield against Hanson Memorial during Friday’s contest in Berwick. Morvant caught a touchdown pass for the Panthers, who fell 41-14. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle)

Hanson Memorial got on the scoreboard late in the first quarter Friday against Berwick and never looked back, cruising past the Panthers 41-14 to remain undefeated on the season.

Lifestyle

Among the speakers at the St. Mary AARP meeting were, Janice Willoughby, left, and Chris Broussard, right. Willoughby is a Teche Action Clinic representative and Broussard is a Teche Regional Rehab representative. With them is AARP President Curtis Leonard.
--Mark Leonard Photos

St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting and dinner on Sept. 8 at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Lamara C. Chaisson

January 31, 1934 — September 19, 2014
Lamara C. Chaisson, 80, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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