Sheriff’s investigators are seeking two suspects in an alleged home invasion in the Charenton area. At about 11:30 a.m. Friday deputies responded to a residential burglary in the 7000 block area of La. 87 in Charenton.

La. Commissioner of Agriculture Mike Strain, left, and 2014 Conservationist of the Year Wilson Terry

St. Mary Soil & Water Conservation District held its fourth Farmer and Rancher Appreciation banquet recently at the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino. It was a jointly-sponsored occasion with the parish USDA Service Center.

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.

La. Commissioner of Agriculture Mike Strain, left, and 2014 Conservationist of the Year Wilson Terry

Donna Peveto

Patterson State Bank donation

Alton Broussard, right, vice chairman of the St. Mary Soil and Water Conservation District, accepts a donation to the district from Patterson State Bank presented by Pamela Manuel, left, bank assistant vice president. The funds were to be used in the fourth annual Farmer’s and Rancher’s Appreciation Banquet held July 18. The annual banquet is a chance to show gratitude to the agricultural community throughout the parish. This year’s banquet featured guest speaker Commissioner Mike Strain with the Department of Agriculture and Forestry.
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Alton Broussard, right, vice chairman of the St.

Young Foundation donation

The H&B Young Foundation donated about five acres of land for the construction of a $3.7 million Marine Training Center facility at Young Memorial Campus. The donation, worth about $475,000, will satisfy the 12 percent matching funds requirement to get state funding. From left, Gwen Ross, H&B Young Foundation; Carl Moore, South Central Louisiana Technical College — Young Memorial Marine Operations; Brenda Ayo, H&B Young Foundation; and Jim Melvin, notary.
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The H&B Young Foundation donated about five acres of land for the construction of a $3.7 million Marine Training Center facility at Young Memorial Campus.

Morgan City wharf improvement project in the works

The City Council approved moving forward with renovating the city’s wharf on Berwick Bay.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The City Council gave approval Tuesday for engineers to move forward with the design and bid process of a project to replace the city’s existing wharf on Berwick Bay and extend the wharf to the sou

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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.

Obituaries

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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