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.

Patterson’s Devontre Richard, left, and Tyric Garrett pursue an East Ascension player during the Lumberjacks’ Week 2 contest with the Spartans. Patterson, who is off to an 0-2 start after beginning the season with two Class 5A schools, will face Catholic High-New Iberia, Class 2A’s fourth-ranked squad according to the latest Louisiana Sports Writers Association poll, Friday in New Iberia. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson gets a break after two straight weeks against Class 5A teams, but Catholic High-New Iberia won’t be a cakewalk Friday in New Iberia. Catholic High (2-0) is currently ranked fourth in the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 2A poll with 95 points and one first-place vote.
Hanson Memorial, West St. Mary and Franklin High will all be on the road this weekend in Week 3 of the high school grid season. Hanson (2-0) will travel to face the Berwick Panthers (1-1) on Friday at Geisler Stadium at 7 p.m.

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

Patterson’s Devontre Richard, left, and Tyric Garrett pursue an East Ascension player during the Lumberjacks’ Week 2 contest with the Spartans. Patterson, who is off to an 0-2 start after beginning the season with two Class 5A schools, will face Catholic High-New Iberia, Class 2A’s fourth-ranked squad according to the latest Louisiana Sports Writers Association poll, Friday in New Iberia. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

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Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo donation helps Nicholls petroleum program upgrade computers

From left, Michael Gautreaux, executive director of Nicholls petroleum engineering technology and safety management, and David Zerangue, assistant dean of University College, accept a $10,000 check from Joey Cannata, representing the Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo.
(Submitted Photo)

Thanks to a $10,000 donation from the Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo, Nicholls State University’s petroleum engineering technology and safety management program will receive much-needed upgrade

Chamber: Two businesses, retiring doctor honored

Dr. Walter Daniels, a family doctor who is retiring next week after 53 years of service, was honored at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon Wednesday. From left are Chamber Vice Chairman Bob Harrison and Daniels.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Two businesses, who have been in the parish for 80 years and 50 years each, and a doctor, who is retiring after 53 years, were honored Wednesday at the St.

City levee work OK’d

At Thursday’s St. Mary Levee District meeting, engineer Kevin O’Gorman of T. Baker Smith presents an option to change the alignment of Morgan City levees in order to try to certify the levees for flood protection. At right, St. Mary Levee District Executive Director Tim Matte watches.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Levee district and drainage district boards have offered their support for an option to change the alignment of the Morgan City levees and eventually move the city’s newest pump station to near Lak

Arrests reports

Heaven Daigle

A 21-year-old Morgan City woman, who worked as a caregiver, has been charged with cruelty to the infirmed stemming from an investigation during which detectives discovered suspects refused proper c

Landrieu: Infrastructure investment vital

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-New Orleans, spoke at noon at the Morgan City Port meeting room Thursday. From left are Parish President Paul Naquin, Landrieu, Port Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade and Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Investments in Louisiana’s ports and infrastructure are vital and in a time of tight budgets, Louisiana must fight for an equitable distribution of the federal pie along with a commitment from the

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Sports

The Central Catholic Eagles suffered their first loss of the season with a 32-6 setback to E.D. White Thursday in Morgan City.

Lifestyle

Hostesses for the Bayou Vista Garden Club September meeting were, front row from left, Kim Alcina, Ann Breaux, Mary Myers, Jeannie Lawrence, Verdie Laws and Janice Verret. Back from left are Dawn Thomason, Jo Ann Ryan, Donna Bucci, Jean Chauvin and Nancy Marcel.
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“Water, More Precious Than Gold” was the topic of the September program presented by Bayou Vista Garden Club Vice President Jo Ann Ryan.

Obituaries

Mary A. Triggs, 78, a native and resident of Morgan City, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

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