The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Long after the last taillight from a visitor’s car that attended the 10th Annual Eagle Expo last weekend faded down the highway, it occurred to me we’ll still be here. By that, I mean every one of us has a responsibility to take care of the little piece of eagle heaven that surrounds Berwick Bay.

Ryleigh Dunn was feeding the squirrels while enjoying the warm weather Wednesday before it came to an end this morning at the Victor Guarisco Lake End Park in Morgan City.
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Staff and wire reports Just when you thought it was safe to go back in your flip-flops. After Wednesday’s 80-degree weather, winter returned with a howl this morning. The temperature plunged into the 30s, and gusty winds raked the Tri-City area.

Patterson High School’s Nehemiah Augustus shoots while De La Salle’s David
Williams defends during Tuesday’s Class 3A Regional round playoff contest at Patterson. De La Salle knocked off Patterson 67-64 in overtime. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

De La Salle and Patterson went toe-to-toe in Class 3A regional round playoff action Tuesday, but De La Salle, the No. 10 seed defeated Patterson, the No. 7 seed, 67-64 in overtime in front of a nearly packed house. It’s the third consecutive year Patterson has lost in the second round of the playoffs.

The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Ryleigh Dunn was feeding the squirrels while enjoying the warm weather Wednesday before it came to an end this morning at the Victor Guarisco Lake End Park in Morgan City.
Crystal Thielepape/Daily Review

Patterson High School’s Nehemiah Augustus shoots while De La Salle’s David
Williams defends during Tuesday’s Class 3A Regional round playoff contest at Patterson. De La Salle knocked off Patterson 67-64 in overtime. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Arbor Day ceremony in Morgan City

Morgan City Garden Club and the City of Morgan City celebrated Arbor Day by planting five oak trees at the petting zoo in Morgan City on Friday. From left, are Jondra Lowe; Tim Tregle; Hugh Brown Jr.; Edwin Brown; Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi; Ronnie Bergeron, Morgan City horticulture chairman; Jack Murrin, City of Morgan City employee; Jo Ann Blanchard, Morgan City Garden Club; Geri Bourgeois, Morgan City Garden Club; Marcelle Hoskins; Zane Walker; and Kevin Voisin, St. Mary Parish councilman.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Morgan City Garden Club and the City of Morgan City celebrated Arbor Day by planting five oak trees at the petting zoo in Morgan City on Friday.

Men’s Wild Game Supper

Kevin Willis will be the speaker for the Men’s Wild Game Supper at Bayou Vista Baptist Church, 411 Field St., at 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10 per person. Children under 13 are admitted free. All money raised will be used for the Gulf Coast Baptist Association Disaster Relief Fund. The supper includes all kinds of wild game and a service follows. Willis grew up in Oakdale and now lives in Kinder, and is married to Cathy Elliott Willis. He has three children. He works in the forestry business and has served bi-vocationally with music and youth, and as pastor. Willis is an avid fisherman and hunter. He is the pastor of Indian Village Baptist Church near Kinder. There will be numerous door prizes. For more information, call 985-395-3070.
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Kevin Willis will be the speaker for the Men’s Wild Game Supper at Bayou Vista Baptist Church, 411 Field St., at 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10 per person.

Bayou Teche named to National Water Trails System

Paddlers en route to last year’s Shake Your Trail Feather event in Breaux Bridge, benefitting The TECHE Project, embark at Poche’s Market & Restaurant. The kayak-friendly landing just below Poche Bridge is a popular site for excursions by Breaux Bridge outfitter Cory Werk’s Bayou Teche Experience. For more information go to www.tourduteche.com.
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The 135 miles of meandering water that is the Bayou Teche became the 17th trail of the National Water Trails System Wednesday.

ROBBIE JOHNSON

Robbie Johnson, 54, a native of Monroe and a resident of Morgan City, died Sunday, January 11, 2015 at her residence in Morgan City, at 11:15 a.m.

ROBBIE JOHNSON

Robbie Johnson, 54, a native of Monroe and a resident of Morgan City, died Sunday, January 11, 2015 at her residence in Morgan City, at 11:15 a.m.

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Sports

Changes have been announced to the schedule for Friday and Saturday’s action at Berwick High School baseball’s Panther Classic.

Obituaries

May 18, 1935 — March 4, 2015
Elda Hollier, a native of Abbeville and longtime resident of Morgan City, went to her heavenly reward Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at the age of 79.

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