From left, volunteers Tim Mayon and Mike Rebich, both with Matthew 25 International, work on a 4-inch water line Monday for the sprinkler system at the Adullam Household of Faith dormitory in Patterson.

Organizers for the Adullam Household of Faith expect to be able to start taking children into the home shortly after Jan. 1, 2015, the Rev. Marty Harden of Bethel Pentecostal Church said Monday.

Morgan City High School students in attendance at Sunday’s candlelight prayer vigil sang their alma mater at the close of the event held in the school’s parking lot. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle photos)

In response to a letter demanding the removal of prayer in public school-sponsored events, hundreds of community members and students held a candlelight prayer vigil at Morgan City High School Sunday night.

Morgan City High School student Michael Mancuso, center in red shirt, speaks to the news media Thursday at Lawrence Park in Morgan City in response to another high school student who objected to prayer at an assembly at the school.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

School leaders said today that St. Mary Parish school system policy affords students the opportunity to pray.

From left, volunteers Tim Mayon and Mike Rebich, both with Matthew 25 International, work on a 4-inch water line Monday for the sprinkler system at the Adullam Household of Faith dormitory in Patterson.

Morgan City High School students in attendance at Sunday’s candlelight prayer vigil sang their alma mater at the close of the event held in the school’s parking lot. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle photos)

Morgan City High School student Michael Mancuso, center in red shirt, speaks to the news media Thursday at Lawrence Park in Morgan City in response to another high school student who objected to prayer at an assembly at the school.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Center of Hope

The Center of Hope had a surprise visit before Christmas. Santa made a trip on a Harley Davidson to bring cheer and gifts to the individuals who attend the day program at the Center of Hope. The party was held by the board of directors of the Arc of St. Mary, Bonita Peltier, executive director, said.
(Submitted Photo)

The Center of Hope had a surprise visit before Christmas. Santa made a trip on a Harley Davidson to bring cheer and gifts to the individuals who attend the day program at the Center of Hope.

Holy Cross outreach project

Each grade at Holy Cross Elementary School has chosen an outreach project to benefit the community. During December, the kindergarten classes and the faculty and staff of Holy Cross Elementary School collected items for the residents of the Patterson Healthcare Center. The items collected will be delivered to the residents by Holy Cross Elementary sixth graders. With the bags of items collected are the kindergarten classes of Lauren Boudreaux and Lynn Beaudean. (Submitted Photo)

Each grade at Holy Cross Elementary School has chosen an outreach project to benefit the community.

M C Bank ‘Cozy Toes’ presentations

M C Bank employees made sure residents living at the Patterson Healthcare received a Christmas gift with a recent donation of what the employees call “Cozy Toes.” From left, making the donation, are Larry Callais, M C Bank president and CEO; Mary Ann Rodrigue, part time commercial loan assistant; Harold Smith, vice president/commercial loan officer; Joyce Williams, administrative assistant; Kaye Gussman, Patterson Healthcare Center administrator; Jason Bailey, assistant vice president/commercial loan officer; Jessica Trahan, marketing director; Barton Blanco, senior vice president/commercial loan officer; Margaret Paul, Patterson Healthcare activities director; and Karen Froreich, vice president/consumer loan officer who coordinates the program. (Submitted Photo)

M C Bank employees made sure residents living at the Patterson Healthcare received a Christmas gift with a recent donation of what the employees call “Cozy Toes.” From left, making the donation, ar

M C Bank ‘Cozy Toes’ presentations

M C Bank employees duplicated their Cozy Toes donation to Morgan City Health Care by wrapping Christmas gifts for their residence. On hand for the presentation, from left, were Karen Froreich, M C Bank; Jeremy Ryman, Morgan City Health Care administrator; Chyral Whitehead, Morgan City Health Care activity director; Kevin Boisseau, Morgan City Health Care administrator trainee; and bank employees Mary Ann Rodrigue, Rowena Verrette, Travis Richard, Joyce Williams, Jason Pye, Tessie DuBois, Whitney Vanderson and Tammie Johnson.

M C Bank employees duplicated their Cozy Toes donation to Morgan City Health Care by wrapping Christmas gifts for their residence.

Student of the month

Devanta Steward was honored and named M.E. Norman Elementary School’s student of the month for November. From left, Herman Hartman, mentor and volunteer reading listener; Shannon Hoffpauir, principal; Steward; and Earl Johnson, St. Mary Parish sheriff’s deputy and mentor.
(Submitted Photo)

Devanta Steward was honored and named M.E. Norman Elementary School’s student of the month for November.

Donation from Cote Blanche Mines

St. Mary Outreach in Morgan City received a holiday donation of $6,238.50 Tuesday afternoon from Cote Blanche Salt Mine in Iberia Parish. The donation was the result of Cote Blanche Mines recent “hoist day” in which more than 12,000 tons of salt was produced. The mine donated $1 for each ton to local food banks. The contribution will help benefit needy families during the holiday season and throughout the year. Standing in St. Mary Outreach’s collection room, from left, are Don Brumm, vice president Cote Blanche Salt Mine; Kay Raymond, executive director Morgan City St. Mary Outreach facility; and Carey Landry, vice president United Steel Workers Local 14425.
(The Daily Review Photo by Courtney Darce)

St. Mary Outreach in Morgan City received a holiday donation of $6,238.50 Tuesday afternoon from Cote Blanche Salt Mine in Iberia Parish.

Morgan City High School choir performs

Morgan City Rotary Club members enjoyed Christmas songs sung by the Morgan City High School choir at a recent luncheon. In the center is choir director Beth Dupuy with choir members.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members enjoyed Christmas songs sung by the Morgan City High School choir at a recent luncheon. In the center is choir director Beth Dupuy with choir members.

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Staff Report
No. 7 Patterson High School advanced to the Class 3A quarterfinals with a 21-6 victory against No. 10 seed Loranger Friday in Patterson.

Lifestyle

Matthew Verret and Heather Moore
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Lisa Moore, of Jackson, Mississippi, wishes to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Heather Leigh Moore, to Matthew Michael Verret, son of Randy and Debra Verret, of Pa

Obituaries

Harry Granger, a native of Morgan City and resident of Houma, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.
Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.

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