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.
A $28,000 allocation from the St. Mary Parish Council will help provide equipment for first responders to deal with mass casualty events. The council agreed to provide the funds to the parish fire association after hearing from Franklin Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Hildreth Wednesday.


A former Baldwin Police officer has been charged with molestation of a juvenile, malfeasance in office, sexual battery and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Donna Peveto


Chamber awards

During the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce Education and Appreciation Night Thursday, 16th Judicial District Attorney Phil Haney was recognized for his years of sponsorship of the chamber’s scholarship program. From left, are Chamber Chairman Scott Berry and Haney.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce Education and Appreciation Night was held Thursday, 1June 19, in Morgan City, La.

Mosquito awareness

A proclamation was signed declaring the week of June 23 to 27 as Mosquito Awareness Week in Morgan City. From left are Jean Paul Bourg, a supervisor for the Public Works Department, Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi III and Chase Pickens, who is one of the mosquito-spraying truck drivers.
(Submitted Photo)

Mosquitos are the most deadly animal on the face of the earth, killing about 725,000 people per year, Morgan City Public Works Superintendent Jean Paul Bourg said in a news release.

Arrest reports

Peter Grogan Jr.

A 36-year-old Morgan City man was jailed Friday stemming from a June 15 complaint where he is accused of stealing an electronic tablet from the Mr.



--Submitted photo

The third annual Bayou BBQ Bash had two visiting queens make an appearance at the July 18 and 19 event in Morgan City.


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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