A substantial amount of money was stolen at gunpoint from the Exxon gas station in the 600 block of U.S. 90 West shortly after 7:45 a.m. today, Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle said. An armed man, fully clothed and masked, brandished a revolver demanding money from the teller who complied, LaSalle said.

A cross is displayed Wednesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Morgan City draped with purple cloth representing the season of Lent. The palm branches surrounding the cross are from the Palm Sunday service when the church celebrated Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem. The cloth on the cross was changed to red for Good Friday and will be changed to white for Easter Sunday, the Rev. Danny Poche of Holy Cross Catholic Church said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

As Easter approaches, area clergy say the holiday is a reminder of Jesus’ death and resurrection to pay for everyone’s sins regardless of their beliefs.

A Patterson Lumberjill crosses home plate during the squad’s earlier season action against E.D. White at Patterson High School. Patterson, the No. 25 seed in the Class 3A playoff, will begin postseason play today when it travels to face No. 8 seed Evangel in bi-district softball playoff action. The game will begin at 2 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The No. 25 seed Patterson Lumberjills will have little time to think about their first-round opponent in No. 8 seed Evangel Christian as the squad will meet the north Louisiana team today at 2 p.m. in Shreveport, just a day after the postseason brackets were released by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association.

A cross is displayed Wednesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Morgan City draped with purple cloth representing the season of Lent. The palm branches surrounding the cross are from the Palm Sunday service when the church celebrated Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem. The cloth on the cross was changed to red for Good Friday and will be changed to white for Easter Sunday, the Rev. Danny Poche of Holy Cross Catholic Church said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

A Patterson Lumberjill crosses home plate during the squad’s earlier season action against E.D. White at Patterson High School. Patterson, the No. 25 seed in the Class 3A playoff, will begin postseason play today when it travels to face No. 8 seed Evangel in bi-district softball playoff action. The game will begin at 2 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Arrest reports

Matthew Tabor

A Thibodaux man was jailed for drunken driving after he attempted to run another vehicle off the road in Morgan City and then fled from officers, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a ne

Former Morgan City players are on ULL’s NCAA Tournament team

Louisiana-Lafayette sophomore forward Shawn Long is one of the Cajuns’ leading scorers. Long played at Morgan City High School.
Photo Courtesy of Louisiana Ragin’ Cajun Athletics

When Louisiana-Lafayette takes on Creighton Friday afternoon for its second-round NCAA basketball contest, Morgan City will be represented on the court and on the sidelines.

Teche Regional employees support autism awareness

Teche Regional Medical Center employees participated in the Autism Society Bayou 5k Run/Walk for Autism Awareness on March 15. Employees wore blue shirts that stated, “Supporting a Healthy Community … 1 mile at a Time.” Teche Regional also served as the medical tent for the run. Team members included Sabrina Roy, Joy Burns, Cole Romero, Brad Scully, Scott Williams, Noah Waguespack, Rachel Torres, Tabby Lipari, Kayla Guillot, Christie Lirette, Rachel Naquin, Skye Bailey, Rod Bailey, Tyra Dupuy, Keith Grimball, Tara Lathrop, Sarah Pontiff, Audrie Jones, Jeanette Lizcano, Michelle Taylor, Cyrus Kiyarfar, Patti Givens, Tracy Rankin, Linda Francis, Julie Domino, Emily Loupe, Kelly Billot, Paul Lousteau and Mary Loupe.
(Submitted Photo)

Teche Regional Medical Center employees participated in the Autism Society Bayou 5k Run/Walk for Autism Awareness on March 15.

17th annual St. Mary Parish Student Art Show

Winners in the second-third grade division of the 17th annual St. Mary Parish Student Art Show were announced at the Artists Guild Unlimited gallery in Morgan City. They are, from left, best of show, Sarai Richardson, MD Shannon; first place, Caroline Broussard, MD Shannon; third place, Kali Lasseigne, Berwick Elementary; and honorable mentions, Dontrell Miller, MD Shannon; Kady Bertrand, Immanuel Christian; and Jace Pellerin, Glencoe Charter.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

The 17th annual St. Mary Parish Student Art Show is being held through March 28 at the Artists Guild Unlimited gallery in Morgan City.
Winners were announced March 11.

RV tour visits Morgan City

Linda and Doug Stoudt of Berthoud, Colo., stand next to their RV Sunday at Lake End Park in Morgan City. The couple was among 45 people with an RV caravan representing 14 states and Canada that stayed in Morgan City over the weekend.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

A caravan of 23 RVs representing 14 states and Canada stopped at Lake End Park over the weekend as part of a tour of south Louisiana.

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Bayou Vista Garden Club earned numerous awards at the Louisiana Garden Club Federation convention. Displaying the awards, from left, are President Donna Bucci, Nancy Marcel, Jean Chauvin, Pam Breaux, Janice Verret and Donna Richard.
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“Zapped” was the theme of the program presented at the Bayou Vista Garden Club April meeting.

Obituaries

Jamie Ohmer Head

July 10, 1967 — April 16, 2014
Jamie Ohmer Head, 46, a resident of Berwick, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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