Skipper’s Sporting Goods’ Logan Tingle prepares to throw a pitch during the squad’s Swampland opener against TrimCo Millwork and Supply Monday at Patterson. Tingle tossed a complete game with eight strikeouts as Skipper’s rolled to a 12-2 victory in six innings. The two teams will meet again today in Morgan City. Junior varsity action is set for a 5 p.m. start with varsity to follow at 7 p.m. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Skipper’s Sporting Goods run-ruled TrimCo Millwork and Supply, 12-2, in six innings in opening day Swampland baseball action Monday at Patterson. While the game was tied at 2 through four innings, Skipper’s Sporting Goods (Morgan City) erupted for nine runs in the top of the fifth and added another in the top of the sixth.

Wreaths were placed Monday at the Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City to honor soldiers who died in service to the country. From left, Fallen Warriors Memorial Co-Chairman Marc Distefano and Louisiana Marine Corps League Commandant David Martin stand by a wreath bearing the name of Marine Corps Pvt. Donald Ray Anthony Roberton of Patterson. Roberton’s name recently became the 68th name to be added to the memorial, which honors Tri-City area soldiers who were killed in wars. Roberton was killed during World War II by Japanese troops after attempting to rescue American soldiers on Makin Island in the Pacific. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The Tri-City community paid tribute Monday to all soldiers who died serving their country, including an almost-forgotten hero from Patterson executed during World War II after attempting to rescue fellow soldiers.
Six-year-old Cooper Samuel-Louis Jones often takes walks through the Franklin Cemetery with his grandparents, Rep. Sam Jones and his wife Toni, and his aunt Allison Jones. Allison took this photo of Cooper as he knelt to pray at the grave of a soldier.

Skipper’s Sporting Goods’ Logan Tingle prepares to throw a pitch during the squad’s Swampland opener against TrimCo Millwork and Supply Monday at Patterson. Tingle tossed a complete game with eight strikeouts as Skipper’s rolled to a 12-2 victory in six innings. The two teams will meet again today in Morgan City. Junior varsity action is set for a 5 p.m. start with varsity to follow at 7 p.m. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Wreaths were placed Monday at the Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City to honor soldiers who died in service to the country. From left, Fallen Warriors Memorial Co-Chairman Marc Distefano and Louisiana Marine Corps League Commandant David Martin stand by a wreath bearing the name of Marine Corps Pvt. Donald Ray Anthony Roberton of Patterson. Roberton’s name recently became the 68th name to be added to the memorial, which honors Tri-City area soldiers who were killed in wars. Roberton was killed during World War II by Japanese troops after attempting to rescue American soldiers on Makin Island in the Pacific. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

'Pastor protection' bill fails

Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Shreveport, comforts supporters of his unsuccessful bill to give pastors extra protection against moves to remove their tax status should they be perceived to be discriminatory for opposing gay marriage. The bill failed in the Senate Judiciary B Committee.

BATON ROUGE —- Pastors will not get an extra level of First Amendment protection after the Senate Judiciary B committee voted 3-2 Tuesday to kill House Bill 597, called the Pastor Protection Act, b

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Skipper’s Sporting Goods’ Logan Tingle prepares to throw a pitch during the squad’s Swampland opener against TrimCo Millwork and Supply Monday at Patterson. Tingle tossed a complete game with eight strikeouts as Skipper’s rolled to a 12-2 victory in six innings. The two teams will meet again today in Morgan City. Junior varsity action is set for a 5 p.m. start with varsity to follow at 7 p.m. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Skipper’s Sporting Goods run-ruled TrimCo Millwork and Supply, 12-2, in six innings in opening day Swampland baseball action Monday at Patterson.

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Larry and Nedra Giroir
--Submitted Photo

Larry and Nedra Giroir of Morgan City celebrated their 50th anniversary May 21 with a family gathering at Shoney’s in Morgan City. They were married May 22, 1966, in Berwick.

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