Students work in math class on their LearnPads at Hattie Watts Elementary School on Tuesday. Among the fourth graders were Trevor Caballero, Reign Bass, Cheyenne Olinsky and Jolene Doughty.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

With the allocation of $91,861 from the sale of property, the St. Mary Parish School Board agreed to purchase 229 LearnPads for District 1 students where there was a disparity in distribution of the iPad-like devices.

No. 3 Central Catholic will meet No. 6 Ouachita Christian in the Division IV quarterfinals Friday in Morgan City. Central Catholic escaped No. 14 Delhi Charter 12-8 a week ago, while Ouachita Christian defeated No. 11 seed Covenant Christian 56-21. Above, Central Catholic wide receiver Samarick Paul and Delhi Charter linebacker Mike Darrough battle for possession of the football during Central Catholic’s first-round contest. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

No. 3 Central Catholic will meet No. 6 Ouachita Christian School Friday in a top 10 showdown in the Division IV quarterfinals in Morgan City. While Central Catholic enters the contest after edging No. 14 Delhi Charter 12-8 on a late touchdown score, Ouachita Christian rolled past No. 11 seed Covenant Christian 56-21.
Members of the St. Mary Parish Council heard comments Wednesday on the physician contract situation at Franklin Foundation Hospital but without the issue being on their agenda, took no action.

Students work in math class on their LearnPads at Hattie Watts Elementary School on Tuesday. Among the fourth graders were Trevor Caballero, Reign Bass, Cheyenne Olinsky and Jolene Doughty.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

No. 3 Central Catholic will meet No. 6 Ouachita Christian in the Division IV quarterfinals Friday in Morgan City. Central Catholic escaped No. 14 Delhi Charter 12-8 a week ago, while Ouachita Christian defeated No. 11 seed Covenant Christian 56-21. Above, Central Catholic wide receiver Samarick Paul and Delhi Charter linebacker Mike Darrough battle for possession of the football during Central Catholic’s first-round contest. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

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Police: Body cameras to protect officers, public

From left, Morgan City Police Officer Terry Holcombe, Officer Matthew Strickland and Assistant Chief Mark Griffin Jr. watch as Police Chief Michael Banks tests one of the department’s new body cameras Friday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Police will soon have the ability to record every interaction an officer has with the public while on patrol, which is aimed at protecting both officers and citizens, Police Chief Michael Banks sai

Tornado watch

The National Weather Service has announced a tornado watch is in effect until 10 p.m. Sunday for St. Mary, Iberia, Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. Martin and Assumption Parishes.

Top school employees

The St. Mary Parish School Board recognized its top employees of the month during a meeting Thursday in Centerville. Employees honored include, from left, Barbara “Bobby” Thibodeaux, a Title I paraprofessional at J.B. Maitland Elementary School, and Jennifer Loupe, a chemistry teacher at Berwick High School. Also honored was Jody Pillsbury, family and consumer science teacher at Centerville High School.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The St. Mary Parish School Board recognized its top employees of the month during a meeting Thursday in Centerville.

$1.25M budgeted for Bayou Chene flood work

Tim Matte, executive director of the St. Mary Levee District, speaks at Thursday’s meeting of the commission in Franklin.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The St. Mary Levee District board introduced its proposed $3.46 million 2015 budget Thursday, which includes $1.25 million to go toward the Bayou Chene Flood Protection project.

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Sports

Morgan City High School began its season with a 62-51 victory against Jeanerette High School in opening round action at Jeanerette’s tournament.

Lifestyle

Daisy Leblanc presented a program on “Bulb Beauty” during Patterson Garden Club’s November meeting. The club’s horticulture committee co-chairman discussed the planting and care of amaryllis, lilies and daffodils.
--Submitted photos

Patterson Garden Club’s November meeting and social was held Nov. 18 at the home of Iris Roy. Hostesses for the meeting were Fedora Boudreaux and Juanita Bienvenu.

Obituaries

Marjorie Rita Landry

Marjorie Rita Landry, a native of Patterson and long-time resident of south Lafourche, passed away peacefully in her home in Cut Off on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

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