The Central Catholic Eagles will take on the Ascension Episcopal Blue Gators in the second round of the Class 1A playoffs Wednesday. The sixth-seed Eagles will have home field advantage against the 11th-seed Blue Gators when the game starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Amelia Recreation Center. Patrick Barron, above, slides safely into home during the Eagles’ defeat of Delhi Charter in first-round play.
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There will be no surprises in Wednesday’s second-round playoff game when Central Catholic hosts District 7-1A foe Ascension Episcopal. CCHS (21-4), the sixth-seed, beat Episcopal (20-9), the 11th-seed, twice in the regular season 9-2 and 4-1.

From left to right, rocket team members Julie McClain, Ahmad Fears, John Sorrel, Glendon Jones, Miasia Johnson and Landon Landry.

A team of high school students from across South Louisiana recently became the first Louisiana High School Team to design, build and fly an advanced Level II High Power rocket capable of flights up to four miles in altitude and speeds in excess of MACH 2, as fast as military missiles.
Local officials gathered recently to sign proclamations recognizing May 2-10 as National Travel and Tourism Week. The proclamation notes that travelers to St. Mary Parish generate $159.5 million in annual spending, provide for 1,690 jobs with a $33.8 million payroll and pay $2.71 million in local taxes.

The Central Catholic Eagles will take on the Ascension Episcopal Blue Gators in the second round of the Class 1A playoffs Wednesday. The sixth-seed Eagles will have home field advantage against the 11th-seed Blue Gators when the game starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Amelia Recreation Center. Patrick Barron, above, slides safely into home during the Eagles’ defeat of Delhi Charter in first-round play.
--The Daily Review/Corwin Murray

From left to right, rocket team members Julie McClain, Ahmad Fears, John Sorrel, Glendon Jones, Miasia Johnson and Landon Landry.

South Louisiana cleans up after storms; Stephensville school closed today

This tree was hit, split and knocked down by Monday’s storms in Verdunville on La. 182. Straight-line winds caused widespread damage across south Louisiana.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The Tri-City area experienced damage from straight-line winds in Monday’s storms, and the Belle River area experienced prolonged power outages that caused Stephensville Elementary to cancel school

Head Start on reading

The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald

The St. Mary Parish School Board’s Title I and Special Education program recently donated “Kids Learn!” activity booklets to the St. Mary Community Action Agency Head Start Program.

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HANSON’S JACOB HEBERT receives a warm welcome from teammates after slugging a solo home run in Tuesday’s State Class 1A regional round playoff contest against the Ascension Catholic Bulldogs at the Amar Lancon Field. Ascension Catholic pulled out a 6-3 win over the Hanson Tigers.

No. 14 seeded Ascension Catholic pulled out a hard-fought 6-3 victory over the No. 3 Hanson Memorial Tigers Tuesday in the Class 1A state playoffs regionnal round at the Amar Lancon Field.

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Kentraell Benjamin and N’Yati Verdun were crowned Patterson High School prom king and queen. The dance took place April 25 at Patterson High.

Obituaries

April 24, 1963 — May 2, 2015
Denise Alice Guidry, 52, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, Louisiana, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015, at her residence.

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