BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Dak Prescott's dynamism put a dent in the Death Valley mystique and helped Mississippi State end some long, frustrating streaks.

Lee Delaune, left, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, stops to chat with Nathalie Weber, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival board president, on Sunday morning (Aug. 31) during the 2014 festival. Weber announced Saturday that Delaune had died.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Lee Delaune, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, died Saturday, according to a news release from Nathalie Weber, president of the festival. Weber’s news release emailed Saturday afternoon follows.

Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

With the alligator hunting season edging toward a close, most hunters have filled their tags for the season, and wildlife officials report no citations in this region. Sidney “Peanut” Michel, of Morgan City, said he is finishing up with the last of his nearly 300 tags.

Lee Delaune, left, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, stops to chat with Nathalie Weber, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival board president, on Sunday morning (Aug. 31) during the 2014 festival. Weber announced Saturday that Delaune had died.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

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Morgan City High School library project winding down

Mike Hudson with Library Interiors installed shelves in the library at Morgan City High School on Tuesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Furniture installation continues, and $50,000 in new books are scheduled to arrive Friday as the $3.55 million library construction project at Morgan City High School winds down.

Diocese honors Holy Cross teacher

Sherrel Landry, a Pre-K3 teacher at Holy Cross Elementary, was named a 2014 Inspirational Teacher of the Year by Catholic Schools Office of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux. From left are Bishop Shelton Fabre; Landry; Bill Barbera, chief financial officer and vice-president of Community Bank, which donated the $500 award; and Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux Superintendent of Schools Marian Fertitta.
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Holy Cross Pre-K3 teacher Sherrel Landry was recognized as a 2014 Inspirational Teacher of the Year by the Catholic Schools Office of the Houma-Thibodaux Diocese.

Fallen warrior photos needed

The Fallen Warriors Memorial is to be completed by Veterans Day. The memorial is to be located on the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium grounds.
(Submitted Photo)

Nineteen photos of fallen warriors are sought for the Fallen Warriors Memorial book to be completed by the Nov. 11 unveiling and dedication, Terry Mayon Sr., project co-chairman, said.

Rainy Monday at Bayou Vista Elementary

Stephanie LaCoste, a Bayou Vista Elementary School crossing guard, met students after school with an umbrella during afternoon showers on Monday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Stephanie LaCoste, a Bayou Vista Elementary School crossing guard, met students after school with an umbrella during afternoon showers on Monday.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Disappointed in the way he played a week ago, Boise State running back Jay Ajayi said he was determined to do more to help the Broncos win this week.

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Sen. Bret and Kim Allain, of Adeline, celebrated their 30th anniversary on June 28 with a renewal of vows in which the Rev. Jody Simoneaux officiated. A reception followed at their home.

Obituaries

Geraldine Ann Dinger

January 12, 1951 — September 17, 2014
Geraldine Ann Dinger, 63, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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