The Acadiana Mega Raffle held its Early Bird Drawing, the first of three drawings Friday and announces a total of 11 winners for 11 prizes Tuesday.

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Seventeen state lawmakers, including two representing portions of St. Mary Parish, asked a judge on Monday to end Louisiana’s use of the Common Core education standards in public schools, saying education leaders didn’t properly enact the multistate benchmarks.

Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars catcher Jacob Blum is pictured during Monday’s game against Franklinton at the Bayou Vista Community Center. (The Daily Review/Photos by Michelle Blanc)

The Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars and Patterson 10-year-old All-Stars were both eliminated in extra innings from the Louisiana Dixie Youth AAA Minors North Regional Monday. Morgan City lost to Franklinton 11-8 in seven innings, and Patterson lost to South Sabine, 8-7 in nine innings

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars catcher Jacob Blum is pictured during Monday’s game against Franklinton at the Bayou Vista Community Center. (The Daily Review/Photos by Michelle Blanc)

Faculty training at Hattie Watts Elementary

Hattie Watts Elementary faculty and staff just completed a four-day “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” training. Staff members were trained in the habits and will be using them to develop leadership skills in students by becoming an official “Leader in Me” school. Students will learn the habits and will use them throughout the day and at home. For more information on “Leader in Me” visit www.TheLeaderInMe.org.
(Submitted Photo)

Hattie Watts Elementary faculty and staff just completed a four-day “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” training.

Japanese restaurant coming to old American Legion site

Workers remove old gas tanks from the former American Legion site on La. 182 in Morgan City July 10 to get ready for the construction of Geaux Fish, a Japanese cuisine restaurant.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Geaux Fish, a Japanese restaurant, is set to be built at the former American Legion Hall site on La. 182 next to Lirette Ford after the restaurant’s owner signed a lease agreement Tuesday.

Arrests reports

Michael Dines

A 43-year-old Morgan City man is accused of having fired a handgun Wednesday while attempting to break into a locked bedroom door at a Fourth Street residence, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Bank

Fire destroys 2 sheds, damages 2 homes

Morgan City firefighters responded to a fire call in which two sheds were destroyed and two houses damaged Wednesday on Wytchwood and Susan drives.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Two sheds were destroyed in a fire, one on Wytchwood Drive and the other on Susan Drive, and the fires damaged two residences, Morgan City Fire Chief Morris Price said.

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Sports

The St. Mary Central 10-year-old All-Stars went 1-1 Monday at the AAA Minor South Regional at Wally Pontiff Jr. Playground in Metairie.

Lifestyle

Glenn Ghirardi provided magical entertainment for the St. Mary AARP July 7 meeting.
--Mark Leonard photos

On July 7, St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting and dinner at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center, home of St. Mary AARP, in Morgan City.

Obituaries

January 14, 1940 — July 18, 2014
Carolyn Robicheaux Larive, 74, a resident of Berwick passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at her home.

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