Joan Simon, a commissioner at the St. Mary Parish Registrar of Voters Office in Morgan City, assists Pat Stansbury and Kim Stansbury with signing in to cast their vote today. Early voting continues through Saturday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Early voting totals in St. Mary Parish neared 1,800 ballots cast through the third day of voting Tuesday, Registrar of Voters Jolene Holcombe said in a news release. A total of 1,774 people in St. Mary Parish cast votes by the end of early voting Tuesday, Holcombe said. Early voting began Saturday.

From left, volunteers Tim Mayon and Mike Rebich, both with Matthew 25 International, work on a 4-inch water line Monday for the sprinkler system at the Adullam Household of Faith dormitory in Patterson.

Organizers for the Adullam Household of Faith expect to be able to start taking children into the home shortly after Jan. 1, 2015, the Rev. Marty Harden of Bethel Pentecostal Church said Monday.

Morgan City High School students in attendance at Sunday’s candlelight prayer vigil sang their alma mater at the close of the event held in the school’s parking lot. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle photos)

In response to a letter demanding the removal of prayer in public school-sponsored events, hundreds of community members and students held a candlelight prayer vigil at Morgan City High School Sunday night.

Joan Simon, a commissioner at the St. Mary Parish Registrar of Voters Office in Morgan City, assists Pat Stansbury and Kim Stansbury with signing in to cast their vote today. Early voting continues through Saturday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

From left, volunteers Tim Mayon and Mike Rebich, both with Matthew 25 International, work on a 4-inch water line Monday for the sprinkler system at the Adullam Household of Faith dormitory in Patterson.

Morgan City High School students in attendance at Sunday’s candlelight prayer vigil sang their alma mater at the close of the event held in the school’s parking lot. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle photos)

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ACLU: School prayer complaints rare

The news media and some residents gathered to make their case about a high school student who objected to prayer at an assembly at Morgan City High School. The residents gathered at Lawrence Park in Morgan City Thursday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thieleipape)

The American Civil Liberties Union in Louisiana has received an average of one complaint a month in the last year concerning prayer in school, but has never received a complaint about a student not

Aguillard: school policy affords students opportunities to pray

Morgan City High School student Michael Mancuso, center in red shirt, speaks to the news media Thursday at Lawrence Park in Morgan City in response to another high school student who objected to prayer at an assembly at the school.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

School leaders said today that St. Mary Parish school system policy affords students the opportunity to pray.

Boy Scout Steak Dinner tickets

Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, left, buys a ticket to the annual Boys Scouts of America Dinner scheduled Dec. 11. The steak dinner begins with refreshments from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. with the dinner to follow. The dinner will be held at the AARP building, formerly the KC Home in Morgan City. Tickets are $75 each. The Morgan City Rotary Club is the sponsor and tickets are available by calling Lenny Dartez at 985-755-0515 or Bill Cefalu at 985-397-1445.
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Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, left, buys a ticket to the annual Boys Scouts of America Dinner scheduled Dec. 11.

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Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith has seen teams wilt due to a lack of focus during the days before Thanksgiving throughout his 24-year head coaching career.

Obituaries

Mrs. Rose Narcisse Gabriel, 76, a resident and native of Sorrell, died Saturday, November 22, 2014, at 5:35 a.m., at her residence following a short illness.

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