Central Catholic defeated Centerville, 49-13, in District 7-1A high school football action Thursday at Tiger Stadium in Morgan City. With the win, Central Catholic snapped a three-game losing streak.

16th Judicial Assistant District Attorney and St. Mary Parish Council legal counsel Eric Duplantis administers the oath of office to Pam Washington to fill the interim seat of Dist. 10 councilman Steve Bierhorst, shown with Washington below.

The St. Mary Parish Council meeting on Wednesday was a showcase of new faces as a candidate for an interim appointment to the council was sworn in and a candidate for a place on the Franklin Foundation Hospital Board of Commissioners introduced herself to the council and made her case for her candidacy.

St. Mary Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year Laura Rentrop supervises seventh-grade students in the computer lab as they create a blog based on their analysis of three media stories. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Twenty-year teaching veteran Laura Rentrop shies away from credit for being named St. Mary Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year. “I don’t look at myself in those terms,” Rentrop said. “I always feel like, as a teacher, it’s such a group effort.

16th Judicial Assistant District Attorney and St. Mary Parish Council legal counsel Eric Duplantis administers the oath of office to Pam Washington to fill the interim seat of Dist. 10 councilman Steve Bierhorst, shown with Washington below.

St. Mary Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year Laura Rentrop supervises seventh-grade students in the computer lab as they create a blog based on their analysis of three media stories. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Locals discuss new school law

From left, Oraline Robinson, Anna Cunningham and Beverly Polk answer discussion questions Thursday night about student success during the Louisiana Association of Educators community forum at Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Community stakeholders in education all agree that more parental involvement is needed in schools to ensure a better future for St. Mary Parish students.

Frequent rain slows sugar cane planting; farmers hopeful for good harvest

Farm workers hustle to plant sugar cane Wednesday in this field near Centerville, where wet weather slowed the work for weeks. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

St. Mary sugar cane farmers hope the region sees a pattern of dry weather soon so they can finish planting next year’s crop and start harvesting the 2016 crop.

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Central Catholic defeated Centerville, 49-13, in District 7-1A high school football action Thursday at Tiger Stadium in Morgan City.

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Kortney Hillen and Ethan Scioneaux
--Wade Gussman Photography

Ethan Scioneaux was crowned Morgan City High School homecoming king during the Morgan City dance held Saturday at the school. Homecoming Queen Kortney Hillen was crowned during the MCHS vs.

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