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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La. black bear numbers rebound

A Louisiana black bear at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

NEW ORLEANS, La. -- A new study of the animals that inspired teddy bears finds that Louisiana black bears are likely to survive another century as long as conditions remain stable.

Conrads among philanthropists celebrated by Community Foundation of Acadiana

The Community Foundation of Acadiana honored several people at an annual Leaders in Philanthropy Luncheon in Lafayette. Back from left: Kevin Moody, CFA Board Chair; Dr. Joe H. Wilson, St. Landry Parish award recipient; Bob Lowe, Lafayette Parish award recipient; Bobby Hanks, Acadia Parish award recipient; Gervis LaFleur, Evangeline Parish award recipient; Donald “Doc” Voorhies, Iberia Parish award recipient; Johnny Conrad, St. Mary Parish award recipient; David H. Welch, Stone Energy Corporate Award; Raymond J. Hébert, CFA president and CEO. Front from left: Mollie Hanks, Acadia Parish award recipient; Virginia Yongue, St. Martin Parish award recipient; Mary Lou Conrad, St. Mary Parish award recipient. Not pictured: Mary Ellen Sonnier, Vermilion Parish award recipient.
(Submitted Photo)

Community Foundation of Acadiana’s fourth-annual Leaders in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon was held Nov. 14 at the Cajundome Convention Center.

LearnPad distribution disparity addressed

Students work in math class on their LearnPads at Hattie Watts Elementary School on Tuesday. Among the fourth graders were Trevor Caballero, Reign Bass, Cheyenne Olinsky and Jolene Doughty.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

With the allocation of $91,861 from the sale of property, the St.

Scurlock Electric ribbon-cutting ceremony in Morgan City

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday for Scurlock Electric, located at 3006 Catherine St. in Morgan City. Among those present were, back row, Kelli Hayes, Mata Tellman and Betty Fraley, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce ambassadors; John Rogers, Berennan Pellegrin and Phillip Walker, Scurlock Electric inside sales; Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor; Louis Tamporello, councilman; Herman Hartman, chamber board member; and Clifton Couture, chamber ambassador. Front row, are Lisa Patterson, chamber marketing director and office manager; Mandy Fryou, chamber ambassador; Bob Harrison, chamber board member; Cody Leblanc, manager; Quentin Walker, owner; Kimber Teeter, inside sales; and Donna Meyer, chamber president.
The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday for Scurlock Electric, located at 3006 Catherine St. in Morgan City.

Ribbon-cutting ceremony at Rue 21

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday for Rue 21, located at 861 U.S. 90 East in Bayou Vista. Among those present were, back row, Anderson Singleton and Dantraell Benjamin, employees; Stephanie Hartman, store manager; Shabbaniekia Myles, assistant manager; Tamara Todd, district manager; and Lisa Patterson, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce marketing director and office manager. Middle row, from left, are Donna Meyer, chamber president; Jamie Naquin, employee; and Carissa Marceaux, assistant manager. Front row, from left, are Mandy Fryou, chamber ambassador; Flor Paredes, employee; Bob Harrison, chamber board member; Lylly Chau and Karnisha Williams, assistant managers; and Kelli Hayes and Clifton Couture, chamber ambassadors.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday for Rue 21, located at 861 U.S. 90 East in Bayou Vista.

American Humanist Association says St. Mary Parish School District has replied to school prayer complaint (pdfs)

The following is an email from the American Humanist Association about its school prayer complaint and the response by the St. Mary Parish School District.

House fire in Morgan City

Firefighters received a call at 7:56 a.m. today reporting the smell of something burning at a residence in the 200 block of Barrow Street in Morgan City, substitute Fire Chief Mark Stephens said. Upon arrival, firefighters saw smoke coming from the exterior of the residence, and there was a light haze in the interior of the residence, he said. The homeowner stated that when the heater kicked on, smoke came from the vent so she turned the heater off, Stephens said. Upon investigation, firefighters discovered a board had fallen inside the heating unit and was , smoldered, Stephens said. Firefighters removed the heater and the smoldering board from the residence, he said. The damage was contained to the heating unit, Stephens said. No injuries were reported, Stephens said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Firefighters received a call at 7:56 a.m. today reporting the smell of something burning at a residence in the 200 block of Barrow Street in Morgan City, substitute Fire Chief Mark Stephens said.

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Morgan City High School won its opener in its annual Tiger Classic with an 81-73 victory against West St. Mary Monday. Above is Morgan City’s Deondre Walker in
action. Morgan City will return to action today in the tournament when it faces South Lafourche in the day’s final game. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City High School held off a West St. Mary fourth-quarter rally for an 81-73 victory in the first-day action at Morgan City’s Tiger Classic.

Obituaries

Glenn Michael Falgout

September 12, 1940 — November 25, 2014
Glenn Michael Falgout, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away Nov. 25, 2014, at the age of 74.

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