Representing the Red Ribbon Committee, front, from left, are Corey Burgess, DARE officer; Kimberlyn Gibson, school resource officer; Karla Cornes, school resource officer; Liska Kemp, committee member; Herman Hartman, Red Ribbon president; and Marshal Kenny Duval, committee member. Front, from left, are Gidget Everitt, at-risk interventionist; Lena Henry, school resource officer; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; and Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach.
(Submitted Photo)

Red Ribbon Week is set to finish this weekend with a “Parade of Schools” and “Zoo-to-Boo Family Fun Day” Saturday.
The Chitimacha Fire Department visited with toddlers and Head Start children at the West End Library Branch in Baldwin to help promote home and personal safety during National Fire Prevention Month in October. Fire Chief Billy Mora, Capt.
The St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Business After Hours and Harvest Moon Festival Kick-off Party at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts Thursday. Participants enjoyed food and drinks provided by several local vendors as well as live entertainment.

Representing the Red Ribbon Committee, front, from left, are Corey Burgess, DARE officer; Kimberlyn Gibson, school resource officer; Karla Cornes, school resource officer; Liska Kemp, committee member; Herman Hartman, Red Ribbon president; and Marshal Kenny Duval, committee member. Front, from left, are Gidget Everitt, at-risk interventionist; Lena Henry, school resource officer; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; and Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach.
(Submitted Photo)

School scores

Principal Claire Guarisco celebrated with students and staff this morning when she announced Bayou Vista Elementary earned a School Performance Score of A with a score of 104.5. This year marks the first time the school has achieved an A, the highest rating awarded by the state Department of Education.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The St. Mary Parish school district maintained a B rating despite harder tests, which are part of the state’s long-term transition to higher expectations.

VFW Post 4222 event

Mike Decker of Belle Rose looks over a 1969 Chevrolet Impala at a car show sponsored by VFW Post 4222 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City. The Veterans of Foreign Wars event also included a craft show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan )

Mike Decker of Belle Rose looks over a 1969 Chevrolet Impala at a car show sponsored by VFW Post 4222 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City.

Fundraiser in Bayou Vista

There was fun for the entire family in Bayou Vista on Saturday. JJ Starbuck Productions presented Octoberfest and Chee-Weez was one of the bands that provided the music. The event included live music, fun jumps, car show and food. All proceeds are being used for new equipment for the Bayou Vista Volunteer Fire Department. The event was sponsored by Divine Donuts and More, Sears, Lirette Ford, LaPoint’s Cafe and Catering, Aaron’s, author Mary Theriot and A.J. Dohmann.
(The Daily Review Photo by Cyrstal Thielepape)

There was fun for the entire family in Bayou Vista on Saturday. JJ Starbuck Productions presented Octoberfest and Chee-Weez was one of the bands that provided the music.

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Sports

Central Catholic High School defeated Lafayette Christian, 17-7 Thursday in District 7-1A action in Morgan City. The Eagles’ Stefano Guarisco, above with the football, took over at quarterback for Blake Byrne after Byrne went out of the game with an injury, according to Central Catholic coach Tommy Minton. The Eagles will return to action Oct. 31 when they host Metairie Park Country Day
for homecoming. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Central Catholic honored its seniors before Thursday night’s game and head coach Tommy Minton said all of them contributed to the Eagles’ hard-fought 17-7 win against Lafayette Christian Academy.

Lifestyle

Iris Roy serves as Louisiana Garden Club treasurer, as well as Patterson Garden Club treasurer. She was in charge of the Ways and Means raffle for the district.
(Submitted Photo)

Patterson Garden Club members attended the Louisiana Garden Club Federation District III meeting Oct. 14, hosted by the St. Martinville Garden Club.

Obituaries

Randy J. Adams

Randy J. Adams, 57, a resident of Berwick, passed away Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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