Teche Theater for the Performing Arts presents “A Raisin in the Sun” this month.
Central Catholic opened its season at the Tri-City Baseball Classic with a 9-3 win against H.L. Bourgeois Thursday in Amelia. The game was one of three moved Thursday to Amelia due to rain in the area on Wednesday. The game was scoreless until the top of the fourth when H.L. Bourgeois plated a run.
With a confidentiality agreement in place, there was no word on the progress of mediation from Hospital Service District 1 board members Thursday during their monthly meeting. However, St. Mary Parish Councilman David Hanagriff commented on the effort to renew contracts with Drs. Steven McPherson and Donna Tesi.

Board members retire with 40-plus years of education service

St. Mary Parish School Board members Ed Payton and Murphy Pontiff attended their last meeting Thursday. Each retires with more than 40 years of service to education in St. Mary Parish. From left are Superintendent Donald Aguillard, Pontiff and Payton.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

The St. Mary School Board bid its farewells to Ed Payton and Murphy Pontiff who served their last meeting as board members Thursday.

Bayou Vista fire

Firefighters were on the roof of a Bayou Vista house, which was on fire Thursday. A 29-year-old woman is accused of starting the fire by setting her boyfriend’s clothes on fire.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

A 29-year-old woman, accused of setting her boyfriend’s clothes on fire in a closet at her home, is cooling off in jail today, a St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s spokesman said.

Woman arrested for setting fire to house, boyfriend’s clothing

Three fire departments were working a mid-morning house fire in the 1300 block of Middle Road in Bayou Vista. Bayou Vista Volunteer Fire Department called for mutual aid from Berwick Volunteer and Morgan City fire departments to battle the blaze which broke through the attic.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

A Bayou Vista woman was charged with simple arson after she set her boyfriend’s clothes on fire in her home.

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CENTERVILLE COACH RANDY BERGERON talks with Cameron Pogue during Friday’s State Class B contest against Grace Christian at the Louisiana College Gym in Pineville. The Grace Christian Warriors managed to hang on to top the Centerville Bulldogs by a score of 50-47 in the opening round of the state Class B playoffs.

PINEVILLE _ The Centerville Bulldogs came up on the short end of a 50-47 loss to the Grace Christian Warriors here Friday in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class B playoffs at the L

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St. Mary AARP Mardi Gras King and Queen XXVII Laurie Vining Sr. and Rebecca Vining were presented during the St. Mary AARP Jan. 24 dance.

Obituaries

Natalie C. Verdun, 75, a native and resident of Franklin “Bakertown,” La., died Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Dauterive Medical Center in New Iberia, at 6:34 a.m.

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