The Central Catholic Eagles will take on the Ascension Episcopal Blue Gators in the second round of the Class 1A playoffs Wednesday. The sixth-seed Eagles will have home field advantage against the 11th-seed Blue Gators when the game starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Amelia Recreation Center. Patrick Barron, above, slides safely into home during the Eagles’ defeat of Delhi Charter in first-round play.
--The Daily Review/Corwin Murray

There will be no surprises in Wednesday’s second-round playoff game when Central Catholic hosts District 7-1A foe Ascension Episcopal. CCHS (21-4), the sixth-seed, beat Episcopal (20-9), the 11th-seed, twice in the regular season 9-2 and 4-1.

From left to right, rocket team members Julie McClain, Ahmad Fears, John Sorrel, Glendon Jones, Miasia Johnson and Landon Landry.

A team of high school students from across South Louisiana recently became the first Louisiana High School Team to design, build and fly an advanced Level II High Power rocket capable of flights up to four miles in altitude and speeds in excess of MACH 2, as fast as military missiles.
Local officials gathered recently to sign proclamations recognizing May 2-10 as National Travel and Tourism Week. The proclamation notes that travelers to St. Mary Parish generate $159.5 million in annual spending, provide for 1,690 jobs with a $33.8 million payroll and pay $2.71 million in local taxes.

The Central Catholic Eagles will take on the Ascension Episcopal Blue Gators in the second round of the Class 1A playoffs Wednesday. The sixth-seed Eagles will have home field advantage against the 11th-seed Blue Gators when the game starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Amelia Recreation Center. Patrick Barron, above, slides safely into home during the Eagles’ defeat of Delhi Charter in first-round play.
--The Daily Review/Corwin Murray

From left to right, rocket team members Julie McClain, Ahmad Fears, John Sorrel, Glendon Jones, Miasia Johnson and Landon Landry.

They're cleaning up Morgan City

Members of the Morgan City High School Junior ROTC program pick up litter Saturday under the bridge at Federal Avenue and Greenwood. The Great American Clean-Up event targeted bridge entrance and exit ramps in Morgan City.
The Daily Review/Bill Decker

Morgan City should be feeling a little cleaner than it was when Saturday started. Maybe about a ton cleaner.

API awards $42,000 in scholarships

A total of $42,000 in scholarships went to students Thursday at the Atchafalaya Chapter of American Petroleum Institute’s 59th Annual Scholarship Banquet. Recipients of the scholarships were, from left: Berwick High senior Taylor Fegenbush, Patterson High senior Bailey Nelson, Central Catholic senior Lynze Belle, Berwick High senior Vroni Parsiola, Morgan City High senior Diana Tran, and Central Catholic senior John Parker.

Six Tri-City area students will be getting a chunk of their college expenses paid after they received $42,000 in scholarships at the Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute’s 59th A

Export business keeps growing; 4,000 tons of rice headed to Haiti

a November 2014 photo shows Planters Rice Mill of Abbeville exporting rice from the Port of Morgan City for the first time. Trucks transported about 150 truckloads of rice to the port in order to export 3,000 tons of rice by ship to Haiti.
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In the past eight months, import-export business has become a fairly common site at the Port of Morgan City with ships making stops at the port 18 times, and that business is continuing with about

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HANSON’S JACOB HEBERT receives a warm welcome from teammates after slugging a solo home run in Tuesday’s State Class 1A regional round playoff contest against the Ascension Catholic Bulldogs at the Amar Lancon Field. Ascension Catholic pulled out a 6-3 win over the Hanson Tigers.

No. 14 seeded Ascension Catholic pulled out a hard-fought 6-3 victory over the No. 3 Hanson Memorial Tigers Tuesday in the Class 1A state playoffs regionnal round at the Amar Lancon Field.

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--Wade Gussman Photography

Kentraell Benjamin and N’Yati Verdun were crowned Patterson High School prom king and queen. The dance took place April 25 at Patterson High.

Obituaries

April 24, 1963 — May 2, 2015
Denise Alice Guidry, 52, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, Louisiana, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015, at her residence.

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