Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

By JEAN L. McCORKLEjmccorkle@daily-review.com MORGAN CITY — Donna Jones, cafeteria manager at M.D. Shannon Elementary, greets each student as they start their morning with her for breakfast.

Patterson’s Devontre Richard, left, and Tyric Garrett pursue an East Ascension player during the Lumberjacks’ Week 2 contest with the Spartans. Patterson, who is off to an 0-2 start after beginning the season with two Class 5A schools, will face Catholic High-New Iberia, Class 2A’s fourth-ranked squad according to the latest Louisiana Sports Writers Association poll, Friday in New Iberia. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson gets a break after two straight weeks against Class 5A teams, but Catholic High-New Iberia won’t be a cakewalk Friday in New Iberia. Catholic High (2-0) is currently ranked fourth in the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 2A poll with 95 points and one first-place vote.
Hanson Memorial, West St. Mary and Franklin High will all be on the road this weekend in Week 3 of the high school grid season. Hanson (2-0) will travel to face the Berwick Panthers (1-1) on Friday at Geisler Stadium at 7 p.m.

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson’s Devontre Richard, left, and Tyric Garrett pursue an East Ascension player during the Lumberjacks’ Week 2 contest with the Spartans. Patterson, who is off to an 0-2 start after beginning the season with two Class 5A schools, will face Catholic High-New Iberia, Class 2A’s fourth-ranked squad according to the latest Louisiana Sports Writers Association poll, Friday in New Iberia. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Hoodstock youth program

Hoodstock, a Morgan City community group, held a program “Transitioning to Manhood” on Sept. 6 at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce. The daylong activity was for junior high and high school students. About 20 students and 20 adults attended programs such as Dress for Success, Combating Peer Pressure, Respect, Education, and a Necktie How-to Tutorial. Volunteers traveled as far as Lafayette; New Orleans; Atlanta; and Orlando, Florida, while Orlando Magic player Elfrid Payton was one of the guest speakers at the event. The majority of presenters were from St. Mary Parish, including Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, long-time coach Herman Hartman, actor Isaac White and fitness trainer Kreig Triggs. Those attending the program in the photo included Kearias Austin, Donnell Ruffin, Chai Jones, Tyshawn Charlot, DeAndre Long, Kerwin Francois, Caleb Young, Gabriel McCurtis, Gilbert Johnson, Tavaris Howard, Zion Landry, Jared Singleton, Tylan J. Bennett, Kurvontay Webb, Migel Webb, Joshua Mote, Ronnell Williams, Jarmaine Hawkins, all students; and adults, Courtney “Schola” Long, Payton and Christian Dawkins.
(Submitted Photo)

Hoodstock, a Morgan City community group, held a program “Transitioning to Manhood” on Sept. 6 at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce.
(Submitted Photo)

Sinatra tribute to open concert season

“Simply Sinatra” featuring Steve Lippia is the first show of the Community Concert Association of Morgan City’s concert season.

NASHVILLE, Tennessee — “Simply Sinatra” featuring Steve Lippia is the first show of the Community Concert Association of Morgan City’s concert season.

Delcambre welcomes new boat launch, pavilion

Shrimp buyers with ice chests line up to make a dockside purchase from a shrimp boat at the Delcambre Seafood and Farmer’s Market on Sept. 6.
Photo by Tom Hymel/LSU AgCenter

DELCAMBRE (AP) — Delcambre now has a boat launch that can handle four boats at a time and a new pavilion for the seafood and farmer’s market.

Central Catholic deploys iPads for ‘student-friendly’ education

Lisa Nugent’s ninth-grade pre-algebra honors class is doing class work on their iPads on Tuesday at Central Catholic High School.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

iPads are integrated into everyday learning at Central Catholic High School where there is a tablet in the hands of every student.

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Rick Moore calls to a flock of passing blue winged teal in hopes they will turn. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Lifestyle

Hostesses for the Bayou Vista Garden Club September meeting were, front row from left, Kim Alcina, Ann Breaux, Mary Myers, Jeannie Lawrence, Verdie Laws and Janice Verret. Back from left are Dawn Thomason, Jo Ann Ryan, Donna Bucci, Jean Chauvin and Nancy Marcel.
--Submitted photos

“Water, More Precious Than Gold” was the topic of the September program presented by Bayou Vista Garden Club Vice President Jo Ann Ryan.

Obituaries

Mary A. Triggs, 78, a native and resident of Morgan City, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

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