The Atchafalaya chapter of the Delta Waterfowl Foundation held its banquet Wednesday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. In addition to a meal, the event also featured a live and silent auction. Proceeds from the event are sent to the foundation, which then returns 25 percent to local chapters. In recent years, the Atchafalaya chapter has allowed the national foundation to keep their funds. Above, an item is displayed to the crowd during the live auction. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Atchafalaya chapter of the Delta Waterfowl Foundation held its banquet Wednesday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. The event, which has grown through the years, is used as a fundraiser for both local initiatives and national work to keep the duck population thriving.
Franklin’s Historic District Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustments and Planning Commission said farewell to Chief Building Official & Planning and Zoning Director Blake Steiner at Tuesday’s meeting of the city council. Steiner accepted a position with the Rapides Area Planning Commission.

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District seat, spoke this morning in Morgan City at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce’s first “Rise-N-Shine” business networking event.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District, says the major issues for the state and country include coastal erosion, ensuring domestic oil and gas production, fixing Obamacare, and getting U.S. troops out of Afghanistan.

The Atchafalaya chapter of the Delta Waterfowl Foundation held its banquet Wednesday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. In addition to a meal, the event also featured a live and silent auction. Proceeds from the event are sent to the foundation, which then returns 25 percent to local chapters. In recent years, the Atchafalaya chapter has allowed the national foundation to keep their funds. Above, an item is displayed to the crowd during the live auction. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District seat, spoke this morning in Morgan City at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce’s first “Rise-N-Shine” business networking event.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Talbot joins Holy Cross as new principal

Holy Cross Elementary Principal Amanda Talbot looks on as librarian Patty Marks reads to Celine Laubach’s first grade class Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Meet Amanda Talbot, Holy Cross Elementary’s first new principal in four decades.
She replaces Mamie Bergeron who retired in May after 50 years of service, 40 of those as a principal.

TAC kicks off health center week

October was declared National Health Center Month in St. Mary Parish, Franklin and Baldwin during a proclamation signing Wednesday at Teche Action Clinic in Franklin. From back left are Paulette Lofton, Teche Action Clinic’s chief operations office; Chief Executive Officer Dr. Gary Wiltz; St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin; Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris; and Baldwin Mayor Pro-Tempore Mike Lancelin. Below, Ed “Tiger” Verdin holds a rendering of the mobile screening unit that TAC will obtain soon to further bring services to the parish.

Teche Action Clinic is observing National Health Center Week Aug. 10-16.

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(AP) — Mo’ne Davis didn’t have her best stuff when she and her Philadelphia teammates needed it most, and Las Vegas took advantage.

Obituaries

Delores Ann McCracken

Delores Ann McCracken, 68, a native of Cumberland, Ohio, and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

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