Danny Ray Reding,

A Bayou L’Ourse father shot his dog, fired a shot at his friend and took his 5-year-old daughter hostage at gunpoint Friday.

Morgan City defeated St. Martinville, 37-34, Friday in the Lumberjack Invitational. Pictured, Morgan City’s Brady Fryou goes up for the jump ball against St. Martinville. (The Daily Review/Photos by Diane Miller Fears)

The Patterson Lumberjacks won the Lumberjack Invitational over the weekend after beating Thibodaux in the championship game.

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Two of the Morgan City Housing Authority employees who are accused of receiving improper pay and bonuses will continue to be employed with the authority at least until officials finish investigating the authority’s right to action against state Civil Service classified employees, the housing authority board decided Thursday.

Danny Ray Reding,

Morgan City defeated St. Martinville, 37-34, Friday in the Lumberjack Invitational. Pictured, Morgan City’s Brady Fryou goes up for the jump ball against St. Martinville. (The Daily Review/Photos by Diane Miller Fears)

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

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Scout fundraising dinner

The Joe Cefalu Boy Scouts of America Steak Dinner was held Thursday at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. The dinner, which was started more than 60 years ago, raises money for the Boy Scouts of America Evangeline Area Council. The event is also a Morgan City Rotary Club project. Volunteer Leon Kahn, left, serves steaks during the dinner.
(Submitted Photo)

The Joe Cefalu Boy Scouts of America Steak Dinner was held Thursday at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City.

First Baptist Church plans Christmas program

The adult choir of First Baptist Church, of Morgan City, held a practice Wednesday for its upcoming Christmas program, “All is Well,” which will be presented at 6 p.m. Sunday in the church’s sanctuary. The public is invited. First row, from left, are Cathy Hadaway, Sara Rush, Melody Turner, Sally Tullier, and director Sylvia Whiting. Second row, from left, are interpreter Ann Oncale, Maxine Hite, Betty Patterson, Billie Plaisance, Peggy Tucker and Barbara Sandras. Third row, from left, are interpreter Earline Delaune, the Rev. Nathan Rush, Sherman Whiting, Bill Tuttle, George Hite and James Hadaway. Choir members not pictured are Nancy Pendas, Genevieve Michel, Danny Carl and technical support Albert Pendas, Hershel Slaton, Joycelyn Slaton and Janet Kinkle. The cantata will be interpreted for the deaf and everyone is invited.
(Submitted Photo)

The adult choir of First Baptist Church, of Morgan City, held a practice Wednesday for its upcoming Christmas program, “All is Well,” which will be presented at 6 p.m.

Arrests reports

Eulalia McCoy

A 19-year-old Berwick woman was charged Thursday on a Baldwin police warrant for aggravated second-degree battery, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.

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Lifestyle

Sylvania Verret celebrated her 100th birthday on Dec. 21. Family and friends gathered Dec. 18 for a special birthday party at Morgan City Health Care Center to celebrate prior to her big day.

Obituaries

Jimmie Adam Verrett Sr.

June 25, 1945 — December 20, 2014
Jimmie Adam Verrett Sr., 69, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at his residence.

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