G&J Land and Marine Food Distributors of Morgan City received the Business of the Year award from the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce Thursday night during its annual banquet. G&J, in operation since 1964, is a full-service supplier of groceries and janitorial supplies to the commercial shipping, offshore oil and gas and the Gulf Coast petroleum industries. Accepting the award from Chamber Chairman Bob Harrison, far right, are company owners Erik Lind, Mike Lind and Cleve Boudreaux.

Dustin Fuselier, left, of Patterson, won the annual 700 Club Tournament Saturday at Charlie’s Lanes in Morgan City. With Fuselier is award-presenter Murray Hebert. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Jerry Pillaro)

Dustin Fuselier won the annual 700 Club Tournament Saturday at Charlie’s Lanes. Fuselier, defeated Alberto Bochas, the winner of the loser’s bracket, 218-190, to win the event. Bochas would have had to beat Fuselier, the champion of the winner’s bracket, twice to win the event.
St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show winner of the Champion Standard Pullet award went to Nehemiah Yoder, pictured at top with Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris, St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin and St. Mary Superintendent of Schools Dr. Donald Aguillard.

G&J Land and Marine Food Distributors of Morgan City received the Business of the Year award from the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce Thursday night during its annual banquet. G&J, in operation since 1964, is a full-service supplier of groceries and janitorial supplies to the commercial shipping, offshore oil and gas and the Gulf Coast petroleum industries. Accepting the award from Chamber Chairman Bob Harrison, far right, are company owners Erik Lind, Mike Lind and Cleve Boudreaux.

Dustin Fuselier, left, of Patterson, won the annual 700 Club Tournament Saturday at Charlie’s Lanes in Morgan City. With Fuselier is award-presenter Murray Hebert. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Jerry Pillaro)

Arbor Day ceremony in Morgan City

Morgan City Garden Club and the City of Morgan City celebrated Arbor Day by planting five oak trees at the petting zoo in Morgan City on Friday. From left, are Jondra Lowe; Tim Tregle; Hugh Brown Jr.; Edwin Brown; Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi; Ronnie Bergeron, Morgan City horticulture chairman; Jack Murrin, City of Morgan City employee; Jo Ann Blanchard, Morgan City Garden Club; Geri Bourgeois, Morgan City Garden Club; Marcelle Hoskins; Zane Walker; and Kevin Voisin, St. Mary Parish councilman.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Morgan City Garden Club and the City of Morgan City celebrated Arbor Day by planting five oak trees at the petting zoo in Morgan City on Friday.

Men’s Wild Game Supper

Kevin Willis will be the speaker for the Men’s Wild Game Supper at Bayou Vista Baptist Church, 411 Field St., at 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10 per person. Children under 13 are admitted free. All money raised will be used for the Gulf Coast Baptist Association Disaster Relief Fund. The supper includes all kinds of wild game and a service follows. Willis grew up in Oakdale and now lives in Kinder, and is married to Cathy Elliott Willis. He has three children. He works in the forestry business and has served bi-vocationally with music and youth, and as pastor. Willis is an avid fisherman and hunter. He is the pastor of Indian Village Baptist Church near Kinder. There will be numerous door prizes. For more information, call 985-395-3070.
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Kevin Willis will be the speaker for the Men’s Wild Game Supper at Bayou Vista Baptist Church, 411 Field St., at 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10 per person.

Bayou Teche named to National Water Trails System

Paddlers en route to last year’s Shake Your Trail Feather event in Breaux Bridge, benefitting The TECHE Project, embark at Poche’s Market & Restaurant. The kayak-friendly landing just below Poche Bridge is a popular site for excursions by Breaux Bridge outfitter Cory Werk’s Bayou Teche Experience. For more information go to www.tourduteche.com.
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The 135 miles of meandering water that is the Bayou Teche became the 17th trail of the National Water Trails System Wednesday.

ROBBIE JOHNSON

Robbie Johnson, 54, a native of Monroe and a resident of Morgan City, died Sunday, January 11, 2015 at her residence in Morgan City, at 11:15 a.m.

ROBBIE JOHNSON

Robbie Johnson, 54, a native of Monroe and a resident of Morgan City, died Sunday, January 11, 2015 at her residence in Morgan City, at 11:15 a.m.

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John Smilie and Shana Arnaud
--Crystal Young Photography

John Smilie and Shana Arnaud, of Patterson, would like to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The wedding will take place in February.

Obituaries

Herbert Leon Jacobs

Herbert Leon Jacobs, 91, a native of Oakdale and resident of Morgan City, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Patterson Healthcare.

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