A “SPLASH AND DASH” was recently held at the Chitimacha Recreation Center. It was a combination swim/run event in which the kids swam and ran designated distances according to their age group. After the swim, ribbons were awarded in the following age groups: 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 and 15-adult.
The Acadiana Mega Raffle held its Early Bird Drawing, the first of three drawings Friday and announces a total of 11 winners for 11 prizes Tuesday.

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Seventeen state lawmakers, including two representing portions of St. Mary Parish, asked a judge on Monday to end Louisiana’s use of the Common Core education standards in public schools, saying education leaders didn’t properly enact the multistate benchmarks.

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Bayou BBQ Bash kicks off Thursday; competition Saturday

A proclamation supporting the Bayou BBQ Bash was signed Tuesday at Patterson City Hall. First row, from left, Louis Ratcliff, Berwick mayor; Rodney Grogan, Patterson mayor; Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish president; and Frank Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor. Second row, from left, Bob Harrison, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce vice chairman; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; Lisa Patterson, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce marketing director; and Mata Tellman and Don Tellman, founders of the Bayou BBQ Bash.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The third annual Bayou BBQ Bash will kick off Thursday with “Meet the Cooks” at the Hampton Inn followed by festivities under the U.S.

Morgan City police help fundraiser

Capt. James Blair of the Morgan City Police Department was sitting suspended over water while Sgt. John Schaff took aim for the dunking target on Friday. A dunking machine was set up at East Gate BBQ restaurant in Morgan City for Dunk the Police fundraiser. All proceeds raised are to be donated to the Louisiana Chapter for Multiple Sclerosis.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Capt. James Blair of the Morgan City Police Department was sitting suspended over water while Sgt. John Schaff took aim for the dunking target on Friday.

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A “SPLASH AND DASH” was recently held at the Chitimacha Recreation Center. It was a combination swim/run event in which the kids swam and ran designated distances according to their age group.

Lifestyle

Glenn Ghirardi provided magical entertainment for the St. Mary AARP July 7 meeting.
--Mark Leonard photos

On July 7, St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting and dinner at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center, home of St. Mary AARP, in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Baldwin - Memorial services will be held for Jerry Paul DeRouen Sr., 56, on Thursday July 24, 2014 at 6 p.m., at David Funeral Home of Jeanerette. Jerry Paul DeRouen Jr.

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