Central Catholic’s Hallie Autin slides safely into home plate while Berwick pitcher Sydney Jambois prepares to cover home during Wednesday’s softball action. Central Catholic defeated Berwick 13-5. Both teams, along with Patterson and Morgan City, will learn their playoff opponents today. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic capped its regular season with a 13-5 victory against Berwick in softball action Wednesday. Central Catholic never trailed taking a 6-0 lead after two innings.
A mock car crash as the result of impaired driving was enacted recently as part of the Safe and Sober Prom Campaign for students of Franklin, Hanson and Centerville high schools.

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Donald Aguillard

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Donald Aguillard chronicled the rise of achievement ratings in St. Mary Parish Schools at a luncheon held Wednesday at the Forest Restaurant in Franklin by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce.

Central Catholic’s Hallie Autin slides safely into home plate while Berwick pitcher Sydney Jambois prepares to cover home during Wednesday’s softball action. Central Catholic defeated Berwick 13-5. Both teams, along with Patterson and Morgan City, will learn their playoff opponents today. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Donald Aguillard

Black Bear Festival kicks off tonight

The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce hosted a Bayou Teche Bear Festival Kick-Off Party Thursday at the Teche Theatre in Franklin. Participants were served food from several local eateries and listened to music provided by Rick Lorenzo and Mark Robicheaux. Bayou Teche Bear Festival board members Catherine Siracusa, Edgar Dugas, Michelle Frederick and Delores Stewart, pictured above from left, display the 2014 festival poster and T-shirt. Below, Bayou Teche Bear Festival Queen X Nikki Nicole Pennison is pictured with Mayor Raymond Harris and board member Delores Stewart.

Bears, bands and booths take center stage today on the banks of Bayou Teche in downtown Franklin.
The Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival kicks off at 6 p.m.

50 years of art celebrated

Diane Martin, president of the Artists’ Guild Unlimited, is with a sculpture of Robert “Bob” Greenwood at the entrance of the show celebrating 50 years of art and artists in St. Mary Parish. The Greenwood sculpture is by Jerry Businelle of Patterson. “Reminiscing: 50 Years of Art” will be on display through April 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, at the Everett Street Gallery in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

“Reminiscing: 50 Years of Art opened Tuesday at the Everett Street Gallery.” The Artists’ Guild Unlimited is celebrating 50 years of bringing art and artists to St. Mary Parish.

$36K in scholarships awarded

Five high school seniors were awarded $36,000 in scholarships at the American Petroleum Institute Atchafalaya Chapter Scholarship Banquet. Scholarship winners, from left, are Drew Landry of Berwick High School, Olivia Gilbert of Berwick High School, Thuy Nguyen of Morgan City High School, Angelique Oncale of Morgan City High School and Emily Lipari of Berwick High School.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Five area high school seniors received $36,000 in college scholarships at Wednesday’s 58th annual American Petroleum Institute Atchafalaya Chapter Scholarship Banquet at the Petroleum Club of Morga

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Central Catholic’s Hallie Autin slides safely into home plate while Berwick pitcher Sydney Jambois prepares to cover home during Wednesday’s softball action. Central Catholic defeated Berwick 13-5. Both teams, along with Patterson and Morgan City, will learn their playoff opponents today. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic capped its regular season with a 13-5 victory against Berwick in softball action Wednesday.
Central Catholic never trailed taking a 6-0 lead after two innings.

Lifestyle

Several Delta Kappa Gamma Society members served as judges for the 10th annual Multiplication Learning Wrap-up Contest sponsored by St. Mary Parish School Board’s Title I Department. St.

Obituaries

Samuel McGuire, 84, a native of Amelia and a resident of Patterson, died Monday, April 7, 2014, at his residence in Patterson.

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