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.
New leadership and the existing staff at Franklin Foundation Hospital strive to provide the best possible health care available. That was the message delivered to the St. Mary Parish Council Wednesday by Dawn Kaiser, the hospital’s new development marketing coordinator.

The Morgan City Tigers fell to the E.D. White Cardinals in a battle of top 10 teams in Morgan City Tuesday. The Cardinals edged the Tigers, 1-0, scoring the match’s only points in the second half. Above, is Morgan City’s Michael Mejai in action during the second half of Tuesday’s contest. Morgan City will close its regular season Friday at Vandebilt Catholic. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

In a Division II top 10 matchup, E.D. White edged Morgan City High School, 1-0, in District 7-II boys’ soccer action Tuesday.

The Morgan City Tigers fell to the E.D. White Cardinals in a battle of top 10 teams in Morgan City Tuesday. The Cardinals edged the Tigers, 1-0, scoring the match’s only points in the second half. Above, is Morgan City’s Michael Mejai in action during the second half of Tuesday’s contest. Morgan City will close its regular season Friday at Vandebilt Catholic. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Parish NAACP president: Take advantage of rights King gained

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day was observed in Morgan City Monday with a parade and program.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The African-American community needs to take advantage of the rights that Martin Luther King Jr. fought so hard to gain, St. Mary NAACP President Reginald Weary said Monday.

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NFL veterans who started playing tackle football before the age of 12 are more likely to have cognitive difficulties after their careers, according to a study published on Wednesday in the journal

Lifestyle

The Cervus-Hephaestus Queens’ Club annual social will be held Feb. 14 at Café Jo Jo’s in Morgan City. Queens attending last year’s gathering were, seated from left, Adelaide Wise, Queen Hephaestus LIII Abigail Conrad and Margaret Melancon Bergeron. Middle row from left is Regina Hymel Clement, Patricia Boudreaux Bergeron, Mallory Johnson Fuhrer, Anne Brown Rhodes, Mary Ellen Ruiz Stegall, Morgan Manfre Murdock and Colleen Whitley Hunter. Back row from left is Tracie Hamer Hover, Valerie Hamer LeBlanc, Michelle Giordano Aucoin, Diana Bostic Vining, Peggy Dilsaver Clark, Helena Cefalu Montgomery, Grace Siracusa Guarisco, Jaclyn Price Landry and Courtney Price Matherne. Katherine Ruiz was also in attendance.
--Submitted Photo

Plans have been finalized for the 2015 Cervus-Hephaestus Queens’ Club Social and Luncheon. The event will be held Feb. 14 at Café Jo Jo’s in Morgan City.

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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