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.

Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars catcher Jacob Blum is pictured during Monday’s game against Franklinton at the Bayou Vista Community Center. (The Daily Review/Photos by Michelle Blanc)

The Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars and Patterson 10-year-old All-Stars were both eliminated in extra innings from the Louisiana Dixie Youth AAA Minors North Regional Monday. Morgan City lost to Franklinton 11-8 in seven innings, and Patterson lost to South Sabine, 8-7 in nine innings

The Saturday afternoon crowd at the Bayou BBQ Bash in Morgan City was entertained by Don Rich.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The third annual Bayou BBQ Bash survived the threat of bad weather and ended up being as much of a success as organizers could hope for under the circumstances. Rain threatened to cause a lower turnout this year than last year, Don Tellman, one of the organizers, said.

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars catcher Jacob Blum is pictured during Monday’s game against Franklinton at the Bayou Vista Community Center. (The Daily Review/Photos by Michelle Blanc)

The Saturday afternoon crowd at the Bayou BBQ Bash in Morgan City was entertained by Don Rich.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Young Memorial grads pass state nursing test on first try

Seven first-time test-takers of the South Central Louisiana Technical College Young Memorial May 2014 graduating class of nurses all passed the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses. The seven students, from left, are Veronica Simpson, Shakita Raymond, Ashley Chevis, Katie Cook, Ashley Holmes, Samone Gray, and Jada Berthelot.
(Submitted Photo)

The May graduating class from South Central Louisiana Technical College Young Memorial Campus had a 100 percent passing rate of the state exam for its seven first-time test-takers, according to a n

Parish math teachers refine skills at Nicholls

Twenty-five St. Mary Parish public school teachers gathered Friday at Nicholls State University as part of Project NUMBER, Naturally Understanding Mathematics By Exploring and Reasoning. Among their projects is to create activities aligned with Common Core State Standards that students across the district will participate in during the coming school year.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

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The St. Mary Central 10-year-old All-Stars went 1-1 Monday at the AAA Minor South Regional at Wally Pontiff Jr. Playground in Metairie.

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

January 14, 1940 — July 18, 2014
Carolyn Robicheaux Larive, 74, a resident of Berwick passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at her home.

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