Berwick High School's Kenan Jones prepares to take off in a field event at last year's state track and field outdoor meet. Jones won the long jump, high jump and triple jump at Saturday's indoor LSU High School Qualifier. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School’s Kenan Jones led the local contingent of competitors at Saturday’s indoor LSU High School Qualifier as he won the long jump, high jump and triple jump.

The Rev. Andrew J. Simms of Lee Chapel A.M.E. Church in Morgan City speaks during the Hearts of Care banquet Saturday about building Morgan City Adult Day Care, an activity center for senior citizens. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

A group of community members hopes to bring a day care facility for senior citizens to Morgan City before the end of 2018.

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In January, St. Mary Parish students in various related programs converge on Franklin High School to demonstrate their learning and their achievements. Last weekend's event was the latest in a long tradition of that showcase.

(Updated) 2017 Cypress Sawmill Festival canceled

Farm Bureau Queen Rebecca Simoneaux and Sugar Festival Queen Mary Claire Simoneaux practice log rolling during the 2013 Cypress Sawmill Festival. The festival committee announced Wednesday that they have canceled the 2017 festival due to declining revenues and uncooperative weather the past few years. Officials are leaving open the possibility of resurrecting the festival another year. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Organizers of the Cypress Sawmill Festival near Patterson have made the decision to not hold the festival, normally held in April, in 2017.

Santa's helpers

The East St. Mary Parish Chapter of Junior Auxiliary recently hosted its Fourth Annual Santa’s Workshop. The event took place Dec. 3 at the Morgan City High School Multi-Purpose Building.

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Berwick High School's Kenan Jones prepares to take off in a field event at last year's state track and field outdoor meet. Jones won the long jump, high jump and triple jump at Saturday's indoor LSU High School Qualifier. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School’s Kenan Jones led the local contingent of competitors at Saturday’s indoor LSU High School Qualifier as he won the long jump, high jump and triple jump.

Lifestyle

Sponsor for the January St. Mary AARP meeting’s meal was Gulf Coast Orthopedics. From left are Gulf Coast Orthopedics’ Jaime Gaudet, nurse practitioner, and Bill Darce, St. Mary Parish AARP president.
—Faye S. Smith Photos

St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting Jan. 9 at the St. Mary Senior Citizen Center in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Mary Ann Deslatte, 70, a native of Franklin and resident of Morgan City, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at her residence.

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