Danny Ray Reding,

A Bayou L’Ourse father shot his dog, fired a shot at his friend and took his 5-year-old daughter hostage at gunpoint Friday.

Morgan City defeated St. Martinville, 37-34, Friday in the Lumberjack Invitational. Pictured, Morgan City’s Brady Fryou goes up for the jump ball against St. Martinville. (The Daily Review/Photos by Diane Miller Fears)

The Patterson Lumberjacks won the Lumberjack Invitational over the weekend after beating Thibodaux in the championship game.

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Two of the Morgan City Housing Authority employees who are accused of receiving improper pay and bonuses will continue to be employed with the authority at least until officials finish investigating the authority’s right to action against state Civil Service classified employees, the housing authority board decided Thursday.

Danny Ray Reding,

Morgan City defeated St. Martinville, 37-34, Friday in the Lumberjack Invitational. Pictured, Morgan City’s Brady Fryou goes up for the jump ball against St. Martinville. (The Daily Review/Photos by Diane Miller Fears)

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

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Morgan City High seniors showcase ‘life skill’ projects

Diana Tran demonstrates the robot she built and wrote the programming for during the Morgan City High School Senior Project Showcase Tuesday as Dalton Dupree looks on.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Morgan City High School seniors showcased their talents Tuesday during the Senior Project Showcase.

Essay winners at Hattie Watts Elementary

Hattie Watts Elementary third- and fourth-graders participated in a Drug-Free Essay Contest during Drug Free Week. There were first, second and third place winners in each class. First place winners were Emily Ackman, Kaylee Bourgeois, Alyssa Henry, Camrin Marin, Kennedy Escort, Z’akiyah Merritt, K’vosha Diggs, Kwantae Collette and Destin Smith.
(Submitted Photo)

Hattie Watts Elementary third- and fourth-graders participated in a Drug-Free Essay Contest during Drug Free Week.

Donation M C Bank

Paige Loftin, standing at left, a sophomore at Morgan City High, accepted a donation from M C Bank employees. Employees are Phylis Cook, Nicole Gaspard, Maria Bolano, Wendy Duhon, Julie Landry and Monica Wiggins. Kneeling, from left, are Charlene Hall and Brandi Landry. M C Bank employees held some Pink Days where employees were invited to sport the Morgan City High’s Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirts. They also had a special day designated as “Real Men Wear Pink” where they challenged men to wear pink to show their support. Proceeds from the Morgan City High Pink Volleyball Game will be used locally to assist women with much needed mammograms and diagnostic readings.
(Submitted Photo)

Paige Loftin, standing at left, a sophomore at Morgan City High, accepted a donation from M C Bank employees.

Central Catholic High School Toys for Tots program

Central Catholic High School students recently participated in the Marine Corps League’s Toys for Tots program. Members of the National Junior Honor Society encouraged students to bring in a new toy to provide gifts for the children eligible. From left, are teacher Kristen Miller; honor society members, Gavin Wisdom, Kerrilyn Luc, Dustin Hebert and Elise Hidalgo; and assistant coordinator for the St. Mary Parish Toys for Tots program, Sara Broussard.
(Submitted Photo)

Central Catholic High School students recently participated in the Marine Corps League’s Toys for Tots program.

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Sylvania Verret celebrated her 100th birthday on Dec. 21. Family and friends gathered Dec. 18 for a special birthday party at Morgan City Health Care Center to celebrate prior to her big day.

Obituaries

Jimmie Adam Verrett Sr.

June 25, 1945 — December 20, 2014
Jimmie Adam Verrett Sr., 69, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at his residence.

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