After stealing nearly $35,000 from Morgan City City Court through forgery and other means, former Morgan City Juvenile Services Administrator Verne Lightfoot pleaded guilty to theft over $1,500 Monday in district court and will not have to serve any jail time, according to court documents.

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.

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)

Veterans Day targeted for Fallen Warriors Memorial dedication

Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi and Councilman Louis Tamporello Jr. met with Terry Mayon, co-chairman of the Fallen Warriors Memorial Project, Wednesday morning at Cypress Park to discuss the possible sites in the park where a memorial can be located. Grizzaffi said a recommendation will be made to the City Council at its next meeting April 22. They were joined in the discussion by Dwayne Barbier, recreation department director. Above from left, Loupe, Tamporello, Mayon and Grizzaffi.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

The City of Morgan City, partnering with a private group, is moving forward with deciding on the location in Cypress Park for a Fallen Warriors Memorial to be dedicated Veterans Day, Nov.

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.

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The X-plosion 11U baseball team won the championship in their age division in the “Spring Training in Terrebonne” USSSA tournament in Houma. On the top row are Coach Don Diaz Sr. and Coach Mike DeLatte. Standing are Joseph Larson, Grant Hebert, Don Diaz Jr., Kaden King and Trevor Wiggins. Kneeling are Andrew Smith, Parker Kulka, Ryan Domingue, Reid Perkins, Matthew Broussard and Robert Connor. Not pictured are coaches Joey Larson and Kevin Kulka. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Allison DeLatte)

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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.

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