A “SPLASH AND DASH” was recently held at the Chitimacha Recreation Center. It was a combination swim/run event in which the kids swam and ran designated distances according to their age group. After the swim, ribbons were awarded in the following age groups: 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 and 15-adult.
The Acadiana Mega Raffle held its Early Bird Drawing, the first of three drawings Friday and announces a total of 11 winners for 11 prizes Tuesday.

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.

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Fishing tournament lands scholarship money for college

Brothers Blake and Tyler Laiche, both from Lutcher, were the first to weigh in and remained in first place in the inaugural South Central Louisiana Technical College fishing tournament with five fish that weighed in at 12.6 pounds; the biggest at three pounds was caught by Blake Laiche, right. The tournament proceeds will support the new scholarship fund at the college.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

The inaugural South Central Louisiana Technical College fishing tournament held Saturday raised about $1,500 for the college scholarship fund as Tyler Laiche and Blake Laiche won the event with a 1

Arrest reports

Branshekia Harris

A Morgan City man was jailed Tuesday after Morgan City police found suspected crack cocaine and more than $800 in cash believed to have been from drug proceeds at an Egle Street residence, Morgan C

Frisky ‘gators posing risk

Guy Landry, right, killed an 11-foot alligator that may have weighed as much as 600 pounds Tuesday in Patterson. A woman called in a complaint of alligators after three of her four cats were thought to be eaten by an alligator, Landry said.
(Submitted Photo Courtesy of Billy Badeaux)

Alligator mating season is in full swing, prompting active bayou cruising by the leviathans and, in the process, pose a threat to humans and their pets, says a Patterson man who helped catch an 8-f

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A “SPLASH AND DASH” was recently held at the Chitimacha Recreation Center. It was a combination swim/run event in which the kids swam and ran designated distances according to their age group.

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

Baldwin - Memorial services will be held for Jerry Paul DeRouen Sr., 56, on Thursday July 24, 2014 at 6 p.m., at David Funeral Home of Jeanerette. Jerry Paul DeRouen Jr.

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