With a confidentiality agreement in place, there was no word on the progress of mediation from Hospital Service District 1 board members Thursday during their monthly meeting. However, St. Mary Parish Councilman David Hanagriff commented on the effort to renew contracts with Drs. Steven McPherson and Donna Tesi.

Morgan City High School’s Keshawn Marshall dribbles down court against Assumption during earlier season action. Morgan City, the No. 29 seed in the Class 4A playoffs, will open postseason play Friday when it travels to face No. 4 Plaquemine. The game is a rematch of an earlier season contest
that Plaquemine won 50-29. Also, with Friday’s game, the Tigers will be making their first postseason appearance since 2012. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Morgan City High School boys basketball coach Brandon Harden likened No. 29 Morgan City’s Class 4A playoff contest with No. 4 Plaquemine Friday to resetting a PlayStation. The Tigers, who were defeated 50-29 by the Green Devils in Plaquemine in December while not at full strength, will now get an opportunity to redeem themselves.

The catamaran that has been drifting around Berwick Bay for nearly two weeks is towed to a secure spot by a Smith Maritime vessel Wednesday. The boat was placed on a sand bar.

The fiberglass catamaran that had been floating around Berwick Bay in the Atchafalaya River appears to have found a secure resting place.

Morgan City High School’s Keshawn Marshall dribbles down court against Assumption during earlier season action. Morgan City, the No. 29 seed in the Class 4A playoffs, will open postseason play Friday when it travels to face No. 4 Plaquemine. The game is a rematch of an earlier season contest
that Plaquemine won 50-29. Also, with Friday’s game, the Tigers will be making their first postseason appearance since 2012. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

The catamaran that has been drifting around Berwick Bay for nearly two weeks is towed to a secure spot by a Smith Maritime vessel Wednesday. The boat was placed on a sand bar.

Port chief heads to D.C. for funding, dredging

Port of Morgan City Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade
(The Daily Review File Photo)

Today’s trip to Washington, D.C., for Port of Morgan City Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade will be one to both thank federal officials for their help to get additional funding to dredge the At

Wreck snarls traffic on U.S. 90 bridge

A two-vehicle wreck occurred at about 7:30 a.m. today on the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City. A refrigeration truck and a vehicle pulling a boat and trailer were involved in the crash, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Lt. Sennet Wiggins said. As of about 9 a.m. today, authorities cleared the bridge of the crash. No one had been transported to the hospital and neither driver had been cited in the crash, Wiggins said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A two-vehicle wreck occurred at about 7:30 a.m. today on the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City. A refrigeration truck and a vehicle pulling a boat and trailer were involved in the crash, St.

White weighs in on Common Core

St. Mary Parish Superintendent of Schools Donald Aguillard, left, and State Superintendent of Schools John White chat during a tour of Hattie Watts Elementary School in Patterson on Monday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

While State Superintendent of Schools John White was in St. Mary Parish Monday, he answered a few questions about the current state of affairs in Louisiana education.

State Superintendent of Schools John White tours Hattie Watts Elementary in Patterson

McKenzie Percle, Lillian Breaux and Elijah Charlot, students at Hattie Watts Elementary were tour guides Monday during the visit of the State Superintendent of Schools John White, who is leaning forward. At right is state Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

State Superintendent of Schools John White spent several hours visiting Hattie Watts Elementary on Monday.

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St. Mary AARP Mardi Gras King and Queen XXVII Laurie Vining Sr. and Rebecca Vining were presented during the St. Mary AARP Jan. 24 dance.

Obituaries

Natalie Verdun, a resident of Verdunville, La., died Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Dauterive Medical Center in New Iberia, La., at 6:34 AM.

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