Students attended environmental science using the Virtual Learning Program at Centerville High School on Wednesday. Lydia Robinson, a teacher at Centerville High, monitors the students progress.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

St. Mary Parish’s Virtual Learning Program gives nearly 200 students the ability to take junior high and high school classes, including unusual electives, from their computers. Susan Dupre, St. Mary public schools technology facilitator, said the program, now in its third year, serves both full-time and part-time online students.
Work on resurfacing of Iberia Street from the railroad track to Chatsworth Road should begin this week. Rain delays kept the contrator tied up on other projects, Mayor Raymond Harris said Tuesday. “The project should begin tomorrow (Wednesday),” Harris said. The project was supposed to begin about a month ago.

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A 31-year-old Plaquemine man was indicted Monday in 16th Judicial District Court for second degree battery stemming from an Aug. 31 incident at Lake End Park in Morgan City, according to Assistant District Attorney Anthony Saleme.

Students attended environmental science using the Virtual Learning Program at Centerville High School on Wednesday. Lydia Robinson, a teacher at Centerville High, monitors the students progress.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Council condemns house

The Central Catholic Lady Eagles basketball team was recognized at Tuesday’s City Council meeting in Morgan City. From left, head coach Jamarr Garrett, Meo Knight, Gee Garrett, Hanna McCue, Anastasia Johnson, Taylor Picou, Randi Brown, Emma Aucoin, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Mary-Beth Blanchard, Hallie Autin, Megan Landry, Rebecca David and Assistant Coach Joe Jones. On the back row, from left, are city councilmen Louis Tamporello, James Fontenot, Ron Bias, Barry Dufrene and Tim Hymel.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The City Council approved giving 61 days for the owners of an abandoned residence to make specific repairs, or the city will take action to demolish the house, which has been in disrepair for about

Fishermen fear Basin closing

Dean Wilson, Atchafalaya Basinkeeper director, right, said a way of life is being threatened as crawfishermen are being denied access to areas of the Atchafalaya Basin during a meeting Tuesday at the fire station in Belle River. Attorney Joseph “Buzzy” Joy, left, has represented several crawfishermen cited for trespassing in the basin. Mike Bienvenu, center, president of Louisiana Crawfish Producers Association – West, said the attorneys are willing to walk through fire for crawfishermen to keep navigable waterways open.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

About 200 people, mostly crawfishermen, assembled to discuss how to fight back as they say their livelihoods are threatened in the Atchafalaya Basin.

Morgan City water line work

From left, city workers Henry Fraijo and Robert Gould work on the 16-inch water line this morning at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Grizzaffi Street while Morgan City Water, Sewer and Gas Supervisor Kawika Kaai watches. City workers were doing the initial setup for a private contractor to tie the 16-inch main water line into a 6-inch water line, Kaai said. That tie-in will increase water flow to certain sections of the city, he said. City workers have been changing out water valves throughout the city to help with water flow and chlorine levels, he said.
(The Daily Review/Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

From left, city workers Henry Fraijo and Robert Gould work on the 16-inch water line this morning at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Grizzaffi Street while Morgan City Water, Sewer and Gas

‘Rhythms on the River’ returns Friday

Rhythms on the River is a Friday evening ritual in downtown Morgan City. The music prompts dancing at an April 2013 Rhythms on the River. The event resumes Friday.
(The Daily Review File Photo)

The downtown live music series “Rhythms on the River” is scheduled to begin Friday and continue each Friday through June 20, according to a Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau news release.

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Central Catholic’s Samarick Paul makes a catch during last week’s contest against Lusher Charter. The Eagles had a short week after their thrilling 35-33 victory against the Lions as they will host another Class 3A team, E.D. White, Thursday.

Central Catholic High School will continue its tour of higher-classification non-district opponents when it hosts Class 3A E.D. White Friday.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Brandon Fernandez
--Jamie Heyl Photography

Amanda Claire Rhodes and Brandon Fernandez exchanged wedding vows during a 1 p.m. July 12 double-ring ceremony at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morgan City. The Rev.

Obituaries

Mrs. Maggie L. Tillman, 94, a resident of St. Martinville and native of Baldwin, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at 10:20 p.m., at her residence.

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