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.

Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars catcher Jacob Blum is pictured during Monday’s game against Franklinton at the Bayou Vista Community Center. (The Daily Review/Photos by Michelle Blanc)

The Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars and Patterson 10-year-old All-Stars were both eliminated in extra innings from the Louisiana Dixie Youth AAA Minors North Regional Monday. Morgan City lost to Franklinton 11-8 in seven innings, and Patterson lost to South Sabine, 8-7 in nine innings

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars catcher Jacob Blum is pictured during Monday’s game against Franklinton at the Bayou Vista Community Center. (The Daily Review/Photos by Michelle Blanc)

WWII veteran has no regrets for his sacrifice for freedom 70 years ago

Gerry DuBois sits in his home on Marshall Street Wednesday with medals he received for his service in the Army.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Nearly 70 years ago Gerry DuBois lay on the ground with mortar shell explosions and machine gun fire going on all around him, and he knew at that moment that he would never see again.

Police asking assistance in Glencoe shooting

Police are asking assistance in locating this truck or information pertaining to a 3:12 p.m. shooting Thursday in the 4400 block of La. 83 in Glencoe. Anyone with information on the truck or this case may contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office at 337-828-1960 or 985-384-1622.
(Submittted Photo/St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)

St. Mary Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a gunman who left one man injured in a Glencoe shooting Thursday afternoon.

Ribbon-cutting ceremony at Maison Jardin

Maison Jardin held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for the Memorial Wing, which is more specialized for residents with dementia and is keypad coded to keep them safe. St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce ambassadors; Donna Meyer, chamber president; Emily Berry, community relations; Danette Ellis, assistant administrator; David Cassard, administrator; other staff members and several residents of Maison Jardin; and Tim Hymel, Morgan City mayor pro-tem; were present for the ribbon cutting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Maison Jardin held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for the Memorial Wing, which is more specialized for residents with dementia and is keypad coded to keep them safe.

Arrest reports

A Houma couple was jailed Wednesday for stealing a flat screen TV from the Walmart in Bayou Vista after being located by Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives who were investigating a simil

Bull shark caught near Morgan City

Jordan Minor, 16, of Morgan City got a surprise when he pulled up his trotline in late June — a three-foot bull shark. He caught the shark in the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City where he later released it, he said.
(Submitted Photo)

Sixteen-year-old Jordan Minor got a surprise when he pulled up his trotline in late June — a three-foot bull shark.

Wreck on U.S. 90 Wednesday

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon sent two people to the hospital with apparently minor injuries, according to Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle. The van in the picture attempted to cross U.S. 90 at Red Cypress Road shortly after 4 p.m. when the wreck occurred, he said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon sent two people to the hospital with apparently minor injuries, according to Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle.

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Sports

The St. Mary Central 10-year-old All-Stars went 1-1 Monday at the AAA Minor South Regional at Wally Pontiff Jr. Playground in Metairie.

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

January 14, 1940 — July 18, 2014
Carolyn Robicheaux Larive, 74, a resident of Berwick passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at her home.

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