Brenna Eaker, at left in the photo at left, along with Kim Bouldin, Rebecca Hudson and Gracie Cole, skate up the La. 182 bridge from Morgan City to Berwick on Sunday. They are pushing strollers with about 100 pounds of gear in each one.
The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald

A Colorado women’s roller derby team, on a mission to raise funds to stop domestic violence and sexual assault, skated their way into the Tri-City area Sunday as part of a 2,800-mile trip across the country.
All ballot propositions except one passed in Saturday’s election. The St. Mary Parish government’s $6.5 million bond proposal with .92 mills to support its newly created road district failed with 1,012 votes or 46.83 percent, in favor to 1,149 votes, or 53.17 percent against.
Easter egg hunts were held Wednesday at Caffery Park in Franklin. The first egg hunt involved parents who quickly filled empty bags as they scrambled about looking for the gold and silver eggs. A large number of fathers and father figures joined in the egg hunting fun and enjoyed the event as much as their children in the next hunt.

Brenna Eaker, at left in the photo at left, along with Kim Bouldin, Rebecca Hudson and Gracie Cole, skate up the La. 182 bridge from Morgan City to Berwick on Sunday. They are pushing strollers with about 100 pounds of gear in each one.
The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald

Shrimp & Petroleum Festival kicks off

Wilma Sallee was unloading her trailer under the bridge on Wednesday for the 79th Shrimp and Petroleum Festival. Signs Four Design is one of the 185 vendors that will be participating in the arts and crafts show. The festival opens at 5 p.m. today and runs through Monday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The 79th Annual Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival kicks off today in Morgan City.

Late registration for TDT-V

Joe Geisinger of Austin, Texas, and Mike Dey of Schertz, Texas, beach their USCA C2 racing canoe at Franklin after the 59-mile slog from St. Martinville on the second day of Tour du Teche IV in 2013. (Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

Tour du Teche V, marathon races for kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and pirogues, begins Friday, Oct. 3, at Port Barre, La.

Dr. Walter Daniels recognized at Teche Regional Medical Center

Teche Regional Medical Center presented Dr. Walter Daniels a plaque on Tuesday for his dedication to the medical profession and service to the community. Daniels is retiring. Those present were Cheryl Vellion, surgery; Joy Burns, human resources; Julie Domino, physician liaison; Patti Givens, medical staff coordinator; Tabby Lipari, women services director; Raymond Pisani, cardiopulmonary director; Butch Frazier, Teche Regional CEO; Daniels; John Ditch, behavior health director; Mary Loupe, case management; Ken Ekiss, pharmacy director; Holly Gaudet, clinical informatics coordinator; Don Kight, assistant administrator; and Sabrina Roy, marketing director.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Teche Regional Medical Center presented Dr. Walter Daniels a plaque on Tuesday for his dedication to the medical profession and service to the community.

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Sports

International Star trainer Mike Maker suggested that he might take some dirt from the Fair Grounds Race Course and sprinkle it on the famed track at Churchill Downs.

Lifestyle

Born to Jaclyn Nicole Fields and Edwin Arnoldo Fonseca of Morgan City, a boy, Edwin Joshua Fonseca, on Jan. 8 at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Eveyln Shelton, 95, of Morgan City, Louisiana, died Sunday, March 29, 2015, at her home.

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