--The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears

Jimmie Johnson’s 20th annual Free Basketball Clinic was held Saturday at Morgan City High School. Children ages 9 to 16 gathered to learn team work as well as basketball skills from Johnson and his assistants Joe Jones, John Matthews, Lawrence Carbin and Nathan Williams.

Morgan City Junior High guidance counselor Jill Tamporello goes through her files in preparation for this week’s school orientation. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

St. Mary Parish junior high and high schools get a head start on the 2016-17 school year by hosting orientations this week for parents and students. Orientations begin today and continue through Aug. 4. Each school has a different schedule.
Representatives of local governments got no good news on sales taxes Monday at the St. Mary Parish Council of Governments quarterly meeting in Franklin.

--The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears

Morgan City Junior High guidance counselor Jill Tamporello goes through her files in preparation for this week’s school orientation. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

NTSB links fatal crash to poorly maintained tire

In this file photo, a state police trooper examines the sport utility vehicle involved in a Feb. 15, 2014, crash with a baseball team’s bus on U.S. 90 in Centerville. The crash, which killed four people, was part of a federal study that linked the crash to an old, poorly maintained tire.

The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute

A recent National Transportation Safety Board report on tire-related crashes investigated a February 2014 Centerville wreck in which four people were killed after a 10-year-old tire on a midsize sp

Recreation District No. 3 has tax proposition on ballot

Young people enjoy the skate park at Bayou Vista’s Central Park in this file photo. Recreation District No. 3 is asking voters to combine one existing millage for maintaining recreation facilities.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The governor’s race and other state and regional campaigns may be taking up all the headline space.

Wind knocks down some trees, lines

Morgan City police and firefighters and utility crews were called out late Tuesday morning when strong wind blew down a utility pole at Railroad and Grizzaffi streets in Morgan City. The downed lines were a small taste of what was expected, but the region escaped with only minor storm damage.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Wind damage caused some tree limbs to fall resulting in power outages Tuesday in the Tri-City area, but no major damage was reported as a result of the storms, area officials said.

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--The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears

Jimmie Johnson’s 20th annual Free Basketball Clinic was held Saturday at Morgan City High School.

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Mr. and Mrs. George R. Beattie
--Caitlin Photography

Kara Rhodes and George R. Beattie were united in holy matrimony during a 1 p.m. double-ring ceremony June 11 at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Bayou Vista. The Rev.

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