The Rev. Andrew J. Simms of Lee Chapel A.M.E. Church in Morgan City speaks during the Hearts of Care banquet Saturday about building Morgan City Adult Day Care, an activity center for senior citizens. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

A group of community members hopes to bring a day care facility for senior citizens to Morgan City before the end of 2018.


In January, St. Mary Parish students in various related programs converge on Franklin High School to demonstrate their learning and their achievements. Last weekend's event was the latest in a long tradition of that showcase.

JD3 dancer De'Iryah Green, right, practices her moves. Her troupe hopes to appear on 'Bring It!' (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Judah Dazzling Diamond Dancers – JD3 – of St. Mary Parish need the support of their community as they compete for the No. 1 spot as finalist to be on the hit television dance show “Bring It!”

South Louisiana crop dusters gather in Jennings for clinic

Brent Broussard, above left, a pesticide inspector with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, monitors the speed of a helicopter during an agriculture aviation fly-in clinic Wednesday at the Jennings Airport. Mike Satterfield of Cane Helicopter Services in Franklin was piloting the helicopter. For wet testing, above right, small pieces of paper were mounted on rods in a pattern on the ground. Pilots then flew over the spread, spraying water with red dye over the arrangement.

When most people think crop dusting, yellow airplanes buzzing low over rice fields come to mind, but those aren’t the only craft used for taking care of agriculture crops.

Council on Aging addresses Berwick town council meeting

St. Mary Council on Aging Executive Director Beverly Domengeaux addresses Berwick's mayor and council members about the organization's budget cuts for 2017 and senior care issues at the monthly town meeting.
(The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

In spite of the financial crisis the state is undergoing, for 47 years the St. Mary Council on Aging continues to figure out ways to take care of the seniors in this parish, St.

Armato: School district’s projected deficit requires tough cuts

St. Mary Parish Schools Superintendent Leonard Armato speaks during Tuesday's Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute meeting at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. He discussed the school district's projected budget deficit and the possible cuts school officials are considering. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The St.



Centerville snaps Vermilion Catholic’s 5 game district winning streak 68-57. Centerville is now 12-5 on the season and 4-2 in 7-1A, while Vermilion Catholic slips to 8-4 overall and 5-1 in 7-1A.


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