Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

With the alligator hunting season edging toward a close, most hunters have filled their tags for the season, and wildlife officials report no citations in this region. Sidney “Peanut” Michel, of Morgan City, said he is finishing up with the last of his nearly 300 tags.
The cupboards are nearly bare at Emergency Aid-United Way of South Louisiana in Franklin. Members of Catholic Daughters 1642 and friends gave a helping hand in stocking shelves this week for the national “Day of Caring” but empty space abounds. To donate, call 337-828-0921.

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

By JEAN L. McCORKLEjmccorkle@daily-review.com MORGAN CITY — Donna Jones, cafeteria manager at M.D. Shannon Elementary, greets each student as they start their morning with her for breakfast.

Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Black History month program

Central Catholic High School celebrated Black History month with a presentation titled, “Diversity — A Celebration of King’s Dream.” During the program, speakers shared their stories of diversity and the role Central Catholic High School has played as a change agent in the east St. Mary Parish area. Featured speakers were Joe Jones and Seth Thomas. The keynote speaker was Luria Shaw Young, 1987 alumni of Central Catholic High School and dean of the College of Education of Southern University. Pictured are members of the school’s diversity committee: Principal Vic Bonnaffee, David Irwin, Patricia Hawkins, Jones, Young, Clarence Robinson and Thomas.
(Submitted Photo)

Central Catholic High School celebrated Black History month with a presentation titled, “Diversity — A Celebration of King’s Dream.” During the program, speakers shared their stories of diversity a

Basin Program announces 30 new primitive camp sites, photo contest

New primitive campsite locations in the Atchafalaya Basin.

BATON ROUGE — Thirty primitive camping sites in the Atchafalaya Basin on state-owned property for use by the public and nature enthusiasts alike have recently been located and marked, the State Dep

Seminars, tours, live raptor presentations return with Eagle Expo

The WINGS to SOAR program will be presented to the public at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Patterson Area Civic Center.
Private, parochial and home-schooled students will have the opportunity to attend a presentation at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Patterson Area Civic Center. WINGS to SOAR also will visit Franklin Junior High, Morgan City Junior High, Berwick Junior High and Patterson Junior High. Here, in the 2012 edition of the program at Berwick Junior High, Dale Kernahan presents a bald eagle to students.
(The Daily Review File Photo)

The ninth annual Eagle Expo and More, scheduled Thursday through Saturday in Morgan City, will feature seminars from wildlife and nature experts, a live raptor presentation, boat tours to view eagl

Arrest reports

Theresa Skinner

A Thibodaux woman was arrested Monday after she used a knife to break into a residence in Siracusaville and then threatened two people with the knife, St.

St. Mary Parish School Board honors

St. Mary Parish Students of the Month were announced during the School Board’s February meeting Thursday. They are, from left, Kloe Liner, 12th grade at Morgan City High; Rachel LeBlanc, eighth grade at Centerville School; and Asia Starling, fifth grade at Bayou Vista Elementary.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

The St. Mary Parish School Board recognized top achievers at its February meeting Thursday, Feb. 13.

Krewe of Galatea

Mrs. Charles Richard and Craig Bennett reign as Queen and King of Galatea XLV during the women’s Krewe of Galatea ball Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.

City’s new transformer to be online in 3 weeks

Workers finished constructing a mini-substation Friday at the Capacitor Bank Substation on Youngs Road in Morgan City. The mini-substation will connect the city’s 112-megawatt transformer to the fiber-optic loop once the loop is completed. At left is the 112-megawatt transformer scheduled to be online in three weeks.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The city’s 112-megawatt transformer is now scheduled to be online in three weeks after the frigid weather delayed work again at the city’s Capacitor Bank Substation on Youngs Road, Morgan City Util

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Sports

E.D. White’s Jeremy Rounds runs against Central Catholic while being pursued by Demarcus Mitchell, left, and Tyler Landry, during the Cardinals’ 32-6 win in Morgan City Thursday night.

E.D. White used its strong run game to turn a 14-6 halftime lead into a 32-6 rout against the Central Catholic in nondistrict action Thursday.

Lifestyle

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Sen. Bret and Kim Allain, of Adeline, celebrated their 30th anniversary on June 28 with a renewal of vows in which the Rev. Jody Simoneaux officiated. A reception followed at their home.

Obituaries

Geraldine Ann Dinger

January 12, 1951 — September 17, 2014
Geraldine Ann Dinger, 63, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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