New Orleans Saints legend Deuce McAllister will be the first of three standout local athletes to be inducted into the Allstate Sugar Bowl’s Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame this Saturday, August 8 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
The women are getting it done at the world swimming championships. Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden lowered her own world record in the 100-meter butterfly to win gold Monday night, and then Katinka Hosszu of Hungary erased a world mark from the high-tech suit era to claim the 200 individual medley.
The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting Friday officially opening Tsunami at Cypress Bayou Casino. With locations in Baton Rouge and Lafayette, Tsunami hours are 4-11 p.m. Friday through Saturday and 4-10 p.m. Thursday. They will also be open during certain special events and concerts.

Inspection on the old Atchafalaya River bridge

The La. 182 bridge was scheduled to be closed from 8 a.m. to noon today for a routine inspection. The Long-Allen Bridge was opened for traffic in 1933 and was a major crossing over the Atchafalay River until the E.J. Lionel Grizzaffi Bridge on U.S. 90 opened in 1975.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The La. 182 bridge was scheduled to be closed from 8 a.m. to noon today for a routine inspection.

Coast Guard personnel advance, receive awards

Boatswain Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer Timothy Dinger, right, advanced to 1st Class Petty Officer Thursday. Dinger is from Patterson. Marine Safety Unit Commanding Officer Capt. David McClellan is at right.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Four U.S. Coast Guard members of Marine Safety Unit Morgan City advanced Thursday, and six awards were handed out to other members during an advancement and awards ceremony at the St.

School supply drive

From left, St. Mary Community Action Agency and Head Start Director Almetra Franklin, CAA staffer Delores Stewart, Miss CAA Jalisa Stewart and Journee Stewart are shown with goods donated during the “School Supply Drive for Head Start Students.”

Reigning Miss Community Action Agency Jalisa Stewart says she believes it is a privilege to serve the community in any way possible.

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New Orleans Saints legend Deuce McAllister will be the first of three standout local athletes to be inducted into the Allstate Sugar Bowl’s Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame this Saturday, Au

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Mr. and Mrs. Brennan Flick
--Chris Deville Photo

Rip Van Winkle Gardens on Jefferson Island was the setting when Courtney Mary-Frances Langley and Brennan Michael Flick were united in matrimony on May 30. The Rev.

Obituaries

Lawrence L. Blackburn, 37, a resident of Morgan City, Louisiana, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 201, in Baton Rouge.

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