Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Seventeen state lawmakers, including two representing portions of St. Mary Parish, asked a judge on Monday to end Louisiana’s use of the Common Core education standards in public schools, saying education leaders didn’t properly enact the multistate benchmarks.

Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars catcher Jacob Blum is pictured during Monday’s game against Franklinton at the Bayou Vista Community Center. (The Daily Review/Photos by Michelle Blanc)

The Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars and Patterson 10-year-old All-Stars were both eliminated in extra innings from the Louisiana Dixie Youth AAA Minors North Regional Monday. Morgan City lost to Franklinton 11-8 in seven innings, and Patterson lost to South Sabine, 8-7 in nine innings

The Saturday afternoon crowd at the Bayou BBQ Bash in Morgan City was entertained by Don Rich.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The third annual Bayou BBQ Bash survived the threat of bad weather and ended up being as much of a success as organizers could hope for under the circumstances. Rain threatened to cause a lower turnout this year than last year, Don Tellman, one of the organizers, said.

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars catcher Jacob Blum is pictured during Monday’s game against Franklinton at the Bayou Vista Community Center. (The Daily Review/Photos by Michelle Blanc)

The Saturday afternoon crowd at the Bayou BBQ Bash in Morgan City was entertained by Don Rich.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Welcome center to open Tuesday

The Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Intrepretative Center is scheduled to open Tuesday. A grand opening celebration is planned Aug. 20.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The new $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center is set to open to the public Tuesday, according to Cajun Coast Executive Director Carrie Stansbury.

Amelia firefighters to get nearly $100,000 for gear

From left are Amelia Fire Department firefighters Scott Butcher, Justin Rogers, Bobby Guidry and Chief Carl McAllister.
(The Daily Review Photo by Cyrstal Thielepape)

The Amelia Volunteer Fire Department learned Wednesday it will receive a $96,976 federal grant to be used to purchase breathing apparatus and a thermal imaging camera, Chief Carl McAllister said.

Arrest reports

Angela Weber

A Bayou Vista woman, who worked as a caretaker, was jailed Wednesday on six forgery and theft warrants in connection with a case in which the woman is accused of taking six checks from a client to

Marriage licenses

The following people applied for marriage licenses at the St. Mary Parish Clerk of Court office in Franklin:
Monday, June 9
Christopher Grant Horgan and Rachel Ann Fromenthal.

Civil cases

The following civil suits were filed at the St. Mary Parish Clerk of Court office in Franklin.
Monday, June 16
Discover Bank v. David P. Fontenot Sr.; Case No. 127328, monies due.

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Sports

The St. Mary Central 10-year-old All-Stars went 1-1 Monday at the AAA Minor South Regional at Wally Pontiff Jr. Playground in Metairie.

Lifestyle

Glenn Ghirardi provided magical entertainment for the St. Mary AARP July 7 meeting.
--Mark Leonard photos

On July 7, St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting and dinner at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center, home of St. Mary AARP, in Morgan City.

Obituaries

January 14, 1940 — July 18, 2014
Carolyn Robicheaux Larive, 74, a resident of Berwick passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at her home.

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