Danny Ray Reding,

A Bayou L’Ourse father shot his dog, fired a shot at his friend and took his 5-year-old daughter hostage at gunpoint Friday.

Morgan City defeated St. Martinville, 37-34, Friday in the Lumberjack Invitational. Pictured, Morgan City’s Brady Fryou goes up for the jump ball against St. Martinville. (The Daily Review/Photos by Diane Miller Fears)

The Patterson Lumberjacks won the Lumberjack Invitational over the weekend after beating Thibodaux in the championship game.

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Two of the Morgan City Housing Authority employees who are accused of receiving improper pay and bonuses will continue to be employed with the authority at least until officials finish investigating the authority’s right to action against state Civil Service classified employees, the housing authority board decided Thursday.

Danny Ray Reding,

Morgan City defeated St. Martinville, 37-34, Friday in the Lumberjack Invitational. Pictured, Morgan City’s Brady Fryou goes up for the jump ball against St. Martinville. (The Daily Review/Photos by Diane Miller Fears)

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

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Arrest reports

Matthew Tabor

A Thibodaux man was jailed for drunken driving after he attempted to run another vehicle off the road in Morgan City and then fled from officers, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a ne

Former Morgan City players are on ULL’s NCAA Tournament team

Louisiana-Lafayette sophomore forward Shawn Long is one of the Cajuns’ leading scorers. Long played at Morgan City High School.
Photo Courtesy of Louisiana Ragin’ Cajun Athletics

When Louisiana-Lafayette takes on Creighton Friday afternoon for its second-round NCAA basketball contest, Morgan City will be represented on the court and on the sidelines.

Teche Regional employees support autism awareness

Teche Regional Medical Center employees participated in the Autism Society Bayou 5k Run/Walk for Autism Awareness on March 15. Employees wore blue shirts that stated, “Supporting a Healthy Community … 1 mile at a Time.” Teche Regional also served as the medical tent for the run. Team members included Sabrina Roy, Joy Burns, Cole Romero, Brad Scully, Scott Williams, Noah Waguespack, Rachel Torres, Tabby Lipari, Kayla Guillot, Christie Lirette, Rachel Naquin, Skye Bailey, Rod Bailey, Tyra Dupuy, Keith Grimball, Tara Lathrop, Sarah Pontiff, Audrie Jones, Jeanette Lizcano, Michelle Taylor, Cyrus Kiyarfar, Patti Givens, Tracy Rankin, Linda Francis, Julie Domino, Emily Loupe, Kelly Billot, Paul Lousteau and Mary Loupe.
(Submitted Photo)

Teche Regional Medical Center employees participated in the Autism Society Bayou 5k Run/Walk for Autism Awareness on March 15.

17th annual St. Mary Parish Student Art Show

Winners in the second-third grade division of the 17th annual St. Mary Parish Student Art Show were announced at the Artists Guild Unlimited gallery in Morgan City. They are, from left, best of show, Sarai Richardson, MD Shannon; first place, Caroline Broussard, MD Shannon; third place, Kali Lasseigne, Berwick Elementary; and honorable mentions, Dontrell Miller, MD Shannon; Kady Bertrand, Immanuel Christian; and Jace Pellerin, Glencoe Charter.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

The 17th annual St. Mary Parish Student Art Show is being held through March 28 at the Artists Guild Unlimited gallery in Morgan City.
Winners were announced March 11.

RV tour visits Morgan City

Linda and Doug Stoudt of Berthoud, Colo., stand next to their RV Sunday at Lake End Park in Morgan City. The couple was among 45 people with an RV caravan representing 14 states and Canada that stayed in Morgan City over the weekend.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

A caravan of 23 RVs representing 14 states and Canada stopped at Lake End Park over the weekend as part of a tour of south Louisiana.

School leader retiring

St. Mary Parish Assistant Superintendent Keith Thibodeaux.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

St. Mary Parish Assistant Superintendent Keith Thibodeaux recently announced his retirement from education after 36 years of service.

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Sylvania Verret celebrated her 100th birthday on Dec. 21. Family and friends gathered Dec. 18 for a special birthday party at Morgan City Health Care Center to celebrate prior to her big day.

Obituaries

Jimmie Adam Verrett Sr.

June 25, 1945 — December 20, 2014
Jimmie Adam Verrett Sr., 69, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at his residence.

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