BATON ROUGE — St. Mary Parish’s unemployment rate remained nearly steady in December at 6.8 percent, down slight from 6.9 percent in November, according to not seasonally adjusted December data released Friday by the Louisiana Workforce Commission. But the parish’s jobless rate is up sharply from 4.8 percent in December 2013.

Central Catholic High School upset Patterson High School, 45-35, in high school boys’ basketball action Thursday in Morgan City. The Eagles entered the game ranked No. 22 in the latest unofficial Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A power rankings, while Patterson was ranked No. 14 in Class 3A. Above, Central Catholic’s Charlie Solar, right, works against Patterson’s Tyric Garrett. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Central Catholic outscored Patterson 21-8 in the third quarter on its way to a 45-35 upset win against Patterson. While Patterson led 15-12 at the half, the Eagles outscored the Lumberjacks in the third quarter to take a 32-23 lead after three quarters. Both teams scored 12 points apiece in the last quarter.

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One suspect who had been featured in The Daily Review’s Most Wanted edition for more than a year and another suspect who was in the edition for just six days were both caught by authorities in January. Morgan City

Central Catholic High School upset Patterson High School, 45-35, in high school boys’ basketball action Thursday in Morgan City. The Eagles entered the game ranked No. 22 in the latest unofficial Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A power rankings, while Patterson was ranked No. 14 in Class 3A. Above, Central Catholic’s Charlie Solar, right, works against Patterson’s Tyric Garrett. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

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The Diamonds to perform in Morgan City Tuesday

The Diamonds are to perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium as part of the Community Concert Association’s concert series.
(Submitted Photo)

Legendary hit-makers, The Diamonds, take the stage for a night of classic rock and roll at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Arrest reports

Joquisha Mingo

A 28-year-old Morgan City woman was arrested Sunday for seventh offense possession of drug paraphernalia after being found with a pipe used to smoke narcotics, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Bank

Artist’s expertise draws framers to Morgan City

Morgan City artist Catherine Siracusa taught a class on encaustic art, also known as hot wax painting, which involves a process of heating colored wax and applying that liquid or paste to a porous surface like wood, canvas or paper. The class Sunday in the cabins at Lake End Parkway was part of a spring educational retreat by the Deep South Chapter of the Professional Picture Framers Association. Viewing the presentation are Tony Balli and his son, Bryce, of Picayune, Miss.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Professional framers from three states came to Morgan City this weekend to learn from local artist Catherine Siracusa about encaustic art as well as to learn how to frame it.

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Central Catholic High School upset Patterson High School, 45-35, in high school boys’ basketball action Thursday in Morgan City. The Eagles entered the game ranked No. 22 in the latest unofficial Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A power rankings, while Patterson was ranked No. 14 in Class 3A. Above, Central Catholic’s Charlie Solar, right, works against Patterson’s Tyric Garrett. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Central Catholic outscored Patterson 21-8 in the third quarter on its way to a 45-35 upset win against Patterson.

Lifestyle

John Smilie and Shana Arnaud
--Crystal Young Photography

John Smilie and Shana Arnaud, of Patterson, would like to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The wedding will take place in February.

Obituaries

Lillian Mae Lewis, 72, a resident of Patterson, passed away at 6:58 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at her residence in Patterson.

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