Patterson High School senior Robert David poses with some of the artwork he’s completed so far this school year. Among those are the winners of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Prep Classic Poster Contest and the Louisiana Education Loan Authority Holiday Art Scholarship Contest.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

It may be his first year in the parish’s Talented Art Program, but Patterson High School senior Robert David is setting the student art world on fire.

Lorenzo Phillips

On the heels of claiming the school’s third NJCAA football championship in four years, four members of East Mississippi Community College’s national title team have received 2014 NJCAA All-American honors, the NJCAA national office announced Tuesday.
This sign on the fence at Nick Accardo’s Main Street residence is “creative art,” Accardo said, and is for sale misspelled name and all for the price quoted on the sign. Accardo is a board member of Hospital Service District 1, recently beleaguered by controversy.

Patterson High School senior Robert David poses with some of the artwork he’s completed so far this school year. Among those are the winners of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Prep Classic Poster Contest and the Louisiana Education Loan Authority Holiday Art Scholarship Contest.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Scout fundraising dinner

The Joe Cefalu Boy Scouts of America Steak Dinner was held Thursday at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. The dinner, which was started more than 60 years ago, raises money for the Boy Scouts of America Evangeline Area Council. The event is also a Morgan City Rotary Club project. Volunteer Leon Kahn, left, serves steaks during the dinner.
(Submitted Photo)

The Joe Cefalu Boy Scouts of America Steak Dinner was held Thursday at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City.

First Baptist Church plans Christmas program

The adult choir of First Baptist Church, of Morgan City, held a practice Wednesday for its upcoming Christmas program, “All is Well,” which will be presented at 6 p.m. Sunday in the church’s sanctuary. The public is invited. First row, from left, are Cathy Hadaway, Sara Rush, Melody Turner, Sally Tullier, and director Sylvia Whiting. Second row, from left, are interpreter Ann Oncale, Maxine Hite, Betty Patterson, Billie Plaisance, Peggy Tucker and Barbara Sandras. Third row, from left, are interpreter Earline Delaune, the Rev. Nathan Rush, Sherman Whiting, Bill Tuttle, George Hite and James Hadaway. Choir members not pictured are Nancy Pendas, Genevieve Michel, Danny Carl and technical support Albert Pendas, Hershel Slaton, Joycelyn Slaton and Janet Kinkle. The cantata will be interpreted for the deaf and everyone is invited.
(Submitted Photo)

The adult choir of First Baptist Church, of Morgan City, held a practice Wednesday for its upcoming Christmas program, “All is Well,” which will be presented at 6 p.m.

Arrests reports

Eulalia McCoy

A 19-year-old Berwick woman was charged Thursday on a Baldwin police warrant for aggravated second-degree battery, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.

Board members retire with 40-plus years of education service

St. Mary Parish School Board members Ed Payton and Murphy Pontiff attended their last meeting Thursday. Each retires with more than 40 years of service to education in St. Mary Parish. From left are Superintendent Donald Aguillard, Pontiff and Payton.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

The St. Mary School Board bid its farewells to Ed Payton and Murphy Pontiff who served their last meeting as board members Thursday.

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WASHINGTON — Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds.

Obituaries

Lynn Edward Bullard Sr.

Lynn Edward Bullard Sr., 73, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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