Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

With the alligator hunting season edging toward a close, most hunters have filled their tags for the season, and wildlife officials report no citations in this region. Sidney “Peanut” Michel, of Morgan City, said he is finishing up with the last of his nearly 300 tags.
The cupboards are nearly bare at Emergency Aid-United Way of South Louisiana in Franklin. Members of Catholic Daughters 1642 and friends gave a helping hand in stocking shelves this week for the national “Day of Caring” but empty space abounds. To donate, call 337-828-0921.

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

By JEAN L. McCORKLEjmccorkle@daily-review.com MORGAN CITY — Donna Jones, cafeteria manager at M.D. Shannon Elementary, greets each student as they start their morning with her for breakfast.

Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Veterans Day

Raeli Klaire Dekerlegand, an M.E. Norman Elementary School student, is dressed as the Statue of Liberty during a special performance held Monday afternoon at Morgan City Junior High School’s Veterans Day assembly. (Photo by Courtney Darce)

 Morgan City Junior High School students, employees and faculty recognized and honored the 21 million veterans and active duty military during Veterans Day ceremonies Monday.

Salute to veterans

Veterans salute as they hear their military branch anthems played during the Blue Star Marker Memorial Service held at Patterson City Hall Friday. From left, Lawrence Johnson, Army, Woodrow Carlin, Army, John Benge, Navy, and Bobbie Grimball, Navy. (Photos by Courtney Darce)

The notes of Taps wafted into wind currents ridden by an eagle over Patterson’s Blue Star Marker Memorial Service at City Hall Friday.

Central Catholic High School homecoming

Central Catholic High School senior Kim Russo was crowned homecoming queen during halftime of Friday’s 50-0 victory against Gueydan. Russo is flanked by her parents, Joe and Stefanie Russo.

Central Catholic High School senior Kim Russo was crowned homecoming queen during halftime of Friday’s 50-0 victory against Gueydan. Russo is flanked by her parents, Joe and Stefanie Russo.

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Sports

Just one area team was victorious in week 3 of the high school football season as Morgan City defeated West St. Mary, 48-12.

Lifestyle

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Sen. Bret and Kim Allain, of Adeline, celebrated their 30th anniversary on June 28 with a renewal of vows in which the Rev. Jody Simoneaux officiated. A reception followed at their home.

Obituaries

Geraldine Ann Dinger

January 12, 1951 — September 17, 2014
Geraldine Ann Dinger, 63, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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