The St. Mary Council on Aging and a group of senior citizens recently made a trip to Pennsylvania. The group went shopping and exploring on their own to such landmarks as Independence Hall, Betsy Ross’ House, the mint, the Federal Reserve, the Holocaust Memorial, Logan Circle, Penn’s Landing and “The Rocky Steps” where this picture was taken.

TDT Director Trey Snyder awards Denise D’Abundo of Baton Rouge $100 for her third-place finish in the solo double-blade class, racing against men. Under changes for 2015, she would have received $200 for third place, plus another $200 for being the first woman in that class. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Breaux Bridge – Female paddlers will get some extra love from Tour du Teche starting with next year’s race. The TDT Board of Directors has approved changes for Tour du Teche VI that include bonuses to the first boats powered solely by women to finish in each of four “pro” racing classes.
Judicial candidates Anthony Thibodeaux and Dean Wattigny have spent a combined $150,906 ahead of the Nov. 4 election, according to campaign finance reports. They are running for the Division A seat on the 16th Judicial District Court, which is being vacated by retiring judge Gerard B. Wattigny, the candidate’s brother.

TDT Director Trey Snyder awards Denise D’Abundo of Baton Rouge $100 for her third-place finish in the solo double-blade class, racing against men. Under changes for 2015, she would have received $200 for third place, plus another $200 for being the first woman in that class. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Donation to St. Mary Outreach

M C Bank Customer Service Department donated to St. Mary Outreach-United Way food drive held recently. From left are Pat Aucoin, Customer Service Department supervisor; Julie Landry, Ann Hooper, Brandi Landry, Charlene Hall; and standing, Wendy Duhon, Maria Bolano and Linda Brown. (Submitted Photo)

M C Bank Customer Service Department donated to St. Mary Outreach-United Way food drive held recently.

‘Shop with a Cop’ brings cheer

From left, Mrs. Claus (Bobbie Courville), Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch, Santa Claus (Roger Courville), Lt. James Blair, and Jan Dossett, chief of police secretary, stand next to gifts they brought to families in Morgan City. (The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Police officers, Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus brought some Christmas spirit to families in need Wednesday by delivering gifts and Christmas dinners.

Socks donated to prisoners

From left, front row, Mt. Era Baptist Church member Deealan Lowry, Mission President Vera Jones and Correspondent Secretary Carolyn Gash hold about 150 pairs of socks donated to the Morgan City Jail. At right is Morgan City Police Assistant Chief Mike Banks and in the back row is Morgan City Police Sgt. Mark Griffin Sr. (The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Inmates at the Morgan City Jail will receive some of the roughly 150 pairs of socks Mt. Era Baptist Church donated to help keep inmates warm who cannot afford to buy socks.

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Joey Trahan and Christina Blanchard
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Mark and Jennifer Blanchard, of Morgan City, wish to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Christina Marie Blanchard, to Joey Albert Trahan, son of Linda Trahan, of Ho

Obituaries

Lloyd Harold Pitts, 96, of Franklin passed away at his home Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

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