The Acadiana Mega Raffle held its Early Bird Drawing, the first of three drawings Friday and announces a total of 11 winners for 11 prizes Tuesday.

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Seventeen state lawmakers, including two representing portions of St. Mary Parish, asked a judge on Monday to end Louisiana’s use of the Common Core education standards in public schools, saying education leaders didn’t properly enact the multistate benchmarks.

Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars catcher Jacob Blum is pictured during Monday’s game against Franklinton at the Bayou Vista Community Center. (The Daily Review/Photos by Michelle Blanc)

The Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars and Patterson 10-year-old All-Stars were both eliminated in extra innings from the Louisiana Dixie Youth AAA Minors North Regional Monday. Morgan City lost to Franklinton 11-8 in seven innings, and Patterson lost to South Sabine, 8-7 in nine innings

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars catcher Jacob Blum is pictured during Monday’s game against Franklinton at the Bayou Vista Community Center. (The Daily Review/Photos by Michelle Blanc)

Memorial’s eagle symbolizes late pastor’s goal for congregation

Nell Lamury stands by the memorial to her late husband and pastor of Word of Life Family Church the Rev. Richard “Lee” Lamury. The memorial will be dedicated at 2 p.m. Sunday at the church, 108 Ryan St., Patterson.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A memorial to the late pastor of Word of Life Family Church, featuring a full-size replica of a soaring eagle, will be dedicated Sunday.

Guest speakers at Berwick Elementary School

Hollyn and Mark Chellette are local creators of BeaZell’s Cajun Seasoning. They were guest speakers for Louisiana Week at Berwick Elementary. The students learned that Mark Chellette would cook with his grandmother every Sunday, where his love for Cajun cooking began. He also labeled his first seasoning with hot pink duct tape. From left, are Hollyn Chellette, Sam Pitre, Kristopher Hebert, Ra’Myre Jones, Coby Leleaux, Kelly Boggs and Mark Chellette.
(Submitted Photo)

Hollyn and Mark Chellette are local creators of BeaZell’s Cajun Seasoning. They were guest speakers for Louisiana Week at Berwick Elementary.

Black history essay winners

The 100 Black Men of St. Mary Inc. recently recognized its Black History 2014 Essay Contest winners from Patterson Junior High. From left are teacher Travis Darnell and student winners Erika Garcia, Alaila Payton and Iriah Taylor.
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The 100 Black Men of St. Mary Inc. recently recognized its Black History 2014 Essay Contest winners from Patterson Junior High.

Fallen Warriors Memorial donation

A Fallen Warriors Memorial Fundraising Banquet was held May 22 at the Petroleum Club in Morgan City. From left, are Ronnie Lirette of Lirette Ford Mercury in Morgan City; Bruce Bordelon, father of Fallen Warrior 1st Sgt. Michael Bordelon; Wendell Neal, president of the Southeast Louisiana Mustang Club; and Marc Distefano, co-chairman of the Fallen Warriors Memorial Project for the Tri-City area.
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A Fallen Warriors Memorial Fundraising Banquet was held May 22 at the Petroleum Club in Morgan City.

Morgan City Junior High School students treated to theater visit

Morgan City Junior High School sent 260 students to the movies May 16 for having good behavior for the entire year. The reward is part of the Positive Behavior Intervention and Support Program. Darlene Toups of Lake Cinema hosted the class and the Morgan City Police Department provided escort from the school.
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Morgan City Junior High School sent 260 students to the movies May 16 for having good behavior for the entire year. The reward is part of the Positive Behavior Intervention and Support Program.

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Sports

The St. Mary Central 10-year-old All-Stars went 1-1 Monday at the AAA Minor South Regional at Wally Pontiff Jr. Playground in Metairie.

Lifestyle

Glenn Ghirardi provided magical entertainment for the St. Mary AARP July 7 meeting.
--Mark Leonard photos

On July 7, St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting and dinner at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center, home of St. Mary AARP, in Morgan City.

Obituaries

January 14, 1940 — July 18, 2014
Carolyn Robicheaux Larive, 74, a resident of Berwick passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at her home.

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