The award for Champion Yorkshire Swine and Champion Duroc went to Tylar Morris, above, at the St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show. Zach Hebert, below, won for Champion Intermediate Showman, Exhibitor with Highest Price Market Hog and First Place Intermediate.

Amelia Hoppe, Director of Programs

The Louisiana Civil Justice Center (LCJC) will embark on its second “Justice Tour” that includes a stop at the St. Mary Parish Library in Franklin.

Krewe of Adonis King Jake Breaux and Queen Carey Gaddis throw beads during Friday's parade in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The Krewe of Adonis Parade kicked off the Tri-City Mardi Gras parade schedule Friday night in Morgan City.

Ribbon cut at new business; also at Center of Hope

Supreme Outboard Service, at top, was joined by
St. Mary Chamber of Commerce representatives,
local public officials and guests to cut the ribbon at
their 1718 Main St. location in Franklin Thursday.
Owners Keth Parker, Andrea Dupre, Lloyd Gros and
Jennifer Gros said the business is a certified Mercury
and Yamaha service center, and also offers
parts, hi-performance gear and more. Their hours
are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and
Saturday hours are seasonal. At bottom, the Arc of St.
Mary/Center of Hope held a ribbon cutting for the
grand opening of the Betty Verrett Vocational Training
Facility in Centerville on Wednesday. Local officials,
Chamber of Commerce members, friends,
family, clients and employees were on hand for the
occasion. Clients held fund raisers, selling raffle
tickets for more than 16 years, to raise the funds
required to build the new facility. Additional funding
was received from the parish. The facility is open
from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and
provides vocational training for individuals with
intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout
the parish. For more information, call (337) 836-
9445.

Clearing the way; Contractor progressing on levee project

Phylway Construction works to clear trees Thursday on the Hellenic property in Morgan City. Soil will be excavated from the site to be used to raise levees from Lake End Park to Justa Street. The site will eventually become a drainage canal to transport water to a new pumping station to be built near Lake End Park. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Just two weeks into construction, work is progressing quickly on the Lake End Park to Justa Street portion of the Morgan City Levee Improvements Project.

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Sports

GONZALES _ The No. 17 seed Hanson Memorial Tigers posted a 63-58 road victory over No. 16 seed Ascension Christian 63-58 in the first round of the Division IV playoffs.

Lifestyle

Versa Dore was given a gift by Bayou Vista Garden Club Vice President and Program Chairman Gloria Roy in appreciation for Dore’s presentation at the February Bayou Vista Garden Club meeting. Dore gave a presentation on backyard habitats.
—Submitted Photos

Louisiana Master Gardener Versa Dore was guest speaker at the Bayou Vista Garden Club February meeting.

Obituaries

August 13, 1936-February 23, 2017
Susana Lopez Ramirez Torres, 80, a resident of Patterson, passed away in her home on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, surrounded by her adoring family.

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