Central Catholic High School fell at home to Vandebilt Catholic 3-0 (25-8, 25-12 and 25-12). Above, is Central Catholic’s Emma Aucoin in action during the Morgan City High School Volleyball Jamboree, while teammate Hallie Autin looks on. Central Catholic will return to action Wednesday when it travels to face Landry Walker. Action begins at 4:30 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Vandebilt Catholic eased past the Central Catholic Lady Eagles in three games Monday in both teams’ season opener in Morgan City. Vandebilt Catholic won 25-8, 25-12, 25-12.
Several cadets from the Franklin Senior High School Junior ROTC program recently went to Franklin Junior High School to give a lesson on flying the United States flag. Under the guidance of Sgt. Joseph Nowakowski, the students learned the origin and history behind the flag.
Berwick opened the Morgan City High School Jamboree with a 22-15 win against Covenant Christian Academy Friday at Tiger Stadium.

Central Catholic High School fell at home to Vandebilt Catholic 3-0 (25-8, 25-12 and 25-12). Above, is Central Catholic’s Emma Aucoin in action during the Morgan City High School Volleyball Jamboree, while teammate Hallie Autin looks on. Central Catholic will return to action Wednesday when it travels to face Landry Walker. Action begins at 4:30 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Students of the Month

Students of the Month were recognized during the May meeting of the St. Mary Parish School Board. They are from left Chloe Simpson, a fifth grader at Centerville Elementary; Jayde Lasseigne, a fifth grader at Berwick Elementary; and Tyler Besse, a fifth grader at M.E. Norman Elementary.

Duck rescue

Last Friday the Franklin Fire Department received a call from Ted Mire on La. 182 who reported that he has an old telephone pole on his property that wood peckers and wood ducks use as a nesting site. Mire said a wood duck hen was stuck and in distress. Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Hildreth responded with an engine company and firefighter Andrew Stewart III to assist. The hen came out of her nest about 15 feet up the pole and was hanging by her neck. Hildreth said she apparently collected some twine for nesting and became entangled. They raised a ladder and Hildreth, above, and below at right with the duck and Mire, climbed up to cut the cord from around the duck’s neck. She was in obvious distress and exhausted from her ordeal, he said, but he finished removing the twine and Mire released her to drink and feed. Mother and brood are reportedly doing fine.

Fresh shrimp brings flocks to docks

Customers line up for fresh shrimp after the shrimp boat Mama D ties up along the Morgan City wharf Wednesday.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The portion of the Morgan City wharf where the Mama D tied up Wednesday was a happy, noisy place.
Someone was getting paid. And lots of people were going to eat well.

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Lifestyle

Born to Patti Sue Uriegas and Derrick Justin Riley of Pierre Part, a girl, Zy’Rheanna Angelle Riley, on July 1 at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Billy Blackburn, 59, a native and resident of Lafayette, Louisiana, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at his residence.

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