Donna Peveto

A 57-year-old Houma woman accused of stealing more than $633,000 from a Morgan City business was arrested Thursday, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release. Donna Sue Peveto, 57, of Houma, was arrested at 11:25 a.m. Thursday on a warrant for seven counts of felony theft totaling $633,700, Banks said.
A $28,000 allocation from the St. Mary Parish Council will help provide equipment for first responders to deal with mass casualty events. The council agreed to provide the funds to the parish fire association after hearing from Franklin Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Hildreth Wednesday.

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A former Baldwin Police officer has been charged with molestation of a juvenile, malfeasance in office, sexual battery and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Donna Peveto

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Fire departments, 911 receive new radio gear

St. Mary Sheriff’s Office personnel learned about a new 700 megahertz radio system installed during an open house at the St. Mary Parish 911 office in Morgan City Wednesday. Standing, from left, are 911 Director Charlotte Angeron, Detective Jimmy Broussard, Maj. Gary Driskell and Maj. Scott Anslum. Seated is Rit Das, senior systems engineer for Motorola.
(The Daily Review/Jean L. McCorkle)

Thanks to a $687,000 federal grant, St. Mary Parish fire departments and the 911 system unveiled a communications upgrade that went live Friday.

Financial lessons at Morgan City Junior High

Morgan City Rotary Club members volunteered their time to assist students from Morgan City Junior High become aware of financial responsibilities. The program was provided by the New Orleans Junior Achievement Organization and sponsored by Capital One Bank. From left, are Herman and Mary Hartman, Carrie Stansbury, Lea Hebert, Morgan Murdock, Jim Firmin, Dane Robison, Pam Daniels, Cherie Laiche, Manuel Ramirez, Emily Bailey, Rev. Terry Bunner and John Landry
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members volunteered their time to assist students from Morgan City Junior High become aware of financial responsibilities.

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The third annual Bayou BBQ Bash had two visiting queens make an appearance at the July 18 and 19 event in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Mr. Bob Michael Joseph, 70, a resident and native of Charenton, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at 5:30 a.m., at Ochsner Extended Care Hospital in Kenner following a short illness.

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