Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

With the alligator hunting season edging toward a close, most hunters have filled their tags for the season, and wildlife officials report no citations in this region. Sidney “Peanut” Michel, of Morgan City, said he is finishing up with the last of his nearly 300 tags.
The cupboards are nearly bare at Emergency Aid-United Way of South Louisiana in Franklin. Members of Catholic Daughters 1642 and friends gave a helping hand in stocking shelves this week for the national “Day of Caring” but empty space abounds. To donate, call 337-828-0921.

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

By JEAN L. McCORKLEjmccorkle@daily-review.com MORGAN CITY — Donna Jones, cafeteria manager at M.D. Shannon Elementary, greets each student as they start their morning with her for breakfast.

Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Brothers reflect on WWII service, meeting in Philippines after war

Richard Romaire, left, and Ferris Romaire talk Wednesday about their military service during World War II while at Richard Romaire’s home in Morgan City.
--The Daily Review/Photos by Zachary Fitzgerald

MORGAN CITY — Though Richard Romaire and Ferris Romaire served thousands of miles apart during World War II, the brothers reunited after the war ended when both were stationed in the Philippines.

Miles Liner Scholarship

The Miles Liner Foundation Patterson High School scholarship winner was Luke Larive, center. With the winner are Lynn Liner, left, and Mike Liner. The foundation’s main purpose is to keep the name of Miles Liner alive in the Tri-City area and the LSU community. Scholarships are awarded to graduates of Berwick High, Morgan City High, Patterson High and Central Catholic High schools. Larive received the $750 scholarship at the school’s May 19 awards ceremony.
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The Miles Liner Foundation scholarship's purpose is to keep the name of Miles Liner alive in the Tri-City area and the LSU community.

3 businesses honored for 50-year, 90-year anniversaries

L-H Printing & Office Supplies was recognized for its 90-year anniversary by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce Wednesday at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. From left are Tim Gray of L-H Printing, Chamber of Commerce Chairman Bob Harrison, Damon Robison of L-H Printing, and Chamber of Commerce President Donna Meyer.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Three businesses that have held a presence in the parish for a combined nearly 200 years were recognized Wednesday at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.

Briggs: Energy sector to see growth if challenges overcome

Louisiana Oil & Gas Association Vice President Gifford Briggs speaks Wednesday during the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thelepape)

The state is poised to be part of an American energy resurgence if the oil and gas industry can overcome challenges from regulations and lawsuits, Gifford Briggs, vice president of the Louisiana Oi

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Sports

E.D. White’s Jeremy Rounds runs against Central Catholic while being pursued by Demarcus Mitchell, left, and Tyler Landry, during the Cardinals’ 32-6 win in Morgan City Thursday night.

E.D. White used its strong run game to turn a 14-6 halftime lead into a 32-6 rout against the Central Catholic in nondistrict action Thursday.

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Sen. Bret and Kim Allain, of Adeline, celebrated their 30th anniversary on June 28 with a renewal of vows in which the Rev. Jody Simoneaux officiated. A reception followed at their home.

Obituaries

Geraldine Ann Dinger

January 12, 1951 — September 17, 2014
Geraldine Ann Dinger, 63, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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