BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Dak Prescott's dynamism put a dent in the Death Valley mystique and helped Mississippi State end some long, frustrating streaks.

Lee Delaune, left, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, stops to chat with Nathalie Weber, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival board president, on Sunday morning (Aug. 31) during the 2014 festival. Weber announced Saturday that Delaune had died.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Lee Delaune, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, died Saturday, according to a news release from Nathalie Weber, president of the festival. Weber’s news release emailed Saturday afternoon follows.

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.

Lee Delaune, left, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, stops to chat with Nathalie Weber, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival board president, on Sunday morning (Aug. 31) during the 2014 festival. Weber announced Saturday that Delaune had died.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

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)

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Morgan City High School scholarship winners

Kaitlyn Verret, a 2014 Morgan City High School graduate was presented the H&B Young Foundation Scholarship during the Morgan City High School graduation ceremony. The scholarship is valued at $8,000 over a four-year period. She is the daughter of Tessie and Albert Verret. Presenting the scholarship to Verret was Mickey Fabre III, principal.
(Photos courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Scholarships were awarded during the Morgan City High School graduation ceremony.

Winery discussed

Morgan City Rotary Club members welcomed Dan Nash of Landry Vineyards in West Monroe to a recent luncheon where Nash spoke about the history of Landry Vineyards, which was featured in an episode of “Duck Dynasty” and about the wine they produce being available in 300 stores in Louisiana. From left are program director Donna Meyer, Nash, and Rotary President Carla Prejean.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members welcomed Dan Nash of Landry Vineyards in West Monroe to a recent luncheon where Nash spoke about the history of Landry Vineyards, which was featured in an episode of

Perri presented Scholarship

Each year M C Bank presents a $1,500 scholarship to one senior at each of the four area high schools. The intention behind this award is to recognize students who have been active in their school and communities. Larry J. Callais, right, M C Bank’s president and CEO presented this year’s Morgan City High School “Hometown Spirit Scholarship” to Nicole Perri. She plans to attend University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She has a strong interest in graphic design.
(Submitted Photo)

Each year M C Bank presents a $1,500 scholarship to one senior at each of the four area high schools.

Port of Morgan City executive director speaks to Kiwanis Club

Raymond “Mac” Wade, executive director of the Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District, was a guest speaker at a recent Kiwanis Club meeting held at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. Wade spoke about the new Emergency Operations Center, the new tenants for the Port and other Port of Morgan City activities. From left are Tori Henry, port administrative assistant; Tim Matte, Kiwanis member; Cindy Cutrera, port economic development manager; and Wade.
(Submitted Photo)

Raymond “Mac” Wade, executive director of the Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District, was a guest speaker at a recent Kiwanis Club meeting held at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Disappointed in the way he played a week ago, Boise State running back Jay Ajayi said he was determined to do more to help the Broncos win this week.

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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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