Morgan City High School’s Tywuan Walker prepares to release the game-winning shot during the waning seconds of Morgan City’s contest against South Terrebonne Friday. Morgan City rallied in the fourth quarter to avoid an upset bid in a 59-57 victory. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Tywuan Walker’s last-second bucket off a turnover helped Morgan City stave off an upset from South Terrebonne in District 7-4A action Friday.

A fire Saturday night at a two-story house in Amelia displaced two families. No injuries were reported.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Two families, including at least five children, lost their two-story home to a fire Saturday night. Amelia Fire Chief Carl McAllister said his department received a report of the fire at 9:40 p.m. Saturday. When firefighters arrived on the scene, the home on Cynthia Street was fully involved.

Scene from last year’s Franklin Art Walk

The Sixth Annual Art Walk will be Wednesday, March 4 from 5-8 p.m.

Morgan City High School’s Tywuan Walker prepares to release the game-winning shot during the waning seconds of Morgan City’s contest against South Terrebonne Friday. Morgan City rallied in the fourth quarter to avoid an upset bid in a 59-57 victory. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

A fire Saturday night at a two-story house in Amelia displaced two families. No injuries were reported.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Scene from last year’s Franklin Art Walk

Ruiz retiring after 33 years as city prosecutor

A reception was held Monday afternoon for retiring City Prosecutor Sostenes Ruiz III in the Morgan City Court Building. From left are Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Ruiz, R.J. Percle, and City Court Judge Kim Stansbury.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The volume of people coming to City Court has continually increased and laws have become more complicated throughout the 33 years Sostenes Ruiz III has been city prosecutor, he said Friday.

Early voting

Lynette Davis and Joan Simon assisted Harold Ganaway with signing in before voting today at the St. Mary Parish Registrar of Voter’s branch office at 301 Third St. in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Crystal Thieliepape)

There were 1,854 votes cast in St. Mary Parish through Saturday for the Nov. 4 election, according to Registrar of Voters Jolene Holcombe.
Tuesday is the last day for early voting.

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Morgan City High School’s Tywuan Walker prepares to release the game-winning shot during the waning seconds of Morgan City’s contest against South Terrebonne Friday. Morgan City rallied in the fourth quarter to avoid an upset bid in a 59-57 victory. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Tywuan Walker’s last-second bucket off a turnover helped Morgan City stave off an upset from South Terrebonne in District 7-4A action Friday.

Lifestyle

Born to Nicole Jamie Aucoin and Corey Joseph Compton of Patterson, a girl, Annastasia Lynn Compton, on Dec. 13 at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Catherine Seeley Charles 83, a resident of Jeanerette and native of Jennings, died Saturday, January 17, 2015, at 4:41 a.m., at Maison Teche Nursing Home in Jeanerette following a short illness.

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