The Central Catholic Eagles will take on the Ascension Episcopal Blue Gators in the second round of the Class 1A playoffs Wednesday. The sixth-seed Eagles will have home field advantage against the 11th-seed Blue Gators when the game starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Amelia Recreation Center. Patrick Barron, above, slides safely into home during the Eagles’ defeat of Delhi Charter in first-round play.
--The Daily Review/Corwin Murray

There will be no surprises in Wednesday’s second-round playoff game when Central Catholic hosts District 7-1A foe Ascension Episcopal. CCHS (21-4), the sixth-seed, beat Episcopal (20-9), the 11th-seed, twice in the regular season 9-2 and 4-1.

From left to right, rocket team members Julie McClain, Ahmad Fears, John Sorrel, Glendon Jones, Miasia Johnson and Landon Landry.

A team of high school students from across South Louisiana recently became the first Louisiana High School Team to design, build and fly an advanced Level II High Power rocket capable of flights up to four miles in altitude and speeds in excess of MACH 2, as fast as military missiles.
Local officials gathered recently to sign proclamations recognizing May 2-10 as National Travel and Tourism Week. The proclamation notes that travelers to St. Mary Parish generate $159.5 million in annual spending, provide for 1,690 jobs with a $33.8 million payroll and pay $2.71 million in local taxes.

The Central Catholic Eagles will take on the Ascension Episcopal Blue Gators in the second round of the Class 1A playoffs Wednesday. The sixth-seed Eagles will have home field advantage against the 11th-seed Blue Gators when the game starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Amelia Recreation Center. Patrick Barron, above, slides safely into home during the Eagles’ defeat of Delhi Charter in first-round play.
--The Daily Review/Corwin Murray

From left to right, rocket team members Julie McClain, Ahmad Fears, John Sorrel, Glendon Jones, Miasia Johnson and Landon Landry.

Aucoin takes oath

Gregory P. Aucoin was sworn in as judge of the 16th Judicial District Court Division F at the St. Mary Parish Courthouse on Wednesday. Above, U.S. District Court Judge Richard T. Haik Sr.

Donation to St. Mary Outreach

Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach executive director, accepted a donation of $1,000 from Pam Heffner, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Women president, Tuesday at St. Mary Outreach in Morgan City. The donation came from the women’s group project of reprinting the book “Ada and the Doc.”
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach executive director, accepted a donation of $1,000 from Pam Heffner, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Women president, Tuesday at St. Mary Outreach in Morgan City.

Detectives investigating wallet/ID theft at Bayou Vista Walmart (update)

Vehicle believed identified by St. Mary Parish sheriff's investigators as involved in a wallet theft at Walmart in Bayou Vista on Monday.
(Surveillance Photo Courtesy of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)

UPDATE from the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office: The suspect has been identified. Charges are pending.

Louisiana news briefs

The 12th Fast Response Cutter, the Isaac Mayo, has been delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard by Bollinger Shipyards.
(Submitted Photo Courtesy of Bollinger Shipyards)

Bollinger delivers cutter
LOCKPORT (AP) — Bollinger Shipyards has delivered its 12th Fast Response Cutter, the Isaac Mayo, to the U.S. Coast Guard.

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The Central Catholic Eagles will take on the Ascension Episcopal Blue Gators in the second round of the Class 1A playoffs Wednesday. The sixth-seed Eagles will have home field advantage against the 11th-seed Blue Gators when the game starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Amelia Recreation Center. Patrick Barron, above, slides safely into home during the Eagles’ defeat of Delhi Charter in first-round play.
--The Daily Review/Corwin Murray

There will be no surprises in Wednesday’s second-round playoff game when Central Catholic hosts District 7-1A foe Ascension Episcopal.

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Kentraell Benjamin and N’Yati Verdun were crowned Patterson High School prom king and queen. The dance took place April 25 at Patterson High.

Obituaries

April 24, 1963 — May 2, 2015
Denise Alice Guidry, 52, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, Louisiana, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015, at her residence.

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