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 office 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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State treasurer: Consulting contracts need to be cut

At Thursday’s Morgan City Rotary Club meeting, State Treasurer John Kennedy holds up books containing a list of the 5,499 consulting contracts the Department of Louisiana had with private companies from 2005 to 2010.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

State Treasurer John Kennedy is backing a bill in the legislative session that would slash state agency consulting contracts by 10 percent and provide $528 million in funding for higher education,

Arrest reports

Jody Cubbege

A 58-year-old Morgan City man was charged Thursday after he struck a correctional officer while in the Morgan City Jail, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release.

Donation to Morgan City Project Graduation

The Cypress Corvette Club recently made a donation to Morgan City High School Project Graduation. In the photo are Gene Falcon, Carlos Izaguirre, Joe Mayon and Autumn Martinez Sr. from the high school; and Mark Griffin Sr., Chico Rivera, Ethan Whittington and Doile Fontenot from the Cypress Corvette Club.
(Submitted Photo)

The Cypress Corvette Club recently made a donation to Morgan City High School Project Graduation. In the photo are Gene Falcon, Carlos Izaguirre, Joe Mayon and Autumn Martinez Sr.

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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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