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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Morgan City High School scholarship winners

Nadia Francis and Tieriana Weary, 2014 graduates of Morgan City High School, were awarded the HJG Scholarships by Herman Hartman and Earl Johnson at the recent awards ceremony. From left are Hartman, Francis, Weary and Johnson.
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Nadia Francis and Tieriana Weary, 2014 graduates of Morgan City High School, were awarded the HJG Scholarships by Herman Hartman and Earl Johnson at the recent awards ceremony.

Power line repair on U.S. 90

A 13-minute power outage affecting 650 customers in the Bayou Vista area Thursday was caused when contract tree trimmers made contact with a power line, Robbyn Cooper, Cleco spokeswoman, said. The tree trimmers were working along U.S. 90 in Berwick near Cypress Lake RV Resort around 11:48 a.m. when the incident occurred, she said. The tree trimming was part of Cleco’s routine maintenance, Cooper said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A 13-minute power outage affecting 650 customers in the Bayou Vista area Thursday was caused when contract tree trimmers made contact with a power line, Robbyn Cooper, Cleco spokeswoman, said.

Housing authority seeks to renegotiate $1/month lease

Clarence Robinson, Morgan City Housing Authority executive director.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

The Morgan City Housing Authority said Thursday it will not allow Glinda’s D & B Seafood to continue using its land for $1 a month, but the owners will be offered an opportunity to continue ope

Arrest reports

Roy Kenwood

A 36-year-old Bayou Vista man, who was arrested Thursday for driving while intoxicated, is accused of bringing marijuana into the Morgan City Jail, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a

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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.

Lifestyle

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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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