The Acadiana Mega Raffle held its Early Bird Drawing, the first of three drawings Friday and announces a total of 11 winners for 11 prizes Tuesday.

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Seventeen state lawmakers, including two representing portions of St. Mary Parish, asked a judge on Monday to end Louisiana’s use of the Common Core education standards in public schools, saying education leaders didn’t properly enact the multistate benchmarks.

Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars catcher Jacob Blum is pictured during Monday’s game against Franklinton at the Bayou Vista Community Center. (The Daily Review/Photos by Michelle Blanc)

The Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars and Patterson 10-year-old All-Stars were both eliminated in extra innings from the Louisiana Dixie Youth AAA Minors North Regional Monday. Morgan City lost to Franklinton 11-8 in seven innings, and Patterson lost to South Sabine, 8-7 in nine innings

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Morgan City 10-year-old All-Stars catcher Jacob Blum is pictured during Monday’s game against Franklinton at the Bayou Vista Community Center. (The Daily Review/Photos by Michelle Blanc)

Franklin branch library to host Orphan Train program

The Orphan Train era saw the largest mass movement of children in American history. During a 75-year period, 1854-1929, more than 250,000 children were transported by rail across America from New York City. “Riders on the Orphan Train,” will be presented Monday at the Franklin branch of the St. Mary Parish Library beginning at 6 p.m.

A program entitled, “Riders on the Orphan Train,” will be presented Monday at the Franklin branch of the St. Mary Parish Library.

USS Louisiana returns to home port

BANGOR, Wash. (April 22, 2014) -- USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) cycles its missile hatches as the boat's Blue Crew returns home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deter-rent patrol. The USS Louisiana is the 18th Ohio class nuclear-powered submarine. The boat carries Trident ballistic missiles and was commissioned in 1997. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Ahron Arendes/Released)

BANGOR, Wash. (April 22, 2014) -- USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) cycles its missile hatches as the boat's Blue Crew returns home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deter-rent patrol.

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Sports

The St. Mary Central 10-year-old All-Stars went 1-1 Monday at the AAA Minor South Regional at Wally Pontiff Jr. Playground in Metairie.

Lifestyle

Glenn Ghirardi provided magical entertainment for the St. Mary AARP July 7 meeting.
--Mark Leonard photos

On July 7, St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting and dinner at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center, home of St. Mary AARP, in Morgan City.

Obituaries

January 14, 1940 — July 18, 2014
Carolyn Robicheaux Larive, 74, a resident of Berwick passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at her home.

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