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.


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


Arrest reports

Alvin Farrande

A Bayou Vista man accused of hitting a volunteer firefighter with his vehicle while the firefighter was responding to a September 2013 wreck on the U.S.

Rhythms on the River off to strong start

Scores of people gathered to listen to Déjà Vu as the group kicked off this year’s Rhythm’s on the River on Front Street in downtown Morgan City Friday. The five-piece band entertained the crowd with an eclectic list of songs that included Motown, country, disco, rock and hits from the 1980s and 1990s.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Friday night began the annual Rhythms on the River on Front Street in downtown Morgan City. The event continues with music and dancing each Friday night until June 20.

Omega Protein spotter pilots briefed at Patterson airport

A spotter plane, upper right, directs fishing boats to a school of menhaden, also known as pogy.
(Submitted Photo Courtesy of Omega Protein)

With the start of the menhaden season April 21, fish spotters converged on the Patterson airport to begin their search for pools of the small, oily-fleshed, silver fish that are processed into omeg



--Submitted photo

The third annual Bayou BBQ Bash had two visiting queens make an appearance at the July 18 and 19 event in Morgan City.


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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