A “SPLASH AND DASH” was recently held at the Chitimacha Recreation Center. It was a combination swim/run event in which the kids swam and ran designated distances according to their age group. After the swim, ribbons were awarded in the following age groups: 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 and 15-adult.
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.

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Morgan City water line work

From left, city workers Henry Fraijo and Robert Gould work on the 16-inch water line this morning at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Grizzaffi Street while Morgan City Water, Sewer and Gas Supervisor Kawika Kaai watches. City workers were doing the initial setup for a private contractor to tie the 16-inch main water line into a 6-inch water line, Kaai said. That tie-in will increase water flow to certain sections of the city, he said. City workers have been changing out water valves throughout the city to help with water flow and chlorine levels, he said.
(The Daily Review/Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

From left, city workers Henry Fraijo and Robert Gould work on the 16-inch water line this morning at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Grizzaffi Street while Morgan City Water, Sewer and Gas

‘Rhythms on the River’ returns Friday

Rhythms on the River is a Friday evening ritual in downtown Morgan City. The music prompts dancing at an April 2013 Rhythms on the River. The event resumes Friday.
(The Daily Review File Photo)

The downtown live music series “Rhythms on the River” is scheduled to begin Friday and continue each Friday through June 20, according to a Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau news release.

Secretaries Week

Mayors Raymond Harris of Franklin, seated left, and Wayne Breaux of Baldwin, seated right, joined secretaries from local public schools to sign a proclamation declaring April 21-25 as Secretaries W

Marine Corps League elects officers

The St. Mary Detachment Marine Corps League elected its officers Tuesday at Patterson American Legion Post 242. The St. Mary Detachment Marine Corps League elected its officers Tuesday at Patterson American Legion Post 242. Seated, from left, are Alan Pellerin, senior vice commandant; David Martin, commandant; and Gene Falcon, junior vice commandant. Standing, from left, are James Dugas, adjutant paymaster; Bobby Darce, judge advocate; Horace A. Pete Jr., sergeant at arms; Ray Blanchard, chaplain (not elected); and Mike Silva, junior past commandant.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

The St. Mary Detachment Marine Corps League elected its officers Tuesday at Patterson American Legion Post 242.

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A “SPLASH AND DASH” was recently held at the Chitimacha Recreation Center. It was a combination swim/run event in which the kids swam and ran designated distances according to their age group.

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

Baldwin - Memorial services will be held for Jerry Paul DeRouen Sr., 56, on Thursday July 24, 2014 at 6 p.m., at David Funeral Home of Jeanerette. Jerry Paul DeRouen Jr.

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