A substantial amount of money was stolen at gunpoint from the Exxon gas station in the 600 block of U.S. 90 West shortly after 7:45 a.m. today, Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle said. An armed man, fully clothed and masked, brandished a revolver demanding money from the teller who complied, LaSalle said.

A cross is displayed Wednesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Morgan City draped with purple cloth representing the season of Lent. The palm branches surrounding the cross are from the Palm Sunday service when the church celebrated Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem. The cloth on the cross was changed to red for Good Friday and will be changed to white for Easter Sunday, the Rev. Danny Poche of Holy Cross Catholic Church said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

As Easter approaches, area clergy say the holiday is a reminder of Jesus’ death and resurrection to pay for everyone’s sins regardless of their beliefs.

A Patterson Lumberjill crosses home plate during the squad’s earlier season action against E.D. White at Patterson High School. Patterson, the No. 25 seed in the Class 3A playoff, will begin postseason play today when it travels to face No. 8 seed Evangel in bi-district softball playoff action. The game will begin at 2 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The No. 25 seed Patterson Lumberjills will have little time to think about their first-round opponent in No. 8 seed Evangel Christian as the squad will meet the north Louisiana team today at 2 p.m. in Shreveport, just a day after the postseason brackets were released by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association.

A cross is displayed Wednesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Morgan City draped with purple cloth representing the season of Lent. The palm branches surrounding the cross are from the Palm Sunday service when the church celebrated Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem. The cloth on the cross was changed to red for Good Friday and will be changed to white for Easter Sunday, the Rev. Danny Poche of Holy Cross Catholic Church said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

A Patterson Lumberjill crosses home plate during the squad’s earlier season action against E.D. White at Patterson High School. Patterson, the No. 25 seed in the Class 3A playoff, will begin postseason play today when it travels to face No. 8 seed Evangel in bi-district softball playoff action. The game will begin at 2 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Center of Hope

The Center of Hope had a surprise visit before Christmas. Santa made a trip on a Harley Davidson to bring cheer and gifts to the individuals who attend the day program at the Center of Hope. The party was held by the board of directors of the Arc of St. Mary, Bonita Peltier, executive director, said.
(Submitted Photo)

The Center of Hope had a surprise visit before Christmas. Santa made a trip on a Harley Davidson to bring cheer and gifts to the individuals who attend the day program at the Center of Hope.

Holy Cross outreach project

Each grade at Holy Cross Elementary School has chosen an outreach project to benefit the community. During December, the kindergarten classes and the faculty and staff of Holy Cross Elementary School collected items for the residents of the Patterson Healthcare Center. The items collected will be delivered to the residents by Holy Cross Elementary sixth graders. With the bags of items collected are the kindergarten classes of Lauren Boudreaux and Lynn Beaudean. (Submitted Photo)

Each grade at Holy Cross Elementary School has chosen an outreach project to benefit the community.

M C Bank ‘Cozy Toes’ presentations

M C Bank employees made sure residents living at the Patterson Healthcare received a Christmas gift with a recent donation of what the employees call “Cozy Toes.” From left, making the donation, are Larry Callais, M C Bank president and CEO; Mary Ann Rodrigue, part time commercial loan assistant; Harold Smith, vice president/commercial loan officer; Joyce Williams, administrative assistant; Kaye Gussman, Patterson Healthcare Center administrator; Jason Bailey, assistant vice president/commercial loan officer; Jessica Trahan, marketing director; Barton Blanco, senior vice president/commercial loan officer; Margaret Paul, Patterson Healthcare activities director; and Karen Froreich, vice president/consumer loan officer who coordinates the program. (Submitted Photo)

M C Bank employees made sure residents living at the Patterson Healthcare received a Christmas gift with a recent donation of what the employees call “Cozy Toes.” From left, making the donation, ar

M C Bank ‘Cozy Toes’ presentations

M C Bank employees duplicated their Cozy Toes donation to Morgan City Health Care by wrapping Christmas gifts for their residence. On hand for the presentation, from left, were Karen Froreich, M C Bank; Jeremy Ryman, Morgan City Health Care administrator; Chyral Whitehead, Morgan City Health Care activity director; Kevin Boisseau, Morgan City Health Care administrator trainee; and bank employees Mary Ann Rodrigue, Rowena Verrette, Travis Richard, Joyce Williams, Jason Pye, Tessie DuBois, Whitney Vanderson and Tammie Johnson.

M C Bank employees duplicated their Cozy Toes donation to Morgan City Health Care by wrapping Christmas gifts for their residence.

Student of the month

Devanta Steward was honored and named M.E. Norman Elementary School’s student of the month for November. From left, Herman Hartman, mentor and volunteer reading listener; Shannon Hoffpauir, principal; Steward; and Earl Johnson, St. Mary Parish sheriff’s deputy and mentor.
(Submitted Photo)

Devanta Steward was honored and named M.E. Norman Elementary School’s student of the month for November.

Donation from Cote Blanche Mines

St. Mary Outreach in Morgan City received a holiday donation of $6,238.50 Tuesday afternoon from Cote Blanche Salt Mine in Iberia Parish. The donation was the result of Cote Blanche Mines recent “hoist day” in which more than 12,000 tons of salt was produced. The mine donated $1 for each ton to local food banks. The contribution will help benefit needy families during the holiday season and throughout the year. Standing in St. Mary Outreach’s collection room, from left, are Don Brumm, vice president Cote Blanche Salt Mine; Kay Raymond, executive director Morgan City St. Mary Outreach facility; and Carey Landry, vice president United Steel Workers Local 14425.
(The Daily Review Photo by Courtney Darce)

St. Mary Outreach in Morgan City received a holiday donation of $6,238.50 Tuesday afternoon from Cote Blanche Salt Mine in Iberia Parish.

Morgan City High School choir performs

Morgan City Rotary Club members enjoyed Christmas songs sung by the Morgan City High School choir at a recent luncheon. In the center is choir director Beth Dupuy with choir members.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members enjoyed Christmas songs sung by the Morgan City High School choir at a recent luncheon. In the center is choir director Beth Dupuy with choir members.

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Bayou Vista Garden Club earned numerous awards at the Louisiana Garden Club Federation convention. Displaying the awards, from left, are President Donna Bucci, Nancy Marcel, Jean Chauvin, Pam Breaux, Janice Verret and Donna Richard.
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“Zapped” was the theme of the program presented at the Bayou Vista Garden Club April meeting.

Obituaries

Jamie Ohmer Head

July 10, 1967 — April 16, 2014
Jamie Ohmer Head, 46, a resident of Berwick, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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