A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 79th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival King Michael Patterson, Festival Queen Hailee Thomas, Children’s Day King Remington Begley, Children’s Day Queen Emily Price, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, members of the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, parish officials, family and friends.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)
The Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival continues through Monday and organizers are hoping it will be one of the best years yet despite the forecast.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests:
Students in third through sixth grades at Holy Cross Elementary School in Morgan City learned cell theory in science class. Each student in sixth grade built an edible DNA model with Twizzlers, marshmallows and toothpicks while learning basic DNA structure and the rules of base pairing. The students in fourth and sixth grades created plant or animal cells identifying the parts of the cell and the function of each part. Sixth-graders Peyton Skiles and Haley Fontenot show their models of a plant and animal cell.
Students in third through sixth grades at Holy Cross Elementary School in Morgan City learned cell theory in science class.