From left, volunteers Tim Mayon and Mike Rebich, both with Matthew 25 International, work on a 4-inch water line Monday for the sprinkler system at the Adullam Household of Faith dormitory in Patterson.

Organizers for the Adullam Household of Faith expect to be able to start taking children into the home shortly after Jan. 1, 2015, the Rev. Marty Harden of Bethel Pentecostal Church said Monday.

Morgan City High School students in attendance at Sunday’s candlelight prayer vigil sang their alma mater at the close of the event held in the school’s parking lot. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle photos)

In response to a letter demanding the removal of prayer in public school-sponsored events, hundreds of community members and students held a candlelight prayer vigil at Morgan City High School Sunday night.

Morgan City High School student Michael Mancuso, center in red shirt, speaks to the news media Thursday at Lawrence Park in Morgan City in response to another high school student who objected to prayer at an assembly at the school.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

School leaders said today that St. Mary Parish school system policy affords students the opportunity to pray.

From left, volunteers Tim Mayon and Mike Rebich, both with Matthew 25 International, work on a 4-inch water line Monday for the sprinkler system at the Adullam Household of Faith dormitory in Patterson.

Morgan City High School students in attendance at Sunday’s candlelight prayer vigil sang their alma mater at the close of the event held in the school’s parking lot. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle photos)

Morgan City High School student Michael Mancuso, center in red shirt, speaks to the news media Thursday at Lawrence Park in Morgan City in response to another high school student who objected to prayer at an assembly at the school.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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HOBY Ambassador chosen

Mayavellie Bochas was selected by Central Catholic High School to be a Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Ambassador. HOBY Ambassadors are high school students selected as representatives from their high schools because they have demonstrated the potential to lead others. Founded in 1958 by veteran actor Hugh O’Brian, HOBY’s mission is to provide lifelong leadership development opportunities that empower individuals to achieve their highest potential. O’Brian set out to help young people make a difference and become positive catalysts for change — in the home, school, workplace, and community. HOBY now has more than 355,000 alumni. Bochas is a sophomore at Central Catholic High School. (Submitted Photo)

Berwick Junior High sends care packages to soldiers

Berwick Junior High’s Student Council and seventh-grade American history class recently collected items for care packages to send to soldiers overseas. Some of the participating students are Chase Roberts, kneeling, and on middle row, Katelyn Richard, Justin Baltes, Seth Canty, Devin Leblanc and Randi Joubert. On the back row are Landon Harris, Natalie Bourgeois, Alyssa Gray, Lauren Cantrelle and Isabella Lodrigue. (Submitted Photo)

Community action agency receives donation

Carol Bethea, left, and Suzanne Ramagos, center, Family Service workers with St. Mary/Vermilion Community Action Agency, received a donation from Patterson State Bank presented by Pamela Manuel, the bank’s Community Outreach manager. The donation will be used for the Adopt-A- Family program held annually to help provide a better Christmas to under privileged families in the area. (Submitted Photo)

Berwick Junior High Operation Christmas Child

Berwick Junior High’s Student Council, 4-H and Anime clubs collected items for Operation Christmas Child. Students were able to pack 73 boxes that will be sent to children in need around the world. In the front row are Randi Joubert, Katie Taylor, Jordan Gallegos, Ryan Domingue, Alyssa Gray and Kennedy Hill. In the back row are Cody Williams, Emily Roy, Shalyn Leonard, Rustin Scarbrough, Kamryn Dehart, Scott Price, Natalie Bourgeois, Katie Conrad, Patricia Lloyd, Madeline Bourgeois, Isabella Lodrigue, Miranda Rodriquez and Dylan Lambert. (Submitted Photo)

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Sports

The Red Sox are hoping to spend their way out of the AL East cellar with two big free agent signings.

Lifestyle

Matthew Verret and Heather Moore
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Lisa Moore, of Jackson, Mississippi, wishes to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Heather Leigh Moore, to Matthew Michael Verret, son of Randy and Debra Verret, of Pa

Obituaries

Harry Granger, a native of Morgan City and resident of Houma, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.
Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.

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