Angela Deville of the St. Mary Soil & Water Conservation District recently presented a program at Julia B. Maitland School. She was assisted by Sheila Bonvillain, an Earth Team volunteer. Students were taught the difference between dirt and soil and how important soil is in their lives.
St. Mary Parish Safe and Drug Free Schools representatives and Louisiana State Police were at West St. Mary High School last week in preparation for their prom night. In lieu of presenting a mock car crash with lights and sirens, they opted for a low key video presentation because some students were undergoing testing.
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.

Tri-City proclamation

Area mayors signed proclamations declaring Foster Grandparents National Service Recognition Days in the month of April. Seated, from left, are Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Berwick Town Councilman Edgar Thomas. Standing, from left, are Foster Grandparent Program Director Van Johnson, Audrey Williams, Rosa Butler, Patsy O’Gwin, Rosa Stewart, Patricia Jacko, Mildred Francois, Katherine Stovall, Iola Harris and Vera Jones.
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Area mayors signed proclamations declaring Foster Grandparents National Service Recognition Days in the month of April.

Tri-City proclamation

Area mayors signed proclamations declaring Teacher Appreciation Week May 5 to 9. Seated, from left, are Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Berwick Town Councilman Edgar Thomas. Also shown, not in order, are Janine Hoang, Aucoin Elementary; Michele Besse, Bayou Vista Elementary; Lane Larive, Berwick Junior High; Shemera Bogen, Maitland Elementary; Linnell Watson, Morgan City Junior; Courtney Matherne, Morgan City High; Donna Sauce, Norman Elementary; and Sara Domangue, Patterson Junior.
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Area mayors signed proclamations declaring Teacher Appreciation Week May 5 to 9.

Construction under way at LEPA plant

Louisiana Energy and Power Authority Board Chairman and Vidalia Mayor Hyram Copeland speaks Thursday at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new LEPA power plant to be built in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Thursday’s groundbreaking ceremony of the Louisiana Energy and Power Authority natural gas-fueled power plant marked a milestone in a process that began with conversations four and a half years ago

Good Friday, Easter celebrate Jesus’ sacrifice

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.

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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

Martha Brumby Sheldon died Feb. 11, 2014, in Metairie, La., from a brief illness after a fall and a head injury. She was 98.

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