The Red Ribbon Committee recently held its traditional “Passing the Ribbon” presentation. In keeping with tradition previous chair Blaise Smith, left, “passed the ribbon” to the incoming chair Scott Berry. In center is Gidget Everitt, Safe and Drug-Free Schools at-risk interventionist.

Megan Landry
(Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Rhonda Garber)

The Central Catholic Lady Eagles finished their 2015 softball season on top of the Class 1A playing field with a state title.

Tyler Hebert

Morgan City High School placed three on the All-District 7-4A softball team. Third baseman Celest Williams, pitcher Tyler Hebert, and utility selection Brandi Ingram were the Lady Tigers’ representatives on the top squad.

Megan Landry
(Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Rhonda Garber)

Tyler Hebert

Shrimpers go back to work inshore on Monday

Shrimp boats were lined up at the Morgan City Wharf Thursday. The spring inshore shrimping season is set to open on Monday, according to the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Louisiana’s inshore shrimp season is set to open Monday after state biologists determined the majority of the brown shrimp population has reached sizes greater than 100-count per pound, Wildlife an

Gun free, drug free

Morgan City city government representative Doug Pye and Morgan City Police Chief James Blair display an example of the “drug free” and “gun free” signs that were installed as statutory requirement.

Council gets final attorney bill for hospital mediation

Construction is under way on the flood protection project at Yellow Bayou off of Alice C Road south of Centerville. The project consists of a flood control structure and pump station. The $6.2 million project by the St. Mary Levee District includes a like project on the Hanson Canal. They are being funded by community development block grants from Hurricanes Gustav and Ike recovery funds.

Taxpayers are footing the $44,766 bill for the mediation attorney hired to try to straighten out differences between Hospital Service District 1 board members and two Franklin Foundation Hospital p

St. Martin seeks ways to challenge FAS

On Friday, protest signs could be seen in the yards of several residents of Belle River, and one old shed had been spray-painted near La. 70 in Belle River.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

St Martin Parish leaders are examining what legal action the parish can take now that state regulators have approved a waste transfer station in Belle River, even though the station violates parish



Ana Ivanovic advanced to the semifinals of a major tournament for the first time since winning her only Grand Slam title at the French Open seven years ago with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Elina Svitolina


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Newly elected Patterson Garden Club officers were recognized during the club’s end-of-the-year social held at The Atchafalaya at Idlewild near Patterson on May 19.

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