Darlene Morris was checking out a customer on Thursday at Klutts Jewelers in Morgan City. Sales tax receipts across the parish were down in February.

February’s St. Mary Parish sales tax revenues plunged by 15.7 percent compared with February 2014, but more than half of that drop was due to two large refunds given to taxpayers, said Parish Sales and Use Tax Director Jeffery LaGrange.

Leaders Against Litter met at Drinkwater Products in Garden City recently in advance of the March 13 initiative. From back left are Jon Eeinigenburgh, Didi Battle, Craig Brentlinger, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Baldwin Mayor Donna Lanceslin.

Leaders throughout St. Mary Parish are joining Keep St. Mary Beautiful to participate in the second annual “Leaders Against Litter” event March 13. Keep St. Mary Beautiful is one of 23 Keep Louisiana Beautiful affiliate communities across the state selected to host this statewide “litter-thon.”

The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Long after the last taillight from a visitor’s car that attended the 10th Annual Eagle Expo last weekend faded down the highway, it occurred to me we’ll still be here. By that, I mean every one of us has a responsibility to take care of the little piece of eagle heaven that surrounds Berwick Bay.

Darlene Morris was checking out a customer on Thursday at Klutts Jewelers in Morgan City. Sales tax receipts across the parish were down in February.

Leaders Against Litter met at Drinkwater Products in Garden City recently in advance of the March 13 initiative. From back left are Jon Eeinigenburgh, Didi Battle, Craig Brentlinger, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Baldwin Mayor Donna Lanceslin.

The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Krewe of Amani Parade postponed to Saturday

King and Queen Adonis XL Keith Leonard and JoAnne Radtke held a toast during Friday night’s Krewe of Adonis parade in Morgan City.
he Daily Review/Crystal Thieleipape

Because of the predicted 60 percent chance of rain today, the Krewe of Amani rescheduled its parade for 4 p.m. Saturday, Mayor Rodney Grogan said in a news release.

Police: Two seriously injured in head-on crash in Morgan City

A two-vehicle crash Saturday night on Greenwood Overpass in Morgan City left the drivers of the pickup truck and car involved with serious injuries, according to Morgan City police. (Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

The drivers of two vehicles sustained serious injuries Saturday night in a wreck on Greenwood Overpass after the driver of a pickup truck traveling westbound crossed into the eastbound lanes hittin

Central Catholic students visit Rotary Club

Morgan City Rotary Club members hosted Central Catholic High School students Tanner Wiggins and Jordan Morvant at a recent luncheon where the students spoke about their school activities and education plans. From left are Rotary student visit director Edgar Barousse, Wiggins and Morvant.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members hosted Central Catholic High School students Tanner Wiggins and Jordan Morvant at a recent luncheon where the students spoke about their school activities and educat

Carnival balls, parades highlight weekend

A man is handing boxes to Rob Radtke, Krewe of Adonis vice president, for the preparation of the Tri-City area’s only nighttime parade at 7 p.m. today.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The krewes of Hephaestus and Amani will each hold a Carnival ball Saturday. Balls for the krewes of Adonis, Nike, Galatea, Dionysus and Hannibal have already been held.

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Obituaries

July 14, 1951 — March 5, 2015
Dannie Joseph Goulas, 63, a resident of Bayou Vista, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

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