James Gray, right, talks with St. Mary Parish School Board Vice President Michael E. Taylor after the board voted to make Gray one of two finalists in the search for a new superintendent. The other finalist is Leonard Armato, the district's longtime director of special education.
The Daily Review/Bill Decker

CENTERVILLE -- A youngadministrator from Vermilion Parish and a veteran of 29 years with St. Mary public schools are the final two candidates to become this parish's next superintendent. The finalists are Leonard Armato, St. Mary’s director of special education, and James Gray, Vermilion Parish’s director of school leadership.

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.

Assistant Scoutmaster Phillip Begley is trying to keep the Scout hut located at Morey Park on Main Street in Patterson.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Area Boy Scout leaders are upset that plans to renovate Morey Park on Main Street in Patterson appear to include getting rid of a Scout hut they say has stood at the park for 58 years.

James Gray, right, talks with St. Mary Parish School Board Vice President Michael E. Taylor after the board voted to make Gray one of two finalists in the search for a new superintendent. The other finalist is Leonard Armato, the district's longtime director of special education.
The Daily Review/Bill Decker

Tyler Hebert

Assistant Scoutmaster Phillip Begley is trying to keep the Scout hut located at Morey Park on Main Street in Patterson.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Giving thanks

Nedra and Larry Giroir joined friends and family at Morgan City Health Care Center Tuesday for the facility’s annual Thanksgiving gathering of residents and their families.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

While the Pilgrims held their first Thanksgiving celebration in 1621, several days of thanks were scheduled periodically in a practice repeated over the course of America’s history.

Fundraiser at Oceaneering

Oceaneering International held a cookoff at its Railroad Avenue yard in Morgan City to support St. Mary Outreach. Employees from different departments paired up to make the 22 teams that competed in the cook off. Oceaneering supplied the food needed to prepare the meals by giving each team an allotment at Rouses grocery store in Morgan City. Other employees purchased tickets to sample each dish that was cooked. All proceeds went to feed families for the holidays. Stacey Derouen stirs her team’s pot of chili in preparation of the competition that was held Friday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Oceaneering International held a cookoff at its Railroad Avenue yard in Morgan City to support St. Mary Outreach.

Wharf project

Morgan City Rotary Club members learned from former city councilman Luke Manfre at a recent luncheon about the Morgan City Wharf project and the major improvements that are coming in the near future, which have been delayed by floods and storms. From left are Rotary program director Cherie Laiche, Manfre and President Carla Prejean.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members learned from former city councilman Luke Manfre at a recent luncheon about the Morgan City Wharf project and the major improvements that are coming in the near futur

History class at Berwick Junior High School

Danielle Pisani’s seventh grade American History class at Berwick Junior High recently conducted research on famous Americans. At the conclusion of the research, students were able to dress the part and present their findings. Students chose an array of famous Americans, including Richard Nixon, Clara Barton, Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Amelia Earhart, Mahalia Jackson and Walt Disney.
(Submitted Photo)

Danielle Pisani’s seventh grade American History class at Berwick Junior High recently conducted research on famous Americans.

Superior Safety Solutions ribbon-cutting ceremony

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday for Superior Safety Solutions, 3295 First St., Berwick. Among those present were, back row, St. Mary Chamber of Commerce representatives Donald Stephens, Clifton Couture and Betty Fraley. Front row, are Ryleigh Charpentier, Edie Nezat, chamber ambassador; Lisa Patterson, chamber marketing director and office manager; O’Neil Darden, chamber board member; Frank Randazzo III, vice president of operations; Andy Lanclos, chief executive officer; Tyler Businelle, chief operating officer; Jarod Longman, chamber assessor; and board members Herman Hartman and Emily Berry.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday for Superior Safety Solutions, 3295 First St., Berwick. Among those present were, back row, St.

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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.

Obituaries

December 12, 1932-May 27, 2015
Mr. Eugene “Mickey” Leblanc Sr. passed away early Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at his home in Broussard. He was born in Houma, Louisiana, on Dec. 12, 1932.

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