The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Memorial Day weekend in Morgan City will feature a Freedom Fest and Freedom Ride Saturday and Sunday followed by a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Monday.
Doves fly through the air at the ribbon cutting and grand opening of a new facility in St. Mary Parish located just off Highway U.S. 90 in Franklin that will try to ensure the safety of children in domestic situations.
The St. Mary Parish Council gathered for their second meeting of the month yesterday and aside from congratulating local athletes and meeting a new candidate for the District 3 Congressional Seat, most of the work was in regards to rezoning measures.

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Adopting Berwick schools

M C Bank recently presented its annual Adopt-A-School donation to Berwick Junior High School. Pictured in the front row are BJHS students Zane Soileau, Dylan Lambert, Robert Breaux, Evalyn Blanc and Immogen Richard. In the back row: Principal Tim Hymel and bank Marketing Director Emily Berry. (Submitted Photo)

Top reader

Guadalupe Ramirez was M.E. Norman Elementary School reader of the month for October. Among those present, from left, volunteer reading listeners and mentors Herman Hartman, Cathy Landry, Marc Distefano, and Earl Johnson. (Submitted Photo)

Tips help Alzheimer’s patients during holidays

Licensed clinical social worker Keith Weisheit shares with Kim Aucoin tips for creating a comfortable Thanksgiving Day experience for her loved one suffering with Alzheimer’s disease. An Alzheimer’s support group meeting is held at 1 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Maison Jardin Senior Living Community in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

An Alzheimer’s support group leader discussed preparation for holiday stressors during a November meeting at Maison Jardin Senior Living Community in Morgan City.

Still time for Christmas Child donations

Cyndy Douglas and her son, Matthew Douglas, load 70 boxes onto a cart this morning for Operation Christmas Child at First Baptist Church in Morgan City. The boxes were prepared by Immanuel Baptist Church members. The deadline to turn in prepared boxes for shipping is Monday at First Baptist Church. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

St. Mary Parish collection center for Operation Christmas Child is close to passing last year’s highest collection total for Louisiana.

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