U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Morgan City members Marine Science Technician 2nd Class Jonathan Scott, left, and Marine Science Technician 2nd Class Joseph Laplante remove drywall from a home in Lafayette recently while cleaning up homes. (Submitted)

There are still plenty of opportunities for people in the Tri-City area to help flood victims in Baton Rouge and Lafayette who lost everything.

Central Catholic volleyball players celebrate after a block during Thursday’s Morgan City High School jamboree. The Lady Eagles opened their 2016 season Monday with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25
13) victory against Highland Baptist in Morgan City. Central Catholic will hit the road today to face Vandebilt Catholic. Junior varsity action is set for a 4:30 p.m. start with varsity to follow. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic opened its season with a sweep of Highland Baptist, 25-22, 25-12, 25-13. As a team, Central Catholic had 38 kills and hit for a 0.369 clip.

Gov. John Bel Edwards greets people at Cypress Bayou Casino in Charenton after speaking during Monday's Senior Citizens Educational Seminar hosted by the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Gov. John Bel Edwards told a group of about 1,000 senior citizens Monday that he’s committed to continuing to fund councils on aging, transportation services and other resources seniors need.

U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Morgan City members Marine Science Technician 2nd Class Jonathan Scott, left, and Marine Science Technician 2nd Class Joseph Laplante remove drywall from a home in Lafayette recently while cleaning up homes. (Submitted)

Central Catholic volleyball players celebrate after a block during Thursday’s Morgan City High School jamboree. The Lady Eagles opened their 2016 season Monday with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25
13) victory against Highland Baptist in Morgan City. Central Catholic will hit the road today to face Vandebilt Catholic. Junior varsity action is set for a 4:30 p.m. start with varsity to follow. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Gov. John Bel Edwards greets people at Cypress Bayou Casino in Charenton after speaking during Monday's Senior Citizens Educational Seminar hosted by the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Bourg questions school board about district's loan

The St. Mary Parish School Board approved a $3.4 million loan for consolidated school District 2 in 2006 to build the seven-classroom wing and additional cafeteria space at Hattie Watts Elementary School in Patterson. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

CENTERVILLE — In light of the current financial conditions in St. Mary Parish schools, C.E.

Work Ready graduation

South Central Louisiana Technical College, Young Memorial Campus, held a commencement ceremony on Feb. 29 for graduates of the WorkReady U Program. A total of 66 high school equivalency diplomas were awarded by WorkReady U in St. Mary Parish in 2015. The program offers a means to improve life circumstances resulting from gaining the skills that lead to a job providing a sustainable wage. Registration for new students will be held Thursday at Young Memorial at 900 Youngs Road in Morgan City from 8-11 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. and from 8-10 a.m. in at 1013 Perret St. in Franklin. Applicants must be 18 or older, provide valid state picture identification, Social Security card, and $25 to enroll.

River to crest at 7.5 feet March 18

St. Mary Levee District Executive Director Tim Matte speaks during Thursday's levee district meeting in Berwick. Matte said officials expect the Atchafalaya River to crest at 7.5 feet March 18 in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

More high water is headed down the Atchafalaya River with a 7.5-foot crest in Morgan City projected March 18, St. Mary Levee District Executive Director Tim Matte said Thursday.

Chamber recognizes St. Mary Outreach for 30 years of service

St. Mary Outreach Executive Director Brenda Liner accepts a plaque from St. Mary Chamber of Commerce Chairman Bob Harrison recognizing St. Mary Outreach for 30 years in service. The award was presented during the Chamber’s legislative breakfast today.

St. Mary Outreach Executive Director Brenda Liner accepts a plaque from St. Mary Chamber of Commerce Chairman Bob Harrison recognizing St. Mary Outreach for 30 years in service.

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Central Catholic volleyball players celebrate after a block during Thursday’s Morgan City High School jamboree. The Lady Eagles opened their 2016 season Monday with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25
13) victory against Highland Baptist in Morgan City. Central Catholic will hit the road today to face Vandebilt Catholic. Junior varsity action is set for a 4:30 p.m. start with varsity to follow. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic opened its season with a sweep of Highland Baptist, 25-22, 25-12, 25-13.
As a team, Central Catholic had 38 kills and hit for a 0.369 clip.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Brandon Henry
--Stacy Marks Photo

Lauren Miller and Brandon Henry were united in holy matrimony at 7 p.m. July 15 during a double-ring ceremony at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Berwick. The Rev. Andre Melancon officiated.

Obituaries

November 1, 1956 - August 29, 2016
Pamela “Pam” Marie Rhodes Bordelon, 59, a resident of Berwick, passed away at her home on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, surrounded by her family.

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