The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars dropped its district tournament opener Thursday in Thibodaux to Thibodaux, 13-3 in four innings. Above, TyJae Vaughns receives a high five from assistant coach Chris Boudreaux after making a catch to
end an inning. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City 9- and 11-year-old All-Stars had rough outings at their respective district tournaments in Thibodaux Thursday. The Morgan City 9s fell 16-6 in five innings to Franklin, while the Morgan City 11s fell 13-3 in four innings to Thibodaux.

People line the Atchafalaya River to watch the fireworks during the 2014 Rock the Fifth Independence Day celebration. This year’s Rock the Fifth will be Sunday in Morgan City and Berwick.

Steve Morell was ready to heap praise on Morgan City government workers as he looked over Lawrence Park. “The city has done a great job,” said Morell, manager of the Main Street program. “It’s beautiful out here. We expect a great crowd.”
Two upcoming events at the Teche Theater for the Performing Arts are slated in July. On July 11 at 7 p.m. the Teche Theatre will again host the Magic and Acrobatics of the Crescent Circus.

The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars dropped its district tournament opener Thursday in Thibodaux to Thibodaux, 13-3 in four innings. Above, TyJae Vaughns receives a high five from assistant coach Chris Boudreaux after making a catch to
end an inning. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

People line the Atchafalaya River to watch the fireworks during the 2014 Rock the Fifth Independence Day celebration. This year’s Rock the Fifth will be Sunday in Morgan City and Berwick.

Scout fundraising dinner

The Joe Cefalu Boy Scouts of America Steak Dinner was held Thursday at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. The dinner, which was started more than 60 years ago, raises money for the Boy Scouts of America Evangeline Area Council. The event is also a Morgan City Rotary Club project. Volunteer Leon Kahn, left, serves steaks during the dinner.
(Submitted Photo)

The Joe Cefalu Boy Scouts of America Steak Dinner was held Thursday at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City.

First Baptist Church plans Christmas program

The adult choir of First Baptist Church, of Morgan City, held a practice Wednesday for its upcoming Christmas program, “All is Well,” which will be presented at 6 p.m. Sunday in the church’s sanctuary. The public is invited. First row, from left, are Cathy Hadaway, Sara Rush, Melody Turner, Sally Tullier, and director Sylvia Whiting. Second row, from left, are interpreter Ann Oncale, Maxine Hite, Betty Patterson, Billie Plaisance, Peggy Tucker and Barbara Sandras. Third row, from left, are interpreter Earline Delaune, the Rev. Nathan Rush, Sherman Whiting, Bill Tuttle, George Hite and James Hadaway. Choir members not pictured are Nancy Pendas, Genevieve Michel, Danny Carl and technical support Albert Pendas, Hershel Slaton, Joycelyn Slaton and Janet Kinkle. The cantata will be interpreted for the deaf and everyone is invited.
(Submitted Photo)

The adult choir of First Baptist Church, of Morgan City, held a practice Wednesday for its upcoming Christmas program, “All is Well,” which will be presented at 6 p.m.

Arrests reports

Eulalia McCoy

A 19-year-old Berwick woman was charged Thursday on a Baldwin police warrant for aggravated second-degree battery, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.

Board members retire with 40-plus years of education service

St. Mary Parish School Board members Ed Payton and Murphy Pontiff attended their last meeting Thursday. Each retires with more than 40 years of service to education in St. Mary Parish. From left are Superintendent Donald Aguillard, Pontiff and Payton.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

The St. Mary School Board bid its farewells to Ed Payton and Murphy Pontiff who served their last meeting as board members Thursday.

Bayou Vista fire

Firefighters were on the roof of a Bayou Vista house, which was on fire Thursday. A 29-year-old woman is accused of starting the fire by setting her boyfriend’s clothes on fire.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

A 29-year-old woman, accused of setting her boyfriend’s clothes on fire in a closet at her home, is cooling off in jail today, a St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s spokesman said.

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The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars dropped its district tournament opener Thursday in Thibodaux to Thibodaux, 13-3 in four innings. Above, TyJae Vaughns receives a high five from assistant coach Chris Boudreaux after making a catch to
end an inning. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City 9- and 11-year-old All-Stars had rough outings at their respective district tournaments in Thibodaux Thursday.

Obituaries

Warren Joseph Fortier died peacefully at his home Thursday, July 2, 2015, at the age of 90.

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