Donna Peveto

A 57-year-old Houma woman accused of stealing more than $633,000 from a Morgan City business was arrested Thursday, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release. Donna Sue Peveto, 57, of Houma, was arrested at 11:25 a.m. Thursday on a warrant for seven counts of felony theft totaling $633,700, Banks said.
A $28,000 allocation from the St. Mary Parish Council will help provide equipment for first responders to deal with mass casualty events. The council agreed to provide the funds to the parish fire association after hearing from Franklin Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Hildreth Wednesday.


A former Baldwin Police officer has been charged with molestation of a juvenile, malfeasance in office, sexual battery and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Donna Peveto


Miles Liner Scholarship

The Miles Liner Foundation Patterson High School scholarship winner was Luke Larive, center. With the winner are Lynn Liner, left, and Mike Liner. The foundation’s main purpose is to keep the name of Miles Liner alive in the Tri-City area and the LSU community. Scholarships are awarded to graduates of Berwick High, Morgan City High, Patterson High and Central Catholic High schools. Larive received the $750 scholarship at the school’s May 19 awards ceremony.
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The Miles Liner Foundation scholarship's purpose is to keep the name of Miles Liner alive in the Tri-City area and the LSU community.

3 businesses honored for 50-year, 90-year anniversaries

L-H Printing & Office Supplies was recognized for its 90-year anniversary by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce Wednesday at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. From left are Tim Gray of L-H Printing, Chamber of Commerce Chairman Bob Harrison, Damon Robison of L-H Printing, and Chamber of Commerce President Donna Meyer.
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Three businesses that have held a presence in the parish for a combined nearly 200 years were recognized Wednesday at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.

Briggs: Energy sector to see growth if challenges overcome

Louisiana Oil & Gas Association Vice President Gifford Briggs speaks Wednesday during the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thelepape)

The state is poised to be part of an American energy resurgence if the oil and gas industry can overcome challenges from regulations and lawsuits, Gifford Briggs, vice president of the Louisiana Oi

Arrests reports

James Skinner

A 61-year-old Morgan City man was charged Wednesday for failing to notify an address change as a sex offender, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.



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The third annual Bayou BBQ Bash had two visiting queens make an appearance at the July 18 and 19 event in Morgan City.


Mr. Bob Michael Joseph, 70, a resident and native of Charenton, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at 5:30 a.m., at Ochsner Extended Care Hospital in Kenner following a short illness.

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