St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff, center at the podium, congratulates the team and the coaching staff of the Central Catholic High School Eagles after they won the 2016 Class 1A State Baseball Championship.

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 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)

School funding requests sail through committee

Debbie Sufferin, Junior Achievement instructor of Greater New Orleans, spoke with Patterson Junior High School eighth-grade girls this morning during a Finance Park session at Centerville High School. Finance Park creates simulated situations in which students make financial decisions affecting their lives. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

CENTERVILLE — Patterson, Berwick and Bayou Vista principals sat quietly as the school board committee breezed through maintenance and capital requests Tuesday during their budget workshop.

Race to the reservation in the Chitimacha 20 Saturday

“They ride on snake bayou” reads the above quote in Chitimacha. The artwork adorns T-shirts worn by members of the tribe as they man their popular checkpoint during the fall Tour du Teche. “Teche” is how the word “qukx” sounded to French ears.

The Chitimacha 20, a marathon for canoes, kayaks and other paddle craft, will be held Saturday, May 14.

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