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.

Tornado watch

The National Weather Service has announced a tornado watch is in effect until 10 p.m. Sunday for St. Mary, Iberia, Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. Martin and Assumption Parishes.

Top school employees

The St. Mary Parish School Board recognized its top employees of the month during a meeting Thursday in Centerville. Employees honored include, from left, Barbara “Bobby” Thibodeaux, a Title I paraprofessional at J.B. Maitland Elementary School, and Jennifer Loupe, a chemistry teacher at Berwick High School. Also honored was Jody Pillsbury, family and consumer science teacher at Centerville High School.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The St. Mary Parish School Board recognized its top employees of the month during a meeting Thursday in Centerville.

$1.25M budgeted for Bayou Chene flood work

Tim Matte, executive director of the St. Mary Levee District, speaks at Thursday’s meeting of the commission in Franklin.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The St. Mary Levee District board introduced its proposed $3.46 million 2015 budget Thursday, which includes $1.25 million to go toward the Bayou Chene Flood Protection project.

Arrests reports

Abel Ortiz

A 37-year-old Bayou Vista man was charged this morning with hit and run and driving while intoxicated after striking a guardrail in Bayou Vista and leaving the scene, St.

Tax renewal resolution draws senator’s plea for ‘modest’ reduction

State Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, speaks during Thursday’s St. Mary Parish School Board meeting in Centerville.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

A resolution calling for elections to renew three St. Mary Parish school property taxes was approved by the School Board Thursday, but was preceded by a request from state Sen.

Brashear to be honored for service as Montford Point Marine

William Joseph Brashear, of Morgan City, is shown in his Marine Corps uniform.
(Submitted Photo)

About 68 years after serving in the Marine Corps, William Joseph Brashear will be honored Saturday for his service as one of the first black Marine Corps members in the country.

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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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