Darlene Morris was checking out a customer on Thursday at Klutts Jewelers in Morgan City. Sales tax receipts across the parish were down in February.

February’s St. Mary Parish sales tax revenues plunged by 15.7 percent compared with February 2014, but more than half of that drop was due to two large refunds given to taxpayers, said Parish Sales and Use Tax Director Jeffery LaGrange.

Leaders Against Litter met at Drinkwater Products in Garden City recently in advance of the March 13 initiative. From back left are Jon Eeinigenburgh, Didi Battle, Craig Brentlinger, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Baldwin Mayor Donna Lanceslin.

Leaders throughout St. Mary Parish are joining Keep St. Mary Beautiful to participate in the second annual “Leaders Against Litter” event March 13. Keep St. Mary Beautiful is one of 23 Keep Louisiana Beautiful affiliate communities across the state selected to host this statewide “litter-thon.”

The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Long after the last taillight from a visitor’s car that attended the 10th Annual Eagle Expo last weekend faded down the highway, it occurred to me we’ll still be here. By that, I mean every one of us has a responsibility to take care of the little piece of eagle heaven that surrounds Berwick Bay.

Darlene Morris was checking out a customer on Thursday at Klutts Jewelers in Morgan City. Sales tax receipts across the parish were down in February.

Leaders Against Litter met at Drinkwater Products in Garden City recently in advance of the March 13 initiative. From back left are Jon Eeinigenburgh, Didi Battle, Craig Brentlinger, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Baldwin Mayor Donna Lanceslin.

The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Shrimp & Petroleum Festival kicks off

Wilma Sallee was unloading her trailer under the bridge on Wednesday for the 79th Shrimp and Petroleum Festival. Signs Four Design is one of the 185 vendors that will be participating in the arts and crafts show. The festival opens at 5 p.m. today and runs through Monday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The 79th Annual Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival kicks off today in Morgan City.

Late registration for TDT-V

Joe Geisinger of Austin, Texas, and Mike Dey of Schertz, Texas, beach their USCA C2 racing canoe at Franklin after the 59-mile slog from St. Martinville on the second day of Tour du Teche IV in 2013. (Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

Tour du Teche V, marathon races for kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and pirogues, begins Friday, Oct. 3, at Port Barre, La.

Dr. Walter Daniels recognized at Teche Regional Medical Center

Teche Regional Medical Center presented Dr. Walter Daniels a plaque on Tuesday for his dedication to the medical profession and service to the community. Daniels is retiring. Those present were Cheryl Vellion, surgery; Joy Burns, human resources; Julie Domino, physician liaison; Patti Givens, medical staff coordinator; Tabby Lipari, women services director; Raymond Pisani, cardiopulmonary director; Butch Frazier, Teche Regional CEO; Daniels; John Ditch, behavior health director; Mary Loupe, case management; Ken Ekiss, pharmacy director; Holly Gaudet, clinical informatics coordinator; Don Kight, assistant administrator; and Sabrina Roy, marketing director.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Teche Regional Medical Center presented Dr. Walter Daniels a plaque on Tuesday for his dedication to the medical profession and service to the community.

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Obituaries

July 14, 1951 — March 5, 2015
Dannie Joseph Goulas, 63, a resident of Bayou Vista, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

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