Danny Ray Reding,

A Bayou L’Ourse father shot his dog, fired a shot at his friend and took his 5-year-old daughter hostage at gunpoint Friday.

Morgan City defeated St. Martinville, 37-34, Friday in the Lumberjack Invitational. Pictured, Morgan City’s Brady Fryou goes up for the jump ball against St. Martinville. (The Daily Review/Photos by Diane Miller Fears)

The Patterson Lumberjacks won the Lumberjack Invitational over the weekend after beating Thibodaux in the championship game.

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Two of the Morgan City Housing Authority employees who are accused of receiving improper pay and bonuses will continue to be employed with the authority at least until officials finish investigating the authority’s right to action against state Civil Service classified employees, the housing authority board decided Thursday.

Danny Ray Reding,

Morgan City defeated St. Martinville, 37-34, Friday in the Lumberjack Invitational. Pictured, Morgan City’s Brady Fryou goes up for the jump ball against St. Martinville. (The Daily Review/Photos by Diane Miller Fears)

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

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Louisiana Week at Berwick Elementary

While celebrating Louisiana Week at Berwick Elementary, the students participated in many activities throughout the week. Angela Deville, district administrative coordinator for St. Mary Water Conservation District, and Shelia Bonvillian, earth team volunteer, presented their “Dig Deep” presentation to the students. Front, from left, are Jesse Arceneaux, Stephen Swisher, Grace Matte, Emma Matte, Maddox Sampey and Jayden Aucoin. Middle row, from left, are Billy Jack Caldwell, Donnie Adams, Sydney Sampey, Mallory Menard, Kali Lasseigne, Alexis Clark and Brandon Bearb. Back row, from left, are guest speaker Deville, Brett Bearb, Cade Toups, Jayde Lasseigne, Keegan Cronier, Clay Menard, Jayden Milton, Katie Tayor and guest speaker Bonvillian.

While celebrating Louisiana Week at Berwick Elementary, the students participated in many activities throughout the week.

Test piles driven at emergency center site groundbreaking set for late July

Workers were driving test pilings Wednesday at the new Government and Emergency Operations Center in Morgan City. The center is expected to be in operation by the 2015 hurricane season.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

As of Wednesday afternoon, workers had driven six or seven test pilings at the site of the Port of Morgan City’s new $9.5 million Government and Emergency Operations Center, Port of Morgan City Exe

Arrest reports

A 16-year-old Patterson boy was accused of making threats against three people and then kicked a police unit, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.

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Lifestyle

Sylvania Verret celebrated her 100th birthday on Dec. 21. Family and friends gathered Dec. 18 for a special birthday party at Morgan City Health Care Center to celebrate prior to her big day.

Obituaries

Jimmie Adam Verrett Sr.

June 25, 1945 — December 20, 2014
Jimmie Adam Verrett Sr., 69, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at his residence.

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