After stealing nearly $35,000 from Morgan City City Court through forgery and other means, former Morgan City Juvenile Services Administrator Verne Lightfoot pleaded guilty to theft over $1,500 Monday in district court and will not have to serve any jail time, according to court documents.

Central Catholic’s Hallie Autin slides safely into home plate while Berwick pitcher Sydney Jambois prepares to cover home during Wednesday’s softball action. Central Catholic defeated Berwick 13-5. Both teams, along with Patterson and Morgan City, will learn their playoff opponents today. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic capped its regular season with a 13-5 victory against Berwick in softball action Wednesday. Central Catholic never trailed taking a 6-0 lead after two innings.
A mock car crash as the result of impaired driving was enacted recently as part of the Safe and Sober Prom Campaign for students of Franklin, Hanson and Centerville high schools.

Central Catholic’s Hallie Autin slides safely into home plate while Berwick pitcher Sydney Jambois prepares to cover home during Wednesday’s softball action. Central Catholic defeated Berwick 13-5. Both teams, along with Patterson and Morgan City, will learn their playoff opponents today. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Observatory receives ‘Astro Oscar’

Ken Stage, owner of the St. George Observatory in Schriever, is shown demonstrating what happens to an 8-ounce Styrofoam cup when it is submerged to a depth of nearly 7,000 feet in the Gulf of Mexico.
(Submitted Photo)

Ken Stage and his wife, Faye, both of the St. George Observatory, recently received the Astronomy Outreach Award as part of the “Astro Oscars,” Ken Stage, owner of the St.

Arrest reports

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Two men were caught in a drug bust Tuesday in Morgan City after they sold several Promethazine pills to undercover narcotics detectives, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news releas

Cypress Sawmill Festival begins Friday

Fair workers, from left, Tina Smith, Charles Payne and Gus Montanez prepare a ride today for the Patterson Cypress Sawmill Festival scheduled Friday through Sunday at Kemper Williams Park near Patterson. The family event features a professional lumberjack show, a cypress sawmill display, golf, fishing and softball tournaments, a passe-partout contest, arts and crafts, a classic car and truck show, a street fair, and food and drink booths. The fundraiser benefits the Cypress Sawmill Museum Foundation that supports the museum exhibits at Louisiana State Museum — Patterson.
(The Daily Review Photo by Diane Miller Fears)

The 24th annual Patterson Cypress Sawmill Festival begins Friday with the gates opening at 3 p.m. at Kemper Williams Park near Patterson and will run through Sunday.

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The X-plosion 11U baseball team won the championship in their age division in the “Spring Training in Terrebonne” USSSA tournament in Houma. On the top row are Coach Don Diaz Sr. and Coach Mike DeLatte. Standing are Joseph Larson, Grant Hebert, Don Diaz Jr., Kaden King and Trevor Wiggins. Kneeling are Andrew Smith, Parker Kulka, Ryan Domingue, Reid Perkins, Matthew Broussard and Robert Connor. Not pictured are coaches Joey Larson and Kevin Kulka. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Allison DeLatte)

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Several Delta Kappa Gamma Society members served as judges for the 10th annual Multiplication Learning Wrap-up Contest sponsored by St. Mary Parish School Board’s Title I Department. St.

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