From left, volunteers Tim Mayon and Mike Rebich, both with Matthew 25 International, work on a 4-inch water line Monday for the sprinkler system at the Adullam Household of Faith dormitory in Patterson.

Organizers for the Adullam Household of Faith expect to be able to start taking children into the home shortly after Jan. 1, 2015, the Rev. Marty Harden of Bethel Pentecostal Church said Monday.

Morgan City High School students in attendance at Sunday’s candlelight prayer vigil sang their alma mater at the close of the event held in the school’s parking lot. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle photos)

In response to a letter demanding the removal of prayer in public school-sponsored events, hundreds of community members and students held a candlelight prayer vigil at Morgan City High School Sunday night.

Morgan City High School student Michael Mancuso, center in red shirt, speaks to the news media Thursday at Lawrence Park in Morgan City in response to another high school student who objected to prayer at an assembly at the school.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

School leaders said today that St. Mary Parish school system policy affords students the opportunity to pray.

From left, volunteers Tim Mayon and Mike Rebich, both with Matthew 25 International, work on a 4-inch water line Monday for the sprinkler system at the Adullam Household of Faith dormitory in Patterson.

Morgan City High School students in attendance at Sunday’s candlelight prayer vigil sang their alma mater at the close of the event held in the school’s parking lot. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle photos)

Morgan City High School student Michael Mancuso, center in red shirt, speaks to the news media Thursday at Lawrence Park in Morgan City in response to another high school student who objected to prayer at an assembly at the school.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Five people including two juveniles were arrested Thursday after a fight in Verdunville, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.

Principals honored

St. Mary Parish School Board Teacher’s Appreciation Week was May 5-9. M C Bank held a Teacher’s Appreciation Coffee to recognize its Adopt-a-School Principals and issued a donation to assist with the Teacher’s Appreciation Program. Front, from left, are Hattie Watts representative Casie Callais; Patterson Jr. High Principal Suzanne Bergeron; Morgan City High Assistant Principal Carmen LaGarde; M.D. Shannon Principal Rebecca Harris; Holy Cross Elementary Development Director Donna Burke; Berwick Junior High Principal Teresa Bagwell; Morgan City Junior High secretary Cecelia Melancon; Bayou Vista Elementary Principal Claire Guarisco; Central Catholic High secretary Sandy Daigle; and M.E. Norman Principal Shannon Hoffpauir. Back row, from left, are M C Bank Vice President/Operations Phylis Cook; Donna Bourg, assistant vice president/Note Department supervisor; Tessie DuBois executive secretary; Jeremy Callais, vice president and cashier/COO; J.S. Aucoin Elementary Principal Joe Stadalis; Berwick Elementary Assistant Principal Shantell Toups; M C Bank’s Assistant VP/Loan Operations Travis Richard and Executive VP Gerald Listi. Adopt-a-School’s not present but included in the donation were Wyandotte Elementary Principal Barbara Leleux; Morgan City High Principal Mickey Fabre; Berwick High School Principal Buffy Fegenbush; Patterson High Principal Rachel Kredeur; J.B. Maitland Principal Tonia Verrette; and Stephensville Elementary Principal Brian Staton.
(Submitted Photo)

St. Mary Parish School Board Teacher’s Appreciation Week was May 5-9.

Water safety course planned

Jennifer Blanchard, assistant vice president of Patterson State Bank, presents Woodrow Parker, vice president of the Aqua Safety First program, with a donation to be used in its annual event. This year’s event will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. June 14 at Lake End Park in Morgan City.
(Submitted Photo)

The fifth annual Aqua Safety First Community Program will be held June 14 at Lake End Park in Morgan City, organizer Woodrow Parker said.

Boustany: Bill reforms Corps of Engineers procedures

U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, wrapped up his day in St. Mary Parish Wednesday with a campaign fundraiser crawfish boil at Fairview Plantation in Berwick. With Boustany are Dan Conrad, center, and Berwick Councilman Greg Roussel, right.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

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No. 7 Patterson High School advanced to the Class 3A quarterfinals with a 21-6 victory against No. 10 seed Loranger Friday in Patterson.

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Matthew Verret and Heather Moore
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Lisa Moore, of Jackson, Mississippi, wishes to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Heather Leigh Moore, to Matthew Michael Verret, son of Randy and Debra Verret, of Pa

Obituaries

Harry Granger, a native of Morgan City and resident of Houma, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.
Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.

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