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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Teche Regional Medical Center names 2014 Mercy Award winner

Scott Williams, plant operations director, has won Teche Regional Medical Center’s 2014 Mercy Award, an annual award that recognizes one hospital employee who best represents the spirit and values on which the company was founded.
(Submitted Photo)

Scott Williams, plant operations director, has won Teche Regional Medical Center’s 2014 Mercy Award, an annual award that recognizes one hospital employee who best represents the spirit and values

La. National Guard pins top Air Guard general officer

Newly promoted Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles Chappuis, assistant adjutant general-Air, assists his wife, Cynthia, with support from Army Maj. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis, the adjutant general for the Louisiana National Guard, with the official “pinning” of his one-star insignia in a ceremony held at the Jackson Barracks Museum in New Orleans, May 4.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Daniel Farrell, 159th Fighter Wing, Louisiana National Guard)

Louisiana National Guard Public Affairs Office

Parish’s top principals recognized

Principals of the year were announced Thursday at the St. Mary Parish School Board meeting. They are, from left, Joe Stadalis, J.S. Aucoin; Suzanne Bergeron, Patterson Junior High; and Tybus Burdett, Franklin High.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Joe Stadalis, Suzanne Bergeron and Tybus Burdett were named St. Mary Parish principals of the year Thursday.

State treasurer: Consulting contracts need to be cut

At Thursday’s Morgan City Rotary Club meeting, State Treasurer John Kennedy holds up books containing a list of the 5,499 consulting contracts the Department of Louisiana had with private companies from 2005 to 2010.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

State Treasurer John Kennedy is backing a bill in the legislative session that would slash state agency consulting contracts by 10 percent and provide $528 million in funding for higher education,

Arrest reports

Jody Cubbege

A 58-year-old Morgan City man was charged Thursday after he struck a correctional officer while in the Morgan City Jail, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release.

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Sports

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

Lifestyle

Matthew Verret and Heather Moore
--Kees Photography

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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