Kayakers John Bienvenu and James Bienvenu of Lafayette come into a checkpoint on placid Bayou Teche in the Tour du Teche 135. The 275-mile Tour de la Riviere Rouge, with no checkpoints, no mandatory overnight stops, will be a lot more challenging for one- and two-paddler teams. (Photo: Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

Effective May 1, early registration is open for all Tour du Teche paddle races, including the exciting new ubermarathons being launched from Shreveport-Bossier City, the Tour de la Rivière Rouge and 410 de Louisiane. And for the first time, online registration is available through Webscorer.

On Saturday at the Class 1A state softball semifinal in Sulphur, No. 4 Central Catholic beat No. 1 Catholic High-Point Coupee, 1-0, and then defeated No. 3 Cedar Creek, 6-4, in the championship game to win the Class 1A state title. Above, Central Catholic’s Megan Landry pitches during earlier season at Berwick’s Lady Panther Classic. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic defeated Cedar Creek, 6-4, Saturday to win the Class 1A Louisiana High School Athletic Association softball state title in Sulphur, according to lhsaaonline.org.

T.J. Ruffin, Central Catholic High School’s third baseman, makes a throw to first base during the Eagles romp of the Delhi Charter Gators. Central Catholic heads to second-round action next week against the winner of the Ascension Episcopal-Ascension Christian game set for 6 p.m. Saturday.
The Daily Review/Corwin Murray

AMELIA — Central Catholic pounded Delhi Charter into submission, 19-0, in first-round playoff action Thursday.

Kayakers John Bienvenu and James Bienvenu of Lafayette come into a checkpoint on placid Bayou Teche in the Tour du Teche 135. The 275-mile Tour de la Riviere Rouge, with no checkpoints, no mandatory overnight stops, will be a lot more challenging for one- and two-paddler teams. (Photo: Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

On Saturday at the Class 1A state softball semifinal in Sulphur, No. 4 Central Catholic beat No. 1 Catholic High-Point Coupee, 1-0, and then defeated No. 3 Cedar Creek, 6-4, in the championship game to win the Class 1A state title. Above, Central Catholic’s Megan Landry pitches during earlier season at Berwick’s Lady Panther Classic. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

T.J. Ruffin, Central Catholic High School’s third baseman, makes a throw to first base during the Eagles romp of the Delhi Charter Gators. Central Catholic heads to second-round action next week against the winner of the Ascension Episcopal-Ascension Christian game set for 6 p.m. Saturday.
The Daily Review/Corwin Murray

Student of the Year

Anne-Alese Rentrop, Holy Cross Elementary School’s Student of the Year for 2014-2015, attended a breakfast in honor of all Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux’s Students of the Year at the Lumen Christi Ret

Morgan City dock will get makeover

Engineer Brian Shaw of Moffat & Nichol speaks about Morgan City’s wharf project during Tuesday’s council meeting.

Construction is set to begin within a couple months on a roughly $1.7 million project to replace and extend Morgan City’s riverfront dock, which been in disrepair for years, city leaders say.

James Blair is new Morgan City police chief

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, left, congratulates newly appointed Morgan City Police Chief James Blair during Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald

After spending 30 years and his entire law enforcement career with the Morgan City Police Department, James Blair was selected the city’s new police chief Tuesday.

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JUDGE CURTIS SIGUE AND BALDWIN ALDERMAN HERBERT BELL tossed out the ceremonial first pitch Saturday, marking the start of the Baldwin Little League Saturday at the Baldwin Park.

Lifestyle

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Maya and Carter confronted Nicole, who almost told Wyatt that Maya is transgender.

Obituaries

Memorial services will be conducted for Charl Lea Shinn Barrilleaux, 67, on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at 10 a.m., at the First Baptist Church in Franklin with the Rev.

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