Students attended environmental science using the Virtual Learning Program at Centerville High School on Wednesday. Lydia Robinson, a teacher at Centerville High, monitors the students progress.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

St. Mary Parish’s Virtual Learning Program gives nearly 200 students the ability to take junior high and high school classes, including unusual electives, from their computers. Susan Dupre, St. Mary public schools technology facilitator, said the program, now in its third year, serves both full-time and part-time online students.
Work on resurfacing of Iberia Street from the railroad track to Chatsworth Road should begin this week. Rain delays kept the contrator tied up on other projects, Mayor Raymond Harris said Tuesday. “The project should begin tomorrow (Wednesday),” Harris said. The project was supposed to begin about a month ago.

Dusty Rineheart

A 31-year-old Plaquemine man was indicted Monday in 16th Judicial District Court for second degree battery stemming from an Aug. 31 incident at Lake End Park in Morgan City, according to Assistant District Attorney Anthony Saleme.

Students attended environmental science using the Virtual Learning Program at Centerville High School on Wednesday. Lydia Robinson, a teacher at Centerville High, monitors the students progress.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Dusty Rineheart

Flipped 18-wheeler on U.S. 90 blocks traffic 6 hours

A tractor-trailer loaded with hay flipped on its side on the westbound lane of U.S. 90 east of the Hollywood Truck Plaza Sunday morning. The wreck blocked traffic for about six hours, Berwick Police Chief James Richard said.
(Submitted Photo Courtesy of Berwick Police Chief James Richard )

An 18-wheeler carrying 600 bales of hay flipped on its side on U.S.

Shrimp and Petroleum Festival on target for Labor Day Weekend

Hailee Thomas, of Morgan City, was crowned Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival queen and Michael Patterson, of Berwick, was named king during the festival’s coronation court on Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Patterson is president and CEO of Central Boat Rentals. He graduated from Nicholls State University in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is a board member and past chairman of the Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute and St. Mary Golf and Country Club, and a board member of the Lakewood Hospital Foundation and the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. He and his wife, Erin, have two children. Thomas, 19-year-old daughter of Seth and Mary Thomas, of Morgan City, is a graduate of Central Catholic High School in Morgan City. She attends the University of Louisiana at Lafayette majoring in interior design. They will reign over the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival to be held Thursday through Monday in downtown Morgan City.
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Louisiana’s oldest chartered harvest festival is scheduled to celebrate 79 years of tradition and family fun this upcoming Labor Day Weekend, Thursday to Monday.

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Sports

Central Catholic’s Samarick Paul makes a catch during last week’s contest against Lusher Charter. The Eagles had a short week after their thrilling 35-33 victory against the Lions as they will host another Class 3A team, E.D. White, Thursday.

Central Catholic High School will continue its tour of higher-classification non-district opponents when it hosts Class 3A E.D. White Friday.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Brandon Fernandez
--Jamie Heyl Photography

Amanda Claire Rhodes and Brandon Fernandez exchanged wedding vows during a 1 p.m. July 12 double-ring ceremony at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morgan City. The Rev.

Obituaries

Mrs. Maggie L. Tillman, 94, a resident of St. Martinville and native of Baldwin, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at 10:20 p.m., at her residence.

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