A “SPLASH AND DASH” was recently held at the Chitimacha Recreation Center. It was a combination swim/run event in which the kids swam and ran designated distances according to their age group. After the swim, ribbons were awarded in the following age groups: 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 and 15-adult.
The Acadiana Mega Raffle held its Early Bird Drawing, the first of three drawings Friday and announces a total of 11 winners for 11 prizes Tuesday.

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Seventeen state lawmakers, including two representing portions of St. Mary Parish, asked a judge on Monday to end Louisiana’s use of the Common Core education standards in public schools, saying education leaders didn’t properly enact the multistate benchmarks.

Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray

Skate park construction under way

City workers began construction Monday to build a concrete slab for a skate park behind Cypress Park in Morgan City. The park will consist of nine apparatuses for skateboards only. The equipment is scheduled to be installed by July 26, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Work began Monday on the cementing of the foundation for a skate park behind Cypress Park, Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi said.

Arrest reports

Patrick LeBlanc

A 25-year-old Morgan City man was jailed Monday in connection with a shooting that took place Friday during which bullets struck a vehicle and an abandoned residence in Morgan City, Police Chief Mi

Coast Guard urged to quicken pace of Metal Shark orders

Marine Safety Unit members use the Response Boat – Small II in water from Freshwater Bayou to Houma for maritime responses, including pollution control, search and rescue, interdiction and many other situations. On the boat, from left, are Boatswain Mate 2 Tim Dinger, BM1 Amy Thomas, BM3 Cole Lazella and BM3 Dillon Sellers. Standing, from left, are Machinery Technician 3 Dannon Flanagan, MK1 Justin Smith, MK1 Chris Cowie, Maritime Enforcement 2 Drew Watzek, ME2 Dale Bullock and Boatswain Mate Chief Wesley Dugas.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

An order for 16 more 29-foot boats built by Metal Shark Boats of Jeanerette that U.S. Sen.

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A “SPLASH AND DASH” was recently held at the Chitimacha Recreation Center. It was a combination swim/run event in which the kids swam and ran designated distances according to their age group.

Lifestyle

Glenn Ghirardi provided magical entertainment for the St. Mary AARP July 7 meeting.
--Mark Leonard photos

On July 7, St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting and dinner at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center, home of St. Mary AARP, in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Baldwin - Memorial services will be held for Jerry Paul DeRouen Sr., 56, on Thursday July 24, 2014 at 6 p.m., at David Funeral Home of Jeanerette. Jerry Paul DeRouen Jr.

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