Tolls are considered to complete Interstate 49 from Lafayette to New Orleans. The photo was taken this morning on U.S. 90 in Berwick on the westbound lane.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A state-funded feasibility study finds tolls starting at 18 cents a mile could pay from one-quarter to one-half of the more than $3 billion price tag to complete I-49 South from Lafayette to New Orleans, but the state senator leading the charge says it was “not a very well thought-out study.”

Patterson, Berwick and Morgan City all were in action Saturday at Morgan City High School’s 2014 Lady Tiger Classic. Patterson finished the tournament 3-2, while Berwick was 2-3 and Morgan City, 1-3. In the photo, Morgan City celebrates an ace by Cecily Feliciano, second from left. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Isidore Newman and Westlake were crowned Green and White Division tournament champions, respectively, Saturday at Morgan City High School’s 2014 Lady Tiger Classic. Newman defeated Hahnville 2-0 (25-18, 25-14) in the Green championship, while Westlake topped Central Lafourche 2-1 (22-25, 25-7, 15-11) in the White title match.

Past flood levels are noted on a marker by the Morgan City Floodwall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U.S. has not fully heeded lessons from Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. The American Society of Civil Engineers released its recommendations Monday during a conference on water issues in Philadelphia.

Tolls are considered to complete Interstate 49 from Lafayette to New Orleans. The photo was taken this morning on U.S. 90 in Berwick on the westbound lane.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson, Berwick and Morgan City all were in action Saturday at Morgan City High School’s 2014 Lady Tiger Classic. Patterson finished the tournament 3-2, while Berwick was 2-3 and Morgan City, 1-3. In the photo, Morgan City celebrates an ace by Cecily Feliciano, second from left. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Past flood levels are noted on a marker by the Morgan City Floodwall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Tech Ready

St. Mary Parish public schools are 41 computers away from achieving a ratio of one computer for every three of the district’s 6,280 test-taking students.

Donations at Berwick Elementary

Duval Arthur, St. Mary Parish director of Homeland Security, and his wife, Markeita Arthur, Ward 8 justice of the peace, donated several bikes to reward Berwick Elementary students. Each nine-weeks a name is drawn from all of the students that have earned principal’s list and honor roll. The winner of the first nine-weeks was first-grader Lexie Acosta. In the first photo are Berwick Elementary Principal Debbie Tompkins, Acosta and Duval Arthur. The winner of the second nine-weeks is first-grader Ayden Martin. In the second photo are Thompkins and Martin.
(Submitted Photo)

Duval Arthur, St. Mary Parish director of Homeland Security, and his wife, Markeita Arthur, Ward 8 justice of the peace, donated several bikes to reward Berwick Elementary students.

Morgan City HIgh School choir

St. Mary Outreach and M C Bank thanked those who assisted with the St. Mary Outreach-United Way Food Net Drive. Among those thanked were the Coast Guard who sent over several personnel and a heater; A.J. Dohmann Chevrolet Cadillac for the use of two tents; Morgan City High School who sent their choir and band students (pictured); and Jessica Makepeace, who took photos.
(Submitted Photo)

St. Mary Outreach and M C Bank thanked those who assisted with the St. Mary Outreach-United Way Food Net Drive.

Bayou Vista Elementary garden

Bayou Vista Elementary students are growing a vegetable garden again this school year sponsored by the American Heart Association. Kindergarten students shown are Baylor Fryou, Brandi Lee, Gracie Durapau and Thomas Drawbaugh.
(Submitted Photo)

Bayou Vista Elementary students are growing a vegetable garden again this school year sponsored by the American Heart Association.

Donation to Aucoin Elementary

Amelia Truck Stop presented J.S. Aucoin Elementary School with a $500 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program. The ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program is designed to provide Exxon and Mobil retailers with an opportunity to invest in the future of their communities through educational grants to neighborhood schools. Pictured are Amelia Truck Stop owner B. Khalil and Principal Joe Stadalis.
(Submitted Photo)

Amelia Truck Stop presented J.S. Aucoin Elementary School with a $500 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program.

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Sports

Paul Cheramie, of Morgan City, won The Daily Review football contest and $40.
Second place and $20 was won by Donald Lajaunie, of Morgan City.

Lifestyle

--Submitted photos

Sponsors are being recognized for the Junior Auxiliary of East St. Mary Hats and High Rollers Casino Night on Nov. 1 at Nico Bella in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Lee A. Delaune

October 22, 1951 — September 20, 2014
Lee A. Delaune, 62, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at his home.

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