The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Long after the last taillight from a visitor’s car that attended the 10th Annual Eagle Expo last weekend faded down the highway, it occurred to me we’ll still be here. By that, I mean every one of us has a responsibility to take care of the little piece of eagle heaven that surrounds Berwick Bay.

Ryleigh Dunn was feeding the squirrels while enjoying the warm weather Wednesday before it came to an end this morning at the Victor Guarisco Lake End Park in Morgan City.
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Staff and wire reports Just when you thought it was safe to go back in your flip-flops. After Wednesday’s 80-degree weather, winter returned with a howl this morning. The temperature plunged into the 30s, and gusty winds raked the Tri-City area.

Patterson High School’s Nehemiah Augustus shoots while De La Salle’s David
Williams defends during Tuesday’s Class 3A Regional round playoff contest at Patterson. De La Salle knocked off Patterson 67-64 in overtime. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

De La Salle and Patterson went toe-to-toe in Class 3A regional round playoff action Tuesday, but De La Salle, the No. 10 seed defeated Patterson, the No. 7 seed, 67-64 in overtime in front of a nearly packed house. It’s the third consecutive year Patterson has lost in the second round of the playoffs.

The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Ryleigh Dunn was feeding the squirrels while enjoying the warm weather Wednesday before it came to an end this morning at the Victor Guarisco Lake End Park in Morgan City.
Crystal Thielepape/Daily Review

Patterson High School’s Nehemiah Augustus shoots while De La Salle’s David
Williams defends during Tuesday’s Class 3A Regional round playoff contest at Patterson. De La Salle knocked off Patterson 67-64 in overtime. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Marriage licenses

The following people applied for marriage licenses at the St. Mary Parish Clerk of Court office in Franklin.
Monday, June 2
Charles Anthony Uze and Ashley Marie Smathers.

Central Catholic honor graduates

Central Catholic High School held its annual Senior Academic, Athletic and Scholarship Awards Breakfast May 15 at the Petroleum Club. Jada Pennison, Hailie Baker, Nicholas Case and Kimberly Russo were Central Catholic High School honor graduates. Honor graduates are those students who have taken a minimum of nine classes from the approved list of honor courses and completed those courses with a (non-rounding) 3.7 GPA. GPA’s were determined by averaging all honors courses taken from the approved course list.
(Submitted Photo)

Central Catholic High School held its annual Senior Academic, Athletic and Scholarship Awards Breakfast May 15 at the Petroleum Club.

Housing authority bonuses topped $200,000

Documents obtained through public record requests reveal four Morgan City Housing Authority employees were paid a total of $208,739 in bonuses over an 18-month period, exceeding the $175,000 total labor cost for 12 months of ordinary maintenance.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Documents obtained through public record requests reveal four Morgan City Housing Authority employees were paid a total of $208,739 in bonuses over an 18-month period, exceeding the $175,000 total

ICE CHALLENGE

Stephensville volunteer firefighter Jay Hutchins takes a dip into ice water in a challenge that raises money for fallen fighters. Hutchins was at the Stephensville Volunteer Fire Department on Wednesday to take the icy challenge.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

One Stephensville volunteer firefighter plunged into a pool of ice water Wednesday night at the Stephensville Volunteer Fire Department as part of an event that raised $264 for the National Fallen

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Sports

Changes have been announced to the schedule for Friday and Saturday’s action at Berwick High School baseball’s Panther Classic.

Obituaries

May 18, 1935 — March 4, 2015
Elda Hollier, a native of Abbeville and longtime resident of Morgan City, went to her heavenly reward Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at the age of 79.

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