Principal Claire Guarisco celebrated with students and staff this morning when she announced Bayou Vista Elementary earned a School Performance Score of A with a score of 104.5. This year marks the first time the school has achieved an A, the highest rating awarded by the state Department of Education.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The St. Mary Parish school district maintained a B rating despite harder tests, which are part of the state’s long-term transition to higher expectations.

Morgan City High School hosted Berwick in its annual “Paint the Pink” game Tuesday. Berwick topped Morgan City 3-2 (25-16, 15-25, 25-14, 20-25, 15-12) in the five-set marathon. At the Paint the Pit Pink game, monies also were raised for local patients who are suffering from cancer. Both teams also had honorary servers for the game. In the left photo, Rose Koen, grandmother of Cate Koen, left, completes the honorary serve for Berwick prior to the varsity game. Rose Koen has been cancer free for 34 years, according to Berwick head coach Heather Blanchard. (The Daily Review/Photos by Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City Lady Tigers took the Berwick Lady Panthers to five games and tried to stage a late-game rally in the final set, but Berwick prevailed 3-2 (25-16, 15-25, 25-14, 20-25, 15-12). The District 6-III contest between the two schools also served as Morgan City’s annual “Paint the Pit Pink Game.”
The Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts announces its upcoming fall production written by Ed “Tiger” Verdin of Franklin. Set to open on Harvest Moon Fest weekend, “Undying Love” is the story of a young couple whose lives become intertwined with the attacks on America on Sept. 11, 2001.

Principal Claire Guarisco celebrated with students and staff this morning when she announced Bayou Vista Elementary earned a School Performance Score of A with a score of 104.5. This year marks the first time the school has achieved an A, the highest rating awarded by the state Department of Education.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Morgan City High School hosted Berwick in its annual “Paint the Pink” game Tuesday. Berwick topped Morgan City 3-2 (25-16, 15-25, 25-14, 20-25, 15-12) in the five-set marathon. At the Paint the Pit Pink game, monies also were raised for local patients who are suffering from cancer. Both teams also had honorary servers for the game. In the left photo, Rose Koen, grandmother of Cate Koen, left, completes the honorary serve for Berwick prior to the varsity game. Rose Koen has been cancer free for 34 years, according to Berwick head coach Heather Blanchard. (The Daily Review/Photos by Geoff Stoute)

Helping Hearts Foundation

Sandra Turner, customer service representative and new accounts manager with Patterson State Bank, presents the Tri-City Helping Hearts Foundation President Herman Hartman with a donation for use in their upcoming gospel banquet. The funds raised by the banquet will go towards the organization’s ability to aid families in need of burial assistance of lost loved ones. The fundraiser will be held on April 26 in the AARP building located at 4014 Chennault St. in Morgan City.
(Submitted Photo)

Sandra Turner, customer service representative and new accounts manager with Patterson State Bank, presents the Tri-City Helping Hearts Foundation President Herman Hartman with a donation for use i

Krewe of Galatea parade

The Krewe of Galatea launches throws to the crowd lining Morgan City streets on Sunday. The final parades are to take place today.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

The Krewe of Galatea launches throws to the crowd lining Morgan City streets on Sunday. The final parades are to take place today.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Krewe of Adonis parade

Crowds gathered along Federal Avenue in Morgan City for the Krewe of Adonis parade Friday night. Adonis is the first of the carnvial season parades in the Tri-City area.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Crowds gathered along Federal Avenue in Morgan City for the Krewe of Adonis parade Friday night. Adonis is the first of the carnvial season parades in the Tri-City area.

Hephaestus’ lineage spans 100 years

Troy Landry and Alison Bergeron, daughter of Steven and Lois Bergeron, reigned as King and Queen Hephaestus LIV over the royal court of Morgan City’s oldest krewe. They were announced during the krewe’s ball Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. The Krewe of Hephaestus will parade Fat Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Morgan City.
Submitted Photo/Jim Byron

The Krewe of Hephaestus is the oldest Mardi Gras krewe in the Tri-City area, spanning 54 years. Its lineage, however, begins with the now-defunct Krewe of Cervus.

Chill on for Mardi Gras

Queen Chika Carbins-Johnson of the Krewe of Amani represented Lady Liberty in keeping with the theme, “Amani Takes a Bite Out of the Big Apple,” in Patterson Monday.
(the Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Braving a stiff wind and chilly temperatures, Krewe of Amani parade watchers in Patterson were enthused and seemed to care little that the weather was not as mild as what accompanied the weekend pa

Miles Liner Foundation

Asia Breaux, Patterson State Bank head teller, presents Lynn Liner with a donation on behalf of the bank for the second annual Run for Miles. The run will take place April 5 in Berwick with all proceeds benefiting the Miles Liner Foundation. The funds help provide scholarships to high school seniors looking to continue their education.
(Submitted Photo)

Asia Breaux, Patterson State Bank head teller, presents Lynn Liner with a donation on behalf of the bank for the second annual Run for Miles.

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Sports

The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ confounding season.

Lifestyle

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October. The Ellisons’ yard has a display of azaleas, nandinas, hollies, camellias, begonias and Lily of the Nile.
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Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October.

Obituaries

Pierre G. “Perry” Jackson, 80, a resident of Berwick, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at his residence.

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