New Orleans Saints legend Deuce McAllister will be the first of three standout local athletes to be inducted into the Allstate Sugar Bowl’s Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame this Saturday, August 8 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
The women are getting it done at the world swimming championships. Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden lowered her own world record in the 100-meter butterfly to win gold Monday night, and then Katinka Hosszu of Hungary erased a world mark from the high-tech suit era to claim the 200 individual medley.
The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting Friday officially opening Tsunami at Cypress Bayou Casino. With locations in Baton Rouge and Lafayette, Tsunami hours are 4-11 p.m. Friday through Saturday and 4-10 p.m. Thursday. They will also be open during certain special events and concerts.

Services staff

Franklin Health Care Center celebrated Environmental and Laundry Services Week and staff representing the department gathered to commemorate the occasion.

Morgan City High School library project winding down

Mike Hudson with Library Interiors installed shelves in the library at Morgan City High School on Tuesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Furniture installation continues, and $50,000 in new books are scheduled to arrive Friday as the $3.55 million library construction project at Morgan City High School winds down.

Diocese honors Holy Cross teacher

Sherrel Landry, a Pre-K3 teacher at Holy Cross Elementary, was named a 2014 Inspirational Teacher of the Year by Catholic Schools Office of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux. From left are Bishop Shelton Fabre; Landry; Bill Barbera, chief financial officer and vice-president of Community Bank, which donated the $500 award; and Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux Superintendent of Schools Marian Fertitta.
(Submitted Photo)

Holy Cross Pre-K3 teacher Sherrel Landry was recognized as a 2014 Inspirational Teacher of the Year by the Catholic Schools Office of the Houma-Thibodaux Diocese.

Fallen warrior photos needed

The Fallen Warriors Memorial is to be completed by Veterans Day. The memorial is to be located on the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium grounds.
(Submitted Photo)

Nineteen photos of fallen warriors are sought for the Fallen Warriors Memorial book to be completed by the Nov. 11 unveiling and dedication, Terry Mayon Sr., project co-chairman, said.

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New Orleans Saints legend Deuce McAllister will be the first of three standout local athletes to be inducted into the Allstate Sugar Bowl’s Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame this Saturday, Au

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Mr. and Mrs. Brennan Flick
--Chris Deville Photo

Rip Van Winkle Gardens on Jefferson Island was the setting when Courtney Mary-Frances Langley and Brennan Michael Flick were united in matrimony on May 30. The Rev.

Obituaries

Lawrence L. Blackburn, 37, a resident of Morgan City, Louisiana, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 201, in Baton Rouge.

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