Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

With the alligator hunting season edging toward a close, most hunters have filled their tags for the season, and wildlife officials report no citations in this region. Sidney “Peanut” Michel, of Morgan City, said he is finishing up with the last of his nearly 300 tags.
The cupboards are nearly bare at Emergency Aid-United Way of South Louisiana in Franklin. Members of Catholic Daughters 1642 and friends gave a helping hand in stocking shelves this week for the national “Day of Caring” but empty space abounds. To donate, call 337-828-0921.

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

By JEAN L. McCORKLEjmccorkle@daily-review.com MORGAN CITY — Donna Jones, cafeteria manager at M.D. Shannon Elementary, greets each student as they start their morning with her for breakfast.

Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Shoppers were ready for storm

Trisha Grogan of Morgan City buys ingredients to make gumbo Tuesday at Cannata’s Market in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Some people around Morgan City made last-minute trips to the store to get essential supplies in anticipation of the projected winter storm while others made their preparations over the weekend.

Wintry mix bypasses us

Clarence “CB” Brown of Morgan City didn’t let the frigid weather stop him from taking his 6-year-old dog Maggie for her daily constitutional this morning. “Maggie likes this kind of weather,” he said as they made their trek through Lake End Park in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Diane Miller Fears)

The freezing rain and ice expected in the parish Tuesday was a no-show, but the cold weather remained with the forecast calling for freezing temperatures until noon when a warm up to about 40 at th

Berwick High School students visit Rotary Club

Morgan City Rotary Club members hosted Berwick High School students at a recent luncheon where the students spoke about their school activities and education plans. From left are Erin Brown, Drew Landry, student visit director Mark Ordogne, Dustin Chellette and Sarah Rentrop.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members hosted Berwick High School students at a recent luncheon where the students spoke about their school activities and education plans.

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Just one area team was victorious in week 3 of the high school football season as Morgan City defeated West St. Mary, 48-12.

Lifestyle

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Sen. Bret and Kim Allain, of Adeline, celebrated their 30th anniversary on June 28 with a renewal of vows in which the Rev. Jody Simoneaux officiated. A reception followed at their home.

Obituaries

Geraldine Ann Dinger

January 12, 1951 — September 17, 2014
Geraldine Ann Dinger, 63, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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