BATON ROUGE — St. Mary Parish’s unemployment rate remained nearly steady in December at 6.8 percent, down slight from 6.9 percent in November, according to not seasonally adjusted December data released Friday by the Louisiana Workforce Commission. But the parish’s jobless rate is up sharply from 4.8 percent in December 2013.

Central Catholic High School upset Patterson High School, 45-35, in high school boys’ basketball action Thursday in Morgan City. The Eagles entered the game ranked No. 22 in the latest unofficial Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A power rankings, while Patterson was ranked No. 14 in Class 3A. Above, Central Catholic’s Charlie Solar, right, works against Patterson’s Tyric Garrett. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Central Catholic outscored Patterson 21-8 in the third quarter on its way to a 45-35 upset win against Patterson. While Patterson led 15-12 at the half, the Eagles outscored the Lumberjacks in the third quarter to take a 32-23 lead after three quarters. Both teams scored 12 points apiece in the last quarter.

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One suspect who had been featured in The Daily Review’s Most Wanted edition for more than a year and another suspect who was in the edition for just six days were both caught by authorities in January. Morgan City

Central Catholic High School upset Patterson High School, 45-35, in high school boys’ basketball action Thursday in Morgan City. The Eagles entered the game ranked No. 22 in the latest unofficial Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A power rankings, while Patterson was ranked No. 14 in Class 3A. Above, Central Catholic’s Charlie Solar, right, works against Patterson’s Tyric Garrett. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

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Project Graduation checks presented

From left, Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute Chairman Mike Patterson presents Berwick High School Project Graduation Chairwoman Paige Roussel with a check for $1,000 to go toward the school’s Project Graduation.
(Submitted Photo)

API Treasurer Greg Roussel presented checks for Project Graduation recently.

Red Ribbon Week slogan, drawing winners

Winners in the St. Mary Parish Red Ribbon Week slogan and drawing contests were announced during the May meeting of the St. Mary Parish School Board. They are, from left, McKenzie Buckner, eighth grade, Hanson Memorial; Rosemarie Colley, seventh grade, Hanson; Danielle Nixon, third grade, J.S. Aucoin; Rachel Trammell, fifth grade, St. John; Zaria Mitchell, fifth grade, J.A. Hernandez; Randy Lam, third grade, J.S. Aucoin; Abby Theriot, eighth grade, Patterson Junior; drawing contest grand champion Adella Guidroz, eighth grade, Berwick Junior; and slogan contest winner, Diana Tran, 11th grade, Morgan City High. Not pictured are Brennan Benedietto, Shannon Owens, Allison Burgess, Keri Landry and Emily Rogers.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Winners in the St. Mary Parish Red Ribbon Week slogan and drawing contests were announced during the May meeting of the St. Mary Parish School Board.

Donation to St. Mary Outreach

Health Occupations Students of America members from Berwick High School, along with their teacher, Tessie Michel, R.N., donated canned goods to St. Mary Outreach. HOSA is a national student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education Division of the Association for Career and Technical Education. The students were given a tour of St. Mary Outreach, where they learned about the services offered and the day-to-day function of the agency. During their visit, the students helped weigh and check the expiration dates on the donated food. From left, are Brandy Naverro, Jasmine Holifield, Arly Salinas, Teirra Gollmer, St. Mary Outreach Executive Director Kay Raymond, Michel and Shaquita Sylvester in the food pantry of St. Mary Outreach.
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Health Occupations Students of America members from Berwick High School, along with their teacher, Tessie Michel, R.N., donated canned goods to St. Mary Outreach.

Students help place flags on graves

Leeanne Price, left, and Callie Breaux, both 11th grade students and members of the Morgan City High School Historical Society, assisted veterans’ organizations by placing or replacing American flags on the graves of deceased veterans this morning. The school club has assisted with the flag placement annually since 1999.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Honoring a soldier’s ultimate sacrifice takes many forms.

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Central Catholic High School upset Patterson High School, 45-35, in high school boys’ basketball action Thursday in Morgan City. The Eagles entered the game ranked No. 22 in the latest unofficial Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A power rankings, while Patterson was ranked No. 14 in Class 3A. Above, Central Catholic’s Charlie Solar, right, works against Patterson’s Tyric Garrett. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Central Catholic outscored Patterson 21-8 in the third quarter on its way to a 45-35 upset win against Patterson.

Lifestyle

John Smilie and Shana Arnaud
--Crystal Young Photography

John Smilie and Shana Arnaud, of Patterson, would like to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The wedding will take place in February.

Obituaries

Lillian Mae Lewis, 72, a resident of Patterson, passed away at 6:58 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at her residence in Patterson.

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