U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, helped host a 2015 Hurricane Preparedness Public Meeting Tuesday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.
Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Though meteorologists are forecasting a below average year for hurricane activity in the Atlantic, one big storm can make a season.

The Central Catholic Eagles will take on the Ascension Episcopal Blue Gators in the second round of the Class 1A playoffs Wednesday. The sixth-seed Eagles will have home field advantage against the 11th-seed Blue Gators when the game starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Amelia Recreation Center. Patrick Barron, above, slides safely into home during the Eagles’ defeat of Delhi Charter in first-round play.
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There will be no surprises in Wednesday’s second-round playoff game when Central Catholic hosts District 7-1A foe Ascension Episcopal. CCHS (21-4), the sixth-seed, beat Episcopal (20-9), the 11th-seed, twice in the regular season 9-2 and 4-1.

From left to right, rocket team members Julie McClain, Ahmad Fears, John Sorrel, Glendon Jones, Miasia Johnson and Landon Landry.

A team of high school students from across South Louisiana recently became the first Louisiana High School Team to design, build and fly an advanced Level II High Power rocket capable of flights up to four miles in altitude and speeds in excess of MACH 2, as fast as military missiles.

U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, helped host a 2015 Hurricane Preparedness Public Meeting Tuesday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.
Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Central Catholic Eagles will take on the Ascension Episcopal Blue Gators in the second round of the Class 1A playoffs Wednesday. The sixth-seed Eagles will have home field advantage against the 11th-seed Blue Gators when the game starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Amelia Recreation Center. Patrick Barron, above, slides safely into home during the Eagles’ defeat of Delhi Charter in first-round play.
--The Daily Review/Corwin Murray

From left to right, rocket team members Julie McClain, Ahmad Fears, John Sorrel, Glendon Jones, Miasia Johnson and Landon Landry.

Arrests reports

Donna Sobers

A 57-year-old Morgan City woman was arrested Tuesday after being accused of striking a juvenile on a bicycle with her vehicle and then leaving the scene, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said

Bayou BBQ Bash kicks off Thursday; competition Saturday

A proclamation supporting the Bayou BBQ Bash was signed Tuesday at Patterson City Hall. First row, from left, Louis Ratcliff, Berwick mayor; Rodney Grogan, Patterson mayor; Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish president; and Frank Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor. Second row, from left, Bob Harrison, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce vice chairman; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; Lisa Patterson, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce marketing director; and Mata Tellman and Don Tellman, founders of the Bayou BBQ Bash.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The third annual Bayou BBQ Bash will kick off Thursday with “Meet the Cooks” at the Hampton Inn followed by festivities under the U.S.

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HANSON’S JACOB HEBERT receives a warm welcome from teammates after slugging a solo home run in Tuesday’s State Class 1A regional round playoff contest against the Ascension Catholic Bulldogs at the Amar Lancon Field. Ascension Catholic pulled out a 6-3 win over the Hanson Tigers.

No. 14 seeded Ascension Catholic pulled out a hard-fought 6-3 victory over the No. 3 Hanson Memorial Tigers Tuesday in the Class 1A state playoffs regionnal round at the Amar Lancon Field.

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Kentraell Benjamin and N’Yati Verdun were crowned Patterson High School prom king and queen. The dance took place April 25 at Patterson High.

Obituaries

August 2, 1963 — April 25, 2015
Dennis Craig Furlette, 51, of Morgan City, Louisiana, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015.

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