St. Mary Levee District commissioners will submit a formal request for the Bayou Chene Flood Control and Diversion Project’s inclusion in the state’s coastal master plan, weeks after the project was left out of a draft version of the plan.
The first meeting in 2017 of the St. Mary Parish Council saw a changing of the guard on Wednesday as Councilman Paul P. Naquin Jr was elected chairman of the group replacing former chairman Kevin Voisin who was subsequently elected vice-chairman of the council.

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St. Mary Parish Schools announced Wednesday its three winners of the Students of the Year competition. They all hail from schools in Berwick.

Reading room dedicated

Charley Handy IV, front center left, and Wanda Henderson, front center right, stand with their family members around a plaque that will be placed on a wall dedicating the children’s reading room in memory of St. Mary Parish Schools’ librarian Dolores Henderson at Morgan City Library. Handy is the grandson of Henderson and Wanda Henderson is Henderson’s daughter. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

'Paw Jam' held Saturday in Patterson

“Paw Jam,” a fundraiser for the Humane Society of Louisiana held Saturday at the Patterson Area Civic Center, included a “jail” where people could pay $5 to put someone in jail and $5 to bail themselves out. Sitting in the jail, from left, are Elmer Galloway Jr., Leah Nicar and Mikey Campbell. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

"Paw Jam," a fundraiser for the Humane Society of Louisiana, was held Saturday at the Patterson Area Civic Center.

Scouts retire over 3,000 American flags Saturday

Boys Scouts Sean Dennis and Hunter Bella of Troop 49 in Morgan City hold an American flag during Saturday’s flag retirement ceremony at Lake End Parkway. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts retired more than 3,000 American flags that were past their prime Saturday, respectfully disposing of the nation’s symbol of freedom and sacrifice.

Knights of Columbus donation to M.E. Norman

From left are Knights of Columbus members Paul Vella Jr., John DuBois, Kenny Duval, Keith Thibodeaux, ME Norman Principal Shannon Hoffpauir, ME Norman parent and Knights of Columbus member Grant Autrey, special education teacher Lisa Hampton holding Autrey’s daughter, Lilly, a first-grader, para-educator and licensed practical nurse Suzie Clark, and para-educator Gale Thomas. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Holy Cross Knights of Columbus Council 12179 recently presented a check to M.E. Norman Elementary in Morgan City to purchase sensory integration equipment to help autistic students.

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Sports

With the start of the spring semester Wednesday, the defending Sun Belt Champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team resumed preparations for the 2017 season with spring practice at M.L.

Lifestyle

2 refrigerator rolled pie crusts

4 oz. fresh goat cheese

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Using a 3-inch round cookie cutter, cut out 16 circles from pie crusts.

Obituaries

Mrs. Nancy Harris Carter, 84, a native and resident of Morgan City, Louisiana, died Jan. 7, 2017.

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