Paul Landry was appointed as the new City of Morgan City attorney at Tuesday’s council meeting. From left are former City Attorney Greg Aucoin and Landry.
The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald

A plan is now in place to begin work to certify the city’s backwater levees for flood protection with construction expected to be completed on a portion of the project by the end of 2015, according to officials.
Franklin’s Art Walk was Saturday downtown as various businesses hosted artists and authors during the afternoon event. Some of the participants, business sponsors and visitors were, from top, Main St.

Jack Autrey, left, stands in front of the Spirit of Morgan City with his father, Brennan Autrey.
Submitted Photos Courtesy of Brennan Autrey

The Spirit of Morgan City shrimp boat on Brashear Avenue has a fresh coat of paint just in a time for the Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, thanks to Boy Scout Jack Autrey, his fellow scouts and family.

Paul Landry was appointed as the new City of Morgan City attorney at Tuesday’s council meeting. From left are former City Attorney Greg Aucoin and Landry.
The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald

Jack Autrey, left, stands in front of the Spirit of Morgan City with his father, Brennan Autrey.
Submitted Photos Courtesy of Brennan Autrey

Morgan City Junior High School adopted

Coastwide Electric in Morgan City signed a certificate promising continued support and adopted Morgan City Junior High School Tuesday morning in the school’s library. Louis Tamporello, representative of Coastwide Electric, was honored with a special plaque from school principal Kenneth Holmes and students thanked him. Front, from left, are eighth-graders James Solar, Kenny Lai and Tyler Sylvester. Back row, from left, are eighth-graders Lanie Martin and Alaysia Williams; St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce President Donna Meyer; Holmes; Tamporello; eighth-grader Shanna Tran; and St. Mary Parish adopt-a-school sponsor Bridgette Guillotte. (Submitted Photo)

Coastwide Electric in Morgan City signed a certificate promising continued support and adopted Morgan City Junior High School Tuesday morning in the school’s library.

Top student at Morgan City Junior High School

Taaj Daniels is Morgan City Junior High School’s 2013-14 Student of the Year. He now competes against other middle school qualifiers for St. Mary Parish Student of the Year in January. From left are his mother, Jessica Daniels, Taaj Daniels, and his father, Reginald Daniels. (Submitted Photo)

Taaj Daniels is Morgan City Junior High School’s 2013-14 Student of the Year. He now competes against other middle school qualifiers for St. Mary Parish Student of the Year in January.

Schools presented with performance plaques

Local public schools that attained an A or B school performance score from the Louisiana Department of Education in 2013 were presented with plaques in recognition of the accomplishment. The scores are derived from various academic performance related measures. In 2013, the state instituted a new scale in which schools with an A designation obtained a score between 100 to 150, and B schools are denoted by scores of 85 to 99.9. All three Berwick schools achieved A status in 2013. Receiving plaques, kneeling from left, are Hattie Watts Elementary Principal Niki Fryou, Berwick Elementary Principal Debbie Tompkins, Bayou Vista Elementary Principal Claire Guarisco, Patterson Junior High Principal Suzanne Bergeron and Wyandotte Elementary Principal Barbara Leleux. Standing, from left, are Morgan City Junior High Principal Kenneth Holmes, Morgan City High Principal Mickey Fabre, Berwick High Principal Buffy Fegenbush, Berwick Junior High School acting Principal Teresa Bagwell, Aucoin Elementary Curriculum Facilitator Andrea Barras and Shannon Elementary Principal Rebecca Harris. (Submitted Photo)

Local public schools that attained an A or B school performance score from the Louisiana Department of Education in 2013 were presented with plaques in recognition of the accomplishment.

Casino revenues up

Revenues increased in November compared to last year at the Amelia Belle Casino. (The Daily Review File Photo)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — State-licensed casinos in Louisiana won $206.5 million from gamblers in November, up $13.6 million from a year earlier.

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Sports

The 2014 Patterson High School volleyball team includes, seated from left, Hailey Sehon, Nyria Robinson, Tye Williams, Jazmin Evans, Jasmine Roberson, Makayla Ruiz and Gaylen Grogan. Kneeling, from left, are Lacy Declouet, Morgan Jones, Tamia Washington, Nia Broussard, Erykah Singleton,
Kiria Grady, Maya Madise and Destiny Dugar. Standing, from left, are Tapanga Haven, Madison Paul, Ashlynn Rock, Desiree Jones, Casie Boudreaux, Arian Grogan, Kaitlynn Spradling, Nyla Grady, Madison Goolsby, Emmeli Smith, Shea
Fontenot and Coach Chasity Fontenot. Not pictured are Coach Adrian Haven, Irinesha Kinchen, Brianna Gray and Celeste Stevenson. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

The Patterson Lumberjills volleyball team will be entering their third season under head coach Chasity Fontenot armed with many returning players from a year ago.

Lifestyle

Court Massabielle 1134 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas celebrated its 85th anniversary with an awards banquet. Recognized for perfect attendance were, seated from left, Betsy Grizzaffi, 11 years; Marion Jones, 26 years; and Betty Rulf, 16 years. Standing from left are Carolyn Watson, 5 years, and Veronica Governale, 3 years. Also recognized was Pat Jenson for 25 years of service to Court Massabielle.
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