Teche Theater for the Performing Arts presents “A Raisin in the Sun” this month.
Central Catholic opened its season at the Tri-City Baseball Classic with a 9-3 win against H.L. Bourgeois Thursday in Amelia. The game was one of three moved Thursday to Amelia due to rain in the area on Wednesday. The game was scoreless until the top of the fourth when H.L. Bourgeois plated a run.
With a confidentiality agreement in place, there was no word on the progress of mediation from Hospital Service District 1 board members Thursday during their monthly meeting. However, St. Mary Parish Councilman David Hanagriff commented on the effort to renew contracts with Drs. Steven McPherson and Donna Tesi.

Registration for Tour du Teche V to open

Paddlers in the Voyageur Division line up in Bayou Courtableau at Port Barre for the start of Tour du Teche IV. Shown here are entries in the 34-mile Crawfish and the 49-mile Acadian races as well as the three-day, 135-mile staged ultra-marathon.
(Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

Registration for Tour du Teche V and its sub-races opens Monday and closes at 5 p.m. Sept. 12.
The races for kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and pirogues begin Oct. 3 at Port Barre.

Residents try to get glimpse of filming for ‘The Best of Me’

A helicopter circling the “Mr. Charlie” rig on Berwick Bay in Morgan City drew the attention of many residents around noon Thursday. Scenes for the movie “The Best of Me” are being shot in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Area residents waited anxiously Thursday to try to catch some of the filming going on for the movie “The Best of Me” on Berwick Bay by the International Petroleum Museum and Exposition, commonly kn

Arrest reports

Derranika Jackson

Five people including two juveniles were arrested Thursday after a fight in Verdunville, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.



Centerville pitcher Ashton Landry turned in another masterful performance, leading the CHS Lady Bulldogs to a 10-8 victory over Christian Life eight innings here Saturday.


--Mark Leonard photo

St. Mary AARP Mardi Gras King and Queen XXVII Laurie Vining Sr. and Rebecca Vining were presented during the St. Mary AARP Jan. 24 dance.


Natalie C. Verdun, 75, a native and resident of Franklin “Bakertown,” La., died Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Dauterive Medical Center in New Iberia, at 6:34 a.m.

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