Central Catholic defeated Centerville, 49-13, in District 7-1A high school football action Thursday at Tiger Stadium in Morgan City. With the win, Central Catholic snapped a three-game losing streak.

16th Judicial Assistant District Attorney and St. Mary Parish Council legal counsel Eric Duplantis administers the oath of office to Pam Washington to fill the interim seat of Dist. 10 councilman Steve Bierhorst, shown with Washington below.

The St. Mary Parish Council meeting on Wednesday was a showcase of new faces as a candidate for an interim appointment to the council was sworn in and a candidate for a place on the Franklin Foundation Hospital Board of Commissioners introduced herself to the council and made her case for her candidacy.

St. Mary Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year Laura Rentrop supervises seventh-grade students in the computer lab as they create a blog based on their analysis of three media stories. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Twenty-year teaching veteran Laura Rentrop shies away from credit for being named St. Mary Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year. “I don’t look at myself in those terms,” Rentrop said. “I always feel like, as a teacher, it’s such a group effort.

16th Judicial Assistant District Attorney and St. Mary Parish Council legal counsel Eric Duplantis administers the oath of office to Pam Washington to fill the interim seat of Dist. 10 councilman Steve Bierhorst, shown with Washington below.

St. Mary Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year Laura Rentrop supervises seventh-grade students in the computer lab as they create a blog based on their analysis of three media stories. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Working on the wharf

Construction is underway on a roughly $1.7 million project to redo Morgan City’s riverfront wharf. The project involves replacing and extending Morgan City’s riverfront dock by 220 feet. The dock is currently about 800 feet long. This morning, workers were preparing the site to start driving piles, which should begin Friday, Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi said. The estimated completion date of the project is mid-2016, Grizzaffi said. The wharf is currently closed to the public for construction.

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Construction is underway on a roughly $1.7 million project to redo Morgan City’s riverfront wharf. The project involves replacing and extending Morgan City’s riverfront dock by 220 feet.

Officials break ground for new Patterson Junior High School

Leonard Armato, superintendent of St. Mary Parish schools; Suzanne Bergeron, principal of Patterson Junior High School; and Rodney Grogan, mayor of Patterson, were joined by city officials, school board members, faculty members, family and friends for groundbreaking ceremonies Wednesday for a new Patterson Junior High School building. The new construction will cover 80,000 square feet. Part of the current school will be demolished, but 16,800 square feet will be renovated. The new school have a total 96,800 square feet.

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PATTERSON — Patterson Junior High School principal Suzanne Bergeron, teachers, school board officials, community leaders and members gathered together Wednesday with architects and construction tea

Ready for the races! TDT paddlers take off Friday

The history-making five-person team consisting of (from left) Bobby Smart of Anacoco (a “Louisiana ringer” on the team), Phil Bowden of San Marcos, Wendell Smith of Sequin, Chris Champion of San Marcos, and Heather Harrison of New Braunfels, exudes confidence at the start of the Tour de Rivière Rouge and 410 de Louisiane in Bossier City on Sept. 26. JPaddling a custom-made, 42-foot carbon fiber canoe, the team made their way down the Red River, motor-portaging around a bridge demolition in Alexandria, entering the Atchafalaya River at its source, and finishing with a motor portage at Krotz Springs into Bayou Courtableau for a painful sprint to Port Barre. (Photos by Ken Harris and Ray Pellerin)

BY KEN GRISSOM

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Central Catholic defeated Centerville, 49-13, in District 7-1A high school football action Thursday at Tiger Stadium in Morgan City.

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Kortney Hillen and Ethan Scioneaux
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Ethan Scioneaux was crowned Morgan City High School homecoming king during the Morgan City dance held Saturday at the school. Homecoming Queen Kortney Hillen was crowned during the MCHS vs.

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