James Gray, right, talks with St. Mary Parish School Board Vice President Michael E. Taylor after the board voted to make Gray one of two finalists in the search for a new superintendent. The other finalist is Leonard Armato, the district's longtime director of special education.
The Daily Review/Bill Decker

CENTERVILLE -- A youngadministrator from Vermilion Parish and a veteran of 29 years with St. Mary public schools are the final two candidates to become this parish's next superintendent. The finalists are Leonard Armato, St. Mary’s director of special education, and James Gray, Vermilion Parish’s director of school leadership.

Tyler Hebert

Morgan City High School placed three on the All-District 7-4A softball team. Third baseman Celest Williams, pitcher Tyler Hebert, and utility selection Brandi Ingram were the Lady Tigers’ representatives on the top squad.

Assistant Scoutmaster Phillip Begley is trying to keep the Scout hut located at Morey Park on Main Street in Patterson.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Area Boy Scout leaders are upset that plans to renovate Morey Park on Main Street in Patterson appear to include getting rid of a Scout hut they say has stood at the park for 58 years.

James Gray, right, talks with St. Mary Parish School Board Vice President Michael E. Taylor after the board voted to make Gray one of two finalists in the search for a new superintendent. The other finalist is Leonard Armato, the district's longtime director of special education.
The Daily Review/Bill Decker

Tyler Hebert

Assistant Scoutmaster Phillip Begley is trying to keep the Scout hut located at Morey Park on Main Street in Patterson.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Morgan City High School scholarship winners

Kaitlyn Verret, a 2014 Morgan City High School graduate was presented the H&B Young Foundation Scholarship during the Morgan City High School graduation ceremony. The scholarship is valued at $8,000 over a four-year period. She is the daughter of Tessie and Albert Verret. Presenting the scholarship to Verret was Mickey Fabre III, principal.
(Photos courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Scholarships were awarded during the Morgan City High School graduation ceremony.

Winery discussed

Morgan City Rotary Club members welcomed Dan Nash of Landry Vineyards in West Monroe to a recent luncheon where Nash spoke about the history of Landry Vineyards, which was featured in an episode of “Duck Dynasty” and about the wine they produce being available in 300 stores in Louisiana. From left are program director Donna Meyer, Nash, and Rotary President Carla Prejean.
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Morgan City Rotary Club members welcomed Dan Nash of Landry Vineyards in West Monroe to a recent luncheon where Nash spoke about the history of Landry Vineyards, which was featured in an episode of

Perri presented Scholarship

Each year M C Bank presents a $1,500 scholarship to one senior at each of the four area high schools. The intention behind this award is to recognize students who have been active in their school and communities. Larry J. Callais, right, M C Bank’s president and CEO presented this year’s Morgan City High School “Hometown Spirit Scholarship” to Nicole Perri. She plans to attend University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She has a strong interest in graphic design.
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Each year M C Bank presents a $1,500 scholarship to one senior at each of the four area high schools.

Port of Morgan City executive director speaks to Kiwanis Club

Raymond “Mac” Wade, executive director of the Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District, was a guest speaker at a recent Kiwanis Club meeting held at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. Wade spoke about the new Emergency Operations Center, the new tenants for the Port and other Port of Morgan City activities. From left are Tori Henry, port administrative assistant; Tim Matte, Kiwanis member; Cindy Cutrera, port economic development manager; and Wade.
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Raymond “Mac” Wade, executive director of the Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District, was a guest speaker at a recent Kiwanis Club meeting held at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.

Arrests reports

Germany Broussard

A 35-year-old Morgan City man was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of striking and threatening a woman inside a residence, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release.

Neighborhood Market Walmart construction under way here

The site for the Neighborhood Market Walmart coming to La. 70 in Morgan City is seen Tuesday. Teche Regional Medical Center and Sonic Drive-In are in the background.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Construction began last week at the site for the new Neighborhood Market Walmart located on La. 70 next to Sonic and is set to open at the beginning of 2015.

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Newly elected Patterson Garden Club officers were recognized during the club’s end-of-the-year social held at The Atchafalaya at Idlewild near Patterson on May 19.

Obituaries

December 12, 1932-May 27, 2015
Mr. Eugene “Mickey” Leblanc Sr. passed away early Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at his home in Broussard. He was born in Houma, Louisiana, on Dec. 12, 1932.

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