Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s Cade Minton had a goal to qualify for the state meet after missing the cut despite a great race at regionals a year ago. Samarick Paul just wanted to get back someway after an injury in August that wiped out much of his 2015-16 sports season.
Project Chimps, in partnership with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, announced an agreement to relocate 220 retired research chimpanzees to its new sanctuary in northern Georgia.
Patty Ibert with the Franklin Emergency Aid Center for the United Way of Southern Louisiana said with hot summer weather just around the corner, the organization is in desperate need of fans for those in need in the region. Donations can be dropped off during business hours at the facility located at 106 Commercial St. in downtown Franklin.

Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Bourg questions school board about district's loan

The St. Mary Parish School Board approved a $3.4 million loan for consolidated school District 2 in 2006 to build the seven-classroom wing and additional cafeteria space at Hattie Watts Elementary School in Patterson. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

CENTERVILLE — In light of the current financial conditions in St. Mary Parish schools, C.E.

Work Ready graduation

South Central Louisiana Technical College, Young Memorial Campus, held a commencement ceremony on Feb. 29 for graduates of the WorkReady U Program. A total of 66 high school equivalency diplomas were awarded by WorkReady U in St. Mary Parish in 2015. The program offers a means to improve life circumstances resulting from gaining the skills that lead to a job providing a sustainable wage. Registration for new students will be held Thursday at Young Memorial at 900 Youngs Road in Morgan City from 8-11 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. and from 8-10 a.m. in at 1013 Perret St. in Franklin. Applicants must be 18 or older, provide valid state picture identification, Social Security card, and $25 to enroll.

River to crest at 7.5 feet March 18

St. Mary Levee District Executive Director Tim Matte speaks during Thursday's levee district meeting in Berwick. Matte said officials expect the Atchafalaya River to crest at 7.5 feet March 18 in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

More high water is headed down the Atchafalaya River with a 7.5-foot crest in Morgan City projected March 18, St. Mary Levee District Executive Director Tim Matte said Thursday.

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Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s Cade Minton had a goal to qualify for the state meet after missing the cut despite a great race at regionals a year ago.

Lifestyle

The Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival and Fair Association and the Past Queen’s Club are in search of that special young woman to carry on the tradition of representing the oldest state-chart

Obituaries

Bob Dale Andrews, 71, a native of Morgan City, Louisiana, and a resident of Robstown, Texas, died Wednesday, May 4, 2016.
Funeral arrangements are pending.

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