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.

Morgan City High School’s Keshawn Marshall dribbles down court against Assumption during earlier season action. Morgan City, the No. 29 seed in the Class 4A playoffs, will open postseason play Friday when it travels to face No. 4 Plaquemine. The game is a rematch of an earlier season contest
that Plaquemine won 50-29. Also, with Friday’s game, the Tigers will be making their first postseason appearance since 2012. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Morgan City High School boys basketball coach Brandon Harden likened No. 29 Morgan City’s Class 4A playoff contest with No. 4 Plaquemine Friday to resetting a PlayStation. The Tigers, who were defeated 50-29 by the Green Devils in Plaquemine in December while not at full strength, will now get an opportunity to redeem themselves.

Morgan City High School’s Keshawn Marshall dribbles down court against Assumption during earlier season action. Morgan City, the No. 29 seed in the Class 4A playoffs, will open postseason play Friday when it travels to face No. 4 Plaquemine. The game is a rematch of an earlier season contest
that Plaquemine won 50-29. Also, with Friday’s game, the Tigers will be making their first postseason appearance since 2012. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Police chief’s death voted top local story of 2014

The sudden death of Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch in late January 2014 was the top local news story of 2014, as chosen by the editorial staff of The Daily Review. Crouch was found dead in a hotel room at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Jan. 31, 2014, with what the local coroner ruled a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was laid to rest Feb. 6, 2014. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle)

The sudden death of Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch in late January was the top local news story of 2014, as chosen by the editorial staff of The Daily Review.

Theft up to $30M alleged; Company rep says case centers on ‘money, sex, drugs’

Karen Duhon

A Morgan City investment company is alleging that multiple people may have stolen up to $30 million from the company in a case, possibly dating to the 1980s, that is “all about money, sex and drugs

Schaff presented award

Masonic Doric Lodge 205 in Morgan City installed both elected and appointed officers for the year 2015 on Dec. 17. At left, Kevin Justilian, District Deputy Grand Master of the 12th Masonic District of Louisiana, presents Doric Past Master John Schaff with an achievement award for efforts by the lodge in the year 2013. (Submitted Photo)

Masonic Doric Lodge 205 in Morgan City installed both elected and appointed officers for the year 2015 on Dec. 17.

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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.

Obituaries

Natalie Verdun, a resident of Verdunville, La., died Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Dauterive Medical Center in New Iberia, La., at 6:34 AM.

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