The Broussard-Harris Committee hosted its 11th Annual Black Achievement Award Banquet Saturday, March 14 at Broussard-Harris Recreation Center. Among the 18 honorees were Larmen Jenkins, above with family, and Rose McCurtis, below with family. The theme of the evening was “Dream with a Vision, Live with a Purpose.”
Staff Report Berwick’s boys and Morgan City’s girls bowling team both fell in Bi Region bowling action at Holiday Lanes in Bossier City. The Morgan City girls, who last year finished on the cusp of a trip to the state semifinals, again finished in the same spot as they fell to top-seed Ellender, 17.5-9.5

Patterson Junior High School fifth-grade student Chasitiy Stansbury was a parish contestant for the St. Mary Parish School Board 11th annual Multiplication Learning Wrap Ups contest on Monday at the Materiel and Operations Center in Morgan City.

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St. Mary Parish students got to practice their multiplication facts in a fun way Monday during a parishwide contest. The St. Mary Parish School Board 11th annual Multiplication Learning Wrap-Ups Contest was held Monday at the St. Mary Parish School Board Materiel & Operations Center in Morgan City.

Patterson Junior High School fifth-grade student Chasitiy Stansbury was a parish contestant for the St. Mary Parish School Board 11th annual Multiplication Learning Wrap Ups contest on Monday at the Materiel and Operations Center in Morgan City.

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Donation to St. Mary Outreach

Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach executive director, accepted a donation of $1,000 from Pam Heffner, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Women president, Tuesday at St. Mary Outreach in Morgan City. The donation came from the women’s group project of reprinting the book “Ada and the Doc.”
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach executive director, accepted a donation of $1,000 from Pam Heffner, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Women president, Tuesday at St. Mary Outreach in Morgan City.

Detectives investigating wallet/ID theft at Bayou Vista Walmart (update)

Vehicle believed identified by St. Mary Parish sheriff's investigators as involved in a wallet theft at Walmart in Bayou Vista on Monday.
(Surveillance Photo Courtesy of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)

UPDATE from the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office: The suspect has been identified. Charges are pending.

Louisiana news briefs

The 12th Fast Response Cutter, the Isaac Mayo, has been delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard by Bollinger Shipyards.
(Submitted Photo Courtesy of Bollinger Shipyards)

Bollinger delivers cutter
LOCKPORT (AP) — Bollinger Shipyards has delivered its 12th Fast Response Cutter, the Isaac Mayo, to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Berwick officials sworn in

The Town of Berwick mayor and council were sworn in Tuesday. From left are councilmembers Duval Arthur and Damon Robison, Mayor Louis Ratcliff, and councilmembers Jacki Ackel, Troy Lombardo and Greg Roussel.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The town’s elected officials were sworn before Tuesday’s council meeting at town hall.

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CENTERVILLE’S CHRISTIAN ARIAS takes a lead off third base after slamming a triple and receiving instructions from Coach Barry Price Tuesday at the Centerville Baseball Field. The Centerville Bulldogs posted a 12-2 win over the Episcopal School of Acadiana Falcons. Centerville will play host to Bell City on Thursday at 4 p.m.

CENTERVILLE _ Cole Candella ripped a solo homer and Christian Arias slammed a triple, leading the Centerville Bulldogs to a 12-2 victory over the Episcopal School of Acadiana Falcons in an abbrevia

Lifestyle

While some crape myrtle pruning cuts may appear “architecturally” nice, this kind of pruning is still the improper way to prune crape myrtle trees.
--Allen Owings Photo

HAMMOND — Our spring- and summer-flowering trees and shrubs are growing and preparing for another great bloom season.

Obituaries

Mrs. Bessie Florence Mitchell, 83, a resident and native of Franklin, died Monday, March 30, 2015, at 11:20 a.m., at her residence following a short illness.

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