This is one of 25 eagles spotted by Eagle Expo participants during Saturday's boat tour along the Intracoastal Waterway.
The Daily Review/Bill Decker

Dozens of eager eagle-watchers flocked to Morgan City over the weekend. They wanted to see bald eagles, and they wanted to hear how bald eagles are doing. “Bald eagles are doing fine in Louisiana,” said Michael Seymour of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries at a Saturday morning seminar at the Petroleum Club.

Shelby Thibodeaux, at top, was awarded the Champion Percentage Boer Doe goat honors at the St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show. Below, Carlie Sauce won La. Bred Grand Champion Market Hog honors.

Supreme Outboard Service, at top, was joined by
St. Mary Chamber of Commerce representatives,
local public officials and guests to cut the ribbon at
their 1718 Main St. location in Franklin Thursday.
Owners Keth Parker, Andrea Dupre, Lloyd Gros and
Jennifer Gros said the business is a certified Mercury
and Yamaha service center, and also offers
parts, hi-performance gear and more. Their hours
are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and
Saturday hours are seasonal. At bottom, the Arc of St.
Mary/Center of Hope held a ribbon cutting for the
grand opening of the Betty Verrett Vocational Training
Facility in Centerville on Wednesday. Local officials,
Chamber of Commerce members, friends,
family, clients and employees were on hand for the
occasion. Clients held fund raisers, selling raffle
tickets for more than 16 years, to raise the funds
required to build the new facility. Additional funding
was received from the parish. The facility is open
from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and
provides vocational training for individuals with
intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout
the parish. For more information, call (337) 836-
9445.

Marine Corps Band to play Toys for Tots benefit Dec. 6

The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will play a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to benefit the Marine Corps League-St. Mary Detachment’s Toys for Tots drive. The concert is free to the public, but attendees are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy to support Toys for Tots in St. Mary and lower St. Martin parishes.

The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will perform Dec. 6 at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to benefit the Marine Corps League-St.

Marine Corps Band to play Toys for Tots benefit concert

The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will play a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to benefit the Marine Corps League-St. Mary Detachment’s Toys for Tots drive. The concert is free to the public, but attendees are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy to support Toys for Tots in St. Mary and lower St. Martin parishes. (The Daily Review/file photo)

The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will perform Dec. 6 at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to benefit the Marine Corps League-St.

Lighting ceremonies are Thursday

Berwick public works employees Erika Laine and Chris Fabre straighten Christmas light decorations Wednesday morning near the intersection of La. 182 and U.S. 90 in Berwick. Both Berwick and Morgan City will have Christmas lighting ceremonies at 6 p.m. Thursday. Berwick’s will be at Town Hall while Morgan City’s will take place in the median of Brashear Avenue in front of the Spirit of Morgan City shrimp boat. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Berwick and Morgan City will host their annual Christmas lighting ceremonies Thanksgiving night.

'Food for Families' drive set for Dec. 6

St. John Elementary students recently provided Thanksgiving baskets for families in the Franklin area. Franklin Emergency Aid Center Director Patty Ibert is pictured above with students. Franklin Emergency Aid Center is an agency for United Way of South Louisiana.

Food Net’s “Food for Families” drive is set Dec. 6.
Locally, donations can be made at the following locations:

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Sports

Hanson’s Casey Fitzgerald goes to the hoop for two of her game-high 31 points during Monday’s Division IV playoff game at Billy Gene Talbot Gymnasium.

Casey Fitzgerald and Carlie Pellerin combined for 49 points, leading the No. 7 seed Hanson Memorial Lady Tigers to a thrilling 71-40 Division IV second-round victory over the No.

Lifestyle

Adonis Crown Club members gathered for an annual dinner on Feb. 1 at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. The club is composed of past queens and wives of past kings of the Krewe of Adonis. Special guests were Captain Keith Leonard, King and Queen Adonis XLII Jake Breaux and Carey Gaddis. Past queens also in attendance were, seated from left, Allie Hudson, guests Breaux, Gaddis and Leonard, and queens Sheila Adams and Yvonne Marcell. Standing from left are Frances Smith, Christie Dragna, Sherry Lester, Mena Leonard, Linda Bradley, Camille Izaguirre and JoAnne Radtke.
—Submitted Photos

The Adonis Crown Club gathered Feb. 1 for its annual dinner. The event was held at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.

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