St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff, center at the podium, congratulates the team and the coaching staff of the Central Catholic High School Eagles after they won the 2016 Class 1A State Baseball Championship.

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Memorial Day weekend in Morgan City will feature a Freedom Fest and Freedom Ride Saturday and Sunday followed by a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Monday.
Doves fly through the air at the ribbon cutting and grand opening of a new facility in St. Mary Parish located just off Highway U.S. 90 in Franklin that will try to ensure the safety of children in domestic situations.

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Trailer damaged in Berwick fire; No injures reported

Berwick firefighters spray the wall of a mobile home in the 2600 block of Fourth Street that caught fire shortly before noon Monday. No one was home at the time of the fire, and no one was injured, Berwick Fire Chief Allen Rink said. Interior damage was limited to one room. The rest of the damage was to the exterior of the home, Rink said. The cause of the fire is under investigation. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Special Olympians get chance to shine

Patterson Junior High School students walk holding a poster they made at the annual Donna Adams Memorial St. Mary Parish Special Olympics at Patterson High School on Friday. The State bowling competition was held Saturday in Baton Rouge. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

PATTERSON — Good weather permitted local student-athletes to participate in the annual Donna Adams Memorial St. Mary Parish Special Olympics held at Patterson High School.

(Updated) Clinton, Trump notch wins in Louisiana primaries; they're St. Mary's picks, too

Melissa Guidry exits the voting machine Saturday during the Louisiana Primary Election. Laura Verrett, commissioner-in-charge at the Patterson Area Civic Center, was kept busy preparing voting machines for each voter. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Both billionaire Donald Trump and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton will go into the next round of voting Tuesday with wins in Louisiana's presidential primary.

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