BATON ROUGE — St. Mary Parish’s unemployment rate remained nearly steady in December at 6.8 percent, down slight from 6.9 percent in November, according to not seasonally adjusted December data released Friday by the Louisiana Workforce Commission. But the parish’s jobless rate is up sharply from 4.8 percent in December 2013.

Central Catholic High School upset Patterson High School, 45-35, in high school boys’ basketball action Thursday in Morgan City. The Eagles entered the game ranked No. 22 in the latest unofficial Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A power rankings, while Patterson was ranked No. 14 in Class 3A. Above, Central Catholic’s Charlie Solar, right, works against Patterson’s Tyric Garrett. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Central Catholic outscored Patterson 21-8 in the third quarter on its way to a 45-35 upset win against Patterson. While Patterson led 15-12 at the half, the Eagles outscored the Lumberjacks in the third quarter to take a 32-23 lead after three quarters. Both teams scored 12 points apiece in the last quarter.

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One suspect who had been featured in The Daily Review’s Most Wanted edition for more than a year and another suspect who was in the edition for just six days were both caught by authorities in January. Morgan City

Central Catholic High School upset Patterson High School, 45-35, in high school boys’ basketball action Thursday in Morgan City. The Eagles entered the game ranked No. 22 in the latest unofficial Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A power rankings, while Patterson was ranked No. 14 in Class 3A. Above, Central Catholic’s Charlie Solar, right, works against Patterson’s Tyric Garrett. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

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Arrests reports

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A 32-year-old Pierre Part man was charged Monday with home invasion after being accused of breaking into a Bayou Vista residence Saturday, kidnapping his 4-year-old son, committing a battery on a w

Leaders in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon ticket deadline is Friday

Johnny and Mary Lou Conrad will be recognized at the Leaders in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon in Lafayette on Nov. 14.
(Submitted Photo)

Community Foundation of Acadiana’s fourth-annual Leaders in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Cajundome Convention Center in Lafayette.

Voters spurn 3 of 4 parish proposals

There were people waiting to cast their votes Tuesday evening at Berwick Junior High School. About half of the eligible voters in Berwick cast ballots.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Three of the four St. Mary Parish Home-Rule Charter amendments failed in Tuesday’s election, according to the Secretary of State’s website.

Active shooter drill held at Berwick schools

Active shooter drills were conducted at Berwick high and junior high schools Tuesday. The exercise is shown in the high school.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The acrid smell of gunpowder wafts through the school as children run screaming from the sound of the gunshots.

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Central Catholic High School upset Patterson High School, 45-35, in high school boys’ basketball action Thursday in Morgan City. The Eagles entered the game ranked No. 22 in the latest unofficial Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A power rankings, while Patterson was ranked No. 14 in Class 3A. Above, Central Catholic’s Charlie Solar, right, works against Patterson’s Tyric Garrett. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Central Catholic outscored Patterson 21-8 in the third quarter on its way to a 45-35 upset win against Patterson.

Lifestyle

John Smilie and Shana Arnaud
--Crystal Young Photography

John Smilie and Shana Arnaud, of Patterson, would like to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The wedding will take place in February.

Obituaries

Lillian Mae Lewis, 72, a resident of Patterson, passed away at 6:58 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at her residence in Patterson.

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