Site work began Sept. 10 for the Fallen Warriors Memorial. Jack Murrin, City of Morgan City carpenter, and Jean Paul Bourg, Public Works supervisor, take measurements at the work site. The project is expected to be complete for Veterans Day.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Site work started last week on the Fallen Warriors Memorial, and project organizers say they have reached about 90 percent of their fundraising goal to construct the memorial.

Berwick High School’s Braden BIlliot runs while being pursued by a Highland Baptist defender during Friday’s contest in Berwick. The Panthers picked up their first win of the season with a 28-21 victory. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

The Berwick Panthers picked up their first win of the season in their home opener Friday night, overcoming a 21-20 deficit in the third quarter to win, 28-21, against the Highland Baptist Bears.
Members of the St. Mary Planning and Zoning Commission will take up the rezoning issue tonight on the controversial Garden City property being proposed as the development site of a gated apartment complex. The commission is being asked by the parish council to rezone the property on La.

Site work began Sept. 10 for the Fallen Warriors Memorial. Jack Murrin, City of Morgan City carpenter, and Jean Paul Bourg, Public Works supervisor, take measurements at the work site. The project is expected to be complete for Veterans Day.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Berwick High School’s Braden BIlliot runs while being pursued by a Highland Baptist defender during Friday’s contest in Berwick. The Panthers picked up their first win of the season with a 28-21 victory. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

100 Black Men scholarships

Several students were recognized by the 100 Black Men of St. Mary Parish during Thursday’s St. Mary Chamber of Commerce annual Education and Appreciation Night. Each student received a $750 scholarship. From left, are Demetrius Wilson, education committee member; recipients Ebonee Ward, West St. Mary; Nia Madise, Patterson High; Brianna Romagos, Morgan City; and Blake Orgeron, Berwick High; and Clarence Robinson, organization president. Not pictured are Courtland Pogue, Centerville School; and Destinee Rice, Franklin High.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Several students were recognized by the 100 Black Men of St. Mary Parish during Thursday’s St. Mary Chamber of Commerce annual Education and Appreciation Night.

Siracusa Community Annex Building

The grand opening of the Siracusa Community Annex Building was celebrated Saturday with a ribbon cutting ceremony in front of the facility that is part of parish Recreation District 2. Emanuel Skinner, the oldest resident of the Siracusa community, cut the ribbon. He was joined by board members Alvin Wilkerson, Edward Thomas, Oscar Toups, Ann Poole and Gerrin Thibodeaux; employees Leroy Trim, Kimberlin Frank, Harold Granger, Melvin Jackson and Darrel Trim; and St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce representatives Donna Meyer and Jo Anne Bergeron. Numerous other friends and community members joined the celebration.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

The grand opening of the Siracusa Community Annex Building was celebrated Saturday with a ribbon cutting ceremony in front of the facility that is part of parish Recreation District 2.

Police promotions announced

From left, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi with newly promoted police officers Betty Augman to captain and Mark Griffin Jr. to assistant chief and Police Chief Michael Banks.
(Submitted Photo)

Police Chief Michael Banks held police department promotions Wednesday. Betty Augman was promoted from lieutenant to captain while Mark Griffin Jr. was promoted from captain to assistant chief.

WWII veteran has no regrets for his sacrifice for freedom 70 years ago

Gerry DuBois sits in his home on Marshall Street Wednesday with medals he received for his service in the Army.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Nearly 70 years ago Gerry DuBois lay on the ground with mortar shell explosions and machine gun fire going on all around him, and he knew at that moment that he would never see again.

Police asking assistance in Glencoe shooting

Police are asking assistance in locating this truck or information pertaining to a 3:12 p.m. shooting Thursday in the 4400 block of La. 83 in Glencoe. Anyone with information on the truck or this case may contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office at 337-828-1960 or 985-384-1622.
(Submittted Photo/St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)

St. Mary Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a gunman who left one man injured in a Glencoe shooting Thursday afternoon.

Ribbon-cutting ceremony at Maison Jardin

Maison Jardin held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for the Memorial Wing, which is more specialized for residents with dementia and is keypad coded to keep them safe. St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce ambassadors; Donna Meyer, chamber president; Emily Berry, community relations; Danette Ellis, assistant administrator; David Cassard, administrator; other staff members and several residents of Maison Jardin; and Tim Hymel, Morgan City mayor pro-tem; were present for the ribbon cutting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Maison Jardin held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for the Memorial Wing, which is more specialized for residents with dementia and is keypad coded to keep them safe.

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