Danny Ray Reding,

A Bayou L’Ourse father shot his dog, fired a shot at his friend and took his 5-year-old daughter hostage at gunpoint Friday.

Morgan City defeated St. Martinville, 37-34, Friday in the Lumberjack Invitational. Pictured, Morgan City’s Brady Fryou goes up for the jump ball against St. Martinville. (The Daily Review/Photos by Diane Miller Fears)

The Patterson Lumberjacks won the Lumberjack Invitational over the weekend after beating Thibodaux in the championship game.

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Two of the Morgan City Housing Authority employees who are accused of receiving improper pay and bonuses will continue to be employed with the authority at least until officials finish investigating the authority’s right to action against state Civil Service classified employees, the housing authority board decided Thursday.

Danny Ray Reding,

Morgan City defeated St. Martinville, 37-34, Friday in the Lumberjack Invitational. Pictured, Morgan City’s Brady Fryou goes up for the jump ball against St. Martinville. (The Daily Review/Photos by Diane Miller Fears)

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

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New radio operators

As a result of the test session hosted by the Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service (BEARS), three individuals have passed tests and become ham radio operators. They are, from left, Brock Hollier, Tessa Steitzinger and Anthony Hollier. The FCC will be issuing their respective ham radio call letters, which will enable them to legally get on the air for the first time. BEARS is available to help anyone who wishes to study for a ham radio license or who would like to take a test for any of the licenses available in the amateur service bands.
(Submitted Photo)

As a result of the test session hosted by the Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service (BEARS), three individuals have passed tests and become ham radio operators.

Literacy champion

Lenny Armato, St. Mary Parish special education supervisor, was recently honored as “Champion of Literacy” by Scientific Learning Corporation. From left, Geb Bull, Scientific Learning Corporation; Armato; and Donald Aguillard, superintendent of St. Mary Parish schools.
Submitted Photo

Lenny Armato, St. Mary Parish special education supervisor, was recently honored as “Champion of Literacy” by Scientific Learning Corporation.

Tour du Teche launched today

Kayakers slug it out in Tour du Teche IV. Paddlers come from all over the state and both ends of the country to vie for cash prize, trophies and bragging rights in Louisiana’s premier paddling marathon. Tour du Teche V started today at Port Barre, starts in St. Martinville in St. Martin Parish and New Iberia on Saturday, and at Franklin on Sunday. The event ends Sunday in Berwick. The three segments add up to 135 miles.
Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche

Paddlers, their coureurs de bois, and traveling cheering squads are coming to the Teche Country this weekend from Texas, Kansas, Florida, Illinois, California, Wisconsin and Maryland as well as all

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Lifestyle

Sylvania Verret celebrated her 100th birthday on Dec. 21. Family and friends gathered Dec. 18 for a special birthday party at Morgan City Health Care Center to celebrate prior to her big day.

Obituaries

Jimmie Adam Verrett Sr.

June 25, 1945 — December 20, 2014
Jimmie Adam Verrett Sr., 69, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at his residence.

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