Students attended environmental science using the Virtual Learning Program at Centerville High School on Wednesday. Lydia Robinson, a teacher at Centerville High, monitors the students progress.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

St. Mary Parish’s Virtual Learning Program gives nearly 200 students the ability to take junior high and high school classes, including unusual electives, from their computers. Susan Dupre, St. Mary public schools technology facilitator, said the program, now in its third year, serves both full-time and part-time online students.
Work on resurfacing of Iberia Street from the railroad track to Chatsworth Road should begin this week. Rain delays kept the contrator tied up on other projects, Mayor Raymond Harris said Tuesday. “The project should begin tomorrow (Wednesday),” Harris said. The project was supposed to begin about a month ago.

Dusty Rineheart

A 31-year-old Plaquemine man was indicted Monday in 16th Judicial District Court for second degree battery stemming from an Aug. 31 incident at Lake End Park in Morgan City, according to Assistant District Attorney Anthony Saleme.

Students attended environmental science using the Virtual Learning Program at Centerville High School on Wednesday. Lydia Robinson, a teacher at Centerville High, monitors the students progress.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Dusty Rineheart

M C Bank Hometown Spirit Scholarship

M C Bank presents a $1,500 scholarship annually to one senior at each of the four area high schools. The intention behind this award is to recognize students who have been active both in their school and their communities. The major emphasis in arriving at a winner is the appreciation that student has for his or her hometown. Phylis Cook, left, vice president in the Operations Office at M C Bank, presented this year’s Patterson High School Hometown Spirit Scholarship to Jamiri Brown, daughter of Floyd and Ann Brown. Brown plans to attend Louisiana State University.
is interested in becoming a pediatrician and plans to attend LSU.
(Submitted Photo)

M C Bank presents a $1,500 scholarship annually to one senior at each of the four area high schools.

DARE officers at Patterson High School

A Drug Abuse Resistance Education graduation was held in May at Patterson Junior High School. From left, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officers Corey Burgess, Karla Meranto, Lt. Bobby Darce, Lena Henry and Patterson Police Department Juvenile Officer Cathy Notto.
(Submitted Photo)

A Drug Abuse Resistance Education graduation was held in May at Patterson Junior High School.

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.

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Sports

Central Catholic’s Samarick Paul makes a catch during last week’s contest against Lusher Charter. The Eagles had a short week after their thrilling 35-33 victory against the Lions as they will host another Class 3A team, E.D. White, Thursday.

Central Catholic High School will continue its tour of higher-classification non-district opponents when it hosts Class 3A E.D. White Friday.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Brandon Fernandez
--Jamie Heyl Photography

Amanda Claire Rhodes and Brandon Fernandez exchanged wedding vows during a 1 p.m. July 12 double-ring ceremony at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morgan City. The Rev.

Obituaries

Mrs. Maggie L. Tillman, 94, a resident of St. Martinville and native of Baldwin, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at 10:20 p.m., at her residence.

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