Central Catholic volleyball players celebrate after a block during Thursday’s Morgan City High School jamboree. The Lady Eagles opened their 2016 season Monday with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25
13) victory against Highland Baptist in Morgan City. Central Catholic will hit the road today to face Vandebilt Catholic. Junior varsity action is set for a 4:30 p.m. start with varsity to follow. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic opened its season with a sweep of Highland Baptist, 25-22, 25-12, 25-13. As a team, Central Catholic had 38 kills and hit for a 0.369 clip.

Gov. John Bel Edwards greets people at Cypress Bayou Casino in Charenton after speaking during Monday's Senior Citizens Educational Seminar hosted by the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Gov. John Bel Edwards told a group of about 1,000 senior citizens Monday that he’s committed to continuing to fund councils on aging, transportation services and other resources seniors need.

Patterson High School’s Matt Dardeau, left, prepares to block on a play being run by quarterback Dillan Giandelone, center, and running back Daijon Richard, right, during the Lumberjacks’ 8-7 victory against Morgan City at the
Morgan City High School Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Patterson finished 2-0 in jamboree action, also knocking off Berwick, 14-6. Patterson will open its season Friday when it travels to face Central Lafourche. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Patterson scored with just seconds remaining on the clock to upend Morgan City in the nightcap of the Morgan City Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Trailing 7-0 with less than 2 minutes left in the game’s 15-minute quarter, Patterson running back Dajon Richard had a long run to the Morgan City 6-yard line.

Central Catholic volleyball players celebrate after a block during Thursday’s Morgan City High School jamboree. The Lady Eagles opened their 2016 season Monday with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25
13) victory against Highland Baptist in Morgan City. Central Catholic will hit the road today to face Vandebilt Catholic. Junior varsity action is set for a 4:30 p.m. start with varsity to follow. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Gov. John Bel Edwards greets people at Cypress Bayou Casino in Charenton after speaking during Monday's Senior Citizens Educational Seminar hosted by the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Patterson High School’s Matt Dardeau, left, prepares to block on a play being run by quarterback Dillan Giandelone, center, and running back Daijon Richard, right, during the Lumberjacks’ 8-7 victory against Morgan City at the
Morgan City High School Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Patterson finished 2-0 in jamboree action, also knocking off Berwick, 14-6. Patterson will open its season Friday when it travels to face Central Lafourche. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

1st student graduates from online program

St. Mary Parish Schools Virtual Learning graduate Janette Driskill sits at her desk after looking up grades for the final semester of the school year. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Janette Driskill is the first full-time student to graduate from the St. Mary Parish Schools Virtual Learning Program.

Hero added to Fallen Warriors Wall

Wreaths were placed Monday at the Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City to honor soldiers who died in service to the country. From left, Fallen Warriors Memorial Co-Chairman Marc Distefano and Louisiana Marine Corps League Commandant David Martin stand by a wreath bearing the name of Marine Corps Pvt. Donald Ray Anthony Roberton of Patterson. Roberton’s name recently became the 68th name to be added to the memorial, which honors Tri-City area soldiers who were killed in wars. Roberton was killed during World War II by Japanese troops after attempting to rescue American soldiers on Makin Island in the Pacific. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The Tri-City community paid tribute Monday to all soldiers who died serving their country, including an almost-forgotten hero from Patterson executed during World War II after attempting to rescue

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Central Catholic volleyball players celebrate after a block during Thursday’s Morgan City High School jamboree. The Lady Eagles opened their 2016 season Monday with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25
13) victory against Highland Baptist in Morgan City. Central Catholic will hit the road today to face Vandebilt Catholic. Junior varsity action is set for a 4:30 p.m. start with varsity to follow. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic opened its season with a sweep of Highland Baptist, 25-22, 25-12, 25-13.
As a team, Central Catholic had 38 kills and hit for a 0.369 clip.

Obituaries

Sterling Adam Scully, 52, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016.

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