Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

With the alligator hunting season edging toward a close, most hunters have filled their tags for the season, and wildlife officials report no citations in this region. Sidney “Peanut” Michel, of Morgan City, said he is finishing up with the last of his nearly 300 tags.
The cupboards are nearly bare at Emergency Aid-United Way of South Louisiana in Franklin. Members of Catholic Daughters 1642 and friends gave a helping hand in stocking shelves this week for the national “Day of Caring” but empty space abounds. To donate, call 337-828-0921.

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

By JEAN L. McCORKLEjmccorkle@daily-review.com MORGAN CITY — Donna Jones, cafeteria manager at M.D. Shannon Elementary, greets each student as they start their morning with her for breakfast.

Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Arrest reports

A Houma couple was jailed Wednesday for stealing a flat screen TV from the Walmart in Bayou Vista after being located by Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives who were investigating a simil

Bull shark caught near Morgan City

Jordan Minor, 16, of Morgan City got a surprise when he pulled up his trotline in late June — a three-foot bull shark. He caught the shark in the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City where he later released it, he said.
(Submitted Photo)

Sixteen-year-old Jordan Minor got a surprise when he pulled up his trotline in late June — a three-foot bull shark.

Wreck on U.S. 90 Wednesday

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon sent two people to the hospital with apparently minor injuries, according to Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle. The van in the picture attempted to cross U.S. 90 at Red Cypress Road shortly after 4 p.m. when the wreck occurred, he said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon sent two people to the hospital with apparently minor injuries, according to Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle.

Morgan City, Berwick team up for ‘Rock the 5th’ Saturday

Jeraldine Gros was baiting her hook while fishing the Atchafalaya River Wednesday. The quiet scene will be replaced Saturday when “Rockin’ the Fifth” is held on the riverfront. The Fourth of July weekend celebration will include fireworks at 9 p.m.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Atchafalaya River will be lit up Saturday with a fireworks show for Morgan City’s “Rock the 5th,” which will feature live music and food for sale benefiting various causes.

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Sports

E.D. White’s Jeremy Rounds runs against Central Catholic while being pursued by Demarcus Mitchell, left, and Tyler Landry, during the Cardinals’ 32-6 win in Morgan City Thursday night.

E.D. White used its strong run game to turn a 14-6 halftime lead into a 32-6 rout against the Central Catholic in nondistrict action Thursday.

Lifestyle

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Sen. Bret and Kim Allain, of Adeline, celebrated their 30th anniversary on June 28 with a renewal of vows in which the Rev. Jody Simoneaux officiated. A reception followed at their home.

Obituaries

Geraldine Ann Dinger

January 12, 1951 — September 17, 2014
Geraldine Ann Dinger, 63, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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