Berwick High School's Kenan Jones prepares to take off in a field event at last year's state track and field outdoor meet. Jones won the long jump, high jump and triple jump at Saturday's indoor LSU High School Qualifier. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School’s Kenan Jones led the local contingent of competitors at Saturday’s indoor LSU High School Qualifier as he won the long jump, high jump and triple jump.

The Rev. Andrew J. Simms of Lee Chapel A.M.E. Church in Morgan City speaks during the Hearts of Care banquet Saturday about building Morgan City Adult Day Care, an activity center for senior citizens. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

A group of community members hopes to bring a day care facility for senior citizens to Morgan City before the end of 2018.

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In January, St. Mary Parish students in various related programs converge on Franklin High School to demonstrate their learning and their achievements. Last weekend's event was the latest in a long tradition of that showcase.

Woman learns brother was hero

Marine Pfc. Danny Lee Paul of Morgan City was killed during the Vietnam War while saving fellow wounded Marines. His sister, Myrna Cook, recently learned of the heroic actions her brother took in his final moments. (Submitted)

Marine Pfc. Danny Lee Paul of Morgan City died a hero while saving the lives of fellow Marines during the Vietnam War. And, now, 49 years later, his sister knows that, too.

Amelia-area residents get break on insurance

These are members of the team at Fire District 3 in Amelia, which recently received an upgrade in its fire protection rating. From left: medic-firefighter Bobby Guidry; Assistant Chief Jason Brown; Fire Chief Carl McAllister; and medic-firefighter Justin Rogers.

AMELIA – Taxpayers in St. Mary Parish’s Fire District No. 3 paid for a secondhand ladder truck two years ago. Now the truck might give back something more tangible than peace of mind.

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Berwick High School's Kenan Jones prepares to take off in a field event at last year's state track and field outdoor meet. Jones won the long jump, high jump and triple jump at Saturday's indoor LSU High School Qualifier. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School’s Kenan Jones led the local contingent of competitors at Saturday’s indoor LSU High School Qualifier as he won the long jump, high jump and triple jump.

Lifestyle

Sponsor for the January St. Mary AARP meeting’s meal was Gulf Coast Orthopedics. From left are Gulf Coast Orthopedics’ Jaime Gaudet, nurse practitioner, and Bill Darce, St. Mary Parish AARP president.
—Faye S. Smith Photos

St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting Jan. 9 at the St. Mary Senior Citizen Center in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Mary Ann Deslatte, 70, a native of Franklin and resident of Morgan City, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at her residence.

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