Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s Cade Minton had a goal to qualify for the state meet after missing the cut despite a great race at regionals a year ago. Samarick Paul just wanted to get back someway after an injury in August that wiped out much of his 2015-16 sports season.
Project Chimps, in partnership with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, announced an agreement to relocate 220 retired research chimpanzees to its new sanctuary in northern Georgia.
Patty Ibert with the Franklin Emergency Aid Center for the United Way of Southern Louisiana said with hot summer weather just around the corner, the organization is in desperate need of fans for those in need in the region. Donations can be dropped off during business hours at the facility located at 106 Commercial St. in downtown Franklin.

Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Officers on alert during holiday

Shantell Mendez bags fireworks for customers in Stephensville on Tuesday. While fireworks are legal in portions of neighboring St. Martin Parish, they're banned in St. Mary.
(The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Louisiana State Police and St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office will be on alert during the New Year’s holidays to ensure residents’ safety as they travel.

Giving to Toys for Tots

Students from Central Catholic High School recently participated in the Marine Corp Reserve’s Toys for Tots program. Members of the National Junior Honor Society encouraged students to bring in a new toy to provide gifts for disadvantaged children. Kneeling from left are CCHS students Terre’Yan Johnson, Madison Blanchard, Chloe Rivere and Macy Sims. Standing: Coy Ribardi, Issac Bochas, Bryce Grizzaffi, Lindsee Case, Ali Comeaux, Emma Thomas and Cade Boutte. (Submitted Photo)

Officials keep wary eye on river stage

The Atchafalaya River is expected to crest Jan 23. at 9.5 feet in Morgan City. The winter storm that dumped heavy rain in portions of the Upper South and Midwest caught officials by surprise.
(The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Local and federal officials find themselves watching the Atchafalaya and other rivers under the threat of a rare winter flood.

Trust, good genes keys to couple’s 70-year marriage

Jimmy Manuel and Muriel Manuel, shown Monday at their home in Morgan City, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Wednesday. The couple met during World War II while Jimmy Manuel was on leave from the Army Air Corps. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

A Morgan City couple, whose marriage began a few months after the end of World War II, will celebrate a milestone Wednesday that few ever reach.

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Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s Cade Minton had a goal to qualify for the state meet after missing the cut despite a great race at regionals a year ago.

Lifestyle

The Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival and Fair Association and the Past Queen’s Club are in search of that special young woman to carry on the tradition of representing the oldest state-chart

Obituaries

Morris Lee Givens, 68, a resident and native of Gibson, LA, and former resident of Patterson, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, at 10 a.m., at his residence.

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