Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner, right, has been invited to participate in
Down Under Sports Tournaments track and field event July 5-13 in Brisbane Austrailia. Turner will run in the 200-meter dash. Above, Turner prepares to hand off to teammate Haley Harris during a relay this past season. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner will participate in the 15th Annual Down Under Track and Field Meet in Australia in July. Turner said she was selected to represent Louisiana in the 200-meter dash at the event, which will be held in Brisbane, Australia. Her trip will be July 5-13.

The American Legion Riders Post 96 of Morgan City carries American flags as they leave the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium on the 13th annual Freedom Ride.

Memorial Day Weekend in Morgan City had a different atmosphere this year as the inaugural Freedom Fest was held at Lake End Parkway in Morgan City. The event, put on by the American Legion Riders Post 96 in Morgan City, featured a car show, bike show, live music, food and guest speakers, among other things.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Department deputies escorted American Legion Riders and guests to veteran memorials across the parish Sunday where they placed wreaths. This one is at the St. Mary Parish Peace Memorial in Franklin.

Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner, right, has been invited to participate in
Down Under Sports Tournaments track and field event July 5-13 in Brisbane Austrailia. Turner will run in the 200-meter dash. Above, Turner prepares to hand off to teammate Haley Harris during a relay this past season. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

The American Legion Riders Post 96 of Morgan City carries American flags as they leave the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium on the 13th annual Freedom Ride.

American Pickers

American Pickers, a reality series television show, explored Ronnie Sanders collection of antiques Wednesday in Patterson. Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz travel around the United States “picking” various items for the show.
(The Daily Review Photos by Crystal Thielepape)

Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, stars of American Pickers on History Channel, spent Wednesday at Ronnie Sanders’ warehouse in Patterson to pick through the treasures he’s been collecting for 50 years a

Aucoin takes oath

Gregory P. Aucoin was sworn in as judge of the 16th Judicial District Court Division F at the St. Mary Parish Courthouse on Wednesday. Above, U.S. District Court Judge Richard T. Haik Sr.

Donation to St. Mary Outreach

Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach executive director, accepted a donation of $1,000 from Pam Heffner, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Women president, Tuesday at St. Mary Outreach in Morgan City. The donation came from the women’s group project of reprinting the book “Ada and the Doc.”
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach executive director, accepted a donation of $1,000 from Pam Heffner, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Women president, Tuesday at St. Mary Outreach in Morgan City.

Detectives investigating wallet/ID theft at Bayou Vista Walmart (update)

Vehicle believed identified by St. Mary Parish sheriff's investigators as involved in a wallet theft at Walmart in Bayou Vista on Monday.
(Surveillance Photo Courtesy of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)

UPDATE from the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office: The suspect has been identified. Charges are pending.

Louisiana news briefs

The 12th Fast Response Cutter, the Isaac Mayo, has been delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard by Bollinger Shipyards.
(Submitted Photo Courtesy of Bollinger Shipyards)

Bollinger delivers cutter
LOCKPORT (AP) — Bollinger Shipyards has delivered its 12th Fast Response Cutter, the Isaac Mayo, to the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Sports

Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner, right, has been invited to participate in
Down Under Sports Tournaments track and field event July 5-13 in Brisbane Austrailia. Turner will run in the 200-meter dash. Above, Turner prepares to hand off to teammate Haley Harris during a relay this past season. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner will participate in the 15th Annual Down Under Track and Field Meet in Australia in July.

Lifestyle

Bayou Vista Garden Club installed officers for 2015-17 during its May meeting. They are, from left, President Donna Bucci, Vice President Gloria Roy, Recording Secretary Jo Ann Ryan, Treasurer Janice Verret, Corresponding Secretary Annita Blanco, Historian Donna Richard and Chaplain Ann Breaux. Verdie Laws was installed as parliamentarian. The club will be on hiatus during the summer and meet again on Sept. 14.
--Submitted Photos

Bayou Vista Garden Club’s May meeting was highlighted by the presentation of awards and installation of officers.

Obituaries

Mary Ann Lay, a resident of Patterson, Louisiana, passed away in Houston May 5, 2015, at the age of 74.
Arrangements are pending.

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