St. Mary Parish High School Teacher of the Year Nannette Millet facilitates a classroom discussion with students plotting the novel "Anthem." (Submitted photo)

St. Mary Parish High School Teacher of the Year Nannette Millet is evidence that dreams do come true, if only you believe. Millet, a Crowley native, did not attend college until she was 30 years old. She was married with kids.
Central Catholic defeated Centerville, 49-13, in District 7-1A high school football action Thursday at Tiger Stadium in Morgan City. With the win, Central Catholic snapped a three-game losing streak.

16th Judicial Assistant District Attorney and St. Mary Parish Council legal counsel Eric Duplantis administers the oath of office to Pam Washington to fill the interim seat of Dist. 10 councilman Steve Bierhorst, shown with Washington below.

The St. Mary Parish Council meeting on Wednesday was a showcase of new faces as a candidate for an interim appointment to the council was sworn in and a candidate for a place on the Franklin Foundation Hospital Board of Commissioners introduced herself to the council and made her case for her candidacy.

St. Mary Parish High School Teacher of the Year Nannette Millet facilitates a classroom discussion with students plotting the novel "Anthem." (Submitted photo)

16th Judicial Assistant District Attorney and St. Mary Parish Council legal counsel Eric Duplantis administers the oath of office to Pam Washington to fill the interim seat of Dist. 10 councilman Steve Bierhorst, shown with Washington below.

Students ponder new gender rules

Morgan City High School 10th-grade civic students, from left, Joh’Nay Coulon and Mattie Carter discuss the new rules dealing with the gender identity of students. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

In the midst of the debate over transgender rights in public schools, Morgan City High 10th-grade civic students chimed in on the national conversation that will affect them.

Freedom Fest, Memorial Day ceremony coming up

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Memorial Day weekend in Morgan City will feature a Freedom Fest and Freedom Ride Saturday and Sunday followed by a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Monday.

'Pastor protection' bill fails

Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Shreveport, comforts supporters of his unsuccessful bill to give pastors extra protection against moves to remove their tax status should they be perceived to be discriminatory for opposing gay marriage. The bill failed in the Senate Judiciary B Committee.

BATON ROUGE —- Pastors will not get an extra level of First Amendment protection after the Senate Judiciary B committee voted 3-2 Tuesday to kill House Bill 597, called the Pastor Protection Act, b

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Sports

Central Catholic defeated Centerville, 49-13, in District 7-1A high school football action Thursday at Tiger Stadium in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Minster Bennie Earl Hunter, 61, a resident of Morgan City and native of Texarkana, Texas, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at his residence surrounded by family.

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