Attending the Bayou Vista Garden Club May meeting were, seated from left, Janice Verret, Ann Breaux, Darlene Aucoin, Jo Ann Ryan, Donna Bucci, Gloria Roy and Annita Blanco. Standing from left are Carol Schaub, Kim Alcina, Jennie Aucoin, Suzan Fangue, Donna Richard, Dawn Thomason, Mary Myers, Nancy Marcel and Jean Chauvin.
Workers install steel sheet pilings in January 2016 on the temporary Bayou Chene flood protection structure that protected the region from a potential flood. Officials expect to begin receiving funds in 2018 to construct a permanent floodgate on Bayou Chene. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)
District Judge Paul deMahy announced Monday he will retire as a judge in Louisiana's 16th Judicial District at the end of 2017. He has served St. Mary, St. Martin and Iberia parishes as a district judge for 31 years. (Photo courtesy of 16th Judicial District Court)
Several weeks back, I focused this column on the approaching peak period for the neotropic songbird migration, hoping to encourage readers to get out and do a little nature viewing.
By John K. Flores
Screaming Eagles Taekwondo Academy competed in the Pama Spring Invitational Taekwondo Championship April 1, in Chauvin. Competitors included, kneeling from left, Cooper Lagarde (third in forms and first in sparring), Kelly Aguilar (third in forms and second in sparring) and Aaron Verdin (third in forms and first in sparring). On the second row are Brian Ladday (first in forms and third in sparring), Jayden Ward (third in forms and sparring), Chance Bourgeois (first in forms and second in sparring) and Peyton Carbin (first in forms and third in sparring). On the third row are head instructor Grey White, Brock Bergeron (third in forms), Eddie Gray (third in forms and first in sparring) and Jude Bergeron (second in forms). (Submitted Photo)
Morgan City High School's Makye Richard has inked with Baton Rouge Community College to continue his basketball career. Richard held a signing ceremony Monday at Morgan City High School. Seated, from left, are Leroy Trim, father; Richard; and Umeeka Richard, mother. Standing, are Morgan City High School Basketball Coach J.P. Piper, Jermane Grimm, mentor; Betty Wesley, grandmother; Gregory Johnson II, brother; Linda Richard, sister; Malcolm Clark, brother; and Morgan City High School Assistant Basketball Coach Kevin Lewis. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Morgan City High School’s Makye Richard will continue his basketball career on the next level as he signed with B a t o n R o u g e Community College Monday during a ceremony at Morgan City High Sc
By By GEOFF STOUTE
Central Catholic High School's Hallie Autin signed with Baton Rouge Community College Monday to continue her softball career. Seated, from left, are Hayley Girard, friend; Lois Autin, mom; Joe Autin, dad; and Austin Autin, brother. Standing, from left, are her Central Catholic High School softball coaches during her high school career, assistant coaches Elton Navarro and Andre Landry, head coach Joe Russo and assistant coach Scott Estay. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Hallie Autin has excelled at Central Catholic High School on the softball diamond during her time playing for the school.
By By GEOFF STOUTE
Berwick High School players, along with Andrew Askew's father, Carter, celebrate with Askew, seated, after the senior's walk-off hit in the bottom of the eighth inning of the decisive game of Berwick's Class 3A quarterfinal series lifted the Panthers to the state semifinals for the first time since 2007. Berwick won the third game, 6-5. The Panthers took game 1, 5-2, Friday, but fell
4-3 in the second game. Berwick now will meet No. 7 South Beauregard Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at McMurry Park in Sulphur. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Greg Roussel)