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Kiwanian Blane Aucoin stands with J.S. Aucoin Elementary Terrific Kid’s grand prize winner, fifth-grader Jaliyah Chester. This year's 9th annual Kiwanis Kid’s Fishing Rodeo will be May 20 at Lake End Park.

Terrific Kids winner

Kiwanis program recognizes students.

In 2009, KWBJ TV in Morgan City created a new award to showcase those seniors who have continuously exemplified a positive attitude while contributing their time and talents during their career at Central Catholic High School. Central Catholic High School has selected Liam McCloy, Connor Laiche, Caroline Nini and Rebecca David as the 2017 recipients.

Shining Stars

TV station honors students.

This summer, Tyler Longman and Cooper LeBlanc, juniors, will represent Central Catholic High School at Louisiana Boys State. Boys State is among the most respected and selective educational programs of government instruction for U.S. high school students. A participatory program in which students become part of the operation of local, county and state government, Boys State was founded in 1935 to counter the socialism-inspired Young Pioneer Camps.

Headed for Boys State

Two Central High students are selected.

Singer-songwriter Dean Dillon, who’s written lots of hit country songs for George Strait and others, performs Saturday night at The Acadiana Bar & Grill in Morgan City during Road to 3rd Street Songwriters Festival. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Songwriting great lauds Morgan City festival

Songwriting festivals are skyrocketing in popularity and can do wonders for the communities that host them, legendary songwriter Dean Dillon said Saturday in Morgan City.

Don Vtipil, co-founder of Military Assistance Program, a non-profit group that helps veterans, surprised local veterans John Scadlock, above, and Dustin Bagwell, below, with $5,000 each Sunday during a fundraiser at Gros’ Marina near Stephensville as part of Road to 3rd Street Songwriters Festival. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Two area veterans surprised with $5,000 each

Two local veterans who have faced trying times were surprised with $5,000 each Sunday during an event in conjunction with Road to 3rd Street Songwriters Festival.

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