Kara Klahn and Noah Johnson were enjoying the carnival rides on Sunday at the festival.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The weather may have dampened the festival Saturday, but festival goers made up for the day they missed on Sunday, organizers say. “Saturday was a washout. Sunday was awesome. Last night, the park was packed and for most of the day,” Lee Delaune, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival director, said.

Central Catholic High School shut out Sacred Heart of Ville Platte, 14-0, at the Kiwanis Club of Lafayette’s jamboree Friday. Above, Central Catholic’s Stefano Guarisco stops Sacred Heart’s Caleb Soileau. Guarisco was named Central Catholic’s Most Valuable Player by the jamboree after scoring two touchdowns on offense, while rushing for 66 yards and recording 48 yards receiving. On defense, he also recorded two interceptions. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Central Catholic cashed in on Sacred Heart of Ville Platte turnovers en route to a 14-0 win in the finale of three games at the Kiwanis Club of Lafayette’s jamboree at Teurlings Catholic Friday.

De’JOHN PARKER (23) and LaDarrius Davis (33) take a breather after leading the Franklin Hornets to a 24-7 win over the West St. Mary Wolfpack in the First Annual St. Mary West Jamboree Friday at J. C. Dry Stadium.

De’John Parker and LaDarrius Davis took turns churning up huge chunks of real estate, leading the Franklin High School Hornets to a 24-7 win over the West St. Mary Wolfpack at Friday’s First Annual St. Mary West Football Jamboree at J. C. Dry Stadium.

Kara Klahn and Noah Johnson were enjoying the carnival rides on Sunday at the festival.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Central Catholic High School shut out Sacred Heart of Ville Platte, 14-0, at the Kiwanis Club of Lafayette’s jamboree Friday. Above, Central Catholic’s Stefano Guarisco stops Sacred Heart’s Caleb Soileau. Guarisco was named Central Catholic’s Most Valuable Player by the jamboree after scoring two touchdowns on offense, while rushing for 66 yards and recording 48 yards receiving. On defense, he also recorded two interceptions. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

De’JOHN PARKER (23) and LaDarrius Davis (33) take a breather after leading the Franklin Hornets to a 24-7 win over the West St. Mary Wolfpack in the First Annual St. Mary West Jamboree Friday at J. C. Dry Stadium.

Food booths raise money for causes

Festival-goers continue to line up for food in Lawrence Park despite rain Saturday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The festival weekend featured lots of food, much of it sold by non-profits in Lawrence Park to benefit various charitable causes, and one group even gave away free jambalaya.

Arrests reports

A 39-year-old Morgan City man was charged Sunday for molestation of a juvenile after attempting to disrobe a 16-year-old girl at Lake End Park, Morgan City Police Spokesman Capt.

After 25 years, priest returns to bless the fleet

The Rev. Michael Russo, a native of Patterson, blesses a boat during the Blessing of the Fleet Sunday morning. Russo blessed the fleet 25 years ago after being ordained.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Sunday’s blessing of the fleet ceremony was very meaningful to celebrant the Rev. Michael Russo, pastor of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Lafayette.

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Mr. and Mrs. Tyler Jensen
--Catherine Guidry Photography

Katie Nicole Davis and Tyler Mathew Jensen were united in matrimony June 28 during a 7 p.m. double-ring ceremony at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. The Rev. Jay Baker officiated.

Obituaries

Gerald “Jeppy” Romero

November 18, 1933 — August 29, 2014
Gerald “Jeppy” Romero, a resident of Bayou Vista, earned his heavenly reward on Aug. 29, 2014, at the age of 80.

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