Phoenix International personnel give Alan Nursall, Telus World of Science president and CEO, instructions about the Atmospheric Diving System before it and Nursall were lowered into a tank of water in Bayou Vista. A camera crew filmed his experience for a Canadian television show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Would you know how to pilot an 850-pound diving suit? Alan Nursall learned how to do just that and about the science behind the Atmospheric Diving System at Phoenix International Wednesday when he was in Bayou Vista to tape a segment for Daily Planet, a science and technology show on Discovery Canada.

From left, Morgan City High School Defensive Line Coach James Bennett instructs players Calvin Bergeron, Tiryce Oliney, Dustin Harris and Harlan Francis during an off-season workout Tuesday afternoon. (The Daily Review/ Crystal Thielepape)

In response to the recent concern over head-injuries in contact sports, area football coaches say they routinely train players how to try to avoid those injuries and have policies in place to protect athletes from further trauma should they suffer concussions.

Peyton Pellerin, 12, of Breaux Bridge, paddles a K1 racing boat in this year’s Top of the Teche, held April 5. Peyton and his triplet brothers, Carson and Conrad, all veterans of Petite Tour du Teche, are expected to enter the “big race” in October. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Petite Tour du Teche, kayak races for youths 5 to 17, will be held in Bayou Teche at Parc des Ponts in Breaux Bridge Saturday, Aug. 2. Registration is 6-8 a.m. and the first race begins at 9 a.m.

Phoenix International personnel give Alan Nursall, Telus World of Science president and CEO, instructions about the Atmospheric Diving System before it and Nursall were lowered into a tank of water in Bayou Vista. A camera crew filmed his experience for a Canadian television show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

From left, Morgan City High School Defensive Line Coach James Bennett instructs players Calvin Bergeron, Tiryce Oliney, Dustin Harris and Harlan Francis during an off-season workout Tuesday afternoon. (The Daily Review/ Crystal Thielepape)

Peyton Pellerin, 12, of Breaux Bridge, paddles a K1 racing boat in this year’s Top of the Teche, held April 5. Peyton and his triplet brothers, Carson and Conrad, all veterans of Petite Tour du Teche, are expected to enter the “big race” in October. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Marriage licenses

The following people applied for marriage licenses at the St. Mary Parish Clerk of Court office in Franklin.
Monday, July 21
Philip James Austin and Stacy Marie Fernandez.

Rebuilt Seafood Museum is ‘story of a place’

The new Biloxi Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum will reopen Saturday, nine years after it was destroyed when Hurricane Katrina swept ashore at Point Cadet. It will again tell the 300-year story of South Mississippi’s connection with the sea.

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The new Biloxi Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum will reopen Saturday, nine years after it was destroyed when Hurricane Katrina swept ashore at Point Cadet.

Industrial Road to provide oilfield trucks alternate route

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on the Industrial Road Project at the south end of Federal Avenue and the floodwall in Morgan City. From left are Kevin Voisin, St. Mary Parish councilman; Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish president; Tim Matte, St. Mary Levee District executive director; Gary Duhon, port commissioner; Ron Bias, Morgan City District 3 councilman; Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor; Sterling Fryou, St. Mary Parish councilman; Albert Foulcard, parish councilman; Tim Tregle, St. Mary Parish councilman; Henry “Bo” LaGrange, parish chief administrative officer; and Michael Brocato Jr., St. Mary Levee District operations manager.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Officials broke ground Wednesday on a project to build a road that will give oilfield non-hazardous waste trucks an alternate route so they do not have travel through residential areas.

Discovery Canada films segment on Phoenix International’s 850-lb. diving suit

Phoenix International personnel give Alan Nursall, Telus World of Science president and CEO, instructions about the Atmospheric Diving System before it and Nursall were lowered into a tank of water in Bayou Vista. A camera crew filmed his experience for a Canadian television show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Would you know how to pilot an 850-pound diving suit?

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Betty Jo Stage Sargee

May 4, 1930 — July 25, 2014
Betty Jo Stage Sargee, 84, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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