Chez Hope Inc. held its Unity Day Luncheon Thursday, also during the “Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin” event which they were a partner in. St. Mary mayors and parish leaders signed proclamations declaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Chez Hoped handed out awards for Volunteer of the Year and the Peacemaker Award.

(The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Berwick and Patterson are playing for more than a local rivalry in Thursday’s District 8-3A game at the Sugar Dome in Patterson. Patterson (3-2, 1-0) has recovered from an 0-2 start, running off three consecutive wins. The Lumberjacks opened district play Friday with a 44-24 win against Kaplan.
Among the many participants in the “Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin” health and fitness event held Thursday were, from top, the LSU Ag Center and representative Becky Gautreaux; the Wound Care unit of Franklin Foundation Hospital’s physical therapy dept., Gordon Aloisio and Lacey St.

(The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Armato talks business to business group

St. Mary Parish Schools Superintendent Leonard Armato speaks during Monday's St. Mary Industrial Group meeting at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Being a superintendent these days is about more than just education, St. Mary public schools superintendent Leonard Armato said Monday at a meeting of the St. Mary Industrial Group.

Police: Communication vital for drug, Internet safety

Berwick Police Officer J.P. Henry shows examples of drug paraphernalia being used in St. Mary Parish to attendees of a community meeting held Monday at the Berwick Civic Complex. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Parish law enforcement officials stressed the importance Monday of parents and teachers having open and honest conversations with young people in order to stop the drug use and cyberbullying that a

Visitors flock to Lighthouse festival

V.J. Bella, a former Berwick fire chief, state fire marshal and state representative, rides in on the “Betty G” fire truck during Saturday’s History of Berwick Program under the U.S. 90 bridge. Driving the truck is Berwick volunteer firefighter Glen Rebardi.

The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald

BERWICK — Crowds flocked to the first two-day Lighthouse Festival held in conjunction with the Tour du Teche race finish in an event that consisted of a program on Berwick’s history, lots of food a

Eleven finish 410-mile kayak race

Members of the first team to finish the Tour du Teche and 410 de Louisiane congratulate one another Sunday at the finish in Berwick. The team of Wendell Smith, Bobby Smart, Chris Champion, Phil Bowman and Heather Harrison set a course record for the Tour du Teche finishing the 135-mile race in 19 hours, seven minutes.
and 34 seconds.
(The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

BERWICK — Four individuals and two teams completed a grueling addition to the annual Tour du Teche kayak and canoe race that finished Sunday in Berwick.



(The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Berwick and Patterson are playing for more than a local rivalry in Thursday’s District 8-3A game at the Sugar Dome in Patterson.

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