--Bernie Arnould Photo

Joshua Daigle, a Berwick High School junior, is competing Saturday at the USATF Junior Olympics in Sacramento, California. The pole vaulter is competing in the 15- to 16-year-old division. He is the son of Lucy Scully of Berwick and Kerry Daigle of Patterson.

Paying It Forward, a local nonprofit community group, hosted its second annual “Stuff the Bus” Friday under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City to collect supplies for St. Mary Parish children in need. Another “Stuff the Bus” event will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar parking lot in Patterson. The city of Patterson and Patterson schools are sponsoring the event. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Community members in Patterson will both be collecting school supplies and uniforms for local children in need and distributing already collected items Saturday at different locations. A Stuff the Bus school supplies drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar Parking Lot on Catherine Street in Patterson.

From left St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, Safariland Account Manager Erik Belsom, Major John Kahl Jr., Lieutenant Dustin Kennedy and Chief Deputy Scott Anslum.

On the morning of Dec. 27, 2015, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting at a residence in the Jeanerette area. Once they arrived on scene, a suspect began shooting at the deputies from within the residence, Sheriff Mark Hebert said.

--Bernie Arnould Photo

Paying It Forward, a local nonprofit community group, hosted its second annual “Stuff the Bus” Friday under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City to collect supplies for St. Mary Parish children in need. Another “Stuff the Bus” event will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar parking lot in Patterson. The city of Patterson and Patterson schools are sponsoring the event. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

From left St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, Safariland Account Manager Erik Belsom, Major John Kahl Jr., Lieutenant Dustin Kennedy and Chief Deputy Scott Anslum.

City leaders stress importance of Shannon school

M.D. Shannon Elementary School Principal Shantell Toups speaks during Tuesday's Morgan City Council meeting. The St. Mary Parish School Board is set to decide Thursday whether to close Shannon at the end of the school year. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City leaders encouraged the St. Mary Parish School Board to consider all options before deciding to close a "gateway to the community,” M.D.

Updated: No injuries after tornado strikes between Franklin, Baldwin

Trees were knocked over in what residents suspected was a small tornado from the storm system that swept through the parish Tuesday.
The Banner-Tribune/Colin Murphey

What witnesses are calling a tornado struck this afternoon between Baldwin and Franklin, damaging about 30 homes and tearing the roofs from two businesses, said Duval Arthur, the St.

Dredging should boost import-export business

Port of Morgan City Executive Director Raymond "Mac" Wade speaks Monday about the dredging demonstration officials plan to start in May that they hope will show an effective way to keep the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel dredged year round. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Port of Morgan City leaders are just two months away from starting a dredging demonstration in the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel that they hope will bring back the import-export shipping business t

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--Bernie Arnould Photo

Joshua Daigle, a Berwick High School junior, is competing Saturday at the USATF Junior Olympics in Sacramento, California. The pole vaulter is competing in the 15- to 16-year-old division.

Lifestyle

Wrangler participants taking some time to enjoy the trail at Camp Marydale.
--Submitted Photo

NEW ORLEANS — For girls who dream of owning their very own horse, it’s usually just a dream.

Obituaries

Hilton “Bud” Crappell
August 31, 1933-July 28, 2016
Hilton “Bud” Crappell, 82, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2016, in his Berwick home surrounded by loved ones.

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