The city of Patterson will host four Christmas events this weekend. Friday at 7 p.m. — Judging of Main St. Christmas Lights Saturday at 6 p.m. — PEDSCO Annual Boat Parade Sunday at 12 noon — Annual 4-Legged Friends Parade Sunday at 2 p.m. — Annual Christmas Parade
KATC-TV reports Deputy Jason Hagen died after a shooting while off-duty. The 24-year-old corrections officer at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center had been with the department since February of last year.

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Patterson Garden Club members decorated the Christmas tree and lobby at Patterson Healthcare Center on Dec. 3. The club also presented a check to Activity Director Margaret Paul to help purchase Christmas gifts for residents.

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Port focuses on dredging waterways

Officials began a dredging demonstration last week in the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel. Pictured is the Dredge Newport discharging fluid mud back into the channel after dredging. The goal of the demonstration is find a way to keep the channel dredged to 20 feet year round and keep the fluid mud, or fluff, in suspension. (Submitted)

Port of Morgan City leaders say they are relieved to have a roughly one-mile section of the Atchafalaya River dredged and back open to vessel traffic.

Higgins: Feds have 'boot on the throat' of energy industry

Congressional candidate Clay Higgins, right, talks with Morgan City people Monday on the steps of City Hall.

The Daily Review/Bill Decker

Looking for the cause of south Louisiana’s economic problems? Look no farther than Washington, U.S. House candidate Clay Higgins said Monday during a campaign swing through St. Mary Parish.

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Berwick High’s Madison Carline attempts to push the ball down the court against Central Catholic’s Jalaysia Bertrand Thursday night. Central’s Lady Eagles (7-1A) defeated Berwick’s Lady Panthers (8-3A) 41-20.
—The Daily Review photos/Diane Miller Fears

Central Catholic High School’s Lady Eagles (7-1A) swooped in for a win Thursday night against the neighboring Berwick High School Lady Panthers (8-3A).

Obituaries

November 25, 1967 — December 7, 2016
Sheila Ann Stokley Blanchard, 49, a resident of Bayou Vista, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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