A Business After Hours party to kick off the Black Bear Festival was held Thursday at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts in Franklin. The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce event included musical entertainment by Rick Lorenzo and many local food vendors. The festival kicks off tonight at 6 and continues through Sunday.
About 50 trees along the northern border of Franklin Senior High School are set to be cut down by a natural gas pipeline company.

Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram has signed to play softball at Grambling State University. She also will walk on the volleyball team. Ingram, along with her cousin Jaiveianna Jones, held a signing ceremony at Morgan City High School Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram will be headed to Grambling State on a softball scholarship. She also will walk on to the volleyball team.

Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram has signed to play softball at Grambling State University. She also will walk on the volleyball team. Ingram, along with her cousin Jaiveianna Jones, held a signing ceremony at Morgan City High School Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Pumpkin contest in Berwick

The Berwick Junior High School PTO recently sponsored a pumpkin decorating contest. Pumpkins entered in the contest will be used to decorate area nursing homes. Winners, seated on the front row, are Jordan Gallegos, most school spirit: Julia Theriot, cutest; Madison Billiot, scariest; Ryan Domingue, goofiest; Grant Hebert, sportiest; Tyler Thibodeaux, funniest; and Landon Broussard, creepiest. In the second row are Nicole Breaux, Katelyn Richard, Arianna Morrison, Madeline Bourgeois, Hannah Percle, Yulissa Lozano, Blain Louviere, Deja Legendre, Katie Conrad, Lauren Cantrelle, Scott Price and Kory Landry. In the third row are Peyton Anslem, Angelo Spitale, Rustin Scarbrough, Emily Scully, Christina Aman, Braxton Laurent and Kyla Hughes. In the fourth row are Kate Hicks, Alaina Cuvillier, Eric Guillot, Trevor Wiggins, Krisalina Stratton, Brady Hughes, Brennan Rachal, Lindsie Giroir, Hannah Beadle, Kade Champine, Matthew Broussard, Joshua Sanford, and Bronwyn Colbert. In the fifth row are Seth Giroir, Kaitlyn Welch, Haley Derouen, Patrick Parro, Giuliana Spitale, Luke Orlando, Linda Carpenter, Madison Blakeman, Riley Dubois, Hannah Bailey, Raeph Hinson and Chloe Cortez.
(Submitted Photo)

The Berwick Junior High School PTO recently sponsored a pumpkin decorating contest. Pumpkins entered in the contest will be used to decorate area nursing homes.

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Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram has signed to play softball at Grambling State University. She also will walk on the volleyball team. Ingram, along with her cousin Jaiveianna Jones, held a signing ceremony at Morgan City High School Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram will be headed to Grambling State on a softball scholarship.
She also will walk on to the volleyball team.

Lifestyle

Chef Brian Blanchard organized the 26th annual Central Catholic High School Alumni Association’s Chef’s Dinner.
--Submitted photo

The Central Catholic High School Alumni Association’s 26th annual Chef’s Dinner, a Gold Medal Evening, was held April 12 at NicoBella in Morgan City.

Obituaries

March 14, 1937-April 2, 2015
Melvin Lynn Evans Jr. was a native of Louisiana. He was born in Evangeline Parish on March 14, 1937.

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