Morgan City High School's Makye Richard (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Area coaches are excited to see teams perform in the Morgan City High School Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Berwick and Patterson open the 2016 season with new head coaches, while Morgan City returns third-year coach Scott Tregle.

The Central Catholic High School volleyball team returns a wealth of experience in 2016. The team finished its 2015 season with a 19-22 mark, falling in the second round of the Division V postseason to eventual state runner-up Ascension Episcopal. Members of the 2016 team are, seated from left, managers Caitlyn Picou, Kelly Russo and Emily Price. Kneeling are Rachel Rogers, Rayne Hotard, Sinclair Callais, Symone Wiggins, Caroline Green, Adriana Dupuis, Elise Hidalgo, Macy Sims, Kerrilyn Luc and Emma Simons. Standing, are Katie Hoffpauir, Taylor Picou, Quincee Wiggins, Hallie Autin, Lexi Landry, Rebecca David, Ter’yanna Johnson, Ava Nicar, Sydney Williams, Brooke Lipari, Bailee Lipari, Bayli Scully, Emma Aucoin and Alyssa Landry. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

Central Catholic’s volleyball team may just have three seniors and three juniors on its squad this season, but don’t be fooled by the squad’s youth in grade level. They have experience.

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One person was killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle accident on US 90 near the Garden City exit. Emergency responders were dispatched at approximately 1:20 p.m. An SUV and small car were involved. Two victims were transported to Lafayette by Acadian Air Med, and one person refused treatment.

Morgan City High School's Makye Richard (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

The Central Catholic High School volleyball team returns a wealth of experience in 2016. The team finished its 2015 season with a 19-22 mark, falling in the second round of the Division V postseason to eventual state runner-up Ascension Episcopal. Members of the 2016 team are, seated from left, managers Caitlyn Picou, Kelly Russo and Emily Price. Kneeling are Rachel Rogers, Rayne Hotard, Sinclair Callais, Symone Wiggins, Caroline Green, Adriana Dupuis, Elise Hidalgo, Macy Sims, Kerrilyn Luc and Emma Simons. Standing, are Katie Hoffpauir, Taylor Picou, Quincee Wiggins, Hallie Autin, Lexi Landry, Rebecca David, Ter’yanna Johnson, Ava Nicar, Sydney Williams, Brooke Lipari, Bailee Lipari, Bayli Scully, Emma Aucoin and Alyssa Landry. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

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Patterson High helps opponents overcome twister

Before Friday’s Lutcher-Patterson boys basketball game, Patterson High Principal Rachael Sanders announces that the community had raised money and collected food and other items for victims of last week’s Convent tornado.

The Daily Review/Bill Decker

PATTERSON — While a Class 3A high school basketball first-round playoff game between Patterson and Lutcher was the main event Friday night, the Patterson community did its part to help members of t

All eyes on the eagles: Eagle Expo brings experts to area

A mature bald eagle is perched in a tree overlooking open water Friday near Morgan City. Tourists got a chance to see the nation’s symbol up close during the Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau’s 11th annual Eagle Expo.

The Daily Review/Bill Decker

The hit of the Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau’s annual Eagle Expo is always the boat tour of waterways near Morgan City.

Traffic on U.S. 90 west delayed this morning after Bayou Vista wreck

U.S. 90 west at Universe Street in Bayou Vista was blocked for about an hour this morning due to a two-vehicle crash. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting the crash at 7:23 a.m. today. The driver of a car involved in the wreck, Caston Malveaux, 59, was arrested on the charges of careless operation of motor vehicle with a crash and no insurance. Malveaux was trying to cross the U.S. 90 westbound lanes to turn onto Universe Street when he pulled in front of a pickup truck causing a crash, Sheriff’s Office Spokeswoman Traci Landry said. Malveaux was the only person transported to the hospital in the wreck, Landry said.

Birds of prey shown at FJHS

Dale Kernahan, with the non-profit educational organization ‘Wings to Soar’, holds a bird of prey during the group’s presentation at Franklin Junior High School last Friday. John Stokes, below, also with ‘Wings to Soar’ presented an owl. The event featured a wide variety of birds that cannot be released back into the wild for medical reasons and are thus presented to groups across the country to raise awareness of birds of prey. The presentations were made in parish schools in conjunction with last weekend’s Eagle Expo.

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Sports

Central Catholic held off a last-ditch effort for a touchdown by Vermilion Catholic for a 20-13 victory at the Iron Man Jamboree at Teurlings Catholic Thursday.

Lifestyle

By this time of the year, our yards and gardens generally look a little frayed. Heat stress takes its toll on just about everything except the tropicals.

Obituaries

Mrs. Rosemary Hall, 79, a resident of Franklin and native of the Oaklawn Community, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016, at 4:50 a.m., at Lafayette General Hospital.

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