The Morgan City High School volleyball team will be looking to improve upon its 2015 season that it finished 11-22 and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Morgan City will hosts its annual jamboree Thursday when it faces Central Catholic in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 4:30 p.m., Patterson in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 5:30 p.m. and Highland Baptist in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of this year’s Morgan City team include, seated from left, Emily Boudreaux, Abby Reynaud, Brandi Albarado, Hannah Gros and Paige Loftin. Kneeling, Sarajane Nini, Emilena Perot, Katelyn Gautreaux, Faith Crappell, Twanna LeBeau, Nia Lightfoot, Daysha Tivet and Hallie Blanchard. Standing, are Jolee Nini, Deryon Johnson, Sh'Diamond Holly, Jamia Francois, Karmen Peterson, Nia Lightfoot and McKenzi Smith. Not pictured is Randasha Grogan. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Morgan City may have a large senior class this year, but the squad will feature plenty of youth on the court, too. Morgan City coach Christy Theriot has eight seniors, no juniors, seven sophomores and five freshmen this year.

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, left, talks with Port of Morgan City Commissioner Scott Melancon after a town hall meeting Cassidy held Monday at the port's Government Emergency Operations Center. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy called Monday for decreasing regulations on industry to boost Louisiana’s economy along with making reforms to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and health care. Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, had a town hall meeting Monday at the Port of Morgan City’s Government Emergency Operations Center.

Berwick High School quarterback Mitchell Sanford attempts to escape the grasp of a West St. Mary defender during Friday's scrimmage. Berwick scored one touchdown and held West St. Mary scoreless. Berwick will return to action Friday when it participates in Morgan City High School's Jamboree. Berwick will face Morgan City at 6 p.m. before facing Patterson in the next game. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Berwick Panthers shut out West St. Mary, but the Panthers only managed one score on a quick drive during its scrimmage Friday at Geisler Stadium. Berwick nearly held West St. Mary on its side of the field the entire night, with several tackles for loss and two interceptions, both by Lucas Hatch.

The Morgan City High School volleyball team will be looking to improve upon its 2015 season that it finished 11-22 and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Morgan City will hosts its annual jamboree Thursday when it faces Central Catholic in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 4:30 p.m., Patterson in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 5:30 p.m. and Highland Baptist in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of this year’s Morgan City team include, seated from left, Emily Boudreaux, Abby Reynaud, Brandi Albarado, Hannah Gros and Paige Loftin. Kneeling, Sarajane Nini, Emilena Perot, Katelyn Gautreaux, Faith Crappell, Twanna LeBeau, Nia Lightfoot, Daysha Tivet and Hallie Blanchard. Standing, are Jolee Nini, Deryon Johnson, Sh'Diamond Holly, Jamia Francois, Karmen Peterson, Nia Lightfoot and McKenzi Smith. Not pictured is Randasha Grogan. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, left, talks with Port of Morgan City Commissioner Scott Melancon after a town hall meeting Cassidy held Monday at the port's Government Emergency Operations Center. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Berwick High School quarterback Mitchell Sanford attempts to escape the grasp of a West St. Mary defender during Friday's scrimmage. Berwick scored one touchdown and held West St. Mary scoreless. Berwick will return to action Friday when it participates in Morgan City High School's Jamboree. Berwick will face Morgan City at 6 p.m. before facing Patterson in the next game. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Lawyers: Be respectful to police and avoid conflict

Lafayette Attorney Harold Register Jr. speaks during the Community Round Up Thursday at Morgan City Junior High School. Next to Register, from left, are Attorney Edward Jones of Patterson and event organizer Courtney Long. Both lawyers discussed people’s legal rights and how to appropriately interact with law enforcement officers. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Being respectful and polite to law enforcement officials is the best way for the public to avoid a potentially tragic interaction, and any complaints against officers should be dealt with after an

It's back to school on Monday

Berwick Junior High student council members continue the St. Mary Rocks trend Thursday by painting rocks and shells with inspirational messages. The rocks will be distributed throughout Berwick. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Budget cuts, consolidations and staff changes means students and parents will see some changes when St. Mary public schools resume classes Monday.

A downtown kind of cafeteria

Hattie Watts Elementary teachers, staff members and community volunteers painted the cafeteria over the summer, transforming it to a downtown city café scene. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Returning and new Hattie Watts Elementary students will arrive at school with a special gift waiting just for them from teachers, staff members and community volunteers.

Crashed helicopter located; Pilot found dead

A Louisiana State Police helicopter and pilot wait at Myette Point Boat Landing for word of the fate of a possible commercial helicopter that crashed in the basin in Iberia Parish. (Banner-Tribune photo)

The wreckage of a helicopter that was on its way Wednesday to the Patterson airport to refuel was found today in Iberia Parish, according to officials.

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The Morgan City High School volleyball team will be looking to improve upon its 2015 season that it finished 11-22 and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Morgan City will hosts its annual jamboree Thursday when it faces Central Catholic in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 4:30 p.m., Patterson in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 5:30 p.m. and Highland Baptist in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of this year’s Morgan City team include, seated from left, Emily Boudreaux, Abby Reynaud, Brandi Albarado, Hannah Gros and Paige Loftin. Kneeling, Sarajane Nini, Emilena Perot, Katelyn Gautreaux, Faith Crappell, Twanna LeBeau, Nia Lightfoot, Daysha Tivet and Hallie Blanchard. Standing, are Jolee Nini, Deryon Johnson, Sh'Diamond Holly, Jamia Francois, Karmen Peterson, Nia Lightfoot and McKenzi Smith. Not pictured is Randasha Grogan. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Morgan City may have a large senior class this year, but the squad will feature plenty of youth on the court, too.

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The following are the radio dispatch logs from the Morgan City Police Department. To report unlawful or suspicious activity, call the police department at 985-380-4605.

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