The Jewish section of Berwick Memorial Cemetery is surrounded by a fence of chain along Fourth Street in Berwick. The tomb of Miriam Blum Fortin features references to Christianity and Judaism with an angel at the top and a Hebrew inscription near the bottom.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The five Blum sisters, Jewish women living in France, immigrated to south Louisiana in the 1850s and 1860s, some of them settling and raising their families in Berwick.

The Patterson Lumberjacks will host the E.D. White Cardinals Friday in a battle of unbeatens in District 9-3A. The Lumberjacks are 1-0 in district with a 45-13 win against Donalsonville a week ago, while E.D. White improved to 2-0 in district with a 46-6 win against Franklin last week. Above, Patterson’s Earl Johnson returns the ball downfield after recording an interception against Donaldsonville. Also pictured is Johnson’s teammate, Blake Dreyer, and Donaldsonville’s Tyarise Stevenson. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

The Patterson Lumberjacks will welcome the E.D. White Cardinals Friday in a matchup of undefeated District 9-3A teams.
Franklin Police Chief Sabria McGuire reported this morning that a person was killed after being struck by a train Wednesday. Police responded to a 6:16 p.m. report of the incident at the railroad intersection with Tenth Street. The train was reportedly traveling west, and the victim was walking on the tracks, McGuire said.

The Jewish section of Berwick Memorial Cemetery is surrounded by a fence of chain along Fourth Street in Berwick. The tomb of Miriam Blum Fortin features references to Christianity and Judaism with an angel at the top and a Hebrew inscription near the bottom.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Patterson Lumberjacks will host the E.D. White Cardinals Friday in a battle of unbeatens in District 9-3A. The Lumberjacks are 1-0 in district with a 45-13 win against Donalsonville a week ago, while E.D. White improved to 2-0 in district with a 46-6 win against Franklin last week. Above, Patterson’s Earl Johnson returns the ball downfield after recording an interception against Donaldsonville. Also pictured is Johnson’s teammate, Blake Dreyer, and Donaldsonville’s Tyarise Stevenson. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

Financial lessons at Morgan City Junior High

Morgan City Rotary Club members volunteered their time to assist students from Morgan City Junior High become aware of financial responsibilities. The program was provided by the New Orleans Junior Achievement Organization and sponsored by Capital One Bank. From left, are Herman and Mary Hartman, Carrie Stansbury, Lea Hebert, Morgan Murdock, Jim Firmin, Dane Robison, Pam Daniels, Cherie Laiche, Manuel Ramirez, Emily Bailey, Rev. Terry Bunner and John Landry
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Morgan City Rotary Club members volunteered their time to assist students from Morgan City Junior High become aware of financial responsibilities.

Actor visits Rotary

Morgan City Rotary Club members heard from local actor and singer Isaac White, who acted in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” film, about his experiences in the entertainment arena at a recent luncheon. From left are Rotary program director Herman Hartman, White and President Donald Stephens.
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Morgan City Rotary Club members heard from local actor and singer Isaac White, who acted in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” film, about his experiences in the entertainment arena at a recent luncheon.

Entertainment at the library

Storytellers, magicians and puppeteers Frank and Tammy Chaisson from Houma, will entertain the children at the Morgan City Public Library at 2 p.m. May 29. The program includes audience participation with lots of humor via the use of puppets and magic. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 985-380-4646.
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Storytellers, magicians and puppeteers Frank and Tammy Chaisson from Houma, will entertain the children at the Morgan City Public Library at 2 p.m. May 29.

Arrest reports

Benn Kunu

A 38-year-old Morgan City woman was arrested Tuesday for theft after employees at a supermarket believe she attempted to flush concealed items down the toilet, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Bank

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Morgan City High School will host South Terrebonne High School Friday for homecoming. The Tigers have lost two straight games, including their District 7-4A opener a week ago to Ellender. Above, Morgan City’s Kevon Marsh is in action during last week’s contest. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Morgan City High School Tigers will host South Terrebonne for homecoming this week.

Lifestyle

Crystal Marcel and Jo Ann Ryan served as hostesses at the Bayou Vista Garden Club’s October meeting.
(Submitted Photo)

Gary Bullock, licensed florist, manager and designer at Town and Country Florist, presented a demonstration on the principles and elements of flower design by creating a mass floral design during t

Obituaries

Aaron Hebert Sr.

January 16, 1952 — October 20, 2014
Aaron Hebert Sr., 63, of Lamar, Missouri, passed away Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born in Morgan City on Jan. 16, 1952.

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