Site work began Sept. 10 for the Fallen Warriors Memorial. Jack Murrin, City of Morgan City carpenter, and Jean Paul Bourg, Public Works supervisor, take measurements at the work site. The project is expected to be complete for Veterans Day.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Site work started last week on the Fallen Warriors Memorial, and project organizers say they have reached about 90 percent of their fundraising goal to construct the memorial.

Berwick High School’s Braden BIlliot runs while being pursued by a Highland Baptist defender during Friday’s contest in Berwick. The Panthers picked up their first win of the season with a 28-21 victory. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

The Berwick Panthers picked up their first win of the season in their home opener Friday night, overcoming a 21-20 deficit in the third quarter to win, 28-21, against the Highland Baptist Bears.
Members of the St. Mary Planning and Zoning Commission will take up the rezoning issue tonight on the controversial Garden City property being proposed as the development site of a gated apartment complex. The commission is being asked by the parish council to rezone the property on La.

Site work began Sept. 10 for the Fallen Warriors Memorial. Jack Murrin, City of Morgan City carpenter, and Jean Paul Bourg, Public Works supervisor, take measurements at the work site. The project is expected to be complete for Veterans Day.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Berwick High School’s Braden BIlliot runs while being pursued by a Highland Baptist defender during Friday’s contest in Berwick. The Panthers picked up their first win of the season with a 28-21 victory. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

Relay for Life set for Saturday

Area mayors signed proclamations in support of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life to be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Seated, from left, are Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Berwick Town Councilman Edgar Thomas. Standing is Katie Kaai, representing the relay.
(Submitted Photo)

The Relay for Life of East St. Mary-Morgan City will take place from 2 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.

Veterans Day targeted for Fallen Warriors Memorial dedication

Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi and Councilman Louis Tamporello Jr. met with Terry Mayon, co-chairman of the Fallen Warriors Memorial Project, Wednesday morning at Cypress Park to discuss the possible sites in the park where a memorial can be located. Grizzaffi said a recommendation will be made to the City Council at its next meeting April 22. They were joined in the discussion by Dwayne Barbier, recreation department director. Above from left, Loupe, Tamporello, Mayon and Grizzaffi.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

The City of Morgan City, partnering with a private group, is moving forward with deciding on the location in Cypress Park for a Fallen Warriors Memorial to be dedicated Veterans Day, Nov.

Black Bear Festival kicks off tonight

The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce hosted a Bayou Teche Bear Festival Kick-Off Party Thursday at the Teche Theatre in Franklin. Participants were served food from several local eateries and listened to music provided by Rick Lorenzo and Mark Robicheaux. Bayou Teche Bear Festival board members Catherine Siracusa, Edgar Dugas, Michelle Frederick and Delores Stewart, pictured above from left, display the 2014 festival poster and T-shirt. Below, Bayou Teche Bear Festival Queen X Nikki Nicole Pennison is pictured with Mayor Raymond Harris and board member Delores Stewart.

Bears, bands and booths take center stage today on the banks of Bayou Teche in downtown Franklin.
The Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival kicks off at 6 p.m.

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Morgan City High School made it close early but Central of Baton Rouge pulled away for an easy 57-27 victory in non-district action Friday in Central.

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