Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District seat, spoke this morning in Morgan City at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce’s first “Rise-N-Shine” business networking event.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District, says the major issues for the state and country include coastal erosion, ensuring domestic oil and gas production, fixing Obamacare, and getting U.S. troops out of Afghanistan.

The 2014 Berwick High School Panther football team. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

An infusion of young talent has the Berwick football program looking forward to big things. The Panthers’ freshman and sophomore classes come in with a winning tradition. When Craig Brodie took over the Berwick program, he reached out to junior high and youth league coaches in the area.

First round of qualifiers

Candidate qualifying for the Nov. 4 election began this morning and continues through Friday. Local candidates who have signed up thus far include: —Baldwin mayor: Michael “Mike” Lancelin. —Baldwin police chief: David J. Robertson. —District judge, Div. G: Lucretia Pecantte and Curtis Sigur.

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District seat, spoke this morning in Morgan City at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce’s first “Rise-N-Shine” business networking event.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The 2014 Berwick High School Panther football team. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

First round of qualifiers

School supplies collected in Stuff the Bus campaign

Inclement weather didn’t dampen the spirits of the teachers and volunteers during the Stuff the Bus campaign held Saturday at Walmart. “We really appreciate the City of Patterson sponsoring this event and the public that donated supplies, especially those that braved the weather,” said Suzanne Bergeron, Patterson Junior High School principal.
(The Daily Review Photo by Diane Miller Fears)

Inclement weather didn’t dampen the spirits of the teachers and volunteers during the Stuff the Bus campaign held Saturday at Walmart.

Arrests reports

Jessica Hotard

A 34-year-old Youngsville woman nearly struck a parked vehicle Friday evening and then fled from a St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy for several miles before stopping, St.

Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival poised for 79th year of festivities

The Rev. Greg Fratt blesses the fleet during the 2013 Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Louisiana’s oldest chartered harvest festival is scheduled to celebrate 79 years of tradition and family fun during Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 28 through Sept. 1.

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Katelyn Adams
--Skeets Photo Service photos

Six young women from the Tri-City area will vie for the title of 79th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival queen on Aug. 23.

Obituaries

Delores Ann McCracken

Delores Ann McCracken, 68, a native of Cumberland, Ohio, and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

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