Isaac White, a 2015 Patterson High School graduate, appears in several episodes of the drama "Queen Sugar" on the Oprah Winfrey Network. White will appear in episode six Oct. 5, episode 11 Nov. 9, episode 12 Nov. 16, and episode 13 Nov. 23. He also appeared in episode three Sept. 14 and episode four Sept. 21. (The Daily Review/file photo)

A 2015 Patterson High School graduate appears in several episodes of the new drama “Queen Sugar” on the Oprah Winfrey Network. “Queen Sugar” premiered Sept. 6-7 on OWN. The series airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m.
A so-called sentinel chicken in Patterson has tested positive for the West Nile virus, according to Cajun Mosquito Control. The company quotes the Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab.

Berwick High School quarterback Collin Louviere runs the ball, while being pursued by a Franklin defender during Friday's District 9-3A opener for both teams. Trailing on the play in Berwick's Cruiz Crawford. Louviere tossed a touchdown pass to Toby Everage with less than a minute to lift Berwick to a 20-14 win. Berwick, 4-0, will return to action Friday when it hits the road for the first time during the regular season to face Erath. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Greg Roussel)

Berwick fought through mistakes against Franklin Friday to remain undefeated with a 20-14 homecoming win. Berwick coach Eric Holden said Franklin came prepared “to battle” in Friday’s District 8-3A opener for both teams.

Isaac White, a 2015 Patterson High School graduate, appears in several episodes of the drama "Queen Sugar" on the Oprah Winfrey Network. White will appear in episode six Oct. 5, episode 11 Nov. 9, episode 12 Nov. 16, and episode 13 Nov. 23. He also appeared in episode three Sept. 14 and episode four Sept. 21. (The Daily Review/file photo)

Berwick High School quarterback Collin Louviere runs the ball, while being pursued by a Franklin defender during Friday's District 9-3A opener for both teams. Trailing on the play in Berwick's Cruiz Crawford. Louviere tossed a touchdown pass to Toby Everage with less than a minute to lift Berwick to a 20-14 win. Berwick, 4-0, will return to action Friday when it hits the road for the first time during the regular season to face Erath. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Greg Roussel)

Amedee: Flood prevention first priority

State Rep.-elect Beryl Amedee, R-Gray, speaks Monday during the St. Mary Industrial Group luncheon meeting at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. Amedee said her first priority to focus on preventing flooding (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

State Rep.-elect Beryl Amedee’s first focus upon taking office next week is preventing possible flooding in the area, she said Monday.

State of emergency declared, Corps to discuss possible Morganza opening

St. Mary Levee District Executive Director Tim Matte, left, speaks Monday during a special meeting to declare a state of emergency due to the projected 9.5-foot crest of the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City Jan. 23. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a stakeholders meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to discuss the possible opening of the Morganza Spillway. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

St. Mary Levee District officials declared a state of emergency Monday evening due to the projected 9.5-foot crest of the Atchafalaya River at Morgan City on Jan. 23.

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Morgan City High School dominated Cohen Prepatory College Friday for homecoming en route to a 29-0 victory. The game utilized a running clock throughout, and the Morgan City defense limited Cohen to minus-10 yards of offense. Above, Morgan City's Kalen Hillen tries to make a shoestring tackle on Cohen's quarterback. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

Morgan City had little trouble in its homecoming contest with Cohen College Prep Friday, cruising to a 29-0 victory.

Obituaries

Mary Margaret Robicheaux LaCoste
February 1, 1950 — September 25, 2016
Mary Margaret Robicheaux LaCoste, 66, a resident of Amelia, passed away Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at her home.

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