CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Pettine received a Gatorade bath and looked forward to smoking a cigar. Brian Hoyer wanted to hold onto the feeling as long as possible. Seemingly cursed for so long, the Browns finally have something in September to celebrate. For the first time in 10 years, they're 1-0 at home.

A paddler nears the finish line at Berwick during the 2012 Tour du Teche. (The Daily Review/Harlan Kirgan )

The Tour du Teche — a 135-mile canoe, kayak and pirogue race through the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun Country — is scheduled Oct. 3 to 5, starting in Port Barre and ending in Berwick.
Teche Action Clinic was recognized Wednesday at a luncheon sponsored by the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce. Teche Action is celebrating its 40th anniversary in October as a community health clinic provider. From left are Chief Executive Officer Dr. Gary Wiltz, Chamber Board Chairman Scott Berry and Chamber President Donna Meyer.

A paddler nears the finish line at Berwick during the 2012 Tour du Teche. (The Daily Review/Harlan Kirgan )

Vitter says he’ll have greater impact as governor

U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-Metairie, spoke Wednesday at the St. Mary Industrial Group’s monthly meeting at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo By Crystal Thielepape)

U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-Metairie, who plans to run for governor in 2015, said Wednesday he believes he can have a much greater positive impact in that capacity than in the Senate.

Cajun Coast celebrates grand opening

About 100 people attended the grand opening of the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

More than two years after it sank 4.5 feet into the swamp, the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center held its grand opening Wednesday.

Appreciation award

Franklin’s Historic District Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustments and Planning Commission said farewell to Chief Building Official & Planning and Zoning Director Blake Steiner at Tuesday’s m

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Mr. and Mrs. Chris Carbonell
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Cassi Coleman and Chris Carbonell were united in matrimony during a 6 p.m. double-rin+g ceremony on Aug. 1 in Patterson. Nilsa Mercedes Ortiz officiated.

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