Brittany Burg

Eight people have been charged in connection with a string of residential and vehicle burglaries in St. Mary and Assumption parishes, according to law enforcement officials.

Patterson and Morgan City high schools will meet in the nightcap of the Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree Friday at 7:15. At right, Morgan City’s Calvin Bergeron attempts to make a catch, while Berwick’s Ty Duthu looks on during last week’s scrimmage between the two squads. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Anytime Morgan City and Patterson meet between the white lines, it’s a rivalry game. But at this year’s game in the Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium in Morgan City, there’s even more bragging rights at stake as longtime fellow coaches find themselves on opposite sidelines for the first time.

Joe Geisinger of Austin, Texas, and Mike Dey of Schertz, Texas, beach their USCA C2 racing canoe at Franklin after the 59-mile slog from St. Martinville on the second day of Tour du Teche IV in 2013. (Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

Tour du Teche V, marathon races for kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and pirogues, begins Friday, Oct. 3, at Port Barre, La. Competition is for cash in the Racing Division and for trophies in the Voyageur (recreational) Division.

Brittany Burg

Patterson and Morgan City high schools will meet in the nightcap of the Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree Friday at 7:15. At right, Morgan City’s Calvin Bergeron attempts to make a catch, while Berwick’s Ty Duthu looks on during last week’s scrimmage between the two squads. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Joe Geisinger of Austin, Texas, and Mike Dey of Schertz, Texas, beach their USCA C2 racing canoe at Franklin after the 59-mile slog from St. Martinville on the second day of Tour du Teche IV in 2013. (Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

New cell phone, school bus laws now in effect

A new state law prohibits the use of cell phones and other wireless devices in school zones.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Area law enforcement officials say they are prepared to handle two new state laws that went into effect Aug. 1 pertaining to cell phone use in school zones and school bus pickup and drop off.

SO gives ‘active shooter’ presentation

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Capt. Brian Charpentier, below, speaks to school administrators about the sheriff’s preparedness for an active shooter scenario in local schools. Above, Deps. Minh Ngo and Zachariah Landry demonstrate officers’ tactics in response to an active shooter situation.

For several years the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Regional Training Academy has worked to provide active shooter courses to all law enforcement agencies in the parish.

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Sports

The Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree kicks off at Tiger Stadium Friday in Morgan City. Berwick plays Covenant Christian at 6 p.m., while Morgan City will meet Patterson at 7:15 p.m. Above are Jay Leblanc, John B. Hover and Greg Hamer Jr. representing jamboree sponsor B & G Food Enterprises, along with Morgan City High School head football coach Scott Tregle and assistant coach Tarence “Tank” Calais. Joining them are several MCHS football players. From left are Tregle, Leblanc, Kevon Marsh, Trey Robin, Anthony Rink, Tyrese Oliney, Hover and Hamer. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Morgan City High School)

Lifestyle

Halsema A. and Patricia Carlino Pinho, of Patterson, celebrated 55 years of marriage recently. The couple was married Aug. 20, 1959, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson.

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