The area in the yellow is Morgan City’s cultural district.

The manager of the state cultural district program will be in Morgan City Wednesday to explain the benefits of the city’s new cultural district, according to a news release.
Chitimacha Tribe’s inaugural Pow Wow was held Saturday in the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino. Visitors packed the bleachers to watch indigenous tribal dancers and drummers. There were also Native American crafts vendors, foods such as fry bread and Indian tacos and much more. Organizers called the event a great success.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

The local emergency room has seen what doctors describe as an “alarming increase” in patients using synthetic marijuana, and police say that while it’s been in the area for a number of years, its use is on the rise in the Tri-City area.

The area in the yellow is Morgan City’s cultural district.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

$50K ALLEGEDLY BOUND FOR ROMANIA, SEIZED BY HOMELAND SECURITY OUTSIDE OF EUNICE

Dorin Munteanu, 30, of Lafayette, is originally from Romania. He is charged with allegedly attempting to launder about $50,000 back to his home country of Romania.

One Lafayette man is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by wearing the color orange.
St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s officials notified the U.S.

School Board honors students

The St. Mary Parish Students of the Month were announced during the March meeting of the St. Mary Parish School Board. They are, from left, Katelyn Thibodeaux, 12th grade, Patterson High; Patricia Benjamin, eighth grade, Franklin Junior; and Ethan Blanco, fifth grade, Wyandotte Elementary.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

The St. Mary Parish Students of the Month were announced during the March meeting of the St. Mary Parish School Board.

Gifted and Talented Theater programs staging production

The Gifted and Talented Theater programs of Berwick High, Berwick Junior High, Patterson Junior High and Berwick Elementary schools will be presenting a production of “The Magical Land of Oz” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Berwick Junior High. Admission is $5. Children, 6 and under, get in free. In the front row, from left, are cast members Claire Bergeron, Hallie Rogers and Peytan Theriot. In the middle row are Kaeley Hill, Noah Richard, Leon Gisclair, Parker Felterman, Maggie Martin and Corrine Benandi. In the back row are Zoe Johnson, Claire Rentrop, Kimberly Babin, Kristina Theriot, Kyleigh Arceneaux and Isabella Lodrigue.
(Submitted Photo)

The Gifted and Talented Theater programs of Berwick High, Berwick Junior High, Patterson Junior High and Berwick Elementary schools will be presenting a production of “The Magical Land of Oz” at 6:

School Board recognizes employees

The St. Mary Parish Employees of the Month were announced during the March meeting of the St. Mary Parish School Board. They are, from left, Lori Williams, art teacher, Patterson High; Ashby Charpentier, sixth grade teacher, Franklin Junior; and Mary Tamporello, kindergarten teacher, Wyandotte Elementary.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

The St. Mary Parish Employees of the Month were announced during the March meeting of the St. Mary Parish School Board.

Kiwanis Trivia night raises nearly $35,000

The “Order of the Phoenix” team won first place at Friday’s Kiwanis Club of East St. Mary second annual Trivia Night. From left are Trivia Night co-chairwoman Selena Shannon, Trivia Night Committee member Jeremy Callais, team members Doug DeGirolamo, Julia Chauvin, Greig Chauvin, Scott Robison, Andre Chauvin, and Trivia Night co-chairwoman Casie Callais.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The Kiwanis Club of East St. Mary’s second annual Trivia Night raised nearly $35,000 to go toward the Adullam Household of Faith, St. Mary Parish schools, and St.

Arrest reports

Tyrone Thomas

A Morgan City man was arrested for cruelty to an animal after police found a dog with a band tied around its tail suffering from an infection at a Sixth Street residence, Morgan City Police Chief M

Special Olympics

Participants in the Special Olympics were placed in events according to their age and ability. While there were first-, second- and third-place finishes in the races, everybody was a winner in the Friday competition.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

The special needs student-athletes participating in the competition at Geisler Stadium in Berwick Friday were special, not in their needs, but in their determination to excel and give their best no

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Sports

Central Catholic High School defeated Ascension Episcopal 28-21 in District 7-1A action. The Eagles utilized both Stefano Guarisco and Tyler O’con in place of injured quarterback Blake Byrne. Guarisco rushed for 244 yards and three scores and passed for 37 more yards, while O’con passed for 62 yards. Above, O’con hands off to Guarisco. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Guarisco, freshman QB propels Eagles to 28-21 win

Lifestyle

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October. The Ellisons’ yard has a display of azaleas, nandinas, hollies, camellias, begonias and Lily of the Nile.
(Submitted Photo)

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October.

Obituaries

Dane C. Walker

Funeral services were held today, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Grosse Tete for Dane C. Walker, 55, who died at 10:15 a.m.

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