Berwick and Morgan City High schools each won their homecoming contests Friday to highlight area prep football action. Berwick improved to 4-0 after scoring with less than a minute remaining to defeat Franklin, while Morgan City upped its record to 3-1 after defeating Cohen College Prep, 29-0.

Central Catholic's Samarick Paul returns a kickoff during Thursday's 46-42 loss to Lafayette Christian. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s point total Thursday night could win most high school football games. It boasted two 100-yard rushers, a 100-yard passer and nearly a 100-yard receiver. The Eagles even outgained their opponent in total offense and recorded scores on offense, defense and special teams.

Mark Griffin Jr., the newly-elected Morgan City Housing Authority board chairman, speaks during Thursday's board meeting. Griffin says he wants the board to focus on getting more housing units back in use. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City Assistant Police Chief Mark Griffin Jr. was elected the new housing authority board chairman Thursday, replacing Victory Ho, who resigned from the board in August after a drug arrest.

Central Catholic's Samarick Paul returns a kickoff during Thursday's 46-42 loss to Lafayette Christian. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Mark Griffin Jr., the newly-elected Morgan City Housing Authority board chairman, speaks during Thursday's board meeting. Griffin says he wants the board to focus on getting more housing units back in use. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Heavy thunderstorms, high winds may reduce overall sugar yield

A harvester and cane cart fight their way through the mud on land farmed by Todd Morris in St. Mary Parish. Sugarcane producers have seen rain amounts that typically fall over the entire three-month harvest season in just a few consecutive weekends. The rain has caused sugar recovery levels to plummet as much as 20 percent in some sugarcane processing mills. (Photo by Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter)

When the sugarcane harvest in Louisiana started in late September, growers were harvesting upright stalks, enjoying exceptional sugar recovery levels and fighting dusty conditions in the field.

A different path: Sinitiere was room mother, then teacher

St. Mary Parish 2015-16 Middle School Teacher of the Year Loraine Sinitiere teaches a lesson to one of her fifth-grade English language arts classes at Patterson Junior High School.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a three-part series featuring St. Mary Parish’s Teachers of the Year. Friday’s story will be about high school honoree Yvette Lake.

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Sports

Berwick and Morgan City High schools each won their homecoming contests Friday to highlight area prep football action.

Lifestyle

Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting of the 2016-17 season on Sept. 19. Members participating in a plant exchange were, front row from left, Daisy LeBlanc, Juanita Bienvenu, Rosa Butler, Lisa Wilson and Iris Roy. Back row from left are Evelyn Estay, Sharon Larson and Donna Ruffin.
--Submitted Photo

The Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting for the fall 2016/spring 2017 session on Sept. 19 at the home of Iris Roy.

Obituaries

Allen "Coco" Joseph Hebert Sr., 80, a resident of Amelia, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in Thibodaux.

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