Central Catholic High School fell at home to Vandebilt Catholic 3-0 (25-8, 25-12 and 25-12). Above, is Central Catholic’s Emma Aucoin in action during the Morgan City High School Volleyball Jamboree, while teammate Hallie Autin looks on. Central Catholic will return to action Wednesday when it travels to face Landry Walker. Action begins at 4:30 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Vandebilt Catholic eased past the Central Catholic Lady Eagles in three games Monday in both teams’ season opener in Morgan City. Vandebilt Catholic won 25-8, 25-12, 25-12.
Several cadets from the Franklin Senior High School Junior ROTC program recently went to Franklin Junior High School to give a lesson on flying the United States flag. Under the guidance of Sgt. Joseph Nowakowski, the students learned the origin and history behind the flag.
Berwick opened the Morgan City High School Jamboree with a 22-15 win against Covenant Christian Academy Friday at Tiger Stadium.

Central Catholic High School fell at home to Vandebilt Catholic 3-0 (25-8, 25-12 and 25-12). Above, is Central Catholic’s Emma Aucoin in action during the Morgan City High School Volleyball Jamboree, while teammate Hallie Autin looks on. Central Catholic will return to action Wednesday when it travels to face Landry Walker. Action begins at 4:30 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Literacy champion

Lenny Armato, St. Mary Parish special education supervisor, was recently honored as “Champion of Literacy” by Scientific Learning Corporation. From left, Geb Bull, Scientific Learning Corporation; Armato; and Donald Aguillard, superintendent of St. Mary Parish schools.
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Lenny Armato, St. Mary Parish special education supervisor, was recently honored as “Champion of Literacy” by Scientific Learning Corporation.

Tour du Teche launched today

Kayakers slug it out in Tour du Teche IV. Paddlers come from all over the state and both ends of the country to vie for cash prize, trophies and bragging rights in Louisiana’s premier paddling marathon. Tour du Teche V started today at Port Barre, starts in St. Martinville in St. Martin Parish and New Iberia on Saturday, and at Franklin on Sunday. The event ends Sunday in Berwick. The three segments add up to 135 miles.
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Paddlers, their coureurs de bois, and traveling cheering squads are coming to the Teche Country this weekend from Texas, Kansas, Florida, Illinois, California, Wisconsin and Maryland as well as all

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Lifestyle

Born to Patti Sue Uriegas and Derrick Justin Riley of Pierre Part, a girl, Zy’Rheanna Angelle Riley, on July 1 at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Billy Blackburn, 59, a native and resident of Lafayette, Louisiana, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at his residence.

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