Morgan City opened its 2015 regular football season with a 26-7 victory against Berwick in a battle of area schools. Meanwhile, Patterson fell on the road to Central Lafourche, 24-13. Patterson entered its contest ranked No. 5 in the initial Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 3A poll released earlier this week.

A St. John of Plaquemine defender loses his helmet when he collides with Central Catholic running back Stefano Guarisco at the goal line during Central Catholic’s 54-27 victory Thursday in Plaquemine. Guarisco rushed for 402 yards on 28 carries and scored five touchdowns. He added three two-point conversions. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Stefano Guarisco took off offensively and the Central Catholic Eagles clamped down defensively to lead the Morgan City-based squad’s rally in the first half en route to a 54-27 victory Thursday.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival Queen Anna Washburn, Children’s Day King Andrew Decondris, Children’s Day Queen Brenna Laubach, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Berwick Mayor Louis Ratcliff, parish officials, family, and friends.
Photos by Crystal Thielepape, Daily Review

Lots of food and craft booths, live music and special events will take over downtown Morgan City this Labor Day weekend as the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival continues through Monday.

A St. John of Plaquemine defender loses his helmet when he collides with Central Catholic running back Stefano Guarisco at the goal line during Central Catholic’s 54-27 victory Thursday in Plaquemine. Guarisco rushed for 402 yards on 28 carries and scored five touchdowns. He added three two-point conversions. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival Queen Anna Washburn, Children’s Day King Andrew Decondris, Children’s Day Queen Brenna Laubach, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Berwick Mayor Louis Ratcliff, parish officials, family, and friends.
Photos by Crystal Thielepape, Daily Review

TOP TEACHER

Rogena Hartley, a science teacher at J.S. Aucoin Elementary in Amelia was named Wednesday as Louisiana Science Teachers Association’s Outstanding Elementary Science Teacher of the Year for 2014.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Rogena Hartley doesn’t feel like she’s doing anything special when she’s teaching science to fifth graders at J.S. Aucoin Elementary, but the Louisiana Science Teachers Association disagrees.

Peacemaker Award

Chez Hope Family Violence Crisis Center Director Sami Riley, left, presents the organization’s Peacemaker Award to Garden City resident Gary Blum at this morning’s annual Unity Day Breakfast.

Arson suspected in camp fire

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Marine Division detectives responded to a complaint on Sept. 22 of a burned camp situated on the bank of Bayou Choupique, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release. The preliminary investigation conducted with the assistance of the Franklin Fire Department indicates that the camp was purposefully set on fire, Hebert said. The camp was last seen secured and intact on Sept. 14. Investigators are seeking information on the person or people involved in the crime. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office may be reached at 337-828-1960 or 985-384-1622. Anonymous tips may also be submitted by going to the Contact Us link at www.stmaryso.com.
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St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Marine Division detectives responded to a complaint on Sept. 22 of a burned camp situated on the bank of Bayou Choupique, St.

Artists Guild Unlimited awards

Artists Guild Unlimited held an award ceremony Sept. 18 for the 51st Annual Labor Day Show and Sale winners. Pastel art division winners, from left, are Charlotte Opperman, first place, third place and honorable mentions; Renee Vanover, second place; Helene Allen, honorable mention; Janet Robinson, honorable mention; and Karen Spinella, honorable mention.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Artists Guild Unlimited held an award ceremony Sept. 18 for the 51st Annual Labor Day Show and Sale winners.

Civil cases

The following civil suits were filed at the St. Mary Parish Clerk of Court office in Franklin.
Monday, Sept. 22
Jennifer Dinger v. Rodney Dinger Jr.; Case No. 127649, divorce.

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Sports

Morgan City opened its 2015 regular football season with a 26-7 victory against Berwick in a battle of area schools.

Lifestyle

La Shonte’ Renthrope and Terry Singleton Jr.
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Erric and Tippanie Lockley of Dallas and Kerry Renthrope of Patterson wish to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, La Shonte’ Monique Renthrope, to Terry Ray Singleto

Obituaries

November 7, 1961 — September 3, 2015
Brian Mark Metrejean Sr., a lifelong resident of Pierre Part, passed away at his residence Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at the age of 53.

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