Morgan City High School's Makye Richard (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Area coaches are excited to see teams perform in the Morgan City High School Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Berwick and Patterson open the 2016 season with new head coaches, while Morgan City returns third-year coach Scott Tregle.

The Central Catholic High School volleyball team returns a wealth of experience in 2016. The team finished its 2015 season with a 19-22 mark, falling in the second round of the Division V postseason to eventual state runner-up Ascension Episcopal. Members of the 2016 team are, seated from left, managers Caitlyn Picou, Kelly Russo and Emily Price. Kneeling are Rachel Rogers, Rayne Hotard, Sinclair Callais, Symone Wiggins, Caroline Green, Adriana Dupuis, Elise Hidalgo, Macy Sims, Kerrilyn Luc and Emma Simons. Standing, are Katie Hoffpauir, Taylor Picou, Quincee Wiggins, Hallie Autin, Lexi Landry, Rebecca David, Ter’yanna Johnson, Ava Nicar, Sydney Williams, Brooke Lipari, Bailee Lipari, Bayli Scully, Emma Aucoin and Alyssa Landry. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

Central Catholic’s volleyball team may just have three seniors and three juniors on its squad this season, but don’t be fooled by the squad’s youth in grade level. They have experience.

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One person was killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle accident on US 90 near the Garden City exit. Emergency responders were dispatched at approximately 1:20 p.m. An SUV and small car were involved. Two victims were transported to Lafayette by Acadian Air Med, and one person refused treatment.

Morgan City High School's Makye Richard (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

The Central Catholic High School volleyball team returns a wealth of experience in 2016. The team finished its 2015 season with a 19-22 mark, falling in the second round of the Division V postseason to eventual state runner-up Ascension Episcopal. Members of the 2016 team are, seated from left, managers Caitlyn Picou, Kelly Russo and Emily Price. Kneeling are Rachel Rogers, Rayne Hotard, Sinclair Callais, Symone Wiggins, Caroline Green, Adriana Dupuis, Elise Hidalgo, Macy Sims, Kerrilyn Luc and Emma Simons. Standing, are Katie Hoffpauir, Taylor Picou, Quincee Wiggins, Hallie Autin, Lexi Landry, Rebecca David, Ter’yanna Johnson, Ava Nicar, Sydney Williams, Brooke Lipari, Bailee Lipari, Bayli Scully, Emma Aucoin and Alyssa Landry. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

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Summerfest in Baldwin

From left to right: Shalisa Gabriel, Hazel Rodriguez, Londyn Landry and Mollie Bourgeois enjoy the fun jump during the first ever Summerfest in Baldwin last weekend. The event included a wide variety of vendors, food and entertainment as well as a parade on Sunday. (Photos by Colin Murphey)

Bayou BBQ bash sizzles

More than 50 barbecue enthusiasts participated in St. Mary Chamber of Commerce-sponsored cook-off that featured competitive cooking teams, corporate teams and St. Mary Parish teams, and a children’s competition. The many teams included Smokin’ D’s Barbecue, top photo, composed of Chris Watts, left, and DeWitt Watts. (The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears)

Rain early on Saturday didn’t dampen the turnout or the cooks’ spirits during the Fifth Annual Bayou BBQ Bash held under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City.

(Updated) Officials clean ‘very small’ amount of mercury in Berwick

First responders from Berwick look at the point on the River Road levee, near Rose Street, where a chemical was found to be leaking Monday. Early and unconfirmed reports identified the substance as mercury.

The Berwick Police Department and Berwick Volunteer Fire Department blocked access Monday afternoon to the levee at Rose Street and River Road after officials found a small amount of mercury on the

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Sports

Central Catholic held off a last-ditch effort for a touchdown by Vermilion Catholic for a 20-13 victory at the Iron Man Jamboree at Teurlings Catholic Thursday.

Lifestyle

By this time of the year, our yards and gardens generally look a little frayed. Heat stress takes its toll on just about everything except the tropicals.

Obituaries

Mrs. Rosemary Hall, 79, a resident of Franklin and native of the Oaklawn Community, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016, at 4:50 a.m., at Lafayette General Hospital.

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