Phoenix International personnel give Alan Nursall, Telus World of Science president and CEO, instructions about the Atmospheric Diving System before it and Nursall were lowered into a tank of water in Bayou Vista. A camera crew filmed his experience for a Canadian television show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Would you know how to pilot an 850-pound diving suit? Alan Nursall learned how to do just that and about the science behind the Atmospheric Diving System at Phoenix International Wednesday when he was in Bayou Vista to tape a segment for Daily Planet, a science and technology show on Discovery Canada.

From left, Morgan City High School Defensive Line Coach James Bennett instructs players Calvin Bergeron, Tiryce Oliney, Dustin Harris and Harlan Francis during an off-season workout Tuesday afternoon. (The Daily Review/ Crystal Thielepape)

In response to the recent concern over head-injuries in contact sports, area football coaches say they routinely train players how to try to avoid those injuries and have policies in place to protect athletes from further trauma should they suffer concussions.

Peyton Pellerin, 12, of Breaux Bridge, paddles a K1 racing boat in this year’s Top of the Teche, held April 5. Peyton and his triplet brothers, Carson and Conrad, all veterans of Petite Tour du Teche, are expected to enter the “big race” in October. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Petite Tour du Teche, kayak races for youths 5 to 17, will be held in Bayou Teche at Parc des Ponts in Breaux Bridge Saturday, Aug. 2. Registration is 6-8 a.m. and the first race begins at 9 a.m.

Phoenix International personnel give Alan Nursall, Telus World of Science president and CEO, instructions about the Atmospheric Diving System before it and Nursall were lowered into a tank of water in Bayou Vista. A camera crew filmed his experience for a Canadian television show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

From left, Morgan City High School Defensive Line Coach James Bennett instructs players Calvin Bergeron, Tiryce Oliney, Dustin Harris and Harlan Francis during an off-season workout Tuesday afternoon. (The Daily Review/ Crystal Thielepape)

Peyton Pellerin, 12, of Breaux Bridge, paddles a K1 racing boat in this year’s Top of the Teche, held April 5. Peyton and his triplet brothers, Carson and Conrad, all veterans of Petite Tour du Teche, are expected to enter the “big race” in October. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Police asking assistance in Glencoe shooting

Police are asking assistance in locating this truck or information pertaining to a 3:12 p.m. shooting Thursday in the 4400 block of La. 83 in Glencoe. Anyone with information on the truck or this case may contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office at 337-828-1960 or 985-384-1622.
(Submittted Photo/St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)

St. Mary Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a gunman who left one man injured in a Glencoe shooting Thursday afternoon.

Ribbon-cutting ceremony at Maison Jardin

Maison Jardin held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for the Memorial Wing, which is more specialized for residents with dementia and is keypad coded to keep them safe. St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce ambassadors; Donna Meyer, chamber president; Emily Berry, community relations; Danette Ellis, assistant administrator; David Cassard, administrator; other staff members and several residents of Maison Jardin; and Tim Hymel, Morgan City mayor pro-tem; were present for the ribbon cutting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Maison Jardin held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for the Memorial Wing, which is more specialized for residents with dementia and is keypad coded to keep them safe.

Arrest reports

A Houma couple was jailed Wednesday for stealing a flat screen TV from the Walmart in Bayou Vista after being located by Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives who were investigating a simil

Bull shark caught near Morgan City

Jordan Minor, 16, of Morgan City got a surprise when he pulled up his trotline in late June — a three-foot bull shark. He caught the shark in the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City where he later released it, he said.
(Submitted Photo)

Sixteen-year-old Jordan Minor got a surprise when he pulled up his trotline in late June — a three-foot bull shark.

Wreck on U.S. 90 Wednesday

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon sent two people to the hospital with apparently minor injuries, according to Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle. The van in the picture attempted to cross U.S. 90 at Red Cypress Road shortly after 4 p.m. when the wreck occurred, he said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon sent two people to the hospital with apparently minor injuries, according to Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle.

Morgan City, Berwick team up for ‘Rock the 5th’ Saturday

Jeraldine Gros was baiting her hook while fishing the Atchafalaya River Wednesday. The quiet scene will be replaced Saturday when “Rockin’ the Fifth” is held on the riverfront. The Fourth of July weekend celebration will include fireworks at 9 p.m.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Atchafalaya River will be lit up Saturday with a fireworks show for Morgan City’s “Rock the 5th,” which will feature live music and food for sale benefiting various causes.

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Obituaries

Betty Jo Stage Sargee

May 4, 1930 — July 25, 2014
Betty Jo Stage Sargee, 84, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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