B. Edward Boudreaux Middle School Principal Magdalene Drexler with administration staff and Walmart representatives.

Story and Photos by COLIN MURPHEY The ceremonial ribbon was cut Tuesday at one area middle school to celebrate the opening of a new resource for educators that should help them and their students cope with behavioral issues when they arise in the classroom.


Story and Photos by ROGER EMILE STOUFF There were 92 competition dancers from 19 Native American Nations at the Third Annual Chitimacha Pow-wow Saturday at the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino-Hotel.
A Georgia man has been arrested in connection with a Monday night drive-by shooting in Patterson that left a pedestrian with minor injuries to his leg, Police Chief Patrick LaSalle said.

B. Edward Boudreaux Middle School Principal Magdalene Drexler with administration staff and Walmart representatives.


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Sen. working on double taxation problem

Michael Marshall clears a ramp on his scooter at The Swamp in Bayou Vista on Thursday. Some residents annexed into nearby Berwick may be paying taxes for parks and recreation to both Berwick and to Recreation District No. 3, officials say.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Legislation is in the works that should resolve an issue in Berwick where a few residents were allegedly being double-taxed for recreation, according to area officials.

One person injured in wreck that tied up bridge

A police vehicle blocks access to the eastbound lanes of U.S. 90 near the bridge Thursday after a collision involving a sugar cane truck and an SUV.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The U.S. 90 bridge eastbound lanes were shut down for about an hour Thursday afternoon after an SUV rear-ended a sugar cane truck on the Berwick side of the bridge, St.

Head Start Month

Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor, and Louis Ratcliff, Berwick mayor, meet at Baby Bear Head Start on Wednesday for the signing of mayoral proclamation for Head Start Awareness Month, which

Uniform drive for Head Start kids

Supporting the St. Mary Community Action Head Start uniform drive include such locals as Jalisa Stewart, Monica Harding, Delores Stewart, Baldwin Mayor Donna Lanceslin, Triumph Baptist Church Pastor Rev. Carl Lewis, St. Mary CAA CEO and Head Start Administrator Almetra J. Franklin, Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris Jr. and Eugene Foulcard, St. Mary CAA finance director and Franklin city councilman. Below, Stewart with some of the donated items.

More than twenty 20 Head Start students have been attending school without coats in very cold weather.



Morgan City High School's Mckenzi Smith sets while teammate Sh'diamond Holly makes her approach to the net during earlier season action against Berwick. Morgan City swept Franklin in district action at home Monday. The Lady Tigers will return to the court Wednesday when they host E.D. White in league play. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City Lady Tigers swept Franklin Monday on Senior Night, 3-0 (25-10, 25-12, 25-7) in Morgan City.
Morgan City had 19 aces in the District 8-III contest.


Evelyn Estay, left and Lisa Wilson, right, were hostesses for the Oct. 18 Patterson Garden Club meeting. With the hostesses is Juanita Bienvenu, club president.
--Submitted Photo

Patterson Garden Club held its meeting on Oct. 18 at the home of Iris Roy.

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