The city of Patterson will host four Christmas events this weekend. Friday at 7 p.m. — Judging of Main St. Christmas Lights Saturday at 6 p.m. — PEDSCO Annual Boat Parade Sunday at 12 noon — Annual 4-Legged Friends Parade Sunday at 2 p.m. — Annual Christmas Parade
KATC-TV reports Deputy Jason Hagen died after a shooting while off-duty. The 24-year-old corrections officer at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center had been with the department since February of last year.

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Patterson Garden Club members decorated the Christmas tree and lobby at Patterson Healthcare Center on Dec. 3. The club also presented a check to Activity Director Margaret Paul to help purchase Christmas gifts for residents.

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Wind knocks down some trees, lines

Morgan City police and firefighters and utility crews were called out late Tuesday morning when strong wind blew down a utility pole at Railroad and Grizzaffi streets in Morgan City. The downed lines were a small taste of what was expected, but the region escaped with only minor storm damage.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Wind damage caused some tree limbs to fall resulting in power outages Tuesday in the Tri-City area, but no major damage was reported as a result of the storms, area officials said.

Nonsmoking venues are catching on

Bartender Macee Guarisco looks on as customers, from left, Travis Fugate, Russell Murray, and David Eisenhour celebrate Fugate’s birthday Tuesday at The Drink House on Railroad Avenue.

The Daily Review/Shea Drake

Tri-City area smokers and nonsmokers alike enjoy the benefits of smoke-free bars in Morgan City’s downtown area after work and on the weekend.

LaGrange, former local port director, receives NTIL award

Gary LaGrange, right, president and chief executive officer, of the Port of New Orleans, accepts the 2015 McCullough Award from Bruce Carlton, left, president and chief executive officer of the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL).

Port of New Orleans President and CEO Gary LaGrange received the 2015 McCullough Award at the National Industrial Transportation League’s 108th annual meeting, which is being held in New Orleans fo



Berwick High’s Madison Carline attempts to push the ball down the court against Central Catholic’s Jalaysia Bertrand Thursday night. Central’s Lady Eagles (7-1A) defeated Berwick’s Lady Panthers (8-3A) 41-20.
—The Daily Review photos/Diane Miller Fears

Central Catholic High School’s Lady Eagles (7-1A) swooped in for a win Thursday night against the neighboring Berwick High School Lady Panthers (8-3A).


November 25, 1967 — December 7, 2016
Sheila Ann Stokley Blanchard, 49, a resident of Bayou Vista, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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