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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U.S. 90 upgrade focuses on Lafayette's connector

Sherri Lebas, secretary of the state Department of Transportation and Development, speaks Tuesday at the I-49 Connector launch event in Lafayette. Behind her are Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel, left, and state Rep. Vincent Pierre, D-Lafayette.

LAFAYETTE — Sixty-five miles up U.S. 90, transportation planners are trying once more to make the Interstate 49 Connector work. The Tri-City area has a stake in the outcome.

Armato talks business to business group

St. Mary Parish Schools Superintendent Leonard Armato speaks during Monday's St. Mary Industrial Group meeting at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Being a superintendent these days is about more than just education, St. Mary public schools superintendent Leonard Armato said Monday at a meeting of the St. Mary Industrial Group.

Police: Communication vital for drug, Internet safety

Berwick Police Officer J.P. Henry shows examples of drug paraphernalia being used in St. Mary Parish to attendees of a community meeting held Monday at the Berwick Civic Complex. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Parish law enforcement officials stressed the importance Monday of parents and teachers having open and honest conversations with young people in order to stop the drug use and cyberbullying that a



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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