Tyler Hebert

Morgan City High School placed three on the All-District 7-4A softball team. Third baseman Celest Williams, pitcher Tyler Hebert, and utility selection Brandi Ingram were the Lady Tigers’ representatives on the top squad.

Assistant Scoutmaster Phillip Begley is trying to keep the Scout hut located at Morey Park on Main Street in Patterson.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Area Boy Scout leaders are upset that plans to renovate Morey Park on Main Street in Patterson appear to include getting rid of a Scout hut they say has stood at the park for 58 years.
West St. Mary Parish Relay for Life kicks off Saturday at noon at the Franklin High School field. The event in support of the American Cancer Society continues through midnight. Employees of the St. Mary Parish Clerk of Court Office wore jeans Friday rather than their usual uniforms as an in-office fundraiser for the Relay.

Tyler Hebert

Assistant Scoutmaster Phillip Begley is trying to keep the Scout hut located at Morey Park on Main Street in Patterson.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

College to send 3 to national competition

Six students represented South Central Louisiana Technical College – Young Memorial campus at regional competition May 8 and 9 in Lafayette. Four of the students placed with medals in the competition and three of them will advance to national competition in Kansas City, Mo., from June 22 to 28. From left, Michalea Balli, nursing program head Beverly Henn, Katie Cook, Travis Brown, Kole Fluke, Brice Daigle, Austin Vining and HVAC instructor Anthony Baham. Balli, Cook and Daigle will advance to the finals, and Vinning got a bronze medal in Lafayette.
(Submitted Photo)

A South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus contingent traveled to a Skills USA state competition in Lafayette on May 8 and 9 and returned with four students claiming medals,

Front Street pool hall draws fire

The former Leon Kahn Department Store at 600 Front St. in Morgan City may be turned into a pool hall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

A Main Street board member voiced concern at Tuesday’s City Council meeting over the possibility of a pool hall opening on Front Street saying that issuing a liquor license to that business could l

New Iberia start added for Tour du Teche V

Voyageur Eric Wyble of Gulfport, Miss. gets an assist from Madi St. Blanc from Charenton at New Iberia City Park during the 2013 Tour du Teche. It was just a pit stop for Wyble, who was bound for Berwick in the three-day, staged race. New Iberia is a finish for Voyageurs in the Hot Sauce race, and for the first time this year will be the start of the new Black Bear race to Franklin. (Photo by Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

With the Crawfish, the Acadian, the Hot Sauce, Sugar and Oil & Gas now comes the Black Bear.
A new “short” race has been added to Tour du Teche for its fifth running this October.

Close Call

The Franklin Fire Department was dispatched to assist two electrical contractors that were trapped 80-feet in the air Tuesday at about 5 p.m.

No growth in student scores

State Education Superintendent John White

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana education officials say 69 percent of public school students scored at the “basic” or better level on standardized tests this year — no improvement from 2013, but state



--Submitted photo

Newly elected Patterson Garden Club officers were recognized during the club’s end-of-the-year social held at The Atchafalaya at Idlewild near Patterson on May 19.


December 12, 1932-May 27, 2015
Mr. Eugene “Mickey” Leblanc Sr. passed away early Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at his home in Broussard. He was born in Houma, Louisiana, on Dec. 12, 1932.

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