Berwick and Morgan City High schools each won their homecoming contests Friday to highlight area prep football action. Berwick improved to 4-0 after scoring with less than a minute remaining to defeat Franklin, while Morgan City upped its record to 3-1 after defeating Cohen College Prep, 29-0.

Central Catholic's Samarick Paul returns a kickoff during Thursday's 46-42 loss to Lafayette Christian. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s point total Thursday night could win most high school football games. It boasted two 100-yard rushers, a 100-yard passer and nearly a 100-yard receiver. The Eagles even outgained their opponent in total offense and recorded scores on offense, defense and special teams.

Mark Griffin Jr., the newly-elected Morgan City Housing Authority board chairman, speaks during Thursday's board meeting. Griffin says he wants the board to focus on getting more housing units back in use. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City Assistant Police Chief Mark Griffin Jr. was elected the new housing authority board chairman Thursday, replacing Victory Ho, who resigned from the board in August after a drug arrest.

Central Catholic's Samarick Paul returns a kickoff during Thursday's 46-42 loss to Lafayette Christian. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Mark Griffin Jr., the newly-elected Morgan City Housing Authority board chairman, speaks during Thursday's board meeting. Griffin says he wants the board to focus on getting more housing units back in use. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Legislators, 1A visit La. 318 site

Rep. Sam Jones, DOTD Sec. Shawn Wilson, I-49 South Coalition Chairman David Mann, Gov. John Bel Edwards, 1A’s Jason El Koubi and Sen. Bret Allain examined the plans for the La. 318 interchange, above, and visited the site. A public meeting will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the West St. Mary Civic Center regarding the US 90 and La. 318 interchange project.

One Acadiana and the I-49 South Coalition joined Gov. John Bel Edwards, DOTD Secretary Shawn Wilson, Sen. Bret Allain, Rep.

Tri-City kids head back to school

Above, Patterson High students stand around waiting for school to being today, the first day of classes for St. Mary public schools. Second from the top, Berwick Junior High students Grace Campbell, Zach Campbell and Annemarie Campbell are greeted by sixth-grade English teacher Angie Kulka. At the bottom, Morgan City High students wait for the doors to open about 7 a.m. today. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

St. Mary Parish schools are off to a positive first day of school despite one minor hiccup with one of the buses.

Two parish teams in tourney

Team Louisiana, at top, strung together a 1-1 record in action in the 2016 Dixie Youth World Series in Laurel, Mississippi. They will take North Carolina tonight at 5:45 p.m. in the Dixie Youth World Series in Laurel, Miss. At bottom, the Patterson 10U Softball All-Stars, above with Patterson City leaders last week, finished 2-0 in pool play at the Babe Ruth World Series in Jensen Beach, Florida. Patterson will return to action today when it faces the winner of Pit County, North Carolina, and the New Jersey Lasers.

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Sports

Berwick and Morgan City High schools each won their homecoming contests Friday to highlight area prep football action.

Lifestyle

Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting of the 2016-17 season on Sept. 19. Members participating in a plant exchange were, front row from left, Daisy LeBlanc, Juanita Bienvenu, Rosa Butler, Lisa Wilson and Iris Roy. Back row from left are Evelyn Estay, Sharon Larson and Donna Ruffin.
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The Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting for the fall 2016/spring 2017 session on Sept. 19 at the home of Iris Roy.

Obituaries

Allen "Coco" Joseph Hebert Sr., 80, a resident of Amelia, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in Thibodaux.

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