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Patterson police are searching for one more suspect in a Monday night drive-by shooting that left a pedestrian with minor injuries to his leg, Police Chief Patrick LaSalle said. Authorities have already arrested three other suspects.

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.

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


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Worker rescued from 100-foot tower in Berwick

Franklin Firefighter Adam Fangue rescues service technician Gary Leger of Patterson from a radio tower in Berwick after Leger got stuck at the top of a 100-foot ladder due to heat exhaustion. (Submitted)

Firefighters rescued a technician Wednesday from a 100-foot tall radio tower in Berwick after the worker was overcome by heat exhaustion and couldn’t descend the ladder on his own, first responders

Police point to festival parking rules

Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival sponsor Earl King Jr. pulls the names of four winners for the Best Seats in the House contest Tuesday at the festival office. Festival assistant Ella Lee Darce holds the entries. The winners are Bobby Shaff of Berwick (Friday); Dominica Downs of Morgan City (Saturday); Beth Wilson of Berwick (Sunday); and Juanita Lagard of Morgan City (Monday). (The Daily Revew/Shea Drake)

Morgan City and Berwick Police chiefs are prepared to make sure Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival attendees have a safe and fun time during Labor Day weekend.

Donations, volunteers still needed for flood relief

U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Morgan City members Marine Science Technician 2nd Class Jonathan Scott, left, and Marine Science Technician 2nd Class Joseph Laplante remove drywall from a home in Lafayette recently while cleaning up homes. (Submitted)

There are still plenty of opportunities for people in the Tri-City area to help flood victims in Baton Rouge and Lafayette who lost everything.



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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