Sassafras, the canine guest of honor

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church will hold its Blessing of the Animals Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Trowbridge House, 808 First St. The Blessing is an out-door worship service celebrating the animals with whom people share their lives. All pets must be on leash. Persons who do not have pets are invited to attend, too.

In the upcoming production “November", at bottom from left, Todd Buteaux playing “The Turkey Guy”; Allison Jones playing speechwriter “Bernstein”, Ed “Tiger” Verdin as President Charles Smith; Ricky Pellerin as Presidential Advisor “Archer” and Mr. Melvin Coleman as “Chief Dwight Grackle” of the Micmac Nation.

By COLIN MURPHEY Organizers with the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts and leaders in the thespian community within St. Mary Parish want the public to know the theatrical arts are alive and well in the region.

Morgan City High S chool's Sh'diamond Holly hits against the defense of Berwick's Mary Jordan Melancon, left and Sydney Aucoin during the teams' District 8-III opener in Berwick Tuesday. Morgan City won the match 3-1 (25-22, 25-21, 17-25, 25-18). Morgan City hit the court again this weekend at Riverside Academy's Tournament, while Berwick will host Vandebilt Catholic in a district action Thursday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City defeated Berwick, 3-1 (25-22, 25-21, 17-25, 25-18), in a mild upset in District 8-III play at Berwick Tuesday. Morgan City (5-10 overall, 1-0 in district) came into the contest ranked No. 24 in the latest Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division III power rankings, while Berwick (7-10, 0-1) is ranked No. 21.

Sassafras, the canine guest of honor

In the upcoming production “November", at bottom from left, Todd Buteaux playing “The Turkey Guy”; Allison Jones playing speechwriter “Bernstein”, Ed “Tiger” Verdin as President Charles Smith; Ricky Pellerin as Presidential Advisor “Archer” and Mr. Melvin Coleman as “Chief Dwight Grackle” of the Micmac Nation.

Morgan City High S chool's Sh'diamond Holly hits against the defense of Berwick's Mary Jordan Melancon, left and Sydney Aucoin during the teams' District 8-III opener in Berwick Tuesday. Morgan City won the match 3-1 (25-22, 25-21, 17-25, 25-18). Morgan City hit the court again this weekend at Riverside Academy's Tournament, while Berwick will host Vandebilt Catholic in a district action Thursday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

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

Pictured above are the West St. Mary sophomore football players. West St. Mary will play host to the Jeanerette Tigers Friday at 7 p.m. in a District 5-2A matchup for Homecoming. At centert are the Franklin High School Hornets sophomore players. Franklin will host the E. D. White Cardinals on Friday at J. C. Dry Stadium in District 8-3A action. Below are the Hanson Memorial Tigers sophomore players. Hanson Memorial will play host to the Vermilion Catholic Eagles on Friday in District 7-1A action at McCloskey Field.

Lifestyle

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St. Mary AARP sponsored a residents birthday party at Morgan City Health Care Center recently.

Obituaries

Wayne John Guillotte, 73, a native and resident of Morgan City, passed away Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at Patterson Healthcare Center in Patterson due to congestive lung disorder.

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