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.

Isaac White, a 2015 Patterson High School graduate, appears in several episodes of the drama "Queen Sugar" on the Oprah Winfrey Network. White will appear in episode six Oct. 5, episode 11 Nov. 9, episode 12 Nov. 16, and episode 13 Nov. 23. He also appeared in episode three Sept. 14 and episode four Sept. 21. (The Daily Review/file photo)

A 2015 Patterson High School graduate appears in several episodes of the new drama “Queen Sugar” on the Oprah Winfrey Network. “Queen Sugar” premiered Sept. 6-7 on OWN. The series airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m.
A so-called sentinel chicken in Patterson has tested positive for the West Nile virus, according to Cajun Mosquito Control. The company quotes the Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab.

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)

Isaac White, a 2015 Patterson High School graduate, appears in several episodes of the drama "Queen Sugar" on the Oprah Winfrey Network. White will appear in episode six Oct. 5, episode 11 Nov. 9, episode 12 Nov. 16, and episode 13 Nov. 23. He also appeared in episode three Sept. 14 and episode four Sept. 21. (The Daily Review/file photo)

Campers are Brittany’s Project Special Friends

Brittany’s Project Special Friends Camp was held July 15-18 at Franklin Senior High School, with 26 campers turning out with help from community volunteers. The camp, designed for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, hosted crafts, activities and much more fun. Visitors included the sheriff’s department; Toney Wade and his Canine Friend Gus with Animal Investigations and Search & Rescue; Mitch the Magician; and the Franklin Police Department. A water fun day was held Friday at the former Oaklawn Sugar Mill property with a water slide, pizza and a visit from the Franklin Fire Department who created a water spray for the campers. For further information on Brittany’s Project or Brittany’s Special Friends Camp contact Sandra Saucier at 337-828-2284 or visit www.brittanysproject.org.

Franklin 10U All-Stars champs head to World Series

Franklin 10U All-Stars team members are Gabe Hebert, Nicolas Mire, Dylan Inzina, Dylan Steiner, Ethan Judice, Reid Lovell, Alonzo Alexander, Landen Walden, Loren Wells, Carter Faucheaux, JohnDavid Hidalgo, Daniel Ibert and Evan Louviere (alternate). Clint Judice is Manager of the team with Heath Lovell and Todd Hebert serving as coaches. The Franklin 10U All-Stars will be playing in the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series in Laurel, Mississippi which will be played August 5-12.

Send-off parade in Franklin Wednesday begins on Main Street

Actors sought for Louisiana film

A film crew shoots a scene from the 2012 movie, "Beasts of the Southern Wild,” which was nominated for four Academy Awards. Court 13 Arts, a New Orleans-based non-profit group, made the film. Court 13 is seeking people from the area to act in its upcoming film, “Wendy.” (Court 13 Arts/ Jess Pinkham)

Producers of an upcoming movie to be filmed mostly in south Louisiana have issued a casting call to find a woman to play the role of a strong, hardworking mother in addition to roles for teens and

School supplies to be collected, distributed

Paying It Forward, a local nonprofit community group, hosted its second annual “Stuff the Bus” Friday under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City to collect supplies for St. Mary Parish children in need. Another “Stuff the Bus” event will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar parking lot in Patterson. The city of Patterson and Patterson schools are sponsoring the event. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Community members in Patterson will both be collecting school supplies and uniforms for local children in need and distributing already collected items Saturday at different locations.

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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.

Obituaries

Mary Margaret Robicheaux LaCoste
February 1, 1950 — September 25, 2016
Mary Margaret Robicheaux LaCoste, 66, a resident of Amelia, passed away Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at her home.

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