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Special teams are the biggest concern for Tri-City area coaches in the Morgan City High School Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Berwick will host Covenant Christian in the opening game at 6 p.m., while Morgan City will face Patterson in the nightcap at 8 p.m.

Jason Lewis and son Jayden Lewis try on hats this morning, the first day of school for Baby Bear Head Start in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Baby Bear Head Start officially opened its door for students today after some last-minute repairs to the air conditioning unit. Excited and uneasy parents watched their children begin their academic journey. A few children cried, but the majority played cordially with their classmates.

Surveillance footage shows a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in Bayou Vista in which a 47-year-old woman was injured. (Submitted)

Detectives are seeking information on a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in the area of Saturn Road in Bayou Vista, according to a St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office news release.

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Jason Lewis and son Jayden Lewis try on hats this morning, the first day of school for Baby Bear Head Start in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Surveillance footage shows a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in Bayou Vista in which a 47-year-old woman was injured. (Submitted)

St. Mary Foundation awards grants

The St. Mary Parish Foundation, an affiliate of Community Foundation of Acadiana, awards $15,700 to local schools and nonprofit organizations through a competitive grant cycle. From back left are Dr. Derrick White, West St. Mary High School principal; Craig Thomson, SMPF board member; Brian Thorguson, SMPF board member; Al Lippman, SMPF board member; Danielle Grow, Hattie Watts Elementary teacher; Greg Hamer, SMPF chair; Carey Martin, West St. Mary High School counselor; Maria Robison, Chez Hope, Inc. child advocate; Tonya Hills, Hattie Watts Elementary teacher; Kim Stansbury, City Court of Morgan City Juvenile Services Division; Alice Pecoraro, SMPF board member; Rebecca Harris, M.D. Shannon Elementary School principal; Phyllis Glover, M.D. Shannon Elementary School librarian; Frank S. Guarisco, SMPF board member; Dr. Teresa Bagwell, St. Mary Parish Schools interim superintendent; Gerrie Byrne, Central Catholic High School curriculum director; Cherrise Picard, Chez Hope, Inc. executive director; Sheryl Gibbons, Hattie Watts Elementary principal; Kathleen L. Bailey, SMPF board member; Charlotte Mahfouz, SMPF board member; Janice C. LeBlanc, SMPF board member; Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach, LLC executive director. Not pictured are Holy Cross Elementary; Larry J. Callais, SMPF secretary; Marshall W. Guidry, SMPF vice-chair; Patrick O. Little, SMPF board member; Karen Melancon, SMPF board member; Dr. Donna Tesi, SMPF immediate past chair.

The St. Mary Parish Foundation, an affiliate of Community Foundation of Acadiana, recently awarded $15,700 to schools and nonprofit organizations in St.

Berwick moves to collect past-due property taxes

Shrimp and Petroleum Festival board member Rodney Grow, center, speaks during Tuesday’s Berwick Town Council meeting. Also pictured are Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Executive Director Darby Isham and festival board member Louis Tamporello.

BERWICK — Town officials moved forward with plans Tuesday to collect about $7,000 in delinquent taxes over the past three years.

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Special teams are the biggest concern for Tri-City area coaches in the Morgan City High School Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium.

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Artists Guild Unlimited’s annual Labor Day Show and Sale will be held Sept. 2-24 at the AGU Everett Street Gallery in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Eric Swanson

April 17, 1978 — August 25, 2015
Eric Swanson, a native of Dallas and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at his residence at the age of 37.

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