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.

Berwick High School quarterback Collin Louviere runs the ball, while being pursued by a Franklin defender during Friday's District 9-3A opener for both teams. Trailing on the play in Berwick's Cruiz Crawford. Louviere tossed a touchdown pass to Toby Everage with less than a minute to lift Berwick to a 20-14 win. Berwick, 4-0, will return to action Friday when it hits the road for the first time during the regular season to face Erath. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Greg Roussel)

Berwick fought through mistakes against Franklin Friday to remain undefeated with a 20-14 homecoming win. Berwick coach Eric Holden said Franklin came prepared “to battle” in Friday’s District 8-3A opener for both teams.

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)

Berwick High School quarterback Collin Louviere runs the ball, while being pursued by a Franklin defender during Friday's District 9-3A opener for both teams. Trailing on the play in Berwick's Cruiz Crawford. Louviere tossed a touchdown pass to Toby Everage with less than a minute to lift Berwick to a 20-14 win. Berwick, 4-0, will return to action Friday when it hits the road for the first time during the regular season to face Erath. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Greg Roussel)

Sugarcane Field Day

Participants in the 2016 St. Mary, Iberia and Vermilion Sugarcane Field Day traveled Friday to one of the prepared stops at the Iberia Research Station in Jeanerette. Presenters gave speeches about sugarcane seed strains. The event also featured information on new technology and science behind the ever-changing sugarcane industry. LSU AgCenter scientists at the Iberia Research Station also conducts research on cattle and row crops. Scientists also study energy cane, a variety of sugarcane developed to produce biomass that can be turned into fuel for the emerging biofuel market. The 1,137-acre station in Iberia Parish has 900 acres of summer perennial pasture and hay meadows, a 200-head feedlot, and 150 acres devoted to research with agronomic crops. The cattle research includes studies of crossbreeding cattle to evaluate the suitability of tropically adapted breeds to Louisiana, resistance to internal parasites and efficient use of nutrients. Scientists conduct studies on forage-fed beef, which is becoming more popular. (Photos by Colin Murphey)

Festival poster unveiled

Artist Tony Bernard of Lafayette and Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival Queen Anna Washburn unveil the 2016 festival painting and poster Thursday evening at the Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center. This is the second year the festival has commissioned Bernard to create the festival poster. The festival will be held Sept. 1-5. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Artist Tony Bernard created the 2016 Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival poster hoping it would be a piece of artwork that people will be more likely to display in their homes than a typical

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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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