Patterson High School’s Nehemiah Augustus shoots while De La Salle’s David
Williams defends during Tuesday’s Class 3A Regional round playoff contest at Patterson. De La Salle knocked off Patterson 67-64 in overtime. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

De La Salle and Patterson went toe-to-toe in Class 3A regional round playoff action Tuesday, but De La Salle, the No. 10 seed defeated Patterson, the No. 7 seed, 67-64 in overtime in front of a nearly packed house. It’s the third consecutive year Patterson has lost in the second round of the playoffs.

Connie Castille, executive director of the Teche Project, speaks about the new Bayou Teche Paddle Trail during Tuesday's Patterson city council meeting.
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PATTERSON — The city received recognition Tuesday as part of the Bayou Teche Paddle Trail, a designation that allows communities along the trail to develop a “recreational economy” along the waterway, said Connie Castille, executive director of Teche Project.
Carlie Sauce, above, was recipient of the La. Bred Reserve Champion Hampshire swine award at the St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show in January. Below, Maegan LeBlanc received honors in Reserve Champion Yorkshire and La. Bred Champion Yorkshire. Both are pictured with Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris, St.

Patterson High School’s Nehemiah Augustus shoots while De La Salle’s David
Williams defends during Tuesday’s Class 3A Regional round playoff contest at Patterson. De La Salle knocked off Patterson 67-64 in overtime. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Connie Castille, executive director of the Teche Project, speaks about the new Bayou Teche Paddle Trail during Tuesday's Patterson city council meeting.
Zach Fitzgerald/Daily Review

“Secret Santa”

A “Secret Santa” donated bicycles, toys and other gifts to the Robertsons, a local family that lost their home in a recent fire. The “Secret Santa” dropped off the gifts to St.

New power plant boiler in Morgan City

Workers moved a boiler that will be used at the Louisiana Energy and Power Authority’s new power plant on Youngs Road this morning. The boiler is one of four the plant will use. The boilers arrived by jumbo rail car Dec. 9 at the Port of Morgan City, Port Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade said today. Each boiler weighs about 300,000 pounds, is more than 50 feet long and about 10 to 12 feet wide, Wade said. Two of the boilers were installed Thursday and, as of this morning, one more boiler was left to be transported to the site, he said. Each boiler was transported by a carriage operated with a remote control, Wade said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Workers moved a boiler that will be used at the Louisiana Energy and Power Authority’s new power plant on Youngs Road this morning. The boiler is one of four the plant will use.

Housing authority employees to keep jobs

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Two of the Morgan City Housing Authority employees who are accused of receiving improper pay and bonuses will continue to be employed with the authority at least until officials finish investigatin

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The Franklin Senior High School Hornets posted a pair of wins over the Jeanerette Tigers in the season-opening double-header Saturday at the FSHS Baseball Diamond.

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In an effort to encourage healthy eating, Bayou Vista Garden Club Adopt-A-School Chairman Donna Richard, left, recently donated fruit and vegetables as snack options for students at Bayou Vista Ele

Obituaries

Carrie Mae Sophus Carson, 67, a resident and native of Franklin, died Saturday, February 28, 2015, at 5:18 a.m., at her residence following a long illness.

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