Phoenix International personnel give Alan Nursall, Telus World of Science president and CEO, instructions about the Atmospheric Diving System before it and Nursall were lowered into a tank of water in Bayou Vista. A camera crew filmed his experience for a Canadian television show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Would you know how to pilot an 850-pound diving suit? Alan Nursall learned how to do just that and about the science behind the Atmospheric Diving System at Phoenix International Wednesday when he was in Bayou Vista to tape a segment for Daily Planet, a science and technology show on Discovery Canada.

From left, Morgan City High School Defensive Line Coach James Bennett instructs players Calvin Bergeron, Tiryce Oliney, Dustin Harris and Harlan Francis during an off-season workout Tuesday afternoon. (The Daily Review/ Crystal Thielepape)

In response to the recent concern over head-injuries in contact sports, area football coaches say they routinely train players how to try to avoid those injuries and have policies in place to protect athletes from further trauma should they suffer concussions.

Peyton Pellerin, 12, of Breaux Bridge, paddles a K1 racing boat in this year’s Top of the Teche, held April 5. Peyton and his triplet brothers, Carson and Conrad, all veterans of Petite Tour du Teche, are expected to enter the “big race” in October. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Petite Tour du Teche, kayak races for youths 5 to 17, will be held in Bayou Teche at Parc des Ponts in Breaux Bridge Saturday, Aug. 2. Registration is 6-8 a.m. and the first race begins at 9 a.m.

Phoenix International personnel give Alan Nursall, Telus World of Science president and CEO, instructions about the Atmospheric Diving System before it and Nursall were lowered into a tank of water in Bayou Vista. A camera crew filmed his experience for a Canadian television show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

From left, Morgan City High School Defensive Line Coach James Bennett instructs players Calvin Bergeron, Tiryce Oliney, Dustin Harris and Harlan Francis during an off-season workout Tuesday afternoon. (The Daily Review/ Crystal Thielepape)

Peyton Pellerin, 12, of Breaux Bridge, paddles a K1 racing boat in this year’s Top of the Teche, held April 5. Peyton and his triplet brothers, Carson and Conrad, all veterans of Petite Tour du Teche, are expected to enter the “big race” in October. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Arrest reports

David Blair

A 37-year-old Morgan City man was arrested Saturday after he was accused of striking two people at a residence and then striking two others who attempted to intervene, Morgan City Police Chief Mich

Veterans’ sacrifice honored

The Morgan City High School Army JROTC Rifle Drill Team served as the color guard in Monday’s third annual Memorial Day observance in Cypress Park. The event was hosted by the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce and VFW Post 4222 of Morgan City to pay tribute to those in the military who have fallen while serving their country.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

The Morgan City Memorial Day observance continues to grow as about 150 people attended the third annual event in Cypress Park Monday morning and were encouraged to remember a veteran and thank a ve

Donation for uniforms

Jeanetta Williams, left, with New Salem Baptist Church, accepts a donation from Pamela Manuel, assistant vice president, Patterson State Bank, for use in this year’s “Uniforms for School Kids” program. The uniform drive is used to collect new and gently used school uniforms to be distributed among those in need. Drop off locations and distribution dates will be announced at a later date.
(Submitted Photo)

Jeanetta Williams, left, with New Salem Baptist Church, accepts a donation from Pamela Manuel, assistant vice president, Patterson State Bank, for use in this year’s “Uniforms for School Kids” prog

Church awards scholarship

Higher Ground Family Church provides an Inspirational Award Scholarship each year to at least one student from area schools. This year Pastor Ronnie Cuvillier presented the 2014 award to Patterson High School student Natajah Verdun.
(Submitted Photo)

Higher Ground Family Church provides an Inspirational Award Scholarship each year to at least one student from area schools.

Lodge award at Patterson

Mount Pisgah Lodge 40 F&M Prince Hall affiliation awarded $100 to Patterson High School graduates Nia Madise, left, and Jamiri Brown, right. In the center is Tyler Olivier, a lodge member.
(Submitted Photo)

Mount Pisgah Lodge 40 F&M Prince Hall affiliation awarded $100 to Patterson High School graduates Nia Madise, left, and Jamiri Brown, right. In the center is Tyler Olivier, a lodge member.

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Bayou Vista Garden Club presented The Daily Review with a gift basket.

Obituaries

Betty Jo Stage Sargee

May 4, 1930 — July 25, 2014
Betty Jo Stage Sargee, 84, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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