B. Edward Boudreaux Middle School Principal Magdalene Drexler with administration staff and Walmart representatives.

Story and Photos by COLIN MURPHEY The ceremonial ribbon was cut Tuesday at one area middle school to celebrate the opening of a new resource for educators that should help them and their students cope with behavioral issues when they arise in the classroom.


Story and Photos by ROGER EMILE STOUFF There were 92 competition dancers from 19 Native American Nations at the Third Annual Chitimacha Pow-wow Saturday at the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino-Hotel.
A Georgia man has been arrested in connection with a Monday night drive-by shooting in Patterson that left a pedestrian with minor injuries to his leg, Police Chief Patrick LaSalle said.

B. Edward Boudreaux Middle School Principal Magdalene Drexler with administration staff and Walmart representatives.


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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)



Morgan City High School's Mckenzi Smith sets while teammate Sh'diamond Holly makes her approach to the net during earlier season action against Berwick. Morgan City swept Franklin in district action at home Monday. The Lady Tigers will return to the court Wednesday when they host E.D. White in league play. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City Lady Tigers swept Franklin Monday on Senior Night, 3-0 (25-10, 25-12, 25-7) in Morgan City.
Morgan City had 19 aces in the District 8-III contest.


Evelyn Estay, left and Lisa Wilson, right, were hostesses for the Oct. 18 Patterson Garden Club meeting. With the hostesses is Juanita Bienvenu, club president.
--Submitted Photo

Patterson Garden Club held its meeting on Oct. 18 at the home of Iris Roy.

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