The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Long after the last taillight from a visitor’s car that attended the 10th Annual Eagle Expo last weekend faded down the highway, it occurred to me we’ll still be here. By that, I mean every one of us has a responsibility to take care of the little piece of eagle heaven that surrounds Berwick Bay.

Ryleigh Dunn was feeding the squirrels while enjoying the warm weather Wednesday before it came to an end this morning at the Victor Guarisco Lake End Park in Morgan City.
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Staff and wire reports Just when you thought it was safe to go back in your flip-flops. After Wednesday’s 80-degree weather, winter returned with a howl this morning. The temperature plunged into the 30s, and gusty winds raked the Tri-City area.

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.

The Bald Eagle is a Louisiana success story. The Atchafalaya Basin is the epicenter of the raptors’ recovery. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Ryleigh Dunn was feeding the squirrels while enjoying the warm weather Wednesday before it came to an end this morning at the Victor Guarisco Lake End Park in Morgan City.
Crystal Thielepape/Daily Review

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)

FFH special

A special meeting of the Hospital Service District 1 Board of Commissioners will be held Wednesday at noon in the board room at Franklin Foundation Hospital.

Rotary speaker

Morgan City Rotary Club members at a recent luncheon learned about the experiences Dr. Chip Metz and family members had on a recent trip to the Grand Canyon where they hiked to the bottom and up the wall of the canyon. From left are Metz and Dr. Walter Daniels.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members at a recent luncheon learned about the experiences Dr.

Hurricane season closes

Members of The Confraternity of Our Lady Star of the Sea gathered Sunday afternoon with the Our Lady Star of the Sea statue on Brashear Avenue to pray for the protection for the community by asking the “Blessed Mother” to intercede. The first prayer session at the statue was held Aug. 22, 1979. The Rev. Kerketta Noas of Sacred Heart Catholic Church officiated at the ceremony. Sunday marked the official close of the six-month Atlantic hurricane season, making it the ninth season without a major storm to hit Florida. The National Hurricane Center recorded eight named storms in the Atlantic this year, six of them hurricanes, but none made landfall in Florida. Though the season was quiet, the hurricane center said forecasters were still able to use new tools that could improve track and intensity predictions. Meantime, the eastern North Pacific hurricane season was its busiest since 1992, with 20 named storms.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Members of The Confraternity of Our Lady Star of the Sea gathered Sunday afternoon with the Our Lady Star of the Sea statue on Brashear Avenue to pray for the protection for the community by asking

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Sports

Changes have been announced to the schedule for Friday and Saturday’s action at Berwick High School baseball’s Panther Classic.

Obituaries

May 18, 1935 — March 4, 2015
Elda Hollier, a native of Abbeville and longtime resident of Morgan City, went to her heavenly reward Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at the age of 79.

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