--Bernie Arnould Photo

Joshua Daigle, a Berwick High School junior, is competing Saturday at the USATF Junior Olympics in Sacramento, California. The pole vaulter is competing in the 15- to 16-year-old division. He is the son of Lucy Scully of Berwick and Kerry Daigle of Patterson.

Paying It Forward, a local nonprofit community group, hosted its second annual “Stuff the Bus” Friday under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City to collect supplies for St. Mary Parish children in need. Another “Stuff the Bus” event will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar parking lot in Patterson. The city of Patterson and Patterson schools are sponsoring the event. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Community members in Patterson will both be collecting school supplies and uniforms for local children in need and distributing already collected items Saturday at different locations. A Stuff the Bus school supplies drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar Parking Lot on Catherine Street in Patterson.

From left St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, Safariland Account Manager Erik Belsom, Major John Kahl Jr., Lieutenant Dustin Kennedy and Chief Deputy Scott Anslum.

On the morning of Dec. 27, 2015, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting at a residence in the Jeanerette area. Once they arrived on scene, a suspect began shooting at the deputies from within the residence, Sheriff Mark Hebert said.

--Bernie Arnould Photo

Paying It Forward, a local nonprofit community group, hosted its second annual “Stuff the Bus” Friday under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City to collect supplies for St. Mary Parish children in need. Another “Stuff the Bus” event will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar parking lot in Patterson. The city of Patterson and Patterson schools are sponsoring the event. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

From left St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, Safariland Account Manager Erik Belsom, Major John Kahl Jr., Lieutenant Dustin Kennedy and Chief Deputy Scott Anslum.

Nation, parish celebrate Older Americans Month

The ribbon was cut at the new offices of the St. Mary Parish Council on Aging on Monday. St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce representatives, local officials and others were on hand for the opening. The agency has moved into their new headquarters at the Blevins Building in downtown Franklin. The ribbon cutting was followed by an open house.

Older adults are a growing and increasingly vital part of this country.

Breaker fire blamed on mechanical failure

Smoke billows Monday morning from the Federal Avenue power substation in Morgan City after a circuit breaker exploded and caught fire. Residents in the area lost power for about an hour. No one was injured, and the damage was contained to the substation, city officials said.

A mechanical failure inside a circuit breaker Monday morning caused it to explode, leaving some Morgan City residents without power for about an hour, City Utilities Director Bill Cefalu said.

Yoga for beginners

Michelle Denning, certified yoga instructor, conducts her final session of the school year with the students of the Atkinson Memorial Presbyterian Pre-K. Denning has been instructing students in yoga during the school term.

Michelle Denning, certified yoga instructor, conducts her final session of the school year with the students of the Atkinson Memorial Presbyterian Pre-K.

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--Bernie Arnould Photo

Joshua Daigle, a Berwick High School junior, is competing Saturday at the USATF Junior Olympics in Sacramento, California. The pole vaulter is competing in the 15- to 16-year-old division.

Lifestyle

Wrangler participants taking some time to enjoy the trail at Camp Marydale.
--Submitted Photo

NEW ORLEANS — For girls who dream of owning their very own horse, it’s usually just a dream.

Obituaries

Hilton “Bud” Crappell
August 31, 1933-July 28, 2016
Hilton “Bud” Crappell, 82, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2016, in his Berwick home surrounded by loved ones.

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