The city of Patterson will host four Christmas events this weekend. Friday at 7 p.m. — Judging of Main St. Christmas Lights Saturday at 6 p.m. — PEDSCO Annual Boat Parade Sunday at 12 noon — Annual 4-Legged Friends Parade Sunday at 2 p.m. — Annual Christmas Parade
KATC-TV reports Deputy Jason Hagen died after a shooting while off-duty. The 24-year-old corrections officer at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center had been with the department since February of last year.

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Patterson Garden Club members decorated the Christmas tree and lobby at Patterson Healthcare Center on Dec. 3. The club also presented a check to Activity Director Margaret Paul to help purchase Christmas gifts for residents.

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Rain forces early school closures; no flood reports so far

Workers install a backup pump Friday at the pump station near the Port of Morgan City. The station pumps water out low-lying Morgan City during heavy rain.

St. Mary Parish public schools, Immanuel Christian and Holy Cross Elementary will close at noon today and Central Catholic High will close at 11:45 a.m. because of the bad weather.

La. 318 interchange plans debated

There was no shortage of public input during a meeting held Wednesday with Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development representatives and parish officials and citizens. The under-construction interchange at US 90 and La. 318 prompted comments from sugar industry representatives, citizens, and local officials.

An engineering endeavor in St.

Detectives trying to identify suspect in Bayou Vista Walmart theft

A male subject is seen on surveillance footage July 28 at Walmart in Bayou Vista. Sheriff's Office detectives are seeking the identity of the man they say was observed stealing over $1,300 from a cash register. (Submitted)

Authorities are seeking the identity of male subject seen on surveillance stealing over $1,300 from a cash register at Walmart in Bayou Vista, according to a St.



Berwick High’s Madison Carline attempts to push the ball down the court against Central Catholic’s Jalaysia Bertrand Thursday night. Central’s Lady Eagles (7-1A) defeated Berwick’s Lady Panthers (8-3A) 41-20.
—The Daily Review photos/Diane Miller Fears

Central Catholic High School’s Lady Eagles (7-1A) swooped in for a win Thursday night against the neighboring Berwick High School Lady Panthers (8-3A).


November 25, 1967 — December 7, 2016
Sheila Ann Stokley Blanchard, 49, a resident of Bayou Vista, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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