Six members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be attending the National Horseshoe Pitching Association World Horseshoe Pitching Championships in Montgomery, Alabama. Competition begins Monday and concludes Aug. 6. Area participants include Tim Gilmore, Linda Dodson, Ryan Fryou, Randy Giroir, Dwain Arceneaux and Al Dodson. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association)

Several members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be attending the NHPA World Horseshoe Pitching Championships, which begins Monday and concludes Aug. 6 in Montgomery, Alabama.

Alyssa Landry (Submitted photo)

Patterson resident Alyssa Landry got a boost in confidence and a desire to do more as a community ambassador of goodwill after winning the 2016 National American Miss Louisiana Junior Teen Queen pageant. The competition was held July 9-11 in Baton Rouge.

Paul Cheramie of Sewart Supply’s barbecue team sets out rib samples during Thursday’s Bayou BBQ Bash Kick-Off Party at Hampton Inn & Suites in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

A few cooks in this weekend’s fifth annual Bayou BBQ Bash gave visitors a taste Thursday of what they can expect during the barbecue competition in Morgan City when 57 teams will vie for the title of grand champion.

Six members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be attending the National Horseshoe Pitching Association World Horseshoe Pitching Championships in Montgomery, Alabama. Competition begins Monday and concludes Aug. 6. Area participants include Tim Gilmore, Linda Dodson, Ryan Fryou, Randy Giroir, Dwain Arceneaux and Al Dodson. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association)

Alyssa Landry (Submitted photo)

Paul Cheramie of Sewart Supply’s barbecue team sets out rib samples during Thursday’s Bayou BBQ Bash Kick-Off Party at Hampton Inn & Suites in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

A hit debut for Porchfest: Conceived in sadness, festival celebrates local culture

Cedric Watson, multiple Grammy nominee, performs Saturday at Morgan City's PorchFest in Lawrence Park. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Cloudy skies did not prevent PorchFest musicians from giving a heartfelt performance on Saturday in support of a good cause for the community.

Bear Festival, Wooden Boat Show weekend brings visitors to Franklin

The Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival and the Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Show brought vendors, music, fun activities and classic wooden watercraft to Franklin last weekend. Bear Festival attendees were treated to a fireworks show Saturday evening, at top. At center, Lewis Graham, of Lafayette, was among the participants at the wooden boat show with the mahogany runabout he built himself. At bottom, there were many vendors of food, crafts and refreshments along the Bear Festival thruway. (Photos by Colin Murphey)

UBS seeks blood donors to overcome summer slump

Stewart West of Berwick donates blood Thursday at United Blood Services in Morgan City. UBS says it needs blood donations, especially those with negative-type blood, because the economic downturn has made the usual summertime drop in donations even worse. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

About 20 years ago, Stewart West of Berwick was in a car accident. He needed a pint of blood. Now he donates blood as often as he can.

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Six members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be attending the National Horseshoe Pitching Association World Horseshoe Pitching Championships in Montgomery, Alabama. Competition begins Monday and concludes Aug. 6. Area participants include Tim Gilmore, Linda Dodson, Ryan Fryou, Randy Giroir, Dwain Arceneaux and Al Dodson. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association)

Several members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be attending the NHPA World Horseshoe Pitching Championships, which begins Monday and concludes Aug. 6 in Montgomery, Alabama.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Wiggins
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Kayla Renee’ Derouen and Peter Thomas Wiggins were married during a 6 p.m. double-ring ceremony May 14 at The Crossing Place Church in Bayou Vista. The Rev. Den Hussey officiated.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the Church of Assumption for Anna Mae DeMahy Burleigh.

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