Sassafras, the canine guest of honor

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church will hold its Blessing of the Animals Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Trowbridge House, 808 First St. The Blessing is an out-door worship service celebrating the animals with whom people share their lives. All pets must be on leash. Persons who do not have pets are invited to attend, too.

In the upcoming production “November", at bottom from left, Todd Buteaux playing “The Turkey Guy”; Allison Jones playing speechwriter “Bernstein”, Ed “Tiger” Verdin as President Charles Smith; Ricky Pellerin as Presidential Advisor “Archer” and Mr. Melvin Coleman as “Chief Dwight Grackle” of the Micmac Nation.

By COLIN MURPHEY Organizers with the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts and leaders in the thespian community within St. Mary Parish want the public to know the theatrical arts are alive and well in the region.

Morgan City High S chool's Sh'diamond Holly hits against the defense of Berwick's Mary Jordan Melancon, left and Sydney Aucoin during the teams' District 8-III opener in Berwick Tuesday. Morgan City won the match 3-1 (25-22, 25-21, 17-25, 25-18). Morgan City hit the court again this weekend at Riverside Academy's Tournament, while Berwick will host Vandebilt Catholic in a district action Thursday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City defeated Berwick, 3-1 (25-22, 25-21, 17-25, 25-18), in a mild upset in District 8-III play at Berwick Tuesday. Morgan City (5-10 overall, 1-0 in district) came into the contest ranked No. 24 in the latest Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division III power rankings, while Berwick (7-10, 0-1) is ranked No. 21.

Sassafras, the canine guest of honor

In the upcoming production “November", at bottom from left, Todd Buteaux playing “The Turkey Guy”; Allison Jones playing speechwriter “Bernstein”, Ed “Tiger” Verdin as President Charles Smith; Ricky Pellerin as Presidential Advisor “Archer” and Mr. Melvin Coleman as “Chief Dwight Grackle” of the Micmac Nation.

Morgan City High S chool's Sh'diamond Holly hits against the defense of Berwick's Mary Jordan Melancon, left and Sydney Aucoin during the teams' District 8-III opener in Berwick Tuesday. Morgan City won the match 3-1 (25-22, 25-21, 17-25, 25-18). Morgan City hit the court again this weekend at Riverside Academy's Tournament, while Berwick will host Vandebilt Catholic in a district action Thursday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Port focuses on dredging waterways

Officials began a dredging demonstration last week in the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel. Pictured is the Dredge Newport discharging fluid mud back into the channel after dredging. The goal of the demonstration is find a way to keep the channel dredged to 20 feet year round and keep the fluid mud, or fluff, in suspension. (Submitted)

Port of Morgan City leaders say they are relieved to have a roughly one-mile section of the Atchafalaya River dredged and back open to vessel traffic.

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Sports

Pictured above are the West St. Mary sophomore football players. West St. Mary will play host to the Jeanerette Tigers Friday at 7 p.m. in a District 5-2A matchup for Homecoming. At centert are the Franklin High School Hornets sophomore players. Franklin will host the E. D. White Cardinals on Friday at J. C. Dry Stadium in District 8-3A action. Below are the Hanson Memorial Tigers sophomore players. Hanson Memorial will play host to the Vermilion Catholic Eagles on Friday in District 7-1A action at McCloskey Field.

Obituaries

Mrs. Geraldine Moore Hart, 77, a resident of Franklin and native of Shadyside, passed away Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at 1 a.m., at her residence following a short illness.

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