JD3 dancer De'Iryah Green, right, practices her moves. Her troupe hopes to appear on 'Bring It!' (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Judah Dazzling Diamond Dancers – JD3 – of St. Mary Parish need the support of their community as they compete for the No. 1 spot as finalist to be on the hit television dance show “Bring It!”

Berwick High School senior Jordan Lipari held a signing ceremony Wednesday to celebrate her continuing her softball career at Millsaps College. Seated from left are Megan Lipari, sister; Matt Lipari, father; Lipari; Kristen Lipari, mother; and Landon Lipari, brother. Standing, from left, are Matt Judice, Lipari's hitting
coach; Shari Osburn, Berwick High School assistant softball coach; Lloyd Burchfield, former Berwick High School softball coach; Buffy Fegenbush, Berwick High School principal; Eric Holden, Berwick High School athletic director; and Heather Templet, Berwick High School softball coach. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School softball standout Jordan Lipari’s signing of a softball scholarship to Millsaps College Wednesday at Berwick High School is “special” to her and her family.
The Franklin Rotary Club and the Franklin Garden Club were the sponsors for the Jan. 14 city cleanup. Target areas included Teche Drive, the rear of the courthouse, the Teche Theater and Franklin Supermarket area.

Police point to festival parking rules

Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival sponsor Earl King Jr. pulls the names of four winners for the Best Seats in the House contest Tuesday at the festival office. Festival assistant Ella Lee Darce holds the entries. The winners are Bobby Shaff of Berwick (Friday); Dominica Downs of Morgan City (Saturday); Beth Wilson of Berwick (Sunday); and Juanita Lagard of Morgan City (Monday). (The Daily Revew/Shea Drake)

Morgan City and Berwick Police chiefs are prepared to make sure Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival attendees have a safe and fun time during Labor Day weekend.

Donations, volunteers still needed for flood relief

U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Morgan City members Marine Science Technician 2nd Class Jonathan Scott, left, and Marine Science Technician 2nd Class Joseph Laplante remove drywall from a home in Lafayette recently while cleaning up homes. (Submitted)

There are still plenty of opportunities for people in the Tri-City area to help flood victims in Baton Rouge and Lafayette who lost everything.

Terrebonne K-9s train at Mr. Charlie

Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies and K-9 units recently boarded the Mr. Charlie rig museum in Morgan City for a training experience on the water. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office assists Terrebonne in K-9 training. From left, are K-9 Cane and Max Verret, Terrebonne; K-9 Ego and Shane Schwausch, Terrebonne; K-9 Dozer and Joe Crappel, Terrebonne; K-9 Buddy and Chris Crappell, St. Mary; K-9 Ilka and Seth Boudreaux, Terrebonne; K-9 Caron and Damian Rivero, Terrebonne.

Earlier this month, Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies boarded the Mr. Charlie rig museum in Morgan City for a training experience on the water.

Study says your dog knows what you're talking about

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Detective Chris Crappell and Dutch shepherd K-9 Buddy run through article search and command drills in Morgan City. A new study says dogs understand more of what their masters say than is commonly believed.

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man’s best friend really does understand some of what we’re saying.

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Berwick High School senior Jordan Lipari held a signing ceremony Wednesday to celebrate her continuing her softball career at Millsaps College. Seated from left are Megan Lipari, sister; Matt Lipari, father; Lipari; Kristen Lipari, mother; and Landon Lipari, brother. Standing, from left, are Matt Judice, Lipari's hitting
coach; Shari Osburn, Berwick High School assistant softball coach; Lloyd Burchfield, former Berwick High School softball coach; Buffy Fegenbush, Berwick High School principal; Eric Holden, Berwick High School athletic director; and Heather Templet, Berwick High School softball coach. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School softball standout Jordan Lipari’s signing of a softball scholarship to Millsaps College Wednesday at Berwick High School is “special” to her and her family.

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Obituaries

Mark David Wheeler, 62, a resident of Morgan City, passed away in home on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017.
He was born Sept. 17, 1954, in Verdun, France.
He is survived by

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