Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District seat, spoke this morning in Morgan City at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce’s first “Rise-N-Shine” business networking event.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District, says the major issues for the state and country include coastal erosion, ensuring domestic oil and gas production, fixing Obamacare, and getting U.S. troops out of Afghanistan.

The 2014 Berwick High School Panther football team. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

An infusion of young talent has the Berwick football program looking forward to big things. The Panthers’ freshman and sophomore classes come in with a winning tradition. When Craig Brodie took over the Berwick program, he reached out to junior high and youth league coaches in the area.

First round of qualifiers

Candidate qualifying for the Nov. 4 election began this morning and continues through Friday. Local candidates who have signed up thus far include: —Baldwin mayor: Michael “Mike” Lancelin. —Baldwin police chief: David J. Robertson. —District judge, Div. G: Lucretia Pecantte and Curtis Sigur.

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District seat, spoke this morning in Morgan City at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce’s first “Rise-N-Shine” business networking event.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The 2014 Berwick High School Panther football team. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

First round of qualifiers

New Iberia start added for Tour du Teche V

Voyageur Eric Wyble of Gulfport, Miss. gets an assist from Madi St. Blanc from Charenton at New Iberia City Park during the 2013 Tour du Teche. It was just a pit stop for Wyble, who was bound for Berwick in the three-day, staged race. New Iberia is a finish for Voyageurs in the Hot Sauce race, and for the first time this year will be the start of the new Black Bear race to Franklin. (Photo by Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

With the Crawfish, the Acadian, the Hot Sauce, Sugar and Oil & Gas now comes the Black Bear.
A new “short” race has been added to Tour du Teche for its fifth running this October.

Close Call

The Franklin Fire Department was dispatched to assist two electrical contractors that were trapped 80-feet in the air Tuesday at about 5 p.m.

No growth in student scores

State Education Superintendent John White

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana education officials say 69 percent of public school students scored at the “basic” or better level on standardized tests this year — no improvement from 2013, but state

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Katelyn Adams
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Six young women from the Tri-City area will vie for the title of 79th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival queen on Aug. 23.

Obituaries

Delores Ann McCracken

Delores Ann McCracken, 68, a native of Cumberland, Ohio, and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

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