Berwick High School quarterback Collin Louviere runs the ball, while being pursued by a Franklin defender during Friday's District 9-3A opener for both teams. Trailing on the play in Berwick's Cruiz Crawford. Louviere tossed a touchdown pass to Toby Everage with less than a minute to lift Berwick to a 20-14 win. Berwick, 4-0, will return to action Friday when it hits the road for the first time during the regular season to face Erath. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Greg Roussel)

Berwick fought through mistakes against Franklin Friday to remain undefeated with a 20-14 homecoming win. Berwick coach Eric Holden said Franklin came prepared “to battle” in Friday’s District 8-3A opener for both teams.

Cleco Corp and David H. Stiel, Jr. Insurance Agency were honored for years in business by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday's luncheon held at the Forest Restaurant. With board chairman Bob Harrison are, at left, Jude Hebert representing Cleco, and at right, Hal and Donelson Stiel representing the David H. Stiel, Jr. Agency.

Rodney Olander pilots the Big Rod

Photos and story by COLIN MURPHEY If Rodney Olander had set out last week to fish for blue crab, it might have been a decent catch. But he was fishing for shrimp.

Berwick High School quarterback Collin Louviere runs the ball, while being pursued by a Franklin defender during Friday's District 9-3A opener for both teams. Trailing on the play in Berwick's Cruiz Crawford. Louviere tossed a touchdown pass to Toby Everage with less than a minute to lift Berwick to a 20-14 win. Berwick, 4-0, will return to action Friday when it hits the road for the first time during the regular season to face Erath. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Greg Roussel)

Cleco Corp and David H. Stiel, Jr. Insurance Agency were honored for years in business by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday's luncheon held at the Forest Restaurant. With board chairman Bob Harrison are, at left, Jude Hebert representing Cleco, and at right, Hal and Donelson Stiel representing the David H. Stiel, Jr. Agency.

Rodney Olander pilots the Big Rod

Board approves canal closure plan for Lakeside

The Walnut Canal Barge Gate was closed as of this morning, blocking off the canal’s junction with Lake Palourde. Officials plan to monitor the water gauge levels and weather forecasts to determine when to re-open the gate. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

A variety of factors including the height of water at a gauge and weather forecasts will determine when officials close the Walnut Canal Barge Gate in Lakeside Subdivision to reduce flooding in the

Pickup crashes into building on Brashear

A police officer works the scene Friday after a woman, apparently mistaking the accelerator on her Nissan pickup as the break, crashed into a vacant loan business on Brashear Avenue. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

A woman was taken to Teche Regional Medical Center for observation after she drove a pickup into a building in the 1000 block of Brashear Avenue, police said.

9/11's impact at home

“The Last Column: A Symbol of Resilience” is one of many featured displays at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City. The final steel column removed from Ground Zero was signed by the fire departments and debris removal personnel after it was cut free May 30, 2002, during a ceremony marking the end of the nine-month recovery period. Adjacent to the museum, sitting in the footprint of the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers, is now the 9/11 Memorial pools. Each pool is surrounded by the thousands of names of victims of the act of terrorism on 9/11 and the six people who lost their lives in 1993 when a truck bomb was detonated under the North Tower. (The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears)

Locals: Communication, training have improved

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Morgan City High School dominated Cohen Prepatory College Friday for homecoming en route to a 29-0 victory. The game utilized a running clock throughout, and the Morgan City defense limited Cohen to minus-10 yards of offense. Above, Morgan City's Kalen Hillen tries to make a shoestring tackle on Cohen's quarterback. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

Morgan City had little trouble in its homecoming contest with Cohen College Prep Friday, cruising to a 29-0 victory.

Obituaries

Bennie Earl Hunter, 61, a resident of Morgan City and native of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Sept. 24, 2016, at his residence.

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