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Lakewood Foundation Inc. recently donated $155,000 to the nursing program at Nicholls State University. Seated, from left, are Jodi Adams, scholarship chairwoman of Lakewood Foundation; B.A. “Red” Adams Sr., president of Lakewood Foundation; and Bruce Murphy, president of Nicholls State University. Standing, Lynn Gillete, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs; Sue Westbrook, dean of Nursing and Allied Health; Greg Roussel , treasurer of Lakewood Foundation; R.E. “Bob” Miller, vice president of Lakewood Foundation; and Jeremy Becker, executive director of Nicholls Foundation. (Submitted)

Lakewood Foundation Inc. recently donated $155,000 to the nursing program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Seated, from left, are B.A. “Red” Adams Sr., president of Lakewood Foundation; Gail Poirrier, dean and professor of the Louisiana-Lafayette’s College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions. Standing, Jodi Adams, scholarship chairwoman of Lakewood Foundation; Kathy Rosenberg, director of development for colleges at Louisiana-Lafayette; and Greg Roussel, treasurer of Lakewood Foundation. (Submitted)

Lakewood Foundation donates $310K to nursing schools

Two nursing schools in the region recently received a total of over $300,000 in donations from a Morgan City-based foundation after the board decided to dissolve the organization.

Work continues Monday on U.S. 90 improvements connected to J-turn
installation near the Calumet Cut. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

Work takes place to construct the new overpass on U.S. 90 at La. 318 in Four Corners. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

J-turn work set to finish at year’s end

Two major phases of road work on U.S. 90 in St. Mary Parish are slated to finish by late this year or early next year.

Berwick police responded to a report of gunshots fired at about 2:45 p.m. Tuesday on California Street near Second Street. No one was hit by the gunfire, police said. Berwick Elementary School was placed on cautionary lockdown for 20 minutes while police investigated the incident. One suspect was arrested for allegedly discharging a firearm. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

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(Updated) Police: Suspect arrested for discharging gun near Berwick Elementary

A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly firing a gun Tuesday afternoon about a block from Berwick Elementary School.

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