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Members of the campus community gather Nov. 16 to honor UL Lafayette’s sole Montezuma bald cypress. It’s been added to the Louisiana Forestry Association’s Directory of Champions as the largest known example of the species in the state.

Cypress at UL Lafayette recognized by state Directory of Champions

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus is home to more than 2,000 trees and large shrubs. Earlier this month, one was declared a champion.

Colleen Askew, far right, shows visitors Christmas decorations in her Berwick home during Saturday’s 2nd Annual Spirit of Homes Tour benefiting St. Mary Outreach. Also pictured, from left, are Beth Gil, Sharon Hayes and Dawn Chaisson. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Tour showcases Berwick, Morgan City homes

The 2nd Annual Spirit of Homes Tour took place Saturday and showcased homes in Berwick and Morgan City while raising money for St. Mary Outreach.

A trio of drummers performs during Marine Corps Band New Orleans’ “Santa Meets Sousa” concert Sunday at Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Marine Corps League-St. Mary Detachment collected toys for its Toys for Tots program before the concert. The detachment is still accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys, which can be dropped off at area businesses and schools. Those toys will go to less fortunate children in St. Mary Parish. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

CW2 DeMarius Jackson plays saxophone during Sunday’s concert. Jackson is officer in charge of Marine Corps Band New Orleans. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Marine Corps Band visits Morgan City

Marine Corps Band New Orleans held its "Santa Meets Sousa" concert Sunday night at Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Marine Corps League-St.

Firefighters respond to a report of smoke in the attic of a Patterson home in the 4400 block of La. 182. A small section of the attic caught fire after flood light tipped over, and no one was injured in the fire. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Minor damage in Patterson attic fire

A Patterson home sustained minimal damage in the attic Friday after a flood light tipped over and caught a small section of the attic on fire, Fire Chief Scott Domingue said.

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