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Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle (right) listened as the council discussed with the public their opinions and concerns about the ordinances calling for a charter amendment election to have an appointed police chief and term limits. LaSalle, who is an elected police chief, is currently serving his sixth term. Also pictured left to right, Mayor Rodney Grogan, city clerk Angela Shilling-Boyles, councilmembers Joe Russo, Sandra Turner, and Travis Darnell.
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No appointed chief for Patterson

PATTERSON — The power to elect a police chief will remain in the hands of the citizens of Patterson after the council chose Tuesday not to adopt ordinances calling for a charter amendment election.

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Paul Cheramie of Sewart Supply’s barbecue team prepares to serve rib samples during the 2016 Bayou BBQ Bash kickoff party at Hampton Inn & Suites in Morgan City. The 2017 kickoff party will be from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday. (The Daily Re-view/Zachary Fitzgerald)

BBQ Bash kickoff is Thursday

The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce will host a kickoff party for The 6th Annual Bayou BBQ Bash 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday at Hampton Inn & Suites in Morgan City.

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Berwick Consulting Engineer Reid Miller speaks about the town's sewer system expansion project during Tuesday's Berwick Council meeting. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Officials: Berwick sewer expansion to allow business growth

In the fall, construction should begin on a roughly $1.2 million project to expand the town’s sewer system to allow for business growth in the community, officials said Tuesday.

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Firefighters responded to a fire Wednesday morning at the home of former Morgan City Mayor Cedric LaFleur this morning at the corner of Franklin and Elm streets. Lafleur wasn't home when the fire started. A maid was cleaning the home at the time of the fire but escaped unharmed, witnesses said. The fire may have been caused by a generator, witnesses said. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Fire at former mayor's home

The home of former Morgan City Mayor Cedric LaFleur caught fire Wednesday morning, but no there were no major injuries.



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