Editor's Note: Margo Matherne, featured in this story, is the daughter of Earl and Denise Matherne and the grandddaughter of Frank and Joy Guarisco of Patterson.
The recipients of the Upside Down scholarships are Mary Szush of Thibodaux, Caroline Owens of Morgan City, Paige Faucheaux of Lutcher, Sean Adams of Larose, Hope Dempster of Thibodaux and Carly Adydan of Morgan City. Each of the recipients was required to submit an application packet, most of which they completed independently.
Upside Downs has selected six students enrolled in the Bridge to Independence program at Nicholls State University, including two from Morgan City, to be recipients of scholarships, each totaling $
Hanson Memorial High School and St. John Elementary have created a music video crated by William Gil of William Gil Films.
Volunteers are needed for Tour du Teche to record the paddlers’ times and to assist them with their vessels.
The deadline to become a volunteer and receive a t-shirt is Friday, Aug. 11.
Tyrique Jones, 19, whose last known address is in the 1500 block of Plum Street in Patterson, is wanted by Patterson police in connection with a late-June June that left one person injured. Jones is also suspected to be connected to a string of discharges of a firearm in Patterson during the past month. Police say Jones is armed and dangerous. Anyone with any information on Jones’ whereabouts or the shootings should contact the Patterson Police Department at 985-395-6161.
Patterson police are seeking the public’s help to locate a 19-year-old man wanted in connection with a June shooting that left one person injured.