The Jewish section of Berwick Memorial Cemetery is surrounded by a fence of chain along Fourth Street in Berwick. The tomb of Miriam Blum Fortin features references to Christianity and Judaism with an angel at the top and a Hebrew inscription near the bottom.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The five Blum sisters, Jewish women living in France, immigrated to south Louisiana in the 1850s and 1860s, some of them settling and raising their families in Berwick.

The Patterson Lumberjacks will host the E.D. White Cardinals Friday in a battle of unbeatens in District 9-3A. The Lumberjacks are 1-0 in district with a 45-13 win against Donalsonville a week ago, while E.D. White improved to 2-0 in district with a 46-6 win against Franklin last week. Above, Patterson’s Earl Johnson returns the ball downfield after recording an interception against Donaldsonville. Also pictured is Johnson’s teammate, Blake Dreyer, and Donaldsonville’s Tyarise Stevenson. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

The Patterson Lumberjacks will welcome the E.D. White Cardinals Friday in a matchup of undefeated District 9-3A teams.
Franklin Police Chief Sabria McGuire reported this morning that a person was killed after being struck by a train Wednesday. Police responded to a 6:16 p.m. report of the incident at the railroad intersection with Tenth Street. The train was reportedly traveling west, and the victim was walking on the tracks, McGuire said.

The Jewish section of Berwick Memorial Cemetery is surrounded by a fence of chain along Fourth Street in Berwick. The tomb of Miriam Blum Fortin features references to Christianity and Judaism with an angel at the top and a Hebrew inscription near the bottom.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Patterson Lumberjacks will host the E.D. White Cardinals Friday in a battle of unbeatens in District 9-3A. The Lumberjacks are 1-0 in district with a 45-13 win against Donalsonville a week ago, while E.D. White improved to 2-0 in district with a 46-6 win against Franklin last week. Above, Patterson’s Earl Johnson returns the ball downfield after recording an interception against Donaldsonville. Also pictured is Johnson’s teammate, Blake Dreyer, and Donaldsonville’s Tyarise Stevenson. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

Hamilton: Cultural district provides tax credits, exemptions

Gaye Hamilton, Louisiana cultural district program manager, speaks Wednesday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium about Morgan City’s new cultural district.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Residents and business owners within the city’s new cultural district now have the opportunity to apply for tax credits relating to historic preservation and rehabilitation and to receive tax exemp

High school ‘rolled’

With Morgan City High School’s homecoming game against South Terrebonne Friday night, the tradition of toilet papering occurred Wednesday. While homes are the typical targets, the school did not escape the tradition this year as it was coated with toilet paper and plastic wrap this morning. Morgan City Police Assistant Chief Mark Griffin Jr. said police are not investigating the rolling of Morgan City High School as it is being treated as a school matter. Police have advised the school’s administration to contact police if they want to pursue criminal action, Griffin said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

With Morgan City High School’s homecoming game against South Terrebonne Friday night, the tradition of toilet papering occurred Wednesday.

Exploring Louisiana’s Jewish heritage

The Jewish section of Berwick Memorial Cemetery is surrounded by a fence of chain along Fourth Street in Berwick. The tomb of Miriam Blum Fortin features references to Christianity and Judaism with an angel at the top and a Hebrew inscription near the bottom.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The five Blum sisters, Jewish women living in France, immigrated to south Louisiana in the 1850s and 1860s, some of them settling and raising their families in Berwick.

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Morgan City High School will host South Terrebonne High School Friday for homecoming. The Tigers have lost two straight games, including their District 7-4A opener a week ago to Ellender. Above, Morgan City’s Kevon Marsh is in action during last week’s contest. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Morgan City High School Tigers will host South Terrebonne for homecoming this week.

Lifestyle

Crystal Marcel and Jo Ann Ryan served as hostesses at the Bayou Vista Garden Club’s October meeting.
(Submitted Photo)

Gary Bullock, licensed florist, manager and designer at Town and Country Florist, presented a demonstration on the principles and elements of flower design by creating a mass floral design during t

Obituaries

Aaron Hebert Sr.

January 16, 1952 — October 20, 2014
Aaron Hebert Sr., 63, of Lamar, Missouri, passed away Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born in Morgan City on Jan. 16, 1952.

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