The area in the yellow is Morgan City’s cultural district.

The manager of the state cultural district program will be in Morgan City Wednesday to explain the benefits of the city’s new cultural district, according to a news release.
Chitimacha Tribe’s inaugural Pow Wow was held Saturday in the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino. Visitors packed the bleachers to watch indigenous tribal dancers and drummers. There were also Native American crafts vendors, foods such as fry bread and Indian tacos and much more. Organizers called the event a great success.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

The local emergency room has seen what doctors describe as an “alarming increase” in patients using synthetic marijuana, and police say that while it’s been in the area for a number of years, its use is on the rise in the Tri-City area.

The area in the yellow is Morgan City’s cultural district.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

School recognized

Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber Commerce president, and Lisa Patterson, chamber marketing director and business office manager, presented Kathy Galloway, Immanuel Christian School principal, and the Rev. Johnathan Moore with a plaque in celebration of 33 years at Immanuel Christian School.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Donna Meyer, St.

Coast Guard Enlisted Association

The new Coast Guard Enlisted Association Atchafalaya Branch in Morgan City installation ceremony was held Thursday at the Port of Morgan City. MSTCM Joe Pasqua of the Chief Petty Officer Association was master of ceremonies. Coast Guard members of Marine Safety Unit Morgan City were in attendance, including Commanding Officer Captain David G. McClellan. The honored guest of the ceremony was the tenth Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Charles W. “Skip” Bowen. The purpose of the Atchafalaya Branch is to form under the Chief Petty Officer Association to assist fellow shipmates, command and community. From left are members of the association, Secretary Yeoman 2nd Class Rosita Riedel, President Marine Science Technician 2nd Class Amanda Metheny, Bowen, Master of Ceremonies Marine Science Technician Master Chief Petty Officer Joe Pasqua, Vice President Marine Science Technician 3rd Class William Kahms, and Treasurer Marine Science Technician 1st Class Brendon McNelis.
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The new Coast Guard Enlisted Association Atchafalaya Branch in Morgan City installation ceremony was held Thursday at the Port of Morgan City.

Construction in Morgan City

The walls to a Neighborhood Walmart starting going up recently. A grand opening is planned in January. The store is located on Ninth Street, next to Lake Cinema.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The walls to a Neighborhood Walmart starting going up recently. A grand opening is planned in January. The store is located on Ninth Street, next to Lake Cinema.

Teche Project plans fundraiser

Saturday’s Shake Your Trail Feather event in Breaux Bridge benefits projects and facility maintenance along the Bayou Teche Paddle Trail.
(Submitted Photo)

The Teche Project plans its third annual Shake Your Trail Feather event beginning at noon Saturday at Parc des Ponts de Pont Breaux (Bridge Park) in Breaux Bridge.

Arrests reports

Herman LaCarte

A Patterson teen was charged Thursday in an Oct. 7 incident stemming from a fight in Bayou Vista during which the victim received injuries to his face, St.

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Sports

Central Catholic High School defeated Ascension Episcopal 28-21 in District 7-1A action. The Eagles utilized both Stefano Guarisco and Tyler O’con in place of injured quarterback Blake Byrne. Guarisco rushed for 244 yards and three scores and passed for 37 more yards, while O’con passed for 62 yards. Above, O’con hands off to Guarisco. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Guarisco, freshman QB propels Eagles to 28-21 win

Lifestyle

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October. The Ellisons’ yard has a display of azaleas, nandinas, hollies, camellias, begonias and Lily of the Nile.
(Submitted Photo)

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October.

Obituaries

Dane C. Walker

Funeral services were held today, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Grosse Tete for Dane C. Walker, 55, who died at 10:15 a.m.

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