Berwick and Morgan City High schools each won their homecoming contests Friday to highlight area prep football action. Berwick improved to 4-0 after scoring with less than a minute remaining to defeat Franklin, while Morgan City upped its record to 3-1 after defeating Cohen College Prep, 29-0.

Central Catholic's Samarick Paul returns a kickoff during Thursday's 46-42 loss to Lafayette Christian. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s point total Thursday night could win most high school football games. It boasted two 100-yard rushers, a 100-yard passer and nearly a 100-yard receiver. The Eagles even outgained their opponent in total offense and recorded scores on offense, defense and special teams.

Mark Griffin Jr., the newly-elected Morgan City Housing Authority board chairman, speaks during Thursday's board meeting. Griffin says he wants the board to focus on getting more housing units back in use. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City Assistant Police Chief Mark Griffin Jr. was elected the new housing authority board chairman Thursday, replacing Victory Ho, who resigned from the board in August after a drug arrest.

Central Catholic's Samarick Paul returns a kickoff during Thursday's 46-42 loss to Lafayette Christian. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Mark Griffin Jr., the newly-elected Morgan City Housing Authority board chairman, speaks during Thursday's board meeting. Griffin says he wants the board to focus on getting more housing units back in use. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

WMD training for SMPSO

Lt Alexander Barnes, above, suits up for a Weapons of Mass Destruction Radiological/Nuclear Responder Operations course recently held at the Bayou Cane Fire Department in July. The class, led by Department of Homeland Security certified instructors, trains emergency personnel to respond to radiological weapon of mass destruction incidents while mitigating the health risks to themselves and the public. Participants learned the fundamentals of radiation, its health effects, and terrorist use of radiological material. The group also received training on the characteristics and operation of radiological instrumentation and dosimeters, survey techniques, and operational considerations for the response to such an emergency incident.

$9,000 Oilfield Fishing Rodeo gift supports Well Control Simulation Lab

The Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo recently donated $9,000 to the Nicholls State Department of Petroleum Engineering Technology and Safety Management for the Well Control Simulation Lab. Shown from left are Neal Weaver, Nicholls vice president of university advancement; Loreta Dupre, events coordinator for the fishing rodeo; Joey Cannata, operations manager at Tanks-A-Lot; Bruce Murphy, Nicholls president; Mike Gautreaux, executive director of the department; and John Doucet, Nicholls dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo has donated $9,000 to Nicholls State University’s Department of Petroleum Engineering Technology and Safety Management, which will use the contribution to pur

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Sports

Berwick and Morgan City High schools each won their homecoming contests Friday to highlight area prep football action.

Lifestyle

Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting of the 2016-17 season on Sept. 19. Members participating in a plant exchange were, front row from left, Daisy LeBlanc, Juanita Bienvenu, Rosa Butler, Lisa Wilson and Iris Roy. Back row from left are Evelyn Estay, Sharon Larson and Donna Ruffin.
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The Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting for the fall 2016/spring 2017 session on Sept. 19 at the home of Iris Roy.

Obituaries

Allen "Coco" Joseph Hebert Sr., 80, a resident of Amelia, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in Thibodaux.

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