Gov. John Bel Edwards greets people at Cypress Bayou Casino in Charenton after speaking during Monday's Senior Citizens Educational Seminar hosted by the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Gov. John Bel Edwards told a group of about 1,000 senior citizens Monday that he’s committed to continuing to fund councils on aging, transportation services and other resources seniors need.

Patterson High School’s Matt Dardeau, left, prepares to block on a play being run by quarterback Dillan Giandelone, center, and running back Daijon Richard, right, during the Lumberjacks’ 8-7 victory against Morgan City at the
Morgan City High School Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Patterson finished 2-0 in jamboree action, also knocking off Berwick, 14-6. Patterson will open its season Friday when it travels to face Central Lafourche. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Patterson scored with just seconds remaining on the clock to upend Morgan City in the nightcap of the Morgan City Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Trailing 7-0 with less than 2 minutes left in the game’s 15-minute quarter, Patterson running back Dajon Richard had a long run to the Morgan City 6-yard line.

The 2016 Berwick High School football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

First-year Berwick High School football coach Eric Holden said he has a lot of talented players. He just needs to see them be consistent.

Gov. John Bel Edwards greets people at Cypress Bayou Casino in Charenton after speaking during Monday's Senior Citizens Educational Seminar hosted by the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Patterson High School’s Matt Dardeau, left, prepares to block on a play being run by quarterback Dillan Giandelone, center, and running back Daijon Richard, right, during the Lumberjacks’ 8-7 victory against Morgan City at the
Morgan City High School Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Patterson finished 2-0 in jamboree action, also knocking off Berwick, 14-6. Patterson will open its season Friday when it travels to face Central Lafourche. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The 2016 Berwick High School football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

An MVP once more: MCHS retires Kenny Alfred's number

Former Morgan City High School baseball player and coach Kenny Alfred became the first baseball player in school history to have his number retired when a ceremony was held Friday. From left are Morgan City baseball coach Barret Rey, holding the jersey that will be attached to the press box at Tiger Diamond, Alfred’s wife, Judy; Alfred; Tim Hymel, former baseball player for Alfred; and Morgan City High School Athletic Director Scott Tregle.

Mico Aloisio Photo

Kenny Alfred has worn multiple hats for Morgan City during his lifetime.
Baseball player. Baseball coach. Head football coach. Principal. They’re all things that have, at one time, described the current St. Mary Parish School Board member.

Wheel House for April 18

Tri-City Helping Hearts Foundation annual banquet 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at St. Mary Senior Citizens Center, 4014 Chennault St., Morgan City. Guest speaker Lori Landry, 16th Judicial District Court judge. Tickets, $25, from members. For info call Herman Hartman, 985-384-3095.

A hit debut for Porchfest: Conceived in sadness, festival celebrates local culture

Cedric Watson, multiple Grammy nominee, performs Saturday at Morgan City's PorchFest in Lawrence Park. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Cloudy skies did not prevent PorchFest musicians from giving a heartfelt performance on Saturday in support of a good cause for the community.

Bear Festival, Wooden Boat Show weekend brings visitors to Franklin

The Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival and the Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Show brought vendors, music, fun activities and classic wooden watercraft to Franklin last weekend. Bear Festival attendees were treated to a fireworks show Saturday evening, at top. At center, Lewis Graham, of Lafayette, was among the participants at the wooden boat show with the mahogany runabout he built himself. At bottom, there were many vendors of food, crafts and refreshments along the Bear Festival thruway. (Photos by Colin Murphey)

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Patterson High School’s Matt Dardeau, left, prepares to block on a play being run by quarterback Dillan Giandelone, center, and running back Daijon Richard, right, during the Lumberjacks’ 8-7 victory against Morgan City at the
Morgan City High School Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Patterson finished 2-0 in jamboree action, also knocking off Berwick, 14-6. Patterson will open its season Friday when it travels to face Central Lafourche. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Patterson scored with just seconds remaining on the clock to upend Morgan City in the nightcap of the Morgan City Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium.

Obituaries

May 29, 1947-August 26, 2016
Talley O. “Tod” Dosier, 69, a resident of Berwick, passed away Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

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