JD3 dancer De'Iryah Green, right, practices her moves. Her troupe hopes to appear on 'Bring It!' (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Judah Dazzling Diamond Dancers – JD3 – of St. Mary Parish need the support of their community as they compete for the No. 1 spot as finalist to be on the hit television dance show “Bring It!”

Berwick High School senior Jordan Lipari held a signing ceremony Wednesday to celebrate her continuing her softball career at Millsaps College. Seated from left are Megan Lipari, sister; Matt Lipari, father; Lipari; Kristen Lipari, mother; and Landon Lipari, brother. Standing, from left, are Matt Judice, Lipari's hitting
coach; Shari Osburn, Berwick High School assistant softball coach; Lloyd Burchfield, former Berwick High School softball coach; Buffy Fegenbush, Berwick High School principal; Eric Holden, Berwick High School athletic director; and Heather Templet, Berwick High School softball coach. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School softball standout Jordan Lipari’s signing of a softball scholarship to Millsaps College Wednesday at Berwick High School is “special” to her and her family.
The Franklin Rotary Club and the Franklin Garden Club were the sponsors for the Jan. 14 city cleanup. Target areas included Teche Drive, the rear of the courthouse, the Teche Theater and Franklin Supermarket area.

Lawyers: Be respectful to police and avoid conflict

Lafayette Attorney Harold Register Jr. speaks during the Community Round Up Thursday at Morgan City Junior High School. Next to Register, from left, are Attorney Edward Jones of Patterson and event organizer Courtney Long. Both lawyers discussed people’s legal rights and how to appropriately interact with law enforcement officers. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Being respectful and polite to law enforcement officials is the best way for the public to avoid a potentially tragic interaction, and any complaints against officers should be dealt with after an

It's back to school on Monday

Berwick Junior High student council members continue the St. Mary Rocks trend Thursday by painting rocks and shells with inspirational messages. The rocks will be distributed throughout Berwick. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Budget cuts, consolidations and staff changes means students and parents will see some changes when St. Mary public schools resume classes Monday.

A downtown kind of cafeteria

Hattie Watts Elementary teachers, staff members and community volunteers painted the cafeteria over the summer, transforming it to a downtown city café scene. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Returning and new Hattie Watts Elementary students will arrive at school with a special gift waiting just for them from teachers, staff members and community volunteers.

Crashed helicopter located; Pilot found dead

A Louisiana State Police helicopter and pilot wait at Myette Point Boat Landing for word of the fate of a possible commercial helicopter that crashed in the basin in Iberia Parish. (Banner-Tribune photo)

The wreckage of a helicopter that was on its way Wednesday to the Patterson airport to refuel was found today in Iberia Parish, according to officials.

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Berwick High School senior Jordan Lipari held a signing ceremony Wednesday to celebrate her continuing her softball career at Millsaps College. Seated from left are Megan Lipari, sister; Matt Lipari, father; Lipari; Kristen Lipari, mother; and Landon Lipari, brother. Standing, from left, are Matt Judice, Lipari's hitting
coach; Shari Osburn, Berwick High School assistant softball coach; Lloyd Burchfield, former Berwick High School softball coach; Buffy Fegenbush, Berwick High School principal; Eric Holden, Berwick High School athletic director; and Heather Templet, Berwick High School softball coach. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School softball standout Jordan Lipari’s signing of a softball scholarship to Millsaps College Wednesday at Berwick High School is “special” to her and her family.

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Obituaries

Mark David Wheeler, 62, a resident of Morgan City, passed away in home on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017.
He was born Sept. 17, 1954, in Verdun, France.
He is survived by

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