Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District seat, spoke this morning in Morgan City at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce’s first “Rise-N-Shine” business networking event.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District, says the major issues for the state and country include coastal erosion, ensuring domestic oil and gas production, fixing Obamacare, and getting U.S. troops out of Afghanistan.

The 2014 Berwick High School Panther football team. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

An infusion of young talent has the Berwick football program looking forward to big things. The Panthers’ freshman and sophomore classes come in with a winning tradition. When Craig Brodie took over the Berwick program, he reached out to junior high and youth league coaches in the area.

First round of qualifiers

Candidate qualifying for the Nov. 4 election began this morning and continues through Friday. Local candidates who have signed up thus far include: —Baldwin mayor: Michael “Mike” Lancelin. —Baldwin police chief: David J. Robertson. —District judge, Div. G: Lucretia Pecantte and Curtis Sigur.

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District seat, spoke this morning in Morgan City at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce’s first “Rise-N-Shine” business networking event.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The 2014 Berwick High School Panther football team. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

First round of qualifiers

Arrest reports

Elbert Ferrer

A 25-year-old Texas man was arrested Monday on a warrant stemming from an incident where he struck a woman with a food tray, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release.

Patterson native attends canonization of popes

Patterson native Father Michael Russo was ordained by then-Pope John Paul II, who is photographed laying hands on the young priest. Russo now serves in Lafayette as pastor of the Lady of Fatima Church. He attended the canonization Mass of John Paul II in Rome on April 27 and will celebrate his jubilee May 24.
(Submitted Photo)

Twenty-five years after the Rev. Michael Russo, a Patterson native, became a priest he returned to Rome to participate in the canonization of the pope who ordained him.

Emergency center to be self-sustainable, Category 5 hurricane resistant

The Port of Morgan City’s government emergency and operations center will be located on La. 182 adjacent to the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. The front is the top illustration and at bottom is a side view.
(Submitted courtesy of Carl Blum)

The Port of Morgan City’s new $9.3 million government operations and emergency center will be able to sustain itself for about a week without external power and withstand a Category 5 hurricane, Ar

School observes La. week

Berwick Elementary hosted Louisiana Week April 28 to May 2. Scott Green, back, one of the owners of D.a.T. Sauce, a family owned and operated company of Morgan City, explained to the students how the special Cajun sauce was created, cooked, bottled, marketed and distributed. Their marketing slogan is, “There is a little bit of HOT with a whole lot of Flavor!” Each student received a bottle of D.a.T Sauce. Front, from left, are Abigail Glynn, Emily Cradeur and Gabriella Driskill.
(Submitted Photo)

Berwick Elementary hosted Louisiana Week April 28 to May 2.

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Katelyn Adams
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Six young women from the Tri-City area will vie for the title of 79th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival queen on Aug. 23.

Obituaries

Delores Ann McCracken

Delores Ann McCracken, 68, a native of Cumberland, Ohio, and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

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