St. Mary Outreach Executive Director Brenda Liner and Donor Coordinator Alana Andrus check expiration dates on donated food items in order to sort and organize donations on pantry shelves. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

St. Mary Outreach and United Way ask neighbors in the Tri-City area to open their hearts and pantries to feed families in need. The Food for Families food drive will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Whitney Bank on Brashear Avenue.

Timothy R. Duval, 38, of Patterson, was charged Thursday with attempted second-degree murder in the stabbing of Patterson Police Cpl. Kevin Stewart. Duval allegedly stabbed Stewart while Stewart was trying to arrest Duval for shoplifting. Stewart was treated at Teche Regional Medical Center and returned to work Thursday night. Duval was also charged with disarming of an officer, aggravated battery on an officer, resisting an officer by force, resisting an officer by flight, battery on an officer and theft by shoplifting.

A 38-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder of a Patterson police officer, after he allegedly stabbed the officer in the face with a steak knife Thursday evening. The officer was treated for his injuries and returned to work that night.
The Morgan City Library will dedicate the children’s reading room in memory of Dolores Charles Henderson at 2 p.m. Friday. Henderson retired in 1985 from the St. Mary Parish school system as a librarian, according to a story in The Daily Review about her death in 2015.

St. Mary Outreach Executive Director Brenda Liner and Donor Coordinator Alana Andrus check expiration dates on donated food items in order to sort and organize donations on pantry shelves. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Timothy R. Duval, 38, of Patterson, was charged Thursday with attempted second-degree murder in the stabbing of Patterson Police Cpl. Kevin Stewart. Duval allegedly stabbed Stewart while Stewart was trying to arrest Duval for shoplifting. Stewart was treated at Teche Regional Medical Center and returned to work Thursday night. Duval was also charged with disarming of an officer, aggravated battery on an officer, resisting an officer by force, resisting an officer by flight, battery on an officer and theft by shoplifting.

Suspect’s identity sought in jail drop investigation

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to identify the man seen in this surveillance still Sunday. The suspect was seen dropping a package into a trash can at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center in Centerville. Detectives reviewed surveillance footage after intercepting a package containing contraband items. (Submitted)

Authorities are seeking the public's help to identify a man seen on surveillance video Sunday dropping a package into a trash can at the St. Mary Parish jail.

Berwick, Morgan City announced lineups for July 3 celebrations

Berwick’s “Rockin’ the Riverfront” will be Sunday. On hand to announce the lineup were town officials, from left, Gary Beadle, planning and zoning director; Rafael Lopez, public works director; Allen Rink, fire chief; David Leonard, assistant police chief; Troy Lombardo and Damon Robinson, councilmen; Misty Pillaro, event organizer and town bookkeeper; and Bubba Slaughter, chief administrative officer and town clerk.

The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears

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The town of Berwick and the city of Morgan City are once again joining forces to celebrate the July 4 holiday.

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OPELOUSAS _ The Franklin Hornets rolled to a 71-33 victory over Northwest High School here Wednesday in the Opelousas Tournament.

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Girl Scout alumnae kayaking on the river during a previous Forever Girl Scout Adult Camping weekend. Register now for January 2017 camps.
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NEW ORLEANS — After two successful adult camping weekends in September, Girl Scouts Louisiana East invites its Forever Girl Scout alumnae to a Winter Adult Camping Weekend set Jan.

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