The Franklin Merchants Association presents the 15th Annual Harvest Moon Festival. The festival will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Festivities will take place along Franklin’s Main Street, the Bayou Teche Scenic Byway. There is no admission fee.
The Franklin Fire Department is supporting the American Cancer Society’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink uniform shirts. Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Hildreth said, “My mother is a breast cancer survivor and I know firsthand how important regular screening and prompt intervention is.

Principal Claire Guarisco celebrated with students and staff this morning when she announced Bayou Vista Elementary earned a School Performance Score of A with a score of 104.5. This year marks the first time the school has achieved an A, the highest rating awarded by the state Department of Education.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The St. Mary Parish school district maintained a B rating despite harder tests, which are part of the state’s long-term transition to higher expectations.

Principal Claire Guarisco celebrated with students and staff this morning when she announced Bayou Vista Elementary earned a School Performance Score of A with a score of 104.5. This year marks the first time the school has achieved an A, the highest rating awarded by the state Department of Education.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

M C Bank Hometown Spirit Scholarship

M C Bank presents a $1,500 scholarship annually to one senior at each of the four area high schools. The intention behind this award is to recognize students who have been active both in their school and their communities. The major emphasis in arriving at a winner is the appreciation that student has for his or her hometown. Phylis Cook, left, vice president in the Operations Office at M C Bank, presented this year’s Patterson High School Hometown Spirit Scholarship to Jamiri Brown, daughter of Floyd and Ann Brown. Brown plans to attend Louisiana State University.
is interested in becoming a pediatrician and plans to attend LSU.
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M C Bank presents a $1,500 scholarship annually to one senior at each of the four area high schools.

DARE officers at Patterson High School

A Drug Abuse Resistance Education graduation was held in May at Patterson Junior High School. From left, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officers Corey Burgess, Karla Meranto, Lt. Bobby Darce, Lena Henry and Patterson Police Department Juvenile Officer Cathy Notto.
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A Drug Abuse Resistance Education graduation was held in May at Patterson Junior High School.

100 Black Men scholarships

Several students were recognized by the 100 Black Men of St. Mary Parish during Thursday’s St. Mary Chamber of Commerce annual Education and Appreciation Night. Each student received a $750 scholarship. From left, are Demetrius Wilson, education committee member; recipients Ebonee Ward, West St. Mary; Nia Madise, Patterson High; Brianna Romagos, Morgan City; and Blake Orgeron, Berwick High; and Clarence Robinson, organization president. Not pictured are Courtland Pogue, Centerville School; and Destinee Rice, Franklin High.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Several students were recognized by the 100 Black Men of St. Mary Parish during Thursday’s St. Mary Chamber of Commerce annual Education and Appreciation Night.

Siracusa Community Annex Building

The grand opening of the Siracusa Community Annex Building was celebrated Saturday with a ribbon cutting ceremony in front of the facility that is part of parish Recreation District 2. Emanuel Skinner, the oldest resident of the Siracusa community, cut the ribbon. He was joined by board members Alvin Wilkerson, Edward Thomas, Oscar Toups, Ann Poole and Gerrin Thibodeaux; employees Leroy Trim, Kimberlin Frank, Harold Granger, Melvin Jackson and Darrel Trim; and St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce representatives Donna Meyer and Jo Anne Bergeron. Numerous other friends and community members joined the celebration.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

The grand opening of the Siracusa Community Annex Building was celebrated Saturday with a ribbon cutting ceremony in front of the facility that is part of parish Recreation District 2.

Police promotions announced

From left, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi with newly promoted police officers Betty Augman to captain and Mark Griffin Jr. to assistant chief and Police Chief Michael Banks.
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Police Chief Michael Banks held police department promotions Wednesday. Betty Augman was promoted from lieutenant to captain while Mark Griffin Jr. was promoted from captain to assistant chief.

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Sports

THE BAYOU TECHE PEE WEE LEAGUE entered Week 5 of action Saturday at the West St. Mary High School Field.

Lifestyle

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October. The Ellisons’ yard has a display of azaleas, nandinas, hollies, camellias, begonias and Lily of the Nile.
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Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October.

Obituaries

Pierre G. “Perry” Jackson, 80, a resident of Berwick, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at his residence.

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