A St. John of Plaquemine defender loses his helmet when he collides with Central Catholic running back Stefano Guarisco at the goal line during Central Catholic’s 54-27 victory Thursday in Plaquemine. Guarisco rushed for 402 yards on 28 carries and scored five touchdowns. He added three two-point conversions. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Stefano Guarisco took off offensively and the Central Catholic Eagles clamped down defensively to lead the Morgan City-based squad’s rally in the first half en route to a 54-27 victory Thursday.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival Queen Anna Washburn, Children’s Day King Andrew Decondris, Children’s Day Queen Brenna Laubach, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Berwick Mayor Louis Ratcliff, parish officials, family, and friends.
Photos by Crystal Thielepape, Daily Review

Lots of food and craft booths, live music and special events will take over downtown Morgan City this Labor Day weekend as the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival continues through Monday.

Gary Duhon

Candidates for St. Mary Parish President Gary Duhon and David Hanagriff answered questions during a forum Thursday at the Teche Theater in Franklin. The forum was sponsored by the City of Franklin and St. Mary Chamber of Commerce.

A St. John of Plaquemine defender loses his helmet when he collides with Central Catholic running back Stefano Guarisco at the goal line during Central Catholic’s 54-27 victory Thursday in Plaquemine. Guarisco rushed for 402 yards on 28 carries and scored five touchdowns. He added three two-point conversions. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival Queen Anna Washburn, Children’s Day King Andrew Decondris, Children’s Day Queen Brenna Laubach, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Berwick Mayor Louis Ratcliff, parish officials, family, and friends.
Photos by Crystal Thielepape, Daily Review

Gary Duhon

Getting Bayou Teche ready: Plenty of events this season

Volunteer Greg Guidroz with The TECHE Project clears a tree that fell into Bayou Teche, impeding navigability in the newly designated National Water Trail. The TECHE Project is preparing the bayou for the “Cajun Classique” wooden boat cruise from Arnaudville to Franklin on April 13-19. (Photo: The TECHE Project)

Work has begun behind the scenes to prep Bayou Teche for an unprecedented amount of recreational activity this spring, summer and fall.

New generation, new ideas: Rotary forum lets students propose projects

Taylor Stirling, accompanied by Tanner Guillotte, tell Thursday's Rotary New Generation forum about Hanson Memorial's plan for an educational program focusing on synthetic drugs.
The Daily Review/Bill Decker

Mayors, presidents, chiefs, councilmen and commissioners were there. But Thursday night belonged to the sophomores, juniors and seniors and their ideas for improving St.

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A St. John of Plaquemine defender loses his helmet when he collides with Central Catholic running back Stefano Guarisco at the goal line during Central Catholic’s 54-27 victory Thursday in Plaquemine. Guarisco rushed for 402 yards on 28 carries and scored five touchdowns. He added three two-point conversions. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Stefano Guarisco took off offensively and the Central Catholic Eagles clamped down defensively to lead the Morgan City-based squad’s rally in the first half en route to a 54-27 victory Thursday.

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La Shonte’ Renthrope and Terry Singleton Jr.
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Erric and Tippanie Lockley of Dallas and Kerry Renthrope of Patterson wish to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, La Shonte’ Monique Renthrope, to Terry Ray Singleto

Obituaries

November 7, 1961 — September 3, 2015
Brian Mark Metrejean Sr., a lifelong resident of Pierre Part, passed away at his residence Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at the age of 53.

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