Teammates gather around Patterson’s Tyrik Singleton, center, after he reached base safely in the bottom of the 10th inning on an error to plate the game-winning run in a 8-7 win against Berwick in District 9-3A action Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Patterson High School’s Tyrik Singleton finished 0-for-5 during Wednesday’s win against Berwick High School, but his final swing of the game was the biggest of the day. Singleton hit a two-out, bases-loaded bloop shot in the bottom of the 10th that landed near second base that was fielded by Berwick second baseman Brooks Richard.

The Louisiana Energy and Power Authority power plant, depicted in the illustration, to be constructed in Morgan City, is to produce 64 megawatts of electricity when completed in 2015.

The Louisiana Energy and Power Authority will hold a ground-breaking ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Thursday for its $120.77 million new natural gas fired electrical power plant to be built in Morgan City behind the Joseph Cefalu Municipal Steam Plant, according to a news release.

Participants take off from the starting line of the annual Running of the Bears 5K run-walk to kickoff Saturday’s activities during the Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival. Finishers included overall winner L.T. Hill, men’s division winner Josh Vilcan and women’s division winner Jerri St. Blanc. Below, the grounds of the St. Mary Peace Memorial provided the perfect spot for the Cajun horseshoe contest. Winners included the Fly Rites, Fly Adams and David Comeaux, in first place; Franklin Police Department, Tina Thibodeaux and Alphonse Burrell, in second place; and Hanagriff’s Machine, David Hanagriff and Randy Hanagriff, in third place.

Last weekend’s eleventh Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival opened to fine weather and an earlier venue. Moved up a week because of Easter, the festival ran from Friday evening through Sunday.

Teammates gather around Patterson’s Tyrik Singleton, center, after he reached base safely in the bottom of the 10th inning on an error to plate the game-winning run in a 8-7 win against Berwick in District 9-3A action Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Louisiana Energy and Power Authority power plant, depicted in the illustration, to be constructed in Morgan City, is to produce 64 megawatts of electricity when completed in 2015.

Participants take off from the starting line of the annual Running of the Bears 5K run-walk to kickoff Saturday’s activities during the Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival. Finishers included overall winner L.T. Hill, men’s division winner Josh Vilcan and women’s division winner Jerri St. Blanc. Below, the grounds of the St. Mary Peace Memorial provided the perfect spot for the Cajun horseshoe contest. Winners included the Fly Rites, Fly Adams and David Comeaux, in first place; Franklin Police Department, Tina Thibodeaux and Alphonse Burrell, in second place; and Hanagriff’s Machine, David Hanagriff and Randy Hanagriff, in third place.

Author to sign books here

Rhonda Dennis, Morgan City native and author of the Green Bayou novels, will be at the Morgan City Public Library for a book signing from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday. The works will be available for purchase either individually or as a complete set which includes the six novels and three short stories for $77. The Green Bayou novels are set in Louisiana with novel five, Deceived, set in Morgan City during the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival. For further information, call the library at 985-380-4646. (Submitted Photo)

Rhonda Dennis, Morgan City native and author of the Green Bayou novels, will be at the Morgan City Public Library for a book signing from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Mary Parish Foundation awards nearly $12,000 to schools

St. Mary Parish Foundation, an affiliate of Community Foundation of Acadiana, recently awarded nearly $12,000 to the St. Mary Parish School System to purchase novels for middle school students. In the front row, from left, are Alice Pecoraro, foundation board member; Donald Aguillard, superintendent; Kim Adams, Hanson Memorial High School; Donna Burke, Holy Cross Elementary School; Lisa Nugent, Central Catholic High School; Marshal Guidry, foundation board member; and Dr. Donna Tesi, foundation board chair. In the back row, same order, are Larry Callais, foundation secretary/treasurer; Greg Hamer Sr., foundation vice-chair; and Monica Mancuso, public school system supervisor of middle and high school instruction. (Submitted Photo)

The St. Mary Parish Foundation awarded nearly $12,000 to nine schools to purchase novels for middle school students.

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Lifestyle

Marcus Lawrence St. Upery and Ashton Nicole Rodriguez

Kevin and Cindy Rodriguez of Jeanerette wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashton Nicole Rodriguez to Marcus Lawrence St. Upery.

Obituaries

Keisha Y. Brown

Keisha Y. Brown, 42, a native of Morgan City and a resident of Mount Pleasant, Mich., died Thursday, April 10, 2014, at her residence.

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