Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

By JEAN L. McCORKLEjmccorkle@daily-review.com MORGAN CITY — Donna Jones, cafeteria manager at M.D. Shannon Elementary, greets each student as they start their morning with her for breakfast.

Patterson’s Devontre Richard, left, and Tyric Garrett pursue an East Ascension player during the Lumberjacks’ Week 2 contest with the Spartans. Patterson, who is off to an 0-2 start after beginning the season with two Class 5A schools, will face Catholic High-New Iberia, Class 2A’s fourth-ranked squad according to the latest Louisiana Sports Writers Association poll, Friday in New Iberia. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson gets a break after two straight weeks against Class 5A teams, but Catholic High-New Iberia won’t be a cakewalk Friday in New Iberia. Catholic High (2-0) is currently ranked fourth in the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 2A poll with 95 points and one first-place vote.
Hanson Memorial, West St. Mary and Franklin High will all be on the road this weekend in Week 3 of the high school grid season. Hanson (2-0) will travel to face the Berwick Panthers (1-1) on Friday at Geisler Stadium at 7 p.m.

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson’s Devontre Richard, left, and Tyric Garrett pursue an East Ascension player during the Lumberjacks’ Week 2 contest with the Spartans. Patterson, who is off to an 0-2 start after beginning the season with two Class 5A schools, will face Catholic High-New Iberia, Class 2A’s fourth-ranked squad according to the latest Louisiana Sports Writers Association poll, Friday in New Iberia. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

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New Iberia start added for Tour du Teche V

Voyageur Eric Wyble of Gulfport, Miss. gets an assist from Madi St. Blanc from Charenton at New Iberia City Park during the 2013 Tour du Teche. It was just a pit stop for Wyble, who was bound for Berwick in the three-day, staged race. New Iberia is a finish for Voyageurs in the Hot Sauce race, and for the first time this year will be the start of the new Black Bear race to Franklin. (Photo by Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

With the Crawfish, the Acadian, the Hot Sauce, Sugar and Oil & Gas now comes the Black Bear.
A new “short” race has been added to Tour du Teche for its fifth running this October.

Close Call

The Franklin Fire Department was dispatched to assist two electrical contractors that were trapped 80-feet in the air Tuesday at about 5 p.m.

No growth in student scores

State Education Superintendent John White

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana education officials say 69 percent of public school students scored at the “basic” or better level on standardized tests this year — no improvement from 2013, but state

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Sports

The Central Catholic Eagles suffered their first loss of the season with a 32-6 setback to E.D. White Thursday in Morgan City.

Lifestyle

Hostesses for the Bayou Vista Garden Club September meeting were, front row from left, Kim Alcina, Ann Breaux, Mary Myers, Jeannie Lawrence, Verdie Laws and Janice Verret. Back from left are Dawn Thomason, Jo Ann Ryan, Donna Bucci, Jean Chauvin and Nancy Marcel.
--Submitted photos

“Water, More Precious Than Gold” was the topic of the September program presented by Bayou Vista Garden Club Vice President Jo Ann Ryan.

Obituaries

Mary A. Triggs, 78, a native and resident of Morgan City, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

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