Jack Autrey, left, stands in front of the Spirit of Morgan City with his father, Brennan Autrey.
Submitted Photos Courtesy of Brennan Autrey

The Spirit of Morgan City shrimp boat on Brashear Avenue has a fresh coat of paint just in a time for the Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, thanks to Boy Scout Jack Autrey, his fellow scouts and family.

The 2014 Patterson High School Football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman)

The Patterson Lumberjacks have to get solid performances from several young players in order to make a run to the Dome in 2014.
A ribbon cutting was held Saturday for Chic & Shabby Collections of Franklin. Owners Betty and Jody Veeder were joined by friends, family, vendors, local officials and Chamber of Commerce members for the occasion. The business, located at 716 Main St., is a flea market-style shop with 13 different vendors set up inside.

Jack Autrey, left, stands in front of the Spirit of Morgan City with his father, Brennan Autrey.
Submitted Photos Courtesy of Brennan Autrey

The 2014 Patterson High School Football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman)

Bank Day

Peter Pan students of St. Mary Head Start took their first trip to the bank Tuesday. The students had their first “Bank Day” of the year at Teche Federal Bank in Franklin.

Proclamation for Older Americans Month

Tri-City area mayors gathered Tuesday to sign a proclamation declaring May as Older Americans Month. Seated, from left, are Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan, Berwick Mayor Louis Ratcliff and Morgan City Councilman Louis Tamporello. Standing, from left, are Council on Aging representatives Pat Blanco, board member; Lisa Daigle, Morgan City coordinator; John Benge, board member; and Beverly Domengeaux, executive director.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Tri-City area mayors gathered Tuesday to sign a proclamation declaring May as Older Americans Month at the Berwick Town Hall.

Franklin Relay for Life ‘Survivors Lap’

Members of Boy Scout Troop 242 in Patterson presented the colors and led the “Survivors Lap” for the Franklin Relay for life on May 3. From left are troop members Joseph Duhon, Ryan Galloway and Colby Alexander.
(Submitted Photo)

Members of Boy Scout Troop 242 in Patterson presented the colors and led the “Survivors Lap” for the Franklin Relay for life on May 3.

Redevelopment grant applications available

Shannon Hardware in Morgan City replaced its ceiling with stamped tin in 2013 as part of a $10,000 redevelopment incentive grant from the state.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Any business owner in the Main Street District whose building meets state criteria may apply for Redevelopment Incentive Grants through June 6, according to a city news release.

Researchers study plant materials for chemicals, fuel

Patrisha Pham-Bugayong, left, and Giovanna Aita are studying methods to make syrup from energycane and sweet sorghum bagasse in Aita’s lab at the LSU AgCenter Audubon Sugar Institute. The syrup can be used as feedstock to generate green biofuels and chemicals.
LSUAgCenter/Photo by A. Denise Attaway)

Researchers at the LSU AgCenter Audubon Sugar Institute are studying ways to make syrup from energycane and sweet sorghum bagasse to be used as feedstock for the generation of green biofuels and ch

Arrest reports

William Davis

A Morgan City man was jailed after he was involved in a fist fight Tuesday night and armed himself with knives and a large stick, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release.

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Sports

Unless LSU coach Les Miles is being coy, he’s having a hard time settling on a No. 1 quarterback.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mayon
--Submitted photo

Scharlette and Joe Mayon celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 9 with family and friends at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Bayou Vista. They were married Aug. 7, 1964, in Stephensville.

Obituaries

Funeral arrangements are pending for Patrick Cognevich, 72, a native of Buras and a resident of Amelia, who died Aug. 2, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

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