The Jewish section of Berwick Memorial Cemetery is surrounded by a fence of chain along Fourth Street in Berwick. The tomb of Miriam Blum Fortin features references to Christianity and Judaism with an angel at the top and a Hebrew inscription near the bottom.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The five Blum sisters, Jewish women living in France, immigrated to south Louisiana in the 1850s and 1860s, some of them settling and raising their families in Berwick.

The Patterson Lumberjacks will host the E.D. White Cardinals Friday in a battle of unbeatens in District 9-3A. The Lumberjacks are 1-0 in district with a 45-13 win against Donalsonville a week ago, while E.D. White improved to 2-0 in district with a 46-6 win against Franklin last week. Above, Patterson’s Earl Johnson returns the ball downfield after recording an interception against Donaldsonville. Also pictured is Johnson’s teammate, Blake Dreyer, and Donaldsonville’s Tyarise Stevenson. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

The Patterson Lumberjacks will welcome the E.D. White Cardinals Friday in a matchup of undefeated District 9-3A teams.
Franklin Police Chief Sabria McGuire reported this morning that a person was killed after being struck by a train Wednesday. Police responded to a 6:16 p.m. report of the incident at the railroad intersection with Tenth Street. The train was reportedly traveling west, and the victim was walking on the tracks, McGuire said.

The Jewish section of Berwick Memorial Cemetery is surrounded by a fence of chain along Fourth Street in Berwick. The tomb of Miriam Blum Fortin features references to Christianity and Judaism with an angel at the top and a Hebrew inscription near the bottom.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Patterson Lumberjacks will host the E.D. White Cardinals Friday in a battle of unbeatens in District 9-3A. The Lumberjacks are 1-0 in district with a 45-13 win against Donalsonville a week ago, while E.D. White improved to 2-0 in district with a 46-6 win against Franklin last week. Above, Patterson’s Earl Johnson returns the ball downfield after recording an interception against Donaldsonville. Also pictured is Johnson’s teammate, Blake Dreyer, and Donaldsonville’s Tyarise Stevenson. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

Morgan City High School scholarship winners

Nadia Francis and Tieriana Weary, 2014 graduates of Morgan City High School, were awarded the HJG Scholarships by Herman Hartman and Earl Johnson at the recent awards ceremony. From left are Hartman, Francis, Weary and Johnson.
(Submitted Photo)

Nadia Francis and Tieriana Weary, 2014 graduates of Morgan City High School, were awarded the HJG Scholarships by Herman Hartman and Earl Johnson at the recent awards ceremony.

Power line repair on U.S. 90

A 13-minute power outage affecting 650 customers in the Bayou Vista area Thursday was caused when contract tree trimmers made contact with a power line, Robbyn Cooper, Cleco spokeswoman, said. The tree trimmers were working along U.S. 90 in Berwick near Cypress Lake RV Resort around 11:48 a.m. when the incident occurred, she said. The tree trimming was part of Cleco’s routine maintenance, Cooper said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A 13-minute power outage affecting 650 customers in the Bayou Vista area Thursday was caused when contract tree trimmers made contact with a power line, Robbyn Cooper, Cleco spokeswoman, said.

Housing authority seeks to renegotiate $1/month lease

Clarence Robinson, Morgan City Housing Authority executive director.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

The Morgan City Housing Authority said Thursday it will not allow Glinda’s D & B Seafood to continue using its land for $1 a month, but the owners will be offered an opportunity to continue ope

Arrest reports

Roy Kenwood

A 36-year-old Bayou Vista man, who was arrested Thursday for driving while intoxicated, is accused of bringing marijuana into the Morgan City Jail, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a

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Sports

Morgan City High School will host South Terrebonne High School Friday for homecoming. The Tigers have lost two straight games, including their District 7-4A opener a week ago to Ellender. Above, Morgan City’s Kevon Marsh is in action during last week’s contest. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Morgan City High School Tigers will host South Terrebonne for homecoming this week.

Lifestyle

Crystal Marcel and Jo Ann Ryan served as hostesses at the Bayou Vista Garden Club’s October meeting.
(Submitted Photo)

Gary Bullock, licensed florist, manager and designer at Town and Country Florist, presented a demonstration on the principles and elements of flower design by creating a mass floral design during t

Obituaries

Aaron Hebert Sr.

January 16, 1952 — October 20, 2014
Aaron Hebert Sr., 63, of Lamar, Missouri, passed away Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born in Morgan City on Jan. 16, 1952.

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