Brittany Burg

Eight people have been charged in connection with a string of residential and vehicle burglaries in St. Mary and Assumption parishes, according to law enforcement officials.

Patterson and Morgan City high schools will meet in the nightcap of the Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree Friday at 7:15. At right, Morgan City’s Calvin Bergeron attempts to make a catch, while Berwick’s Ty Duthu looks on during last week’s scrimmage between the two squads. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Anytime Morgan City and Patterson meet between the white lines, it’s a rivalry game. But at this year’s game in the Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium in Morgan City, there’s even more bragging rights at stake as longtime fellow coaches find themselves on opposite sidelines for the first time.

Joe Geisinger of Austin, Texas, and Mike Dey of Schertz, Texas, beach their USCA C2 racing canoe at Franklin after the 59-mile slog from St. Martinville on the second day of Tour du Teche IV in 2013. (Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

Tour du Teche V, marathon races for kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and pirogues, begins Friday, Oct. 3, at Port Barre, La. Competition is for cash in the Racing Division and for trophies in the Voyageur (recreational) Division.

Brittany Burg

Patterson and Morgan City high schools will meet in the nightcap of the Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree Friday at 7:15. At right, Morgan City’s Calvin Bergeron attempts to make a catch, while Berwick’s Ty Duthu looks on during last week’s scrimmage between the two squads. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Joe Geisinger of Austin, Texas, and Mike Dey of Schertz, Texas, beach their USCA C2 racing canoe at Franklin after the 59-mile slog from St. Martinville on the second day of Tour du Teche IV in 2013. (Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

La. 182 bridge shut down

An 18-wheeler struck the La. 182 bridge causing the bridge to be shut down until the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development can inspect the bridge, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said shortly before 2 p.m. today. (Preston Gill/The Daily Review)

An 18-wheeler struck the La.

Franklin branch library to host Orphan Train program

The Orphan Train era saw the largest mass movement of children in American history. During a 75-year period, 1854-1929, more than 250,000 children were transported by rail across America from New York City. “Riders on the Orphan Train,” will be presented Monday at the Franklin branch of the St. Mary Parish Library beginning at 6 p.m.

A program entitled, “Riders on the Orphan Train,” will be presented Monday at the Franklin branch of the St. Mary Parish Library.

USS Louisiana returns to home port

BANGOR, Wash. (April 22, 2014) -- USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) cycles its missile hatches as the boat's Blue Crew returns home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deter-rent patrol. The USS Louisiana is the 18th Ohio class nuclear-powered submarine. The boat carries Trident ballistic missiles and was commissioned in 1997. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Ahron Arendes/Released)

BANGOR, Wash. (April 22, 2014) -- USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) cycles its missile hatches as the boat's Blue Crew returns home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deter-rent patrol.

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Sports

The Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree kicks off at Tiger Stadium Friday in Morgan City. Berwick plays Covenant Christian at 6 p.m., while Morgan City will meet Patterson at 7:15 p.m. Above are Jay Leblanc, John B. Hover and Greg Hamer Jr. representing jamboree sponsor B & G Food Enterprises, along with Morgan City High School head football coach Scott Tregle and assistant coach Tarence “Tank” Calais. Joining them are several MCHS football players. From left are Tregle, Leblanc, Kevon Marsh, Trey Robin, Anthony Rink, Tyrese Oliney, Hover and Hamer. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Morgan City High School)

Lifestyle

Halsema A. and Patricia Carlino Pinho, of Patterson, celebrated 55 years of marriage recently. The couple was married Aug. 20, 1959, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson.

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