Berwick High School runs through its banner prior to its contest with Covenant Christian Academy during last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. Berwick will begin its season Friday when it makes the short trip across the Atchafalaya River to face Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle)

Berwick and Morgan City are looking for consistency in Friday’s season opener at Tiger Stadium in Morgan City. Berwick opened the Morgan City Jamboree with a 22-15 win against Covenant Christian Academy last week.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. today under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City will officially open the 80th Louisiana Shrimp and Petoleum Festival. Then the king and queen will take the first ride on the Ferris wheel.

Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The 80th annual Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival officially begins today with a ribbon-cutting, carnival rides, and continued art show and sale. “We’re very excited to celebrate our 80th year,” said Darby Isham, executive director of Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival.

Captain Nick Rogers, Deputy Karla Meranto-Corne, and supervisor Captain Stephanie Duhon

Karla Meranto-Cornes has accepted the position of DARE Officer for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Department. Meranto-Cornes recently graduated from advanced DARE Officer training held in Pineville.

Berwick High School runs through its banner prior to its contest with Covenant Christian Academy during last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. Berwick will begin its season Friday when it makes the short trip across the Atchafalaya River to face Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle)

A ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. today under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City will officially open the 80th Louisiana Shrimp and Petoleum Festival. Then the king and queen will take the first ride on the Ferris wheel.

Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Captain Nick Rogers, Deputy Karla Meranto-Corne, and supervisor Captain Stephanie Duhon

Arrests reports

Burkin Dupre

A 29-year-old Bayou Vista man was caught Wednesday after he was accused Monday of punching a woman in the face and strangling her, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.

Ribbon cut for Morgan City High School library

Morgan City High Principal Mickey Fabre, right, explains the path the library construction project at his school took to completion. The school held a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony for the $3.55 million, 8,000-square-foot library this morning. Listening, from left, are Donald Aguillard, superintendent; Nedra Tabor, school librarian; Diana Tran, student of the year; Anna Lee Belaire, wife of Al Belaire, who served as principal from 1972-82; and Lisa Thibodeaux, program manager.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

It’s been a decade in the making and more than a year in construction, but the $3.55 million library at Morgan City High officially opened today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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The Morgan City Daily Review sports editor previews the weekend's east St. Mary prep football action.

Lifestyle

Calvin Washington Sr. and Janairian Hawkins
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Carolyn and Robert Cage Jr. and Wayne Hawkins Sr.

Obituaries

Tris Evans Matthews, 48, a native of Lafayette, Louisiana, and a resident of Morgan City, died Aug. 30, 2015, in Morgan City.

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