CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Pettine received a Gatorade bath and looked forward to smoking a cigar. Brian Hoyer wanted to hold onto the feeling as long as possible. Seemingly cursed for so long, the Browns finally have something in September to celebrate. For the first time in 10 years, they're 1-0 at home.

A paddler nears the finish line at Berwick during the 2012 Tour du Teche. (The Daily Review/Harlan Kirgan )

The Tour du Teche — a 135-mile canoe, kayak and pirogue race through the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun Country — is scheduled Oct. 3 to 5, starting in Port Barre and ending in Berwick.
Teche Action Clinic was recognized Wednesday at a luncheon sponsored by the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce. Teche Action is celebrating its 40th anniversary in October as a community health clinic provider. From left are Chief Executive Officer Dr. Gary Wiltz, Chamber Board Chairman Scott Berry and Chamber President Donna Meyer.

A paddler nears the finish line at Berwick during the 2012 Tour du Teche. (The Daily Review/Harlan Kirgan )

Hoodstock youth program

Hoodstock, a Morgan City community group, held a program “Transitioning to Manhood” on Sept. 6 at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce. The daylong activity was for junior high and high school students. About 20 students and 20 adults attended programs such as Dress for Success, Combating Peer Pressure, Respect, Education, and a Necktie How-to Tutorial. Volunteers traveled as far as Lafayette; New Orleans; Atlanta; and Orlando, Florida, while Orlando Magic player Elfrid Payton was one of the guest speakers at the event. The majority of presenters were from St. Mary Parish, including Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, long-time coach Herman Hartman, actor Isaac White and fitness trainer Kreig Triggs. Those attending the program in the photo included Kearias Austin, Donnell Ruffin, Chai Jones, Tyshawn Charlot, DeAndre Long, Kerwin Francois, Caleb Young, Gabriel McCurtis, Gilbert Johnson, Tavaris Howard, Zion Landry, Jared Singleton, Tylan J. Bennett, Kurvontay Webb, Migel Webb, Joshua Mote, Ronnell Williams, Jarmaine Hawkins, all students; and adults, Courtney “Schola” Long, Payton and Christian Dawkins.
(Submitted Photo)

Hoodstock, a Morgan City community group, held a program “Transitioning to Manhood” on Sept. 6 at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce.
(Submitted Photo)

Sinatra tribute to open concert season

“Simply Sinatra” featuring Steve Lippia is the first show of the Community Concert Association of Morgan City’s concert season.

NASHVILLE, Tennessee — “Simply Sinatra” featuring Steve Lippia is the first show of the Community Concert Association of Morgan City’s concert season.

Delcambre welcomes new boat launch, pavilion

Shrimp buyers with ice chests line up to make a dockside purchase from a shrimp boat at the Delcambre Seafood and Farmer’s Market on Sept. 6.
Photo by Tom Hymel/LSU AgCenter

DELCAMBRE (AP) — Delcambre now has a boat launch that can handle four boats at a time and a new pavilion for the seafood and farmer’s market.

Central Catholic deploys iPads for ‘student-friendly’ education

Lisa Nugent’s ninth-grade pre-algebra honors class is doing class work on their iPads on Tuesday at Central Catholic High School.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

iPads are integrated into everyday learning at Central Catholic High School where there is a tablet in the hands of every student.

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Mr. and Mrs. Chris Carbonell
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Cassi Coleman and Chris Carbonell were united in matrimony during a 6 p.m. double-rin+g ceremony on Aug. 1 in Patterson. Nilsa Mercedes Ortiz officiated.

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