The area in the yellow is Morgan City’s cultural district.

The manager of the state cultural district program will be in Morgan City Wednesday to explain the benefits of the city’s new cultural district, according to a news release.
Chitimacha Tribe’s inaugural Pow Wow was held Saturday in the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino. Visitors packed the bleachers to watch indigenous tribal dancers and drummers. There were also Native American crafts vendors, foods such as fry bread and Indian tacos and much more. Organizers called the event a great success.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

The local emergency room has seen what doctors describe as an “alarming increase” in patients using synthetic marijuana, and police say that while it’s been in the area for a number of years, its use is on the rise in the Tri-City area.

The area in the yellow is Morgan City’s cultural district.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

Synthetic marijuana use is on the rise in Tri-City area

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

The local emergency room has seen what doctors describe as an “alarming increase” in patients using synthetic marijuana, and police say that while it’s been in the area for a number of years, its u

Morgan City High students visit Rotary meeting

Morgan City Rotary Club members hosted Morgan City High School students Reagan Daigle, Callie Breaux and Shayna Furneaux at a recent luncheon where the students spoke about their school activities and education plans. From left are, Rotary student visit director Kim Hernandez, Daigle, Breaux and Furneaux.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members hosted Morgan City High School students Reagan Daigle, Callie Breaux and Shayna Furneaux at a recent luncheon where the students spoke about their school activities

Respiratory Care Week at Teche Regional

Respiratory Care Week will be celebrated Oct. 19 to 25 at Teche Regional Medical Center. The week is dedicated to supporting the professionals who have been referred to as the “silent heroes” of the medical world, a news release stated. Respiratory therapists treat people with disorders affecting the heart and lung systems such as asthma, emphysema, pneumonia, cardiovascular disorders and trauma. The combined cardiopulmonary staff at Teche Regional Medical Center has more than 200 years of experience. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 22, there will be an opportunity to view the services and equipment available to help therapists meet the needs of patients. There will also be therapists present to help answer questions and distribute literature at that time. From left, Jason Boudreaux, RRT; Jerry Daigle, CRT; Lindsey Foret, CRT; Raymond Pisani, RRT, cardiopulmonary director and president of the Louisiana Society of Respiratory Care; Rachel Torres, CRT; Hannah Stadalis, CRT; and Maria Gaudet, RRT.
(Submitted Photo)

Respiratory Care Week will be celebrated Oct. 19 to 25 at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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Sports

The Patterson Lumberjacks won their fourth straight contest this season with a 45-13 victory against Donaldsonville Friday. The contest was the Lumberjacks’ District 9-3A opener. Above, Patterson’s Mykel Jones catches a pass for a touchdown, while Donaldsonville’s Cardell Forcell defends. Jones led the Patterson receivers with nine catches for 166 yards and four touchdowns.
Patterson will return to action Friday when it hosts E.D. White in another District 9-3A contest. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

What looked early like it could be a high-scoring, barn burner ended up being a one-sided rout as Patterson opened District 9-3A action at home Friday with a 45-13 win against Donalsonville.

Lifestyle

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October. The Ellisons’ yard has a display of azaleas, nandinas, hollies, camellias, begonias and Lily of the Nile.
(Submitted Photo)

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October.

Obituaries

Dane C. Walker

Funeral services were held today, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Grosse Tete for Dane C. Walker, 55, who died at 10:15 a.m.

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