Jason Lewis and son Jayden Lewis try on hats this morning, the first day of school for Baby Bear Head Start in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Baby Bear Head Start officially opened its door for students today after some last-minute repairs to the air conditioning unit. Excited and uneasy parents watched their children begin their academic journey. A few children cried, but the majority played cordially with their classmates.

Surveillance footage shows a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in Bayou Vista in which a 47-year-old woman was injured. (Submitted)

Detectives are seeking information on a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in the area of Saturn Road in Bayou Vista, according to a St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office news release.
In what has become an annual debate, the St. Mary Parish Council once again heard calls Wednesday to seek proposals from private management companies for Atchafalaya Golf Course at Idlewild. Since opening in in September 2005, the public course has continued to lose funds each year.

Jason Lewis and son Jayden Lewis try on hats this morning, the first day of school for Baby Bear Head Start in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Surveillance footage shows a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in Bayou Vista in which a 47-year-old woman was injured. (Submitted)

One Acadiana rolls out its workforce initiative

One Acadiana Chairman Joe Zanco, in the photo above, talks to reporters, industry representatives and public officials at a news conference at South Louisiana Community College in New Iberia. Backing him up are, from left: Natalie Harder, SLCC chancellor; UL Lafayette President Joseph Savoie; Dr. Mark Zappi, dean of the College of Engineering, UL Lafayette; Raymond Reaux, vice president of engineering, Fenstermaker; Jason El Koubi, One Acadiana president and CEO; Michael Tarantino, president and CEO, Iberia Industrial Development Foundation; and Erroll Babineaux, vice president, Air Services, Acadian Companies.

NEW IBERIA –– South Louisiana Community College needs to be able to train commercial pilots.

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Sports

B&G Food Enterprises is sponsoring the Morgan City High School Football Jamboree Friday. The event will feature Berwick facing Covenant Christian at 6 p.m., followed by Morgan City and Patterson at 8 p.m. Above, are representatives of Morgan City High School’s football team and B&G Food Enterprises. Seated from left are Dustin Harris, Isaiah Morgel, Zach Hillen
and Hunter Vining. Standing, from left, are Bryce Reed, B&G Food Enterprises representatives John Hover and Jay LeBlanc, Morgan City Head Football Coach Scott Tregle, Andre Welsh, Greg Hamer of B&G Food Enterprises, Lloyd Singleton, and Urban the Tiger. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Scott Tregle)

Lifestyle

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Artists Guild Unlimited’s annual Labor Day Show and Sale will be held Sept. 2-24 at the AGU Everett Street Gallery in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Eric Swanson

April 17, 1978 — August 25, 2015
Eric Swanson, a native of Dallas and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at his residence at the age of 37.

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