Representing the Red Ribbon Committee, front, from left, are Corey Burgess, DARE officer; Kimberlyn Gibson, school resource officer; Karla Cornes, school resource officer; Liska Kemp, committee member; Herman Hartman, Red Ribbon president; and Marshal Kenny Duval, committee member. Front, from left, are Gidget Everitt, at-risk interventionist; Lena Henry, school resource officer; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; and Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach.
(Submitted Photo)

Red Ribbon Week is set to finish this weekend with a “Parade of Schools” and “Zoo-to-Boo Family Fun Day” Saturday.
The Chitimacha Fire Department visited with toddlers and Head Start children at the West End Library Branch in Baldwin to help promote home and personal safety during National Fire Prevention Month in October. Fire Chief Billy Mora, Capt.
The St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Business After Hours and Harvest Moon Festival Kick-off Party at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts Thursday. Participants enjoyed food and drinks provided by several local vendors as well as live entertainment.

Representing the Red Ribbon Committee, front, from left, are Corey Burgess, DARE officer; Kimberlyn Gibson, school resource officer; Karla Cornes, school resource officer; Liska Kemp, committee member; Herman Hartman, Red Ribbon president; and Marshal Kenny Duval, committee member. Front, from left, are Gidget Everitt, at-risk interventionist; Lena Henry, school resource officer; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; and Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach.
(Submitted Photo)

Exploring Louisiana’s Jewish heritage

The Jewish section of Berwick Memorial Cemetery is surrounded by a fence of chain along Fourth Street in Berwick. The tomb of Miriam Blum Fortin features references to Christianity and Judaism with an angel at the top and a Hebrew inscription near the bottom.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The five Blum sisters, Jewish women living in France, immigrated to south Louisiana in the 1850s and 1860s, some of them settling and raising their families in Berwick.

Coburn’s Supply holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday for Coburns Supply located at 931 Hwy. 90 East in Bayou Vista. Among those present were, back row, Ashley Mills, show room sales; Carol Dye, show room sales; David Vidrine, inventory specialist; Danny St. Pierre, general manager; David Boudreaux, inside sales; Keith Gaspard, air condition sales; Tammy Richard, ASC Concepts; Bayne Thomas, electrical sells; AJ Maloney, executive vice president; Betty Fraley, chamber ambassador; and Archie Vining, A-1 Marble. Front row, from left, Bob Harrison, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce board member; Kevin Voisin, St. Mary Parish councilman; Albert Foulcard, St. Mary Parish councilman; Denise Champagne, regional sales; Destinie Scully, secretary; Ann Martin, secretary; Nicole Bonie, show room consultant; Mike Richard, branch manager; Jarrod Longman, St. Mary Parish assessor; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish chamber president; Lisa Patterson, St. Mary Parish chamber marketing director and office manager; and Emily Berry, St. Mary Parish chamber board member.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday for Coburns Supply located at 931 Hwy. 90 East in Bayou Vista.

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Iris Roy serves as Louisiana Garden Club treasurer, as well as Patterson Garden Club treasurer. She was in charge of the Ways and Means raffle for the district.
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Patterson Garden Club members attended the Louisiana Garden Club Federation District III meeting Oct. 14, hosted by the St. Martinville Garden Club.

Obituaries

Randy J. Adams

Randy J. Adams, 57, a resident of Berwick, passed away Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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