Berwick High School quarterback Collin Louviere runs the ball, while being pursued by a Franklin defender during Friday's District 9-3A opener for both teams. Trailing on the play in Berwick's Cruiz Crawford. Louviere tossed a touchdown pass to Toby Everage with less than a minute to lift Berwick to a 20-14 win. Berwick, 4-0, will return to action Friday when it hits the road for the first time during the regular season to face Erath. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Greg Roussel)

Berwick fought through mistakes against Franklin Friday to remain undefeated with a 20-14 homecoming win. Berwick coach Eric Holden said Franklin came prepared “to battle” in Friday’s District 8-3A opener for both teams.

Cleco Corp and David H. Stiel, Jr. Insurance Agency were honored for years in business by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday's luncheon held at the Forest Restaurant. With board chairman Bob Harrison are, at left, Jude Hebert representing Cleco, and at right, Hal and Donelson Stiel representing the David H. Stiel, Jr. Agency.

Rodney Olander pilots the Big Rod

Photos and story by COLIN MURPHEY If Rodney Olander had set out last week to fish for blue crab, it might have been a decent catch. But he was fishing for shrimp.

Berwick High School quarterback Collin Louviere runs the ball, while being pursued by a Franklin defender during Friday's District 9-3A opener for both teams. Trailing on the play in Berwick's Cruiz Crawford. Louviere tossed a touchdown pass to Toby Everage with less than a minute to lift Berwick to a 20-14 win. Berwick, 4-0, will return to action Friday when it hits the road for the first time during the regular season to face Erath. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Greg Roussel)

Cleco Corp and David H. Stiel, Jr. Insurance Agency were honored for years in business by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday's luncheon held at the Forest Restaurant. With board chairman Bob Harrison are, at left, Jude Hebert representing Cleco, and at right, Hal and Donelson Stiel representing the David H. Stiel, Jr. Agency.

Rodney Olander pilots the Big Rod

Working on the wharf

Construction is underway on a roughly $1.7 million project to redo Morgan City’s riverfront wharf. The project involves replacing and extending Morgan City’s riverfront dock by 220 feet. The dock is currently about 800 feet long. This morning, workers were preparing the site to start driving piles, which should begin Friday, Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi said. The estimated completion date of the project is mid-2016, Grizzaffi said. The wharf is currently closed to the public for construction.

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Construction is underway on a roughly $1.7 million project to redo Morgan City’s riverfront wharf. The project involves replacing and extending Morgan City’s riverfront dock by 220 feet.

Officials break ground for new Patterson Junior High School

Leonard Armato, superintendent of St. Mary Parish schools; Suzanne Bergeron, principal of Patterson Junior High School; and Rodney Grogan, mayor of Patterson, were joined by city officials, school board members, faculty members, family and friends for groundbreaking ceremonies Wednesday for a new Patterson Junior High School building. The new construction will cover 80,000 square feet. Part of the current school will be demolished, but 16,800 square feet will be renovated. The new school have a total 96,800 square feet.

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PATTERSON — Patterson Junior High School principal Suzanne Bergeron, teachers, school board officials, community leaders and members gathered together Wednesday with architects and construction tea

Ready for the races! TDT paddlers take off Friday

The history-making five-person team consisting of (from left) Bobby Smart of Anacoco (a “Louisiana ringer” on the team), Phil Bowden of San Marcos, Wendell Smith of Sequin, Chris Champion of San Marcos, and Heather Harrison of New Braunfels, exudes confidence at the start of the Tour de Rivière Rouge and 410 de Louisiane in Bossier City on Sept. 26. JPaddling a custom-made, 42-foot carbon fiber canoe, the team made their way down the Red River, motor-portaging around a bridge demolition in Alexandria, entering the Atchafalaya River at its source, and finishing with a motor portage at Krotz Springs into Bayou Courtableau for a painful sprint to Port Barre. (Photos by Ken Harris and Ray Pellerin)

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Morgan City High School dominated Cohen Prepatory College Friday for homecoming en route to a 29-0 victory. The game utilized a running clock throughout, and the Morgan City defense limited Cohen to minus-10 yards of offense. Above, Morgan City's Kalen Hillen tries to make a shoestring tackle on Cohen's quarterback. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

Morgan City had little trouble in its homecoming contest with Cohen College Prep Friday, cruising to a 29-0 victory.

Obituaries

Bennie Earl Hunter, 61, a resident of Morgan City and native of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Sept. 24, 2016, at his residence.

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