Berwick and Morgan City High schools each won their homecoming contests Friday to highlight area prep football action. Berwick improved to 4-0 after scoring with less than a minute remaining to defeat Franklin, while Morgan City upped its record to 3-1 after defeating Cohen College Prep, 29-0.

Central Catholic's Samarick Paul returns a kickoff during Thursday's 46-42 loss to Lafayette Christian. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s point total Thursday night could win most high school football games. It boasted two 100-yard rushers, a 100-yard passer and nearly a 100-yard receiver. The Eagles even outgained their opponent in total offense and recorded scores on offense, defense and special teams.

Mark Griffin Jr., the newly-elected Morgan City Housing Authority board chairman, speaks during Thursday's board meeting. Griffin says he wants the board to focus on getting more housing units back in use. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City Assistant Police Chief Mark Griffin Jr. was elected the new housing authority board chairman Thursday, replacing Victory Ho, who resigned from the board in August after a drug arrest.

Central Catholic's Samarick Paul returns a kickoff during Thursday's 46-42 loss to Lafayette Christian. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Mark Griffin Jr., the newly-elected Morgan City Housing Authority board chairman, speaks during Thursday's board meeting. Griffin says he wants the board to focus on getting more housing units back in use. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Serious injury in Friday crash

A work crew steadies an oversized spool onto a truck Saturday after it fell off an 18-wheeler during an incident on U.S. 90 Friday in Patterson. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

PATTERSON — On Friday, a Chevrolet Silverado truck heading west on U.S. 90 hit the rear of a Chevrolet Express van also traveling west on the highway, the Patterson Police Department reported.

(Updated) Morgan City area avoids flooding; community helps flood victims elsewhere

oey Carbonell owner of C-Tech Machine and Fabrication and Teche Trucking has put out a call for donations to help flood victims of what is being called the Great Flood of 2016.
Helping him with his quest is company representatives from G&J Land and Marine, Oceaneering, Teche Towing, and many others.
Area citizens have been dropping off donations all day Sunday and Carbonell's 18-wheeler will being making a trip to one of the area's affected by the ongoing disaster. Donations are still being accepted at C-Tech located at 3446 La. 182 in Berwick. Anyone wishing to donate cleaning supplies, personal hygiene products, food, clothing, baby food and diapers may bring them to C-Tech.
From left are Artie Myers, of Oceaneering; Mike Carbonell, C-Tech manager; Raymond Foret, of Teche Towing; and Joey Carbonell, owner of C-Tech and Teche Towing. (The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears)

The Tri-City area escaped the weekend storms without street or home flooding, and area residents are pitching in to help get supplies to people in the Baton Rouge and Lafayette areas who were hit h

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Sports

Berwick and Morgan City High schools each won their homecoming contests Friday to highlight area prep football action.

Lifestyle

Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting of the 2016-17 season on Sept. 19. Members participating in a plant exchange were, front row from left, Daisy LeBlanc, Juanita Bienvenu, Rosa Butler, Lisa Wilson and Iris Roy. Back row from left are Evelyn Estay, Sharon Larson and Donna Ruffin.
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The Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting for the fall 2016/spring 2017 session on Sept. 19 at the home of Iris Roy.

Obituaries

Allen "Coco" Joseph Hebert Sr., 80, a resident of Amelia, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in Thibodaux.

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