Connie Castille, executive director of the Teche Project, speaks about the new Bayou Teche Paddle Trail during Tuesday's Patterson city council meeting.
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PATTERSON — The city received recognition Tuesday as part of the Bayou Teche Paddle Trail, a designation that allows communities along the trail to develop a “recreational economy” along the waterway, said Connie Castille, executive director of Teche Project.
Carlie Sauce, above, was recipient of the La. Bred Reserve Champion Hampshire swine award at the St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show in January. Below, Maegan LeBlanc received honors in Reserve Champion Yorkshire and La. Bred Champion Yorkshire. Both are pictured with Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris, St.
Patterson High School's baseball game today against Beau Chene has been rained out, while Central Catholic's has been pushed back today and moved to Houma.

Connie Castille, executive director of the Teche Project, speaks about the new Bayou Teche Paddle Trail during Tuesday's Patterson city council meeting.
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Roaming boat gets secure home

The catamaran that has been drifting around Berwick Bay for nearly two weeks is towed to a secure spot by a Smith Maritime vessel Wednesday. The boat was placed on a sand bar.

The fiberglass catamaran that had been floating around Berwick Bay in the Atchafalaya River appears to have found a secure resting place.

Parish Fair awards

Kolby Presley, above, received St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show honors in La. Bred Commercial Gilt swine. Below, Hunter Champagne was awarded Champion AOB and La.

Tour du Teche announces new spring races on bayou

Members of the Chitimacha Nation steady a paddler in Tour du Teche, the 135-mile ultra-marathon down the entire length of Bayou Teche. The tribe hosts a deluxe checkpoint on its reservation near Charenton every year, cooking hot dogs and padding the concrete ramp with discarded carpet from Cypress Bayou Casino. Now the Nation is the finish line for a 20-mile race starting in New Iberia on April 18. (Gini McKain/Tour du Teche photo)

Tour du Teche Inc., will hold two one-day races for kayaks, canoes, pirogues and stand-up paddleboards this spring, one in April and one in May.

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Sports

Central Catholic’s Samarick Paul attempts a shot during the Eagles’ contest against Christian Life Academy Friday. Central Catholic, the No. 10 seed in the Class 1A playoffs, fell at No. 7 seed Hamilton Christian 61-47 in Class 1A Regional Round action Tuesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic basketball coach Ree Case said his team played with the energy needed for Tuesday’s Class 1A regional round contest at No. 7 Hamilton Christian.

Lifestyle

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In an effort to encourage healthy eating, Bayou Vista Garden Club Adopt-A-School Chairman Donna Richard, left, recently donated fruit and vegetables as snack options for students at Bayou Vista Ele

Obituaries

A private burial was held on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at 10 a.m., at Pecot Street Cemetery for Ms. Eva M. Pierre.

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