Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

By JEAN L. McCORKLEjmccorkle@daily-review.com MORGAN CITY — Donna Jones, cafeteria manager at M.D. Shannon Elementary, greets each student as they start their morning with her for breakfast.

Patterson’s Devontre Richard, left, and Tyric Garrett pursue an East Ascension player during the Lumberjacks’ Week 2 contest with the Spartans. Patterson, who is off to an 0-2 start after beginning the season with two Class 5A schools, will face Catholic High-New Iberia, Class 2A’s fourth-ranked squad according to the latest Louisiana Sports Writers Association poll, Friday in New Iberia. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson gets a break after two straight weeks against Class 5A teams, but Catholic High-New Iberia won’t be a cakewalk Friday in New Iberia. Catholic High (2-0) is currently ranked fourth in the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 2A poll with 95 points and one first-place vote.
Hanson Memorial, West St. Mary and Franklin High will all be on the road this weekend in Week 3 of the high school grid season. Hanson (2-0) will travel to face the Berwick Panthers (1-1) on Friday at Geisler Stadium at 7 p.m.

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson’s Devontre Richard, left, and Tyric Garrett pursue an East Ascension player during the Lumberjacks’ Week 2 contest with the Spartans. Patterson, who is off to an 0-2 start after beginning the season with two Class 5A schools, will face Catholic High-New Iberia, Class 2A’s fourth-ranked squad according to the latest Louisiana Sports Writers Association poll, Friday in New Iberia. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Musician finds Cuban ties to Cajun music

Michael Doucet performs at Festival International in Lafayette in April.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

LAFAYETTE (AP) — Michael Doucet of the two-time Grammy-winning Cajun band BeauSoleil was sitting in a colonial hotel room overlooking a square in Cuba when he heard music with a very familiar old-t

Arrests reports

Eder Calles

A 33-year-old Mexican man was jailed Saturday after being accused of aggravated flight from a sheriff’s deputy in Amelia, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.

Fallen Warriors Memorial

Site work began Sept. 10 for the Fallen Warriors Memorial. Jack Murrin, City of Morgan City carpenter, and Jean Paul Bourg, Public Works supervisor, take measurements at the work site. The project is expected to be complete for Veterans Day.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Site work started last week on the Fallen Warriors Memorial, and project organizers say they have reached about 90 percent of their fundraising goal to construct the memorial.

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Rick Moore calls to a flock of passing blue winged teal in hopes they will turn. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Lifestyle

Hostesses for the Bayou Vista Garden Club September meeting were, front row from left, Kim Alcina, Ann Breaux, Mary Myers, Jeannie Lawrence, Verdie Laws and Janice Verret. Back from left are Dawn Thomason, Jo Ann Ryan, Donna Bucci, Jean Chauvin and Nancy Marcel.
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“Water, More Precious Than Gold” was the topic of the September program presented by Bayou Vista Garden Club Vice President Jo Ann Ryan.

Obituaries

Mary A. Triggs, 78, a native and resident of Morgan City, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

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