Phoenix International personnel give Alan Nursall, Telus World of Science president and CEO, instructions about the Atmospheric Diving System before it and Nursall were lowered into a tank of water in Bayou Vista. A camera crew filmed his experience for a Canadian television show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Would you know how to pilot an 850-pound diving suit? Alan Nursall learned how to do just that and about the science behind the Atmospheric Diving System at Phoenix International Wednesday when he was in Bayou Vista to tape a segment for Daily Planet, a science and technology show on Discovery Canada.

From left, Morgan City High School Defensive Line Coach James Bennett instructs players Calvin Bergeron, Tiryce Oliney, Dustin Harris and Harlan Francis during an off-season workout Tuesday afternoon. (The Daily Review/ Crystal Thielepape)

In response to the recent concern over head-injuries in contact sports, area football coaches say they routinely train players how to try to avoid those injuries and have policies in place to protect athletes from further trauma should they suffer concussions.

Peyton Pellerin, 12, of Breaux Bridge, paddles a K1 racing boat in this year’s Top of the Teche, held April 5. Peyton and his triplet brothers, Carson and Conrad, all veterans of Petite Tour du Teche, are expected to enter the “big race” in October. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Petite Tour du Teche, kayak races for youths 5 to 17, will be held in Bayou Teche at Parc des Ponts in Breaux Bridge Saturday, Aug. 2. Registration is 6-8 a.m. and the first race begins at 9 a.m.

Phoenix International personnel give Alan Nursall, Telus World of Science president and CEO, instructions about the Atmospheric Diving System before it and Nursall were lowered into a tank of water in Bayou Vista. A camera crew filmed his experience for a Canadian television show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

From left, Morgan City High School Defensive Line Coach James Bennett instructs players Calvin Bergeron, Tiryce Oliney, Dustin Harris and Harlan Francis during an off-season workout Tuesday afternoon. (The Daily Review/ Crystal Thielepape)

Peyton Pellerin, 12, of Breaux Bridge, paddles a K1 racing boat in this year’s Top of the Teche, held April 5. Peyton and his triplet brothers, Carson and Conrad, all veterans of Petite Tour du Teche, are expected to enter the “big race” in October. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Arrests reports

Lionel Joseph

A 24-year-old Labadieville man, who had been in The Daily Review’s Most Wanted edition since June, was jailed for stealing nearly $3,000 in cash and electronics from a Morgan City restaurant, Morga

Shrimp & Petroleum Festival poster unveiled Monday

The official poster for the 79th annual Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival was unveiled Monday afternoon on the front porch of the festival office on Second Street in Morgan City. Front row, from left, Paige Johnson, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival queen; Robert Olivier IV; Madison Olivier; Robert Olivier III, artist; and his wife, Amanda Olivier holding Trent Olivier. Second row, Bobby Dufrene, festival board member; Lee Darce, festival assistant and vendor chairman; and Lt. Mary Gilday, U.S. Coast Guard. Third row, Rodney Gros, festival vice president; Kim Olivier, mother of the artist; and Greg Price, festival chairman of the board. Fourth row, Louis Tamporello, city councilman and festival board member; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; Robert Olivier Jr., father of the artist; Lee Delaune, festival director; and festival board members Deborah Lodrigue and Kim Hernandez. Back row, Peggy Acosta, festival board secretary; Barry Dufrene, city councilman; Mark Griffin Jr., Morgan City police assistant police chief; Bob Harrison, St. Mary Parish chamber board member; Frank Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor; and Louis Ratcliff, Berwick mayor.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Bayou Vista artist Robert Olivier III’s art was chosen as the official poster for the 79th annual Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival.

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Bayou Vista Garden Club presented The Daily Review with a gift basket.

Obituaries

Betty Jo Stage Sargee

May 4, 1930 — July 25, 2014
Betty Jo Stage Sargee, 84, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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