Patterson picked up its first win of the season Friday with a 41-20 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. The win also was the first of new coach Chad Blanchard’s head coaching career. Above, Patterson’s Mykel Jones runs with the football, while teammate Nehemiah Augustus follows. Jones led the Lumberjacks’ receivers and also had two touchdowns in the win. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Patterson Lumberjacks got their first win of the season with an emphatic 41-20 victory against Vandebilt Friday. The win also was the initial one for first-year Patterson head coach Chad Blanchard. In the win, Tristen Ausama and Mykel Jones put up big numbers to lead Patterson’s offense.

Kevin Rankin

Actor Kevin Rankin, originally from Morgan City, will portray a clergyman in Fox’s 10-Part murder mystery, “Gracepoint,” premiering Thursday. Rankin, 38, is the son of Tom and Pam Rankin, of Morgan City.

Laura Rentrop teaches an English class this morning at Berwick Junior High School. In her hand is one of the novels purchased with the school’s portion of the $12,000 donated by the St. Mary Foundation.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Junior high students across the parish are reading novels this school year bought with $12,000 donated by the St. Mary Community Foundation.

Patterson picked up its first win of the season Friday with a 41-20 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. The win also was the first of new coach Chad Blanchard’s head coaching career. Above, Patterson’s Mykel Jones runs with the football, while teammate Nehemiah Augustus follows. Jones led the Lumberjacks’ receivers and also had two touchdowns in the win. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Kevin Rankin

Laura Rentrop teaches an English class this morning at Berwick Junior High School. In her hand is one of the novels purchased with the school’s portion of the $12,000 donated by the St. Mary Foundation.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Toys for Tots Poker Run

Morgan City Rotary Club members learned about the “Toys For Tots” poker run sponsored by the Marine Corps League, St. Mary Detachment from Commandant David Martin at a recent luncheon. From left are Martin, Rotary President Carla Prejean and program director Lea Hebert. The run is scheduled Oct. 11 starting in Morgan City.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members learned about the “Toys For Tots” poker run sponsored by the Marine Corps League, St. Mary Detachment from Commandant David Martin at a recent luncheon.

Hospital report warns Medicaid cuts could be costly to economy

The Louisiana Hospital Association issued a report this week warning that Medicaid cuts could have an economic impact in the state reaching $800 million annually.
(The Daily Review Photo Crystal Thielepape)

State Medicaid cuts could cost the state up to $800 million annually, a report released this week by the Louisiana Hospital Association said.

Day of Caring

Oceaneering International participated in the United Way Day of Caring Sept. 18 with a group of six women who volunteered to go to Chez Hope in Franklin.

Early morning crash

A vehicle crashed into Main Street Café in downtown Franklin around 2 a.m. today. Franklin Police report that Logan Savoie, 23, of Cedarwood Street, Franklin, was charged at 2:47 a.m.

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The current exhibit, Handcrafted Treasures from the Louisiana Crafts Guild, at Louisiana State Museum — Patterson features art by Louisiana artisans such as hand-carved puppets by Alice Wallace, foreground. Among the many people attending the exhibits opening on Thursday were, foreground from left, Polly Rolman-Smith, Louisiana State Museum curator of science and technology; Miles Peterson, Louisiana Crafts Guild president; and Emma Hughes, guild board member. The yearlong exhibit will be on display 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is free.
--The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears photos

Obituaries

Wildon “Billy” Paul Gros Sr.

February 20, 1939 — September 28, 2014
Wildon “Billy” Paul Gros Sr., of Amelia, went home to be with the Lord Sept. 28, 2014, at the age of 75, after a brief illness.

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