Brittany Burg

Eight people have been charged in connection with a string of residential and vehicle burglaries in St. Mary and Assumption parishes, according to law enforcement officials.

Patterson and Morgan City high schools will meet in the nightcap of the Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree Friday at 7:15. At right, Morgan City’s Calvin Bergeron attempts to make a catch, while Berwick’s Ty Duthu looks on during last week’s scrimmage between the two squads. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Anytime Morgan City and Patterson meet between the white lines, it’s a rivalry game. But at this year’s game in the Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium in Morgan City, there’s even more bragging rights at stake as longtime fellow coaches find themselves on opposite sidelines for the first time.

Joe Geisinger of Austin, Texas, and Mike Dey of Schertz, Texas, beach their USCA C2 racing canoe at Franklin after the 59-mile slog from St. Martinville on the second day of Tour du Teche IV in 2013. (Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

Tour du Teche V, marathon races for kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and pirogues, begins Friday, Oct. 3, at Port Barre, La. Competition is for cash in the Racing Division and for trophies in the Voyageur (recreational) Division.

Brittany Burg

Patterson and Morgan City high schools will meet in the nightcap of the Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree Friday at 7:15. At right, Morgan City’s Calvin Bergeron attempts to make a catch, while Berwick’s Ty Duthu looks on during last week’s scrimmage between the two squads. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Joe Geisinger of Austin, Texas, and Mike Dey of Schertz, Texas, beach their USCA C2 racing canoe at Franklin after the 59-mile slog from St. Martinville on the second day of Tour du Teche IV in 2013. (Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

Flipped 18-wheeler on U.S. 90 blocks traffic 6 hours

A tractor-trailer loaded with hay flipped on its side on the westbound lane of U.S. 90 east of the Hollywood Truck Plaza Sunday morning. The wreck blocked traffic for about six hours, Berwick Police Chief James Richard said.
(Submitted Photo Courtesy of Berwick Police Chief James Richard )

An 18-wheeler carrying 600 bales of hay flipped on its side on U.S.

Shrimp and Petroleum Festival on target for Labor Day Weekend

Hailee Thomas, of Morgan City, was crowned Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival queen and Michael Patterson, of Berwick, was named king during the festival’s coronation court on Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Patterson is president and CEO of Central Boat Rentals. He graduated from Nicholls State University in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is a board member and past chairman of the Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute and St. Mary Golf and Country Club, and a board member of the Lakewood Hospital Foundation and the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. He and his wife, Erin, have two children. Thomas, 19-year-old daughter of Seth and Mary Thomas, of Morgan City, is a graduate of Central Catholic High School in Morgan City. She attends the University of Louisiana at Lafayette majoring in interior design. They will reign over the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival to be held Thursday through Monday in downtown Morgan City.
)Skeet’s Photo Service)

Louisiana’s oldest chartered harvest festival is scheduled to celebrate 79 years of tradition and family fun this upcoming Labor Day Weekend, Thursday to Monday.

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The Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree kicks off at Tiger Stadium Friday in Morgan City. Berwick plays Covenant Christian at 6 p.m., while Morgan City will meet Patterson at 7:15 p.m. Above are Jay Leblanc, John B. Hover and Greg Hamer Jr. representing jamboree sponsor B & G Food Enterprises, along with Morgan City High School head football coach Scott Tregle and assistant coach Tarence “Tank” Calais. Joining them are several MCHS football players. From left are Tregle, Leblanc, Kevon Marsh, Trey Robin, Anthony Rink, Tyrese Oliney, Hover and Hamer. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Morgan City High School)

Lifestyle

Halsema A. and Patricia Carlino Pinho, of Patterson, celebrated 55 years of marriage recently. The couple was married Aug. 20, 1959, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson.

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