Patterson resident Peter “Dutch” Vandenaardweg served as the conductor of a train that pulled children around the Hattie Watts Elementary playground Saturday at the Fun Day hosted by the Patterson Police Department. ( The Daily Review/Preston Gill)

The sound of children’s laughter filled the air during the Family Fun Day hosted by the Patterson Police Department Saturday behind Hattie Watts Elementary. Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle estimated the crowd at about 1,000 people.
Sheriff’s investigators are seeking two suspects in an alleged home invasion in the Charenton area. At about 11:30 a.m. Friday deputies responded to a residential burglary in the 7000 block area of La. 87 in Charenton.

La. Commissioner of Agriculture Mike Strain, left, and 2014 Conservationist of the Year Wilson Terry

St. Mary Soil & Water Conservation District held its fourth Farmer and Rancher Appreciation banquet recently at the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino. It was a jointly-sponsored occasion with the parish USDA Service Center.

Patterson resident Peter “Dutch” Vandenaardweg served as the conductor of a train that pulled children around the Hattie Watts Elementary playground Saturday at the Fun Day hosted by the Patterson Police Department. ( The Daily Review/Preston Gill)

La. Commissioner of Agriculture Mike Strain, left, and 2014 Conservationist of the Year Wilson Terry

Rotary Club

Morgan City Rotary Club members learned about the LSU Louisiana Business and Technology Center business incubator to aid younger entrepreneurs who are still in school with their burgeoning businesses and about the Technology Transfer Office, Mobile classroom and International Trade Consulting offered by the center. From left are program director Emily Berry, LSU’s Charles D’Agostino and Rotary President Carla Prejean.
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Morgan City Rotary Club members learned about the LSU Louisiana Business and Technology Center business incubator to aid younger entrepreneurs.

Patterson State Bank donation

Alton Broussard, right, vice chairman of the St. Mary Soil and Water Conservation District, accepts a donation to the district from Patterson State Bank presented by Pamela Manuel, left, bank assistant vice president. The funds were to be used in the fourth annual Farmer’s and Rancher’s Appreciation Banquet held July 18. The annual banquet is a chance to show gratitude to the agricultural community throughout the parish. This year’s banquet featured guest speaker Commissioner Mike Strain with the Department of Agriculture and Forestry.
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Alton Broussard, right, vice chairman of the St.

Young Foundation donation

The H&B Young Foundation donated about five acres of land for the construction of a $3.7 million Marine Training Center facility at Young Memorial Campus. The donation, worth about $475,000, will satisfy the 12 percent matching funds requirement to get state funding. From left, Gwen Ross, H&B Young Foundation; Carl Moore, South Central Louisiana Technical College — Young Memorial Marine Operations; Brenda Ayo, H&B Young Foundation; and Jim Melvin, notary.
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The H&B Young Foundation donated about five acres of land for the construction of a $3.7 million Marine Training Center facility at Young Memorial Campus.

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Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they’re apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.

Lifestyle

Two Bayou Vista Garden members attended the Louisiana Garden Club Federation Summer Board meeting in Baton Rouge. From left are Donna Bucci, Bayou Vista Garden Club president; Linda Nelson, National Garden Club president and Jo Ann Ryan, Bayou Vista Garden Club vice president.
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Bayou Vista Garden Club members, Donna Bucci, president and Jo Ann Ryan, vice president, attended the Louisiana Garden Club Federation Summer Board at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Baton Rouge.

Obituaries

Carolyn Robicheaux Larive, 74, a native and resident of Berwick, passed away July 18 at her home.

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