Berwick High School quarterback Collin Louviere runs the ball, while being pursued by a Franklin defender during Friday's District 9-3A opener for both teams. Trailing on the play in Berwick's Cruiz Crawford. Louviere tossed a touchdown pass to Toby Everage with less than a minute to lift Berwick to a 20-14 win. Berwick, 4-0, will return to action Friday when it hits the road for the first time during the regular season to face Erath. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Greg Roussel)

Berwick fought through mistakes against Franklin Friday to remain undefeated with a 20-14 homecoming win. Berwick coach Eric Holden said Franklin came prepared “to battle” in Friday’s District 8-3A opener for both teams.

Cleco Corp and David H. Stiel, Jr. Insurance Agency were honored for years in business by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday's luncheon held at the Forest Restaurant. With board chairman Bob Harrison are, at left, Jude Hebert representing Cleco, and at right, Hal and Donelson Stiel representing the David H. Stiel, Jr. Agency.

Rodney Olander pilots the Big Rod

Photos and story by COLIN MURPHEY If Rodney Olander had set out last week to fish for blue crab, it might have been a decent catch. But he was fishing for shrimp.

Berwick High School quarterback Collin Louviere runs the ball, while being pursued by a Franklin defender during Friday's District 9-3A opener for both teams. Trailing on the play in Berwick's Cruiz Crawford. Louviere tossed a touchdown pass to Toby Everage with less than a minute to lift Berwick to a 20-14 win. Berwick, 4-0, will return to action Friday when it hits the road for the first time during the regular season to face Erath. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Greg Roussel)

Cleco Corp and David H. Stiel, Jr. Insurance Agency were honored for years in business by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday's luncheon held at the Forest Restaurant. With board chairman Bob Harrison are, at left, Jude Hebert representing Cleco, and at right, Hal and Donelson Stiel representing the David H. Stiel, Jr. Agency.

Rodney Olander pilots the Big Rod

Frequent rain slows sugar cane planting; farmers hopeful for good harvest

Farm workers hustle to plant sugar cane Wednesday in this field near Centerville, where wet weather slowed the work for weeks. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

St. Mary sugar cane farmers hope the region sees a pattern of dry weather soon so they can finish planting next year’s crop and start harvesting the 2016 crop.

Emergency response training exercise underway at Shannon Elementary

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office is conducting a multi-agency active shooter emergency response training exercise this morning at M.D. Shannon Elementary School in Morgan City. (Submitted)

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office is conducting a multi-agency active shooter emergency response training exercise this morning at M.D.

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Morgan City High School dominated Cohen Prepatory College Friday for homecoming en route to a 29-0 victory. The game utilized a running clock throughout, and the Morgan City defense limited Cohen to minus-10 yards of offense. Above, Morgan City's Kalen Hillen tries to make a shoestring tackle on Cohen's quarterback. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

Morgan City had little trouble in its homecoming contest with Cohen College Prep Friday, cruising to a 29-0 victory.

Obituaries

Bennie Earl Hunter, 61, a resident of Morgan City and native of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Sept. 24, 2016, at his residence.

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