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)

Skate park construction under way

City workers began construction Monday to build a concrete slab for a skate park behind Cypress Park in Morgan City. The park will consist of nine apparatuses for skateboards only. The equipment is scheduled to be installed by July 26, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Work began Monday on the cementing of the foundation for a skate park behind Cypress Park, Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi said.

Arrest reports

Patrick LeBlanc

A 25-year-old Morgan City man was jailed Monday in connection with a shooting that took place Friday during which bullets struck a vehicle and an abandoned residence in Morgan City, Police Chief Mi

Coast Guard urged to quicken pace of Metal Shark orders

Marine Safety Unit members use the Response Boat – Small II in water from Freshwater Bayou to Houma for maritime responses, including pollution control, search and rescue, interdiction and many other situations. On the boat, from left, are Boatswain Mate 2 Tim Dinger, BM1 Amy Thomas, BM3 Cole Lazella and BM3 Dillon Sellers. Standing, from left, are Machinery Technician 3 Dannon Flanagan, MK1 Justin Smith, MK1 Chris Cowie, Maritime Enforcement 2 Drew Watzek, ME2 Dale Bullock and Boatswain Mate Chief Wesley Dugas.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

An order for 16 more 29-foot boats built by Metal Shark Boats of Jeanerette that U.S. Sen.

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DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have a lake house and invited a couple (close friends) to join us for a few days. The husband has cancer and has been taking chemo.

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Carolyn A. Moss, 66, a native of Abbeville and a resident of Franklin, died Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 7:25 p.m., at her residence.

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