De’JOHN PARKER (23) and LaDarrius Davis (33) take a breather after leading the Franklin Hornets to a 24-7 win over the West St. Mary Wolfpack in the First Annual St. Mary West Jamboree Friday at J. C. Dry Stadium.

De’John Parker and LaDarrius Davis took turns churning up huge chunks of real estate, leading the Franklin High School Hornets to a 24-7 win over the West St. Mary Wolfpack at Friday’s First Annual St. Mary West Football Jamboree at J. C. Dry Stadium.

Jayd Adams

Four St. Mary Parish teens have been arrested in connection with a string of burglaries in Assumption Parish, Sheriff Mike Waguespack said in a news release.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 79th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival King Michael Patterson, Festival Queen Hailee Thomas, Children’s Day King Remington Begley, Children’s Day Queen Emily Price, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, members of the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, parish officials, family and friends.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival continues through Monday and organizers are hoping it will be one of the best years yet despite the forecast.

De’JOHN PARKER (23) and LaDarrius Davis (33) take a breather after leading the Franklin Hornets to a 24-7 win over the West St. Mary Wolfpack in the First Annual St. Mary West Jamboree Friday at J. C. Dry Stadium.

Jayd Adams

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 79th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival King Michael Patterson, Festival Queen Hailee Thomas, Children’s Day King Remington Begley, Children’s Day Queen Emily Price, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, members of the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, parish officials, family and friends.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Rebuilt Seafood Museum is ‘story of a place’

The new Biloxi Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum will reopen Saturday, nine years after it was destroyed when Hurricane Katrina swept ashore at Point Cadet. It will again tell the 300-year story of South Mississippi’s connection with the sea.

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The new Biloxi Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum will reopen Saturday, nine years after it was destroyed when Hurricane Katrina swept ashore at Point Cadet.

Industrial Road to provide oilfield trucks alternate route

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on the Industrial Road Project at the south end of Federal Avenue and the floodwall in Morgan City. From left are Kevin Voisin, St. Mary Parish councilman; Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish president; Tim Matte, St. Mary Levee District executive director; Gary Duhon, port commissioner; Ron Bias, Morgan City District 3 councilman; Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor; Sterling Fryou, St. Mary Parish councilman; Albert Foulcard, parish councilman; Tim Tregle, St. Mary Parish councilman; Henry “Bo” LaGrange, parish chief administrative officer; and Michael Brocato Jr., St. Mary Levee District operations manager.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Officials broke ground Wednesday on a project to build a road that will give oilfield non-hazardous waste trucks an alternate route so they do not have travel through residential areas.

Discovery Canada films segment on Phoenix International’s 850-lb. diving suit

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?

Youth kayak race this Saturday

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.

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LAFAYETTE _ The Hanson Memorial Tigers squeezed past Ascension Episcopal 7-6 here Friday at the Lafayette Kiwanis Jamboree held at Teurlings Catholic.

Lifestyle

Bobby Boudreaux, left, and Logan Scully received the St. Mary AARP scholarship awards for 2014. Boudreaux is a graduate of Berwick High School. Scully is a graduate of Morgan City High School.
--Mark Leonard photos

On Aug. 4, St. Mary AARP held its meeting and dinner at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center.

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