The area in the yellow is Morgan City’s cultural district.

The manager of the state cultural district program will be in Morgan City Wednesday to explain the benefits of the city’s new cultural district, according to a news release.
Chitimacha Tribe’s inaugural Pow Wow was held Saturday in the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino. Visitors packed the bleachers to watch indigenous tribal dancers and drummers. There were also Native American crafts vendors, foods such as fry bread and Indian tacos and much more. Organizers called the event a great success.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

The local emergency room has seen what doctors describe as an “alarming increase” in patients using synthetic marijuana, and police say that while it’s been in the area for a number of years, its use is on the rise in the Tri-City area.

The area in the yellow is Morgan City’s cultural district.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

Flurry of Christmas activity in the Tri-City area

The Young Brothers of Praise perform a dance routine at Christmas By Candlelight Saturday night on Bernice Street in Morgan City. (The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

—The Patterson Community Center will hold a free Christmas Gumbo luncheon for senior citizens at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Patterson Area Civic Center, 116 Cotten Rd.

New crosswalks spruce-up downtown

City employees heat a brick overlay and crosswalk design onto a portion of Brashear Avenue on Dec. 5 in Morgan City. (The Daily Review Photo by Courtney Darce)

The city has installed three crosswalks downtown made of a rubbery brick-looking material, which has been used in other communities and has a lifespan of about 10 years, Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi

Bernice Street celebrating its 25th year of Christmas by Candlelight

Bernice Street’s Christmas by Candlelight celebrates its 25th anniversary Saturday, from 5:30 to 9 p.m., in Morgan City. Barrels will be placed at the Bernice Street entrance at Cottonwood for canned good donations to St. Mary Outreach. Traffic will flow in one direction, and the street can be viewed either by driving or walking. (The Daily Review Photo by Courtney Darce)

Bernice Street’s Christmas by Candlelight celebrates its 25th anniversary Saturday.

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Sports

Central Catholic High School defeated Ascension Episcopal 28-21 in District 7-1A action. The Eagles utilized both Stefano Guarisco and Tyler O’con in place of injured quarterback Blake Byrne. Guarisco rushed for 244 yards and three scores and passed for 37 more yards, while O’con passed for 62 yards. Above, O’con hands off to Guarisco. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Guarisco, freshman QB propels Eagles to 28-21 win

Lifestyle

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October. The Ellisons’ yard has a display of azaleas, nandinas, hollies, camellias, begonias and Lily of the Nile.
(Submitted Photo)

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October.

Obituaries

Dane C. Walker

Funeral services were held today, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Grosse Tete for Dane C. Walker, 55, who died at 10:15 a.m.

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