--Bernie Arnould Photo

Joshua Daigle, a Berwick High School junior, is competing Saturday at the USATF Junior Olympics in Sacramento, California. The pole vaulter is competing in the 15- to 16-year-old division. He is the son of Lucy Scully of Berwick and Kerry Daigle of Patterson.

Paying It Forward, a local nonprofit community group, hosted its second annual “Stuff the Bus” Friday under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City to collect supplies for St. Mary Parish children in need. Another “Stuff the Bus” event will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar parking lot in Patterson. The city of Patterson and Patterson schools are sponsoring the event. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Community members in Patterson will both be collecting school supplies and uniforms for local children in need and distributing already collected items Saturday at different locations. A Stuff the Bus school supplies drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar Parking Lot on Catherine Street in Patterson.

From left St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, Safariland Account Manager Erik Belsom, Major John Kahl Jr., Lieutenant Dustin Kennedy and Chief Deputy Scott Anslum.

On the morning of Dec. 27, 2015, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting at a residence in the Jeanerette area. Once they arrived on scene, a suspect began shooting at the deputies from within the residence, Sheriff Mark Hebert said.

--Bernie Arnould Photo

Paying It Forward, a local nonprofit community group, hosted its second annual “Stuff the Bus” Friday under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City to collect supplies for St. Mary Parish children in need. Another “Stuff the Bus” event will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar parking lot in Patterson. The city of Patterson and Patterson schools are sponsoring the event. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

From left St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, Safariland Account Manager Erik Belsom, Major John Kahl Jr., Lieutenant Dustin Kennedy and Chief Deputy Scott Anslum.

Bayou BBQ bash sizzles

More than 50 barbecue enthusiasts participated in St. Mary Chamber of Commerce-sponsored cook-off that featured competitive cooking teams, corporate teams and St. Mary Parish teams, and a children’s competition. The many teams included Smokin’ D’s Barbecue, top photo, composed of Chris Watts, left, and DeWitt Watts. (The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears)

Rain early on Saturday didn’t dampen the turnout or the cooks’ spirits during the Fifth Annual Bayou BBQ Bash held under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City.

(Updated) Officials clean ‘very small’ amount of mercury in Berwick

First responders from Berwick look at the point on the River Road levee, near Rose Street, where a chemical was found to be leaking Monday. Early and unconfirmed reports identified the substance as mercury.

The Berwick Police Department and Berwick Volunteer Fire Department blocked access Monday afternoon to the levee at Rose Street and River Road after officials found a small amount of mercury on the

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--Bernie Arnould Photo

Joshua Daigle, a Berwick High School junior, is competing Saturday at the USATF Junior Olympics in Sacramento, California. The pole vaulter is competing in the 15- to 16-year-old division.

Lifestyle

Wrangler participants taking some time to enjoy the trail at Camp Marydale.
--Submitted Photo

NEW ORLEANS — For girls who dream of owning their very own horse, it’s usually just a dream.

Obituaries

Hilton “Bud” Crappell
August 31, 1933-July 28, 2016
Hilton “Bud” Crappell, 82, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2016, in his Berwick home surrounded by loved ones.

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