B. Edward Boudreaux Middle School Principal Magdalene Drexler with administration staff and Walmart representatives.

Story and Photos by COLIN MURPHEY The ceremonial ribbon was cut Tuesday at one area middle school to celebrate the opening of a new resource for educators that should help them and their students cope with behavioral issues when they arise in the classroom.


Story and Photos by ROGER EMILE STOUFF There were 92 competition dancers from 19 Native American Nations at the Third Annual Chitimacha Pow-wow Saturday at the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino-Hotel.
A Georgia man has been arrested in connection with a Monday night drive-by shooting in Patterson that left a pedestrian with minor injuries to his leg, Police Chief Patrick LaSalle said.

B. Edward Boudreaux Middle School Principal Magdalene Drexler with administration staff and Walmart representatives.


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Detectives seek assistance identifying Walmart theft suspect

St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office detectives are seeking the public's help identifying a theft suspect seen Oct. 12 loading a 55” Vizio 4K UHD Smart Television into a shopping cart at Walmart in Bayou Vista. (Submitted)

Detectives are asking for the public's help to identity a suspect seen on surveillance stealing a TV from Walmart, according to a St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office news release.

Harvest Moon Festival, Red Ribbon Week on tap

Part of Franklin’s upcoming Harvest Moon Festival is the rejuvenated Lamp Post Decorating Contest along downtown Main Street. This witch on the boulevard, tall and menacing, and nearby to some other lass in a bit of a fix, are just a few of the decorated posts area businesses and individuals have fashioned in advance of the festival set for Oct. 29.

Franklin’s Harvest Moon Festival is set for October 29, and the city council got an update from two organizers Tuesday, Tammy Rogers and Diane Wiltz.



Morgan City High School's Mckenzi Smith sets while teammate Sh'diamond Holly makes her approach to the net during earlier season action against Berwick. Morgan City swept Franklin in district action at home Monday. The Lady Tigers will return to the court Wednesday when they host E.D. White in league play. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City Lady Tigers swept Franklin Monday on Senior Night, 3-0 (25-10, 25-12, 25-7) in Morgan City.
Morgan City had 19 aces in the District 8-III contest.


Evelyn Estay, left and Lisa Wilson, right, were hostesses for the Oct. 18 Patterson Garden Club meeting. With the hostesses is Juanita Bienvenu, club president.
--Submitted Photo

Patterson Garden Club held its meeting on Oct. 18 at the home of Iris Roy.

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