Several cadets from the Franklin Senior High School Junior ROTC program recently went to Franklin Junior High School to give a lesson on flying the United States flag. Under the guidance of Sgt. Joseph Nowakowski, the students learned the origin and history behind the flag.
Berwick opened the Morgan City High School Jamboree with a 22-15 win against Covenant Christian Academy Friday at Tiger Stadium.

The 80th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival king and queen are John Armato of Patterson and Anna Washburn of Berwick. They will preside over the Festival that will be held Thursday through Labor Day in downtown Morgan City. A variety of festivities are planned including free live music in Lawrence Park, amusement rides under the U.S. 90 Bridge and the annual Blessing of the Fleet which will be held in Berwick this year due to wharf work in Morgan City.

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John Armato and Anna Washburn were crowned the 80th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival King and Queen on Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. The crowning took place during the festival’s annual coronation court.

The 80th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival king and queen are John Armato of Patterson and Anna Washburn of Berwick. They will preside over the Festival that will be held Thursday through Labor Day in downtown Morgan City. A variety of festivities are planned including free live music in Lawrence Park, amusement rides under the U.S. 90 Bridge and the annual Blessing of the Fleet which will be held in Berwick this year due to wharf work in Morgan City.

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One Acadiana rolls out its workforce initiative

One Acadiana Chairman Joe Zanco, in the photo above, talks to reporters, industry representatives and public officials at a news conference at South Louisiana Community College in New Iberia. Backing him up are, from left: Natalie Harder, SLCC chancellor; UL Lafayette President Joseph Savoie; Dr. Mark Zappi, dean of the College of Engineering, UL Lafayette; Raymond Reaux, vice president of engineering, Fenstermaker; Jason El Koubi, One Acadiana president and CEO; Michael Tarantino, president and CEO, Iberia Industrial Development Foundation; and Erroll Babineaux, vice president, Air Services, Acadian Companies.

NEW IBERIA –– South Louisiana Community College needs to be able to train commercial pilots.

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Deacon Larry Finister, 60, a native of San Jose, CA and resident of Berwick, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2015 at 12:45 a.m., on Highway 90 in Ricohoc, LA.

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