Patterson High School knocked off Abbeville High School 62-55 in overtime in both team’s season opener Thursday in Patterson. Patterson and Abbeville combined for 90 free throw attempts in the contest as Patterson was 26 of 56 from the line and Abbeville was 19 of 34 from the free throw stripe. Above, Patterson’s Alex Benjamin attempts a free throw. Benjamin finished the game with 13 points. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

The Patterson Lumberjills used a big fourth quarter to force overtime against Abbeville before knocking them off in the extra period for a 62-55 win in both team’s season opener Thursday. Trailing 37-22 entering the fourth quarter, Patterson outscored Abbeville 23-8 in the frame to knot the score at 45 at the end of regulation.
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development plans to cut 13 live oak trees along La. 182 near Moresi Road as part of a project to upgrade a portion of the highway. DOTD says the centuries’ old live oaks are too close to the road, creating safety issues. Area residents are in an uproar over the possibility of losing the oaks.
Actions of Franklin Foundation Hospital Chief Executive Officer Claudia Eisenmann were both criticized and defended in the latest discussions on hospital personnel.

Patterson High School knocked off Abbeville High School 62-55 in overtime in both team’s season opener Thursday in Patterson. Patterson and Abbeville combined for 90 free throw attempts in the contest as Patterson was 26 of 56 from the line and Abbeville was 19 of 34 from the free throw stripe. Above, Patterson’s Alex Benjamin attempts a free throw. Benjamin finished the game with 13 points. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

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Air show

The WARPS RC Club held an air show at the Berwick landfill on Saturday. The air show allows club members from around the state to come and fly their radio-controlled aircraft at the Berwick landfill. They hold three air shows a year and local members meet every weekend. The club has been a nonprofit corporation since 1976 and has 25 to 30 members. Above, Mitchell Cherry, of Houma, was flying his plane at the Berwick landfill on Saturday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The WARPS RC Club held an air show at the Berwick landfill on Saturday.

Police: Body cameras to protect officers, public

From left, Morgan City Police Officer Terry Holcombe, Officer Matthew Strickland and Assistant Chief Mark Griffin Jr. watch as Police Chief Michael Banks tests one of the department’s new body cameras Friday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Police will soon have the ability to record every interaction an officer has with the public while on patrol, which is aimed at protecting both officers and citizens, Police Chief Michael Banks sai

Tornado watch

The National Weather Service has announced a tornado watch is in effect until 10 p.m. Sunday for St. Mary, Iberia, Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. Martin and Assumption Parishes.

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Sports

The Mac Russo Mixed Doubles Bowling Tournament will be held Sunday at Charlie’s Lanes.
All sanctioned men and women bowlers will be eligible to participate.

Lifestyle

Rudy Duchan and Betty Young
--Submitted photo

Rudy Joseph Duchan and Betty Ruth Singleton Young, of Patterson, wish to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The wedding will take place at 5 p.m. Nov.

Obituaries

Mrs. Dara Lynn Lockley Bruner, 44, a resident of Baldwin and native of Franklin, died Sunday, November 9, 2014, at 8:24 p.m., at Lafayette General Medical Center following a short illness.

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