Morgan City High School's Makye Richard (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Area coaches are excited to see teams perform in the Morgan City High School Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Berwick and Patterson open the 2016 season with new head coaches, while Morgan City returns third-year coach Scott Tregle.

The Central Catholic High School volleyball team returns a wealth of experience in 2016. The team finished its 2015 season with a 19-22 mark, falling in the second round of the Division V postseason to eventual state runner-up Ascension Episcopal. Members of the 2016 team are, seated from left, managers Caitlyn Picou, Kelly Russo and Emily Price. Kneeling are Rachel Rogers, Rayne Hotard, Sinclair Callais, Symone Wiggins, Caroline Green, Adriana Dupuis, Elise Hidalgo, Macy Sims, Kerrilyn Luc and Emma Simons. Standing, are Katie Hoffpauir, Taylor Picou, Quincee Wiggins, Hallie Autin, Lexi Landry, Rebecca David, Ter’yanna Johnson, Ava Nicar, Sydney Williams, Brooke Lipari, Bailee Lipari, Bayli Scully, Emma Aucoin and Alyssa Landry. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

Central Catholic’s volleyball team may just have three seniors and three juniors on its squad this season, but don’t be fooled by the squad’s youth in grade level. They have experience.

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One person was killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle accident on US 90 near the Garden City exit. Emergency responders were dispatched at approximately 1:20 p.m. An SUV and small car were involved. Two victims were transported to Lafayette by Acadian Air Med, and one person refused treatment.

Morgan City High School's Makye Richard (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

The Central Catholic High School volleyball team returns a wealth of experience in 2016. The team finished its 2015 season with a 19-22 mark, falling in the second round of the Division V postseason to eventual state runner-up Ascension Episcopal. Members of the 2016 team are, seated from left, managers Caitlyn Picou, Kelly Russo and Emily Price. Kneeling are Rachel Rogers, Rayne Hotard, Sinclair Callais, Symone Wiggins, Caroline Green, Adriana Dupuis, Elise Hidalgo, Macy Sims, Kerrilyn Luc and Emma Simons. Standing, are Katie Hoffpauir, Taylor Picou, Quincee Wiggins, Hallie Autin, Lexi Landry, Rebecca David, Ter’yanna Johnson, Ava Nicar, Sydney Williams, Brooke Lipari, Bailee Lipari, Bayli Scully, Emma Aucoin and Alyssa Landry. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

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Locals: Invest in flood protection, dredging projects

Maj. Gen. Michael Wehr, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River Valley Division, speaks during Friday’s low water inspection meeting in Berwick. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Local officials encouraged the federal government to invest money now in flood protection and dredging projects that may save a lot of money later.

Generational mixer

(The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Morgan City Rotary member John Landry and retired teacher Allison Wilson share childhood memories and experiences Thursday with Berwick High seniors, on left, Grace Rentrop and Mollie Millet at a C

Housing official charged in drug bust

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics detectives executed a search Thursday at a business on Fifth Street. Detectives located marijuana, several prescription pills, numerous items of paraphernalia, firearms and synthetic urine, police said. Victory Ho, chairman of the Morgan City Housing Authority board, and Dam Nguyen were arrested. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

The Morgan City Housing Authority Board Chairman and two other people were arrested Thursday on multiple drug charges after narcotics detectives executed search warrants at a business and home.

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Morgan City High School's Makye Richard (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Area coaches are excited to see teams perform in the Morgan City High School Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium.

Lifestyle

By this time of the year, our yards and gardens generally look a little frayed. Heat stress takes its toll on just about everything except the tropicals.

Obituaries

Mrs. Rosemary Hall, 79, a resident of Franklin and native of the Oaklawn Community, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016, at 4:50 a.m., at Lafayette General Hospital.

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