The Tri-City Relays were held Friday at Geisler Stadium in Berwick. The event featured Morgan City, Berwick, Patterson and Central Catholic high schools. At left, Patterson’s Shundren Johnson prepares to release the javelin. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Berwick High School track and field teams swept Friday’s Tri-City Relay team titles. The Panthers finished with 102 points, while the Lady Panthers totaled 130 points.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office mobile command center parked Monday at the Port of Morgan City. St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert is standing by the center.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Port officials took another step Monday towards bringing the $9.3 million government operations and emergency center to a site on La. 182 next to the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.
St. Mary Landmarks held its yearly spring cleanup of City Park and Grevemberg House on March 29. Volunteers included Elaine Karam, Trent Downing, Katie Seim, Beto Zuniga, Ron Bailey, Kay Schwitz, Didi Battle and Clara O’Niell. The group trimmed, mulched, fertilized and replanted around the historic home and the park. (Photos by Francis Todd)

The Tri-City Relays were held Friday at Geisler Stadium in Berwick. The event featured Morgan City, Berwick, Patterson and Central Catholic high schools. At left, Patterson’s Shundren Johnson prepares to release the javelin. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office mobile command center parked Monday at the Port of Morgan City. St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert is standing by the center.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Relay for Life set for Saturday

Area mayors signed proclamations in support of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life to be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Seated, from left, are Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Berwick Town Councilman Edgar Thomas. Standing is Katie Kaai, representing the relay.
(Submitted Photo)

The Relay for Life of East St. Mary-Morgan City will take place from 2 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.

Veterans Day targeted for Fallen Warriors Memorial dedication

Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi and Councilman Louis Tamporello Jr. met with Terry Mayon, co-chairman of the Fallen Warriors Memorial Project, Wednesday morning at Cypress Park to discuss the possible sites in the park where a memorial can be located. Grizzaffi said a recommendation will be made to the City Council at its next meeting April 22. They were joined in the discussion by Dwayne Barbier, recreation department director. Above from left, Loupe, Tamporello, Mayon and Grizzaffi.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

The City of Morgan City, partnering with a private group, is moving forward with deciding on the location in Cypress Park for a Fallen Warriors Memorial to be dedicated Veterans Day, Nov.

Black Bear Festival kicks off tonight

The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce hosted a Bayou Teche Bear Festival Kick-Off Party Thursday at the Teche Theatre in Franklin. Participants were served food from several local eateries and listened to music provided by Rick Lorenzo and Mark Robicheaux. Bayou Teche Bear Festival board members Catherine Siracusa, Edgar Dugas, Michelle Frederick and Delores Stewart, pictured above from left, display the 2014 festival poster and T-shirt. Below, Bayou Teche Bear Festival Queen X Nikki Nicole Pennison is pictured with Mayor Raymond Harris and board member Delores Stewart.

Bears, bands and booths take center stage today on the banks of Bayou Teche in downtown Franklin.
The Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival kicks off at 6 p.m.

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Laborde Marine Tiger Sharks defeated GameDay Pizza Cypress Chicks 9-8 in 10U Patterson Babe Ruth softball action Thursday at Kemper Williams Park.

Obituaries

Jess R. Clemons Jr.

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Jess R. Clemons Jr.

March 2, 1927 — April 14, 2014
Jess R. Clemons Jr., 87, born in Farmer City, Ill., and a resident of Bayou Vista. passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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