JD3 dancer De'Iryah Green, right, practices her moves. Her troupe hopes to appear on 'Bring It!' (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Judah Dazzling Diamond Dancers – JD3 – of St. Mary Parish need the support of their community as they compete for the No. 1 spot as finalist to be on the hit television dance show “Bring It!”

Berwick High School senior Jordan Lipari held a signing ceremony Wednesday to celebrate her continuing her softball career at Millsaps College. Seated from left are Megan Lipari, sister; Matt Lipari, father; Lipari; Kristen Lipari, mother; and Landon Lipari, brother. Standing, from left, are Matt Judice, Lipari's hitting
coach; Shari Osburn, Berwick High School assistant softball coach; Lloyd Burchfield, former Berwick High School softball coach; Buffy Fegenbush, Berwick High School principal; Eric Holden, Berwick High School athletic director; and Heather Templet, Berwick High School softball coach. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School softball standout Jordan Lipari’s signing of a softball scholarship to Millsaps College Wednesday at Berwick High School is “special” to her and her family.
The Franklin Rotary Club and the Franklin Garden Club were the sponsors for the Jan. 14 city cleanup. Target areas included Teche Drive, the rear of the courthouse, the Teche Theater and Franklin Supermarket area.

Girl Scouts hold Cookie Rallies, World Thinking Day

From left, Miranda Williams and Cnia Elmore sample cookies during Girl Scout Cookie Rallies held Sunday at the Bayou Vista Community Center. Community 270 of the Girl Scouts in east St. Mary Parish hosted the event. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Community 270 of the Girl Scouts in east St. Mary held Cookie Rallies to kick off its annual Cooke Program Sunday at the Bayou Vista Community Center.

Ribbon-cutting for Kimbla's Cakes

The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon-cutting Thursday for Kimbla's Cakes, 848 Marguerite St. in Morgan City. Owner and confectionary artist Kimbla Carinhas cuts the ribbbon, joined by husband Jody Carinhas and co-owner Valorie LaLanne. Also on hand were Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi, Assessor Jarrod K. Longman, City Councilman Louis Tamporello Jr., employees, relatives and friends. Two special guests, third and fourth from the left in the back row, were Chris and Bruce Dodson, who live in Australia and were visiting friends here.

Cleco recognized for response

Jeff Baudier, Cleco’s chief marketing and development officer, accepts the Emergency Assistance Award from EEI president, Tom Kuhn.

Cleco was recently recognized by Edison Electric Institute (EEI) with an Emergency Assistance Award for its work in assisting Georgia Power with power restoration after Hurricane Matthew caused his

Atchafalaya Basin Program project to begin at Wilson’s Landing

The state Department of Natural Resources’ Atchafalaya Basin Program announced Friday the start of an improvements project at Wilson’s Landing boat launch facility in the Patterson area. Wilson’s Landing is located at the southern end of the Atchafalaya Basin in Patterson. (Submitted)

The state Department of Natural Resources’ Atchafalaya Basin Program announced Friday the start of an improvements project at Wilson’s Landing boat launch facility in the Patterson area, according

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Berwick High School senior Jordan Lipari held a signing ceremony Wednesday to celebrate her continuing her softball career at Millsaps College. Seated from left are Megan Lipari, sister; Matt Lipari, father; Lipari; Kristen Lipari, mother; and Landon Lipari, brother. Standing, from left, are Matt Judice, Lipari's hitting
coach; Shari Osburn, Berwick High School assistant softball coach; Lloyd Burchfield, former Berwick High School softball coach; Buffy Fegenbush, Berwick High School principal; Eric Holden, Berwick High School athletic director; and Heather Templet, Berwick High School softball coach. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School softball standout Jordan Lipari’s signing of a softball scholarship to Millsaps College Wednesday at Berwick High School is “special” to her and her family.

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Obituaries

Mark David Wheeler, 62, a resident of Morgan City, passed away in home on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017.
He was born Sept. 17, 1954, in Verdun, France.
He is survived by

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