St. Mary Outreach Executive Director Brenda Liner and Donor Coordinator Alana Andrus check expiration dates on donated food items in order to sort and organize donations on pantry shelves. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

St. Mary Outreach and United Way ask neighbors in the Tri-City area to open their hearts and pantries to feed families in need. The Food for Families food drive will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Whitney Bank on Brashear Avenue.

Timothy R. Duval, 38, of Patterson, was charged Thursday with attempted second-degree murder in the stabbing of Patterson Police Cpl. Kevin Stewart. Duval allegedly stabbed Stewart while Stewart was trying to arrest Duval for shoplifting. Stewart was treated at Teche Regional Medical Center and returned to work Thursday night. Duval was also charged with disarming of an officer, aggravated battery on an officer, resisting an officer by force, resisting an officer by flight, battery on an officer and theft by shoplifting.

A 38-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder of a Patterson police officer, after he allegedly stabbed the officer in the face with a steak knife Thursday evening. The officer was treated for his injuries and returned to work that night.
The Morgan City Library will dedicate the children’s reading room in memory of Dolores Charles Henderson at 2 p.m. Friday. Henderson retired in 1985 from the St. Mary Parish school system as a librarian, according to a story in The Daily Review about her death in 2015.

St. Mary Outreach Executive Director Brenda Liner and Donor Coordinator Alana Andrus check expiration dates on donated food items in order to sort and organize donations on pantry shelves. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Timothy R. Duval, 38, of Patterson, was charged Thursday with attempted second-degree murder in the stabbing of Patterson Police Cpl. Kevin Stewart. Duval allegedly stabbed Stewart while Stewart was trying to arrest Duval for shoplifting. Stewart was treated at Teche Regional Medical Center and returned to work Thursday night. Duval was also charged with disarming of an officer, aggravated battery on an officer, resisting an officer by force, resisting an officer by flight, battery on an officer and theft by shoplifting.

Marine Corps Band to play Toys for Tots benefit Dec. 6

The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will play a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to benefit the Marine Corps League-St. Mary Detachment’s Toys for Tots drive. The concert is free to the public, but attendees are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy to support Toys for Tots in St. Mary and lower St. Martin parishes.

The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will perform Dec. 6 at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to benefit the Marine Corps League-St.

Marine Corps Band to play Toys for Tots benefit concert

The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will play a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to benefit the Marine Corps League-St. Mary Detachment’s Toys for Tots drive. The concert is free to the public, but attendees are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy to support Toys for Tots in St. Mary and lower St. Martin parishes. (The Daily Review/file photo)

The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will perform Dec. 6 at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to benefit the Marine Corps League-St.

Lighting ceremonies are Thursday

Berwick public works employees Erika Laine and Chris Fabre straighten Christmas light decorations Wednesday morning near the intersection of La. 182 and U.S. 90 in Berwick. Both Berwick and Morgan City will have Christmas lighting ceremonies at 6 p.m. Thursday. Berwick’s will be at Town Hall while Morgan City’s will take place in the median of Brashear Avenue in front of the Spirit of Morgan City shrimp boat. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Berwick and Morgan City will host their annual Christmas lighting ceremonies Thanksgiving night.

'Food for Families' drive set for Dec. 6

St. John Elementary students recently provided Thanksgiving baskets for families in the Franklin area. Franklin Emergency Aid Center Director Patty Ibert is pictured above with students. Franklin Emergency Aid Center is an agency for United Way of South Louisiana.

Food Net’s “Food for Families” drive is set Dec. 6.
Locally, donations can be made at the following locations:

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