The 2014 Berwick High School Panther football team. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

An infusion of young talent has the Berwick football program looking forward to big things. The Panthers’ freshman and sophomore classes come in with a winning tradition. When Craig Brodie took over the Berwick program, he reached out to junior high and youth league coaches in the area.

First round of qualifiers

Candidate qualifying for the Nov. 4 election began this morning and continues through Friday. Local candidates who have signed up thus far include: —Baldwin mayor: Michael “Mike” Lancelin. —Baldwin police chief: David J. Robertson. —District judge, Div. G: Lucretia Pecantte and Curtis Sigur.
Progressive Waste Solutions, the City of Franklin’s garbage pickup handler, failed to show at Tuesday’s meeting of the City Council. Despite numerous requests since the July meeting to discuss continued and longtime problems with the company, the city council had no one to address their grievances to.

The 2014 Berwick High School Panther football team. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

First round of qualifiers

Talbot joins Holy Cross as new principal

Holy Cross Elementary Principal Amanda Talbot looks on as librarian Patty Marks reads to Celine Laubach’s first grade class Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Meet Amanda Talbot, Holy Cross Elementary’s first new principal in four decades.
She replaces Mamie Bergeron who retired in May after 50 years of service, 40 of those as a principal.

TAC kicks off health center week

October was declared National Health Center Month in St. Mary Parish, Franklin and Baldwin during a proclamation signing Wednesday at Teche Action Clinic in Franklin. From back left are Paulette Lofton, Teche Action Clinic’s chief operations office; Chief Executive Officer Dr. Gary Wiltz; St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin; Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris; and Baldwin Mayor Pro-Tempore Mike Lancelin. Below, Ed “Tiger” Verdin holds a rendering of the mobile screening unit that TAC will obtain soon to further bring services to the parish.

Teche Action Clinic is observing National Health Center Week Aug. 10-16.

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Sports

LSU running back Kenny Hilliard rushed for 100 yards in the Tigers’ second scrimmage of fall practice Tuesday. Hilliard, above in action last season against Texas A&M, is a senior on this year’s football team. He is a Patterson High School alum. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of LSU Sports Information)

Lifestyle

Katelyn Adams
--Skeets Photo Service photos

Six young women from the Tri-City area will vie for the title of 79th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival queen on Aug. 23.

Obituaries

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at an 11 a.m.

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