The Saturday afternoon crowd at the Bayou BBQ Bash in Morgan City was entertained by Don Rich.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The third annual Bayou BBQ Bash survived the threat of bad weather and ended up being as much of a success as organizers could hope for under the circumstances. Rain threatened to cause a lower turnout this year than last year, Don Tellman, one of the organizers, said.

St. Mary’s Pony 14-year-old All-Stars finished as runner-up at the Pony 14 & Under Super Region Tournament in Youngsville Sunday, falling to the tournament’s undefeated squad, Crowley, 10-0 in six innings. Despite the loss, St. Mary has qualified for the Pony South Zone Tournament in Burleson, Texas, which begins July 31. Kneeling, from left, are Caleb Bernard, Dylan Landry, Kyle Pitre, Reid Wiley, Kyle Boudreaux and Cade Thibodeaux. Standing, from left, are assistant coach Shawn Bernard, Patrick Robertson, Hayden Pinho, Lukas Carnley, John Pat Dupuy, Joel Singleton and head coach Patrick Wiley. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrice Singleton)

St. Mary Pony 14-year-old All-Stars bounced back from a tough loss to the Crowley Nationals with three consecutive wins before falling again to Crowley in the Super Region title game.

This year’s Franklin section of the race is Oct. 4

The City of Franklin will host its portion of Tour du Teche on Saturday, Oct. 4 along Bayou Teche. Franklin’s portion of Tour du Teche is called the “Sugar Race.” Paddlers will begin the Sugar Race in St. Martinville and continue their journey to Franklin; this part of Tour du Teche is 59 miles.

The Saturday afternoon crowd at the Bayou BBQ Bash in Morgan City was entertained by Don Rich.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

St. Mary’s Pony 14-year-old All-Stars finished as runner-up at the Pony 14 & Under Super Region Tournament in Youngsville Sunday, falling to the tournament’s undefeated squad, Crowley, 10-0 in six innings. Despite the loss, St. Mary has qualified for the Pony South Zone Tournament in Burleson, Texas, which begins July 31. Kneeling, from left, are Caleb Bernard, Dylan Landry, Kyle Pitre, Reid Wiley, Kyle Boudreaux and Cade Thibodeaux. Standing, from left, are assistant coach Shawn Bernard, Patrick Robertson, Hayden Pinho, Lukas Carnley, John Pat Dupuy, Joel Singleton and head coach Patrick Wiley. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrice Singleton)

This year’s Franklin section of the race is Oct. 4

Scout dinner

Chitimacha Scouting District of the Evangeline Area Council of Boy Scouts of America recently held its 11th Annual Distinguished Citizens Dinner. This year the district honored the “Founding Chefs of Chitimacha Scouting,” who are part of the original “chefs” of the annual scout steak dinner held in the late fall. Embroidered chef’s hats were presented to living chefs and family members of others. They are Lynn Arceneaux, Irving Courtney, Raymond “Mona” Beadle Sr., Clifford Chaisson, Cyrus P. “Cy” Giroir, L.J. “Jake” Giroir, James “Doug” Guerin, Gilmore J. “Gil” Guidry, Leon Kahn, T.R. Naquin, Dr. Carlos Orlando Sr., George Picou Sr., and Henry A. Swiber Sr. From left are Courtney, Naquin and Kahn. Not pictured is Orlando.
(Submitted Photo)

Chitimacha Scouting District of the Evangeline Area Council of Boy Scouts of America recently held its 11th Annual Distinguished Citizens Dinner.

Donation to Fallen Warriors Memorial

Don and Mata Tellman, left, made a donation on Thursday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to The Fallen Warriors Memorial Project. The donation was all the proceeds from selling barbecue plate lunches at the Morgan City Fourth of July celebration “Rockin’ the Fifth.” Terry Mayon, third from left, and Marc Distefano were present to receive the $1,756.08 check.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Don and Mata Tellman, left, made a donation on Thursday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to The Fallen Warriors Memorial Project.

Arrests reports

Donna Sobers

A 57-year-old Morgan City woman was arrested Tuesday after being accused of striking a juvenile on a bicycle with her vehicle and then leaving the scene, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said

Bayou BBQ Bash kicks off Thursday; competition Saturday

A proclamation supporting the Bayou BBQ Bash was signed Tuesday at Patterson City Hall. First row, from left, Louis Ratcliff, Berwick mayor; Rodney Grogan, Patterson mayor; Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish president; and Frank Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor. Second row, from left, Bob Harrison, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce vice chairman; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; Lisa Patterson, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce marketing director; and Mata Tellman and Don Tellman, founders of the Bayou BBQ Bash.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The third annual Bayou BBQ Bash will kick off Thursday with “Meet the Cooks” at the Hampton Inn followed by festivities under the U.S.

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Sports

The Morgan City 12-year-old All-Stars finished their season at the Louisiana Dixie Youth Majors North Regional in Franklin this weekend. Morgan City was 0-2, dropping contests to DeQuincy, 14-11, and Franklin, 7-2. Above, Morgan City’s Nathan Hebb leaps onto home plate at the conclusion of rounding the bases following his home run against DeQuincy. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City 12-year-old All-Stars finished 0-2 at the Louisiana Dixie Youth Majors North Regional in Franklin this weekend.

Lifestyle

Cole Romero and Sarah Pontiff
--Submitted Photo

Craig and Pam Pontiff of Morgan City wish to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Ailene Pontiff, to Cole Joseph Romero, son of Donald and Vanessa Romero of Ber

Obituaries

January 14, 1940 — July 18, 2014
Carolyn Robicheaux Larive, 74, a resident of Berwick passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at her home.

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