Teammates gather around Patterson’s Tyrik Singleton, center, after he reached base safely in the bottom of the 10th inning on an error to plate the game-winning run in a 8-7 win against Berwick in District 9-3A action Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Patterson High School’s Tyrik Singleton finished 0-for-5 during Wednesday’s win against Berwick High School, but his final swing of the game was the biggest of the day. Singleton hit a two-out, bases-loaded bloop shot in the bottom of the 10th that landed near second base that was fielded by Berwick second baseman Brooks Richard.

The Louisiana Energy and Power Authority power plant, depicted in the illustration, to be constructed in Morgan City, is to produce 64 megawatts of electricity when completed in 2015.

The Louisiana Energy and Power Authority will hold a ground-breaking ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Thursday for its $120.77 million new natural gas fired electrical power plant to be built in Morgan City behind the Joseph Cefalu Municipal Steam Plant, according to a news release.

Participants take off from the starting line of the annual Running of the Bears 5K run-walk to kickoff Saturday’s activities during the Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival. Finishers included overall winner L.T. Hill, men’s division winner Josh Vilcan and women’s division winner Jerri St. Blanc. Below, the grounds of the St. Mary Peace Memorial provided the perfect spot for the Cajun horseshoe contest. Winners included the Fly Rites, Fly Adams and David Comeaux, in first place; Franklin Police Department, Tina Thibodeaux and Alphonse Burrell, in second place; and Hanagriff’s Machine, David Hanagriff and Randy Hanagriff, in third place.

Last weekend’s eleventh Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival opened to fine weather and an earlier venue. Moved up a week because of Easter, the festival ran from Friday evening through Sunday.

Teammates gather around Patterson’s Tyrik Singleton, center, after he reached base safely in the bottom of the 10th inning on an error to plate the game-winning run in a 8-7 win against Berwick in District 9-3A action Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Louisiana Energy and Power Authority power plant, depicted in the illustration, to be constructed in Morgan City, is to produce 64 megawatts of electricity when completed in 2015.

Participants take off from the starting line of the annual Running of the Bears 5K run-walk to kickoff Saturday’s activities during the Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival. Finishers included overall winner L.T. Hill, men’s division winner Josh Vilcan and women’s division winner Jerri St. Blanc. Below, the grounds of the St. Mary Peace Memorial provided the perfect spot for the Cajun horseshoe contest. Winners included the Fly Rites, Fly Adams and David Comeaux, in first place; Franklin Police Department, Tina Thibodeaux and Alphonse Burrell, in second place; and Hanagriff’s Machine, David Hanagriff and Randy Hanagriff, in third place.

Ham radio operators plan demonstration at Black Bear Festival

The Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service, or BEARS, plans a demonstration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday during the Black Bear Festival in Franklin. First row, from left, are Mel Simon, Esther Simon, Jackie Price, Karen Marshall and Deborah Price. Second row, from left, are Jimmy Stinnett, Rudy Duchan, Paul Coats and Frank Price.
(Submitted Photo)

Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service, or BEARS, plans a demonstration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday during the Black Bear Festival, the club announced in a news release.

Arrest reports

Robert Carter Jr.

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 30 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests relating to east St. Mary Parish:

Friday fire in Morgan City

Firefighters use a chainsaw to cut through the roof of house that caught fire in the 400 block of Fifth Street in Morgan City. Walter Fowler, who was inside the residence, smelled smoke coming from the attic and called the fire department. Homeowner Larry Kyle said the fire may have been caused by faulty wiring. Both men were inside the house at the time of fire and escaped unharmed, they said. Kyle’s dogs also got out uninjured, he said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Firefighters use a chainsaw to cut through the roof of house that caught fire in the 400 block of Fifth Street in Morgan City.

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.

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Lifestyle

Marcus Lawrence St. Upery and Ashton Nicole Rodriguez

Kevin and Cindy Rodriguez of Jeanerette wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashton Nicole Rodriguez to Marcus Lawrence St. Upery.

Obituaries

Keisha Y. Brown

Keisha Y. Brown, 42, a native of Morgan City and a resident of Mount Pleasant, Mich., died Thursday, April 10, 2014, at her residence.

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