The Jewish section of Berwick Memorial Cemetery is surrounded by a fence of chain along Fourth Street in Berwick. The tomb of Miriam Blum Fortin features references to Christianity and Judaism with an angel at the top and a Hebrew inscription near the bottom.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The five Blum sisters, Jewish women living in France, immigrated to south Louisiana in the 1850s and 1860s, some of them settling and raising their families in Berwick.

The Patterson Lumberjacks will host the E.D. White Cardinals Friday in a battle of unbeatens in District 9-3A. The Lumberjacks are 1-0 in district with a 45-13 win against Donalsonville a week ago, while E.D. White improved to 2-0 in district with a 46-6 win against Franklin last week. Above, Patterson’s Earl Johnson returns the ball downfield after recording an interception against Donaldsonville. Also pictured is Johnson’s teammate, Blake Dreyer, and Donaldsonville’s Tyarise Stevenson. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

The Patterson Lumberjacks will welcome the E.D. White Cardinals Friday in a matchup of undefeated District 9-3A teams.
Franklin Police Chief Sabria McGuire reported this morning that a person was killed after being struck by a train Wednesday. Police responded to a 6:16 p.m. report of the incident at the railroad intersection with Tenth Street. The train was reportedly traveling west, and the victim was walking on the tracks, McGuire said.

The Jewish section of Berwick Memorial Cemetery is surrounded by a fence of chain along Fourth Street in Berwick. The tomb of Miriam Blum Fortin features references to Christianity and Judaism with an angel at the top and a Hebrew inscription near the bottom.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Patterson Lumberjacks will host the E.D. White Cardinals Friday in a battle of unbeatens in District 9-3A. The Lumberjacks are 1-0 in district with a 45-13 win against Donalsonville a week ago, while E.D. White improved to 2-0 in district with a 46-6 win against Franklin last week. Above, Patterson’s Earl Johnson returns the ball downfield after recording an interception against Donaldsonville. Also pictured is Johnson’s teammate, Blake Dreyer, and Donaldsonville’s Tyarise Stevenson. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

Teche Project plans fundraiser

Saturday’s Shake Your Trail Feather event in Breaux Bridge benefits projects and facility maintenance along the Bayou Teche Paddle Trail.
(Submitted Photo)

The Teche Project plans its third annual Shake Your Trail Feather event beginning at noon Saturday at Parc des Ponts de Pont Breaux (Bridge Park) in Breaux Bridge.

Arrests reports

Herman LaCarte

A Patterson teen was charged Thursday in an Oct. 7 incident stemming from a fight in Bayou Vista during which the victim received injuries to his face, St.

Synthetic marijuana use is on the rise in Tri-City area

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

The local emergency room has seen what doctors describe as an “alarming increase” in patients using synthetic marijuana, and police say that while it’s been in the area for a number of years, its u

Morgan City High students visit Rotary meeting

Morgan City Rotary Club members hosted Morgan City High School students Reagan Daigle, Callie Breaux and Shayna Furneaux at a recent luncheon where the students spoke about their school activities and education plans. From left are, Rotary student visit director Kim Hernandez, Daigle, Breaux and Furneaux.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members hosted Morgan City High School students Reagan Daigle, Callie Breaux and Shayna Furneaux at a recent luncheon where the students spoke about their school activities

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Sports

Morgan City High School will host South Terrebonne High School Friday for homecoming. The Tigers have lost two straight games, including their District 7-4A opener a week ago to Ellender. Above, Morgan City’s Kevon Marsh is in action during last week’s contest. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Morgan City High School Tigers will host South Terrebonne for homecoming this week.

Lifestyle

Crystal Marcel and Jo Ann Ryan served as hostesses at the Bayou Vista Garden Club’s October meeting.
(Submitted Photo)

Gary Bullock, licensed florist, manager and designer at Town and Country Florist, presented a demonstration on the principles and elements of flower design by creating a mass floral design during t

Obituaries

Aaron Hebert Sr.

January 16, 1952 — October 20, 2014
Aaron Hebert Sr., 63, of Lamar, Missouri, passed away Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born in Morgan City on Jan. 16, 1952.

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