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

Morgan City police help fundraiser

Capt. James Blair of the Morgan City Police Department was sitting suspended over water while Sgt. John Schaff took aim for the dunking target on Friday. A dunking machine was set up at East Gate BBQ restaurant in Morgan City for Dunk the Police fundraiser. All proceeds raised are to be donated to the Louisiana Chapter for Multiple Sclerosis.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Capt. James Blair of the Morgan City Police Department was sitting suspended over water while Sgt. John Schaff took aim for the dunking target on Friday.

Port to receive site work bids Aug. 12 for emergency center

From left, former Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District Commissioner Greg Aucoin swears in new Commissioner Gary Duhon at Monday’s port commission meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Bids to begin site work at the Port of Morgan City’s $9.5 million Government Emergency Operations Center are set to be received by Aug. 12, Project Manager Walt Adams said.

Potential green fee increase turns into redhot budget item

Green fees at the Atchafalaya at Idlewild Golf Course may rise, according to budget deliberations Monday. Above is the clubhouse of the public course near Patterson.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

In an attempt to work through a preliminary budget during its workshop Monday, the Atchafalaya Golf Course Commission got side tracked by an argument over the condition of the grounds and a propose

Arrests reports

Janet Rock

A 38-year-old Berwick woman was jailed Monday after being accused of having used a stun gun on another person at a Morgan City residence, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news relea

River advisory issued

An advisory has been issued for the Atchafalaya River.

Mariners are advised to use caution when traveling through the Atchafalaya River Wednesday due to increased water flow into the river upstream, Coast Guard Lt.

Detectives arrest suspect in Bayou Vista shooting

A St. Mary Parish sheriff's deputy establishes a crime scene at the Middle and Polaris roads Tuesday afternoon.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A 23-year-old Bayou Vista man has been arrested in connection with a Tuesday afternoon shooting in Bayou Vista during which a 30-year-old man was shot in the torso and elbow, according to a St.

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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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