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.

The Tri-City Relays were held Friday at Geisler Stadium in Berwick. The event featured Morgan City, Berwick, Patterson and Central Catholic high schools. At left, Patterson’s Shundren Johnson prepares to release the javelin. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Berwick High School track and field teams swept Friday’s Tri-City Relay team titles. The Panthers finished with 102 points, while the Lady Panthers totaled 130 points.

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.

The Tri-City Relays were held Friday at Geisler Stadium in Berwick. The event featured Morgan City, Berwick, Patterson and Central Catholic high schools. At left, Patterson’s Shundren Johnson prepares to release the javelin. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Bank robbery suspect captured

Robbery suspect Barry Paul Gilmore, 53, of Patterson, was captured at the Waffle House on La. 182 in Morgan City this morning, police said.
(St. Mary Parish Sheriff's office photo)

Robbery suspect Barry Paul Gilmore, 53, of Patterson, was captured at the Waffle House on La. 182 in Morgan City this morning, police said.

Dr. Scott Domingue has been Chosen Teche Regional Medical Center’s ‘Doctor of the Year’

Dr. Scott Domingue has been Chosen Teche Regional Medical Center’s 2013-2014 Doctor of the Year. From left, are Paul Lousteau, emergency department director; Butch Frazier, CEO; Quint Studer, founder of the Studer Group; Dr. Scott Domingue; Doctor of the Year; Jay King, R.N., emergency department; and Sabrina Roy, director of marketing and public relations.
(Submitted Photo)

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Law enforcement officers honored

Law enforcement officers were recognized Tuesday night by the St. Mary Detachment Marine Corps League at American Legion Post 242 in Patterson. Honored and seated with their plaques are, from left, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Capt. Joe Clements, Berwick police officer Jonathan Henry, Morgan City police officer Dustin Fromenthal, Chitimacha tribal police officer Det. Sgt. Jada Breaux, U.S. Coast Guard ME3 Allan Roy and Baldwin police officer Alfred Evans. Standing from left are Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Capt. Scott Anslum, Berwick Police Assistant Chief David Leonard, Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks, Chitimacha Tribal Police Chief Blaise Smith, U.S. Coast Guard ME2 Dale Bullock, Baldwin Police Chief Gerald Minor and St. Mary Detachment Marine Corps League Commandant David Martin.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Seven St. Mary Parish law enforcement officers were recognized for dedication to their jobs and community Tuesday by the St.

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Laborde Marine Tiger Sharks defeated GameDay Pizza Cypress Chicks 9-8 in 10U Patterson Babe Ruth softball action Thursday at Kemper Williams Park.

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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