Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District seat, spoke this morning in Morgan City at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce’s first “Rise-N-Shine” business networking event.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District, says the major issues for the state and country include coastal erosion, ensuring domestic oil and gas production, fixing Obamacare, and getting U.S. troops out of Afghanistan.

The 2014 Berwick High School Panther football team. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

An infusion of young talent has the Berwick football program looking forward to big things. The Panthers’ freshman and sophomore classes come in with a winning tradition. When Craig Brodie took over the Berwick program, he reached out to junior high and youth league coaches in the area.

First round of qualifiers

Candidate qualifying for the Nov. 4 election began this morning and continues through Friday. Local candidates who have signed up thus far include: —Baldwin mayor: Michael “Mike” Lancelin. —Baldwin police chief: David J. Robertson. —District judge, Div. G: Lucretia Pecantte and Curtis Sigur.

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District seat, spoke this morning in Morgan City at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce’s first “Rise-N-Shine” business networking event.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The 2014 Berwick High School Panther football team. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

First round of qualifiers

Presentation on Spain at Rotary Club

Morgan City Rotary Club members at a recent luncheon heard from fellow Rotarian Herman Hartman, who, with his wife, traveled to Spain and exchanged club flags with the Barcelona and Madrid Rotary clubs and spoke about their experiences in Spain. From left are Hartman and club President Carla Prejean.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members at a recent luncheon heard from fellow Rotarian Herman Hartman, who, with his wife, traveled to Spain and exchanged club flags with the Barcelona and Madrid Rotary c

New subdivision planned in Berwick

Chaille Rasberry, left, accepted a plaque recognizing her late husband, Ray Rasberry, for his work with the Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service. Chaille Rasberry, left, accepted the plaque from BEARS President Jackie Price.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

A 57-site subdivision adjacent to Renwick Subdivision is in the planning phase.

BEARS ham radio operators participate in lighthouse event

The International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend is planned Saturday and Sunday at the Everett S. Berry Memorial Lighthouse Park. Demonstrations and displays by amateur radio operators will highlight the event.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Berwick will celebrate a new event this weekend when the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend will be held at the Everett S. Berry Memorial Lighthouse Park.

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Katelyn Adams
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Six young women from the Tri-City area will vie for the title of 79th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival queen on Aug. 23.

Obituaries

Delores Ann McCracken

Delores Ann McCracken, 68, a native of Cumberland, Ohio, and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

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