Captain Nick Rogers, Deputy Karla Meranto-Corne, and supervisor Captain Stephanie Duhon

Karla Meranto-Cornes has accepted the position of DARE Officer for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Department. Meranto-Cornes recently graduated from advanced DARE Officer training held in Pineville.

Local officials joined together recently to announce the upcoming Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin event planned on Oct. 2. The daylong event will include health screenings and lectures for men and women and physical activities as well as shopping opportunities. Seated from left are city Councilman Eugene Foulcard, Mayor Raymond Harris and Councilman Dale Rogers. Standing from left are Teche Action Clinic Medical Director Dr. Gary Wiltz and Franklin Foundation Hospital interim Executive Director Craig Cudworth.

“Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin” is set for the first Thursday in October. Franklin Foundation Hospital and Teche Action Clinic are working with local organizations and agencies to promote wellness and Franklin’s downtown from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Berwick High School defeated Central Lafourche in Berwick Tuesday 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20). Berwick (1-1) will continue its regular season action Thursday when it opens play in Assumption’s tournament. The squad again will face Central Lafourche at 5 p.m. before meeting Chalmette at 7 p.m. Above, coach Heather Templet talks to her team during a time out in last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School won its home opener Tuesday with a 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20) victory against Central Lafourche. Ashton Morales and Mary Jordan Melancon led Berwick. Morales had two aces, nine kills, two blocks, four assists and 12 digs, while Melancon had two aces, two kills, two blocks, seven assists and seven digs.

Captain Nick Rogers, Deputy Karla Meranto-Corne, and supervisor Captain Stephanie Duhon

Local officials joined together recently to announce the upcoming Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin event planned on Oct. 2. The daylong event will include health screenings and lectures for men and women and physical activities as well as shopping opportunities. Seated from left are city Councilman Eugene Foulcard, Mayor Raymond Harris and Councilman Dale Rogers. Standing from left are Teche Action Clinic Medical Director Dr. Gary Wiltz and Franklin Foundation Hospital interim Executive Director Craig Cudworth.

Berwick High School defeated Central Lafourche in Berwick Tuesday 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20). Berwick (1-1) will continue its regular season action Thursday when it opens play in Assumption’s tournament. The squad again will face Central Lafourche at 5 p.m. before meeting Chalmette at 7 p.m. Above, coach Heather Templet talks to her team during a time out in last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Enhanced GPS technology is coming to La. paddle racers

From the mobile command center, Tour du Teche official Ray Pellerin watches the real-time progress of a team in the Chitimacha Race held last May. Using GPS technology specially designed for adventure races, TDT will be able to keep up with teams in the upcoming 275-mile Tour de la Rivière Rouge. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Tour du Teche is putting on two new ultra marathons, Tour de la Rivière Rouge, 275 miles from Shreveport-Bossier City to Port Barre, and the 410 de Louisiane, 410 miles from Shreveport-Bossier City

Norwood is in Beijing, ready to compete in world track championships

Vernon Norwood emailed The Daily Review this photo, showing him with a world track championship banner in Beijing.

Ex-LSU track and field standout Vernon Norwood of Morgan City is looking for success now and momentum for 2016 when he begins competition in the IAAF World Championships Saturday night.

Blessing of the fleet moves to Berwick; registration required to participate in boat parade

The Rev. Greg Fratt of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morgan City blesses the fleet during the 2013 Shrimp and Petroleum Festival. The blessing of the fleet moves to Berwick this year while the Morgan City dock is being renovated.

For the first time in recent years, the annual Blessing of the Fleet at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival will be held on the Berwick side of the Atchafalaya River due to ongoing construction to im

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Berwick High School defeated Central Lafourche in Berwick Tuesday 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20). Berwick (1-1) will continue its regular season action Thursday when it opens play in Assumption’s tournament. The squad again will face Central Lafourche at 5 p.m. before meeting Chalmette at 7 p.m. Above, coach Heather Templet talks to her team during a time out in last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School won its home opener Tuesday with a 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20) victory against Central Lafourche.

Lifestyle

Calvin Washington Sr. and Janairian Hawkins
--Olan Mills Photo

Carolyn and Robert Cage Jr. and Wayne Hawkins Sr.

Obituaries

Tris Evans Matthews, 48, a native of Lafayette and a resident of Morgan City, passed away peacefully on August 30, 2015 at 8:10 a.m., at his parents’ residence in Morgan City.

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