Brittany Burg

Eight people have been charged in connection with a string of residential and vehicle burglaries in St. Mary and Assumption parishes, according to law enforcement officials.

Patterson and Morgan City high schools will meet in the nightcap of the Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree Friday at 7:15. At right, Morgan City’s Calvin Bergeron attempts to make a catch, while Berwick’s Ty Duthu looks on during last week’s scrimmage between the two squads. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Anytime Morgan City and Patterson meet between the white lines, it’s a rivalry game. But at this year’s game in the Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium in Morgan City, there’s even more bragging rights at stake as longtime fellow coaches find themselves on opposite sidelines for the first time.

Joe Geisinger of Austin, Texas, and Mike Dey of Schertz, Texas, beach their USCA C2 racing canoe at Franklin after the 59-mile slog from St. Martinville on the second day of Tour du Teche IV in 2013. (Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

Tour du Teche V, marathon races for kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and pirogues, begins Friday, Oct. 3, at Port Barre, La. Competition is for cash in the Racing Division and for trophies in the Voyageur (recreational) Division.

Brittany Burg

Patterson and Morgan City high schools will meet in the nightcap of the Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree Friday at 7:15. At right, Morgan City’s Calvin Bergeron attempts to make a catch, while Berwick’s Ty Duthu looks on during last week’s scrimmage between the two squads. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Joe Geisinger of Austin, Texas, and Mike Dey of Schertz, Texas, beach their USCA C2 racing canoe at Franklin after the 59-mile slog from St. Martinville on the second day of Tour du Teche IV in 2013. (Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

Vitter says he’ll have greater impact as governor

U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-Metairie, spoke Wednesday at the St. Mary Industrial Group’s monthly meeting at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo By Crystal Thielepape)

U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-Metairie, who plans to run for governor in 2015, said Wednesday he believes he can have a much greater positive impact in that capacity than in the Senate.

Cajun Coast celebrates grand opening

About 100 people attended the grand opening of the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

More than two years after it sank 4.5 feet into the swamp, the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center held its grand opening Wednesday.

Appreciation award

Franklin’s Historic District Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustments and Planning Commission said farewell to Chief Building Official & Planning and Zoning Director Blake Steiner at Tuesday’s m

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Sports

The Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree kicks off at Tiger Stadium Friday in Morgan City. Berwick plays Covenant Christian at 6 p.m., while Morgan City will meet Patterson at 7:15 p.m. Above are Jay Leblanc, John B. Hover and Greg Hamer Jr. representing jamboree sponsor B & G Food Enterprises, along with Morgan City High School head football coach Scott Tregle and assistant coach Tarence “Tank” Calais. Joining them are several MCHS football players. From left are Tregle, Leblanc, Kevon Marsh, Trey Robin, Anthony Rink, Tyrese Oliney, Hover and Hamer. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Morgan City High School)

Lifestyle

Halsema A. and Patricia Carlino Pinho, of Patterson, celebrated 55 years of marriage recently. The couple was married Aug. 20, 1959, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson.

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