Representing the Red Ribbon Committee, front, from left, are Corey Burgess, DARE officer; Kimberlyn Gibson, school resource officer; Karla Cornes, school resource officer; Liska Kemp, committee member; Herman Hartman, Red Ribbon president; and Marshal Kenny Duval, committee member. Front, from left, are Gidget Everitt, at-risk interventionist; Lena Henry, school resource officer; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; and Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach.
(Submitted Photo)

Red Ribbon Week is set to finish this weekend with a “Parade of Schools” and “Zoo-to-Boo Family Fun Day” Saturday.
The Chitimacha Fire Department visited with toddlers and Head Start children at the West End Library Branch in Baldwin to help promote home and personal safety during National Fire Prevention Month in October. Fire Chief Billy Mora, Capt.
The St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Business After Hours and Harvest Moon Festival Kick-off Party at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts Thursday. Participants enjoyed food and drinks provided by several local vendors as well as live entertainment.

Representing the Red Ribbon Committee, front, from left, are Corey Burgess, DARE officer; Kimberlyn Gibson, school resource officer; Karla Cornes, school resource officer; Liska Kemp, committee member; Herman Hartman, Red Ribbon president; and Marshal Kenny Duval, committee member. Front, from left, are Gidget Everitt, at-risk interventionist; Lena Henry, school resource officer; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; and Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach.
(Submitted Photo)

Construction in Morgan City

The walls to a Neighborhood Walmart starting going up recently. A grand opening is planned in January. The store is located on Ninth Street, next to Lake Cinema.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The walls to a Neighborhood Walmart starting going up recently. A grand opening is planned in January. The store is located on Ninth Street, next to Lake Cinema.

Teche Project plans fundraiser

Saturday’s Shake Your Trail Feather event in Breaux Bridge benefits projects and facility maintenance along the Bayou Teche Paddle Trail.
(Submitted Photo)

The Teche Project plans its third annual Shake Your Trail Feather event beginning at noon Saturday at Parc des Ponts de Pont Breaux (Bridge Park) in Breaux Bridge.

Arrests reports

Herman LaCarte

A Patterson teen was charged Thursday in an Oct. 7 incident stemming from a fight in Bayou Vista during which the victim received injuries to his face, St.

Synthetic marijuana use is on the rise in Tri-City area

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

The local emergency room has seen what doctors describe as an “alarming increase” in patients using synthetic marijuana, and police say that while it’s been in the area for a number of years, its u

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Sports

Central Catholic High School defeated Lafayette Christian, 17-7 Thursday in District 7-1A action in Morgan City. The Eagles’ Stefano Guarisco, above with the football, took over at quarterback for Blake Byrne after Byrne went out of the game with an injury, according to Central Catholic coach Tommy Minton. The Eagles will return to action Oct. 31 when they host Metairie Park Country Day
for homecoming. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Central Catholic honored its seniors before Thursday night’s game and head coach Tommy Minton said all of them contributed to the Eagles’ hard-fought 17-7 win against Lafayette Christian Academy.

Lifestyle

Iris Roy serves as Louisiana Garden Club treasurer, as well as Patterson Garden Club treasurer. She was in charge of the Ways and Means raffle for the district.
(Submitted Photo)

Patterson Garden Club members attended the Louisiana Garden Club Federation District III meeting Oct. 14, hosted by the St. Martinville Garden Club.

Obituaries

Randy J. Adams

Randy J. Adams, 57, a resident of Berwick, passed away Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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