Patterson picked up its first win of the season Friday with a 41-20 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. The win also was the first of new coach Chad Blanchard’s head coaching career. Above, Patterson’s Mykel Jones runs with the football, while teammate Nehemiah Augustus follows. Jones led the Lumberjacks’ receivers and also had two touchdowns in the win. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Patterson Lumberjacks got their first win of the season with an emphatic 41-20 victory against Vandebilt Friday. The win also was the initial one for first-year Patterson head coach Chad Blanchard. In the win, Tristen Ausama and Mykel Jones put up big numbers to lead Patterson’s offense.

Kevin Rankin

Actor Kevin Rankin, originally from Morgan City, will portray a clergyman in Fox’s 10-Part murder mystery, “Gracepoint,” premiering Thursday. Rankin, 38, is the son of Tom and Pam Rankin, of Morgan City.

Laura Rentrop teaches an English class this morning at Berwick Junior High School. In her hand is one of the novels purchased with the school’s portion of the $12,000 donated by the St. Mary Foundation.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Junior high students across the parish are reading novels this school year bought with $12,000 donated by the St. Mary Community Foundation.

Patterson picked up its first win of the season Friday with a 41-20 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. The win also was the first of new coach Chad Blanchard’s head coaching career. Above, Patterson’s Mykel Jones runs with the football, while teammate Nehemiah Augustus follows. Jones led the Lumberjacks’ receivers and also had two touchdowns in the win. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Kevin Rankin

Laura Rentrop teaches an English class this morning at Berwick Junior High School. In her hand is one of the novels purchased with the school’s portion of the $12,000 donated by the St. Mary Foundation.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival executive director dies (updated)

Lee Delaune, left, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, stops to chat with Nathalie Weber, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival board president, on Sunday morning (Aug. 31) during the 2014 festival. Weber announced Saturday that Delaune had died.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Lee Delaune, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, died Saturday, according to a news release from Nathalie Weber, president of the festival.

Alzheimer fundraiser

Courtney Carrere, representing the Bayou Walk to End Alzheimer, spoke about the 2014 Bayou Walk to End Alzheimer planned Saturday during a meeting of the East St. Mary Kiwanis Club. Registration for the walk at Nicholls State University and a ceremony is set at 10 a.m. and the walk begins at 10:30 a.m. From left, are Ryan Yager, Kiwanis Club president; Carrere; and Bernardine Morgan, Kiwanis Club member.
(Submitted Photo)

Courtney Carrere, representing the Bayou Walk to End Alzheimer, spoke about the 2014 Bayou Walk to End Alzheimer planned Saturday during a meeting of the East St. Mary Kiwanis Club.

Arrests reports

Sabrina Darby

A Franklin teen was charged with simple assault Thursday after she was accused of making threats to physically harm someone after refusing to leave a residence, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Ban

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The current exhibit, Handcrafted Treasures from the Louisiana Crafts Guild, at Louisiana State Museum — Patterson features art by Louisiana artisans such as hand-carved puppets by Alice Wallace, foreground. Among the many people attending the exhibits opening on Thursday were, foreground from left, Polly Rolman-Smith, Louisiana State Museum curator of science and technology; Miles Peterson, Louisiana Crafts Guild president; and Emma Hughes, guild board member. The yearlong exhibit will be on display 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is free.
--The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears photos

Obituaries

Wildon “Billy” Paul Gros Sr.

February 20, 1939 — September 28, 2014
Wildon “Billy” Paul Gros Sr., of Amelia, went home to be with the Lord Sept. 28, 2014, at the age of 75, after a brief illness.

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