Rock the Fifth, Berwick’s patriotic celebration, will be held July 5 along the banks of the Atchafalaya River near the Everett S. Berry Memorial Lighthouse Park. Announcing the event were, from left, Louis Ratcliff, Berwick mayor; Jackie Ackel, Berwick mayor pro-tem; Misty Pillaro, event coordinator; Bubba Slaughter, town chief administrative officer; and James Richard, Berwick Police chief.
Berwick is playing a bigger part in Rock the Fifth, the patriotic celebration, this year.
The July 5 celebration will include music from the ‘70s and ‘80s by the band Gone Pecan.
A 44-year-old Bayou L’Ourse man died after he fell about 60 feet from a platform Tuesday while working at recycling company in Gibson, Terrebonne Sheriff’s Office Maj. Malcolm Wolfe said.
Though the Atchafalaya River is slightly higher than it usually is this time of year due in part to the Red River’s high levels, the Atchafalaya’s levels would have to rise at least another foot to
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests:
The Verdunville Summer Enrichment Program began June 16.