Phoenix International personnel give Alan Nursall, Telus World of Science president and CEO, instructions about the Atmospheric Diving System before it and Nursall were lowered into a tank of water in Bayou Vista. A camera crew filmed his experience for a Canadian television show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Would you know how to pilot an 850-pound diving suit? Alan Nursall learned how to do just that and about the science behind the Atmospheric Diving System at Phoenix International Wednesday when he was in Bayou Vista to tape a segment for Daily Planet, a science and technology show on Discovery Canada.

From left, Morgan City High School Defensive Line Coach James Bennett instructs players Calvin Bergeron, Tiryce Oliney, Dustin Harris and Harlan Francis during an off-season workout Tuesday afternoon. (The Daily Review/ Crystal Thielepape)

In response to the recent concern over head-injuries in contact sports, area football coaches say they routinely train players how to try to avoid those injuries and have policies in place to protect athletes from further trauma should they suffer concussions.

Peyton Pellerin, 12, of Breaux Bridge, paddles a K1 racing boat in this year’s Top of the Teche, held April 5. Peyton and his triplet brothers, Carson and Conrad, all veterans of Petite Tour du Teche, are expected to enter the “big race” in October. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Petite Tour du Teche, kayak races for youths 5 to 17, will be held in Bayou Teche at Parc des Ponts in Breaux Bridge Saturday, Aug. 2. Registration is 6-8 a.m. and the first race begins at 9 a.m.

Phoenix International personnel give Alan Nursall, Telus World of Science president and CEO, instructions about the Atmospheric Diving System before it and Nursall were lowered into a tank of water in Bayou Vista. A camera crew filmed his experience for a Canadian television show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

From left, Morgan City High School Defensive Line Coach James Bennett instructs players Calvin Bergeron, Tiryce Oliney, Dustin Harris and Harlan Francis during an off-season workout Tuesday afternoon. (The Daily Review/ Crystal Thielepape)

Peyton Pellerin, 12, of Breaux Bridge, paddles a K1 racing boat in this year’s Top of the Teche, held April 5. Peyton and his triplet brothers, Carson and Conrad, all veterans of Petite Tour du Teche, are expected to enter the “big race” in October. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Patterson State Bank donation

Alton Broussard, right, vice chairman of the St. Mary Soil and Water Conservation District, accepts a donation to the district from Patterson State Bank presented by Pamela Manuel, left, bank assistant vice president. The funds were to be used in the fourth annual Farmer’s and Rancher’s Appreciation Banquet held July 18. The annual banquet is a chance to show gratitude to the agricultural community throughout the parish. This year’s banquet featured guest speaker Commissioner Mike Strain with the Department of Agriculture and Forestry.
(Submitted Photo)

Alton Broussard, right, vice chairman of the St.

Young Foundation donation

The H&B Young Foundation donated about five acres of land for the construction of a $3.7 million Marine Training Center facility at Young Memorial Campus. The donation, worth about $475,000, will satisfy the 12 percent matching funds requirement to get state funding. From left, Gwen Ross, H&B Young Foundation; Carl Moore, South Central Louisiana Technical College — Young Memorial Marine Operations; Brenda Ayo, H&B Young Foundation; and Jim Melvin, notary.
(Submitted Photo)

The H&B Young Foundation donated about five acres of land for the construction of a $3.7 million Marine Training Center facility at Young Memorial Campus.

Morgan City wharf improvement project in the works

The City Council approved moving forward with renovating the city’s wharf on Berwick Bay.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The City Council gave approval Tuesday for engineers to move forward with the design and bid process of a project to replace the city’s existing wharf on Berwick Bay and extend the wharf to the sou

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Betty Jo Stage Sargee

May 4, 1930 — July 25, 2014
Betty Jo Stage Sargee, 84, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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