The St. Mary and Franklin Banner-Tribune will change its publishing schedule effective July 1, according to publisher Allan Von Werder.
Morgan City’s city court judge expects a new state law to ensure city court always has a public defender due to recent funding concerns on the district court level.

(Updated) Police: Shooting victim’s condition improves

Prince Hall Lodge near the intersection of Sixth and Utah streets is pictured Monday morning. Police believe an altercation broke out there Friday night before continuing outside, where they believe four people were shot. Three of the victims have been released from hospitals, while a fourth victim was in critical but stable condition Monday. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

A woman, who was one of four people shot Friday in Berwick, was moved from an intensive care unit to a regular room Monday at Teche Regional Medical Center after her condition greatly improved, Pol

Eight get scholarships at banquet

St. Mary Chamber of Commerce honors high school graduate scholarship and humanitarian award winners during its annual education and appreciation banquet at the Civic Center near Patterson. Recipients are, front row from left, McKaila Darden, Centerville High; Aisha Ortiz, Franklin High; Emma Thomas, Central Catholic; and Aaliya Stewart, Patterson High. Back row from left, Myria Ashani Druilhet, West St. Mary High; Ayana Allen, Morgan City High; Gabrielle Adams, Berwick High; Dominique Montecino, Hanson High; and Lo’Raisha Jones, Franklin High. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

PATTERSON — The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce awarded scholarships to eight high school graduates at its annual education and appreciation banquet.

Parish NAACP looks into jail complaints

The St. Mary Parish branch of the NAACP is looking into a few complaints that inmates didn't receive adequate medical care while incarcerated in the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center in Centerville. (The Daily Review file photo)

The St. Mary Parish branch of the NAACP is investigating allegations that several inmates in the parish jail didn’t receive proper medical care while incarcerated.



Patterson 12U All-Star Deja Dugar releases a pitch during a game at the Louisiana Babe Ruth League state tournament. Patterson finished fourth. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Evelyn Ortiz)

The Patterson 12U All-Stars finished fourth at the Louisiana Babe Ruth League state tournament.


Bernie and Anna Lee Dinger
--Submitted Photo

Anna Lee and Bernie Dinger of Berwick celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 25. They were married at the home of Bernie Dinger’s father on June 25, 1946.


Linda C. Jones, 61, a resident and native of Jeanerette, passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 4:45 a.m., at the New Iberia Manor North Nursing Care Facility in New Iberia.

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