The Tri-City Relays were held Friday at Geisler Stadium in Berwick. The event featured Morgan City, Berwick, Patterson and Central Catholic high schools. At left, Patterson’s Shundren Johnson prepares to release the javelin. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Berwick High School track and field teams swept Friday’s Tri-City Relay team titles. The Panthers finished with 102 points, while the Lady Panthers totaled 130 points.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office mobile command center parked Monday at the Port of Morgan City. St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert is standing by the center.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Port officials took another step Monday towards bringing the $9.3 million government operations and emergency center to a site on La. 182 next to the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.
St. Mary Landmarks held its yearly spring cleanup of City Park and Grevemberg House on March 29. Volunteers included Elaine Karam, Trent Downing, Katie Seim, Beto Zuniga, Ron Bailey, Kay Schwitz, Didi Battle and Clara O’Niell. The group trimmed, mulched, fertilized and replanted around the historic home and the park. (Photos by Francis Todd)

The Tri-City Relays were held Friday at Geisler Stadium in Berwick. The event featured Morgan City, Berwick, Patterson and Central Catholic high schools. At left, Patterson’s Shundren Johnson prepares to release the javelin. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office mobile command center parked Monday at the Port of Morgan City. St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert is standing by the center.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Arrest reports

Matthew MIller

A 47-year-old Baton Rouge man was jailed Monday after trying to forge a prescription for Oxycodone and Flexeril at a pharmacy in Morgan City, St.

Franklin woman killed in Ricohoc wreck

Shirley Landry, 83, of Franklin was killed in an accident that occurred about 2 p.m. Monday. Landry was driving a 2000 Dodge Stratus south on La. 182 at Ricohoc. A 2011 Toyota van, driven by Kelly Shepard, 42, of Tomball, Texas, was traveling west on U.S. 90 approaching La. 182, Tfc. Stephen Hammons, State Police Troop I spokesman, said. Landry entered U.S. 90 after stopping at a stop sign and was struck in the side by Shepard’s oncoming van, Hammons said in a news release.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

A Franklin woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon after she failed to yield from a stop sign on La. 182 at U.S. 90.

Nicholls president says partnering with industry crucial to success

Nicholls State President Bruce Murphy speaks at the St. Mary Industrial Group meeting Monday at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Newly inaugurated Nicholls State President Bruce Murphy wants the university to strive to partner with industry to prepare students to enter the job market, he said Monday.

Bayou Vista bank robbed

Surveillance video from the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office.

Police are looking for a "vehicle of interest" and have released a more detailed description of the person of interest in this morning's robbery of M C Bank in Bayou Vista.

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Laborde Marine Tiger Sharks defeated GameDay Pizza Cypress Chicks 9-8 in 10U Patterson Babe Ruth softball action Thursday at Kemper Williams Park.

Obituaries

Jess R. Clemons Jr.

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Jess R. Clemons Jr.

March 2, 1927 — April 14, 2014
Jess R. Clemons Jr., 87, born in Farmer City, Ill., and a resident of Bayou Vista. passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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