B. Edward Boudreaux Middle School Principal Magdalene Drexler with administration staff and Walmart representatives.

Story and Photos by COLIN MURPHEY The ceremonial ribbon was cut Tuesday at one area middle school to celebrate the opening of a new resource for educators that should help them and their students cope with behavioral issues when they arise in the classroom.


Story and Photos by ROGER EMILE STOUFF There were 92 competition dancers from 19 Native American Nations at the Third Annual Chitimacha Pow-wow Saturday at the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino-Hotel.
A Georgia man has been arrested in connection with a Monday night drive-by shooting in Patterson that left a pedestrian with minor injuries to his leg, Police Chief Patrick LaSalle said.

B. Edward Boudreaux Middle School Principal Magdalene Drexler with administration staff and Walmart representatives.


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Fire marshal: Smoke alarms save lives

State Fire Marshal H. "Butch" Browning speaks to St. Mary Chamber of Commerce members Wednesday during National Fire Prevention Week. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Having a properly functioning smoke alarm can be the difference between life and death, State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning said Wednesday during National Fire Prevention Week.

Head Start prepares for festival

Yogi Bear Head Start students, from left, Chloe Granger, 3; Amari Taylor, 4; Ava Wayman, 4; and Zayaire Joseph, 3, sit in the library area Wednesday with picture books. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

St. Mary Community Action Head Start will host the Fit Fun Festival in Franklin’s Caffery Park on Oct. 20. This Fun in the Park event is in observance of National Head Start Awareness Month.

Englishman passes through Morgan City on journey across the U.S.; Hopes 20,000-mile run will encourage kids to be more active

Jim Plunkett-Cole runs along Front Street Wednesday during his visit to Morgan City. He is on a three-year journey to run 20,000 miles across the U.S. and encourage kids to exercise every day. The trek is based on Forrest Gump’s fictional run in the 1994 movie starring Tom Hanks. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Using Forrest Gump’s fictional run across the U.S.



Morgan City High School's Mckenzi Smith sets while teammate Sh'diamond Holly makes her approach to the net during earlier season action against Berwick. Morgan City swept Franklin in district action at home Monday. The Lady Tigers will return to the court Wednesday when they host E.D. White in league play. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City Lady Tigers swept Franklin Monday on Senior Night, 3-0 (25-10, 25-12, 25-7) in Morgan City.
Morgan City had 19 aces in the District 8-III contest.


Evelyn Estay, left and Lisa Wilson, right, were hostesses for the Oct. 18 Patterson Garden Club meeting. With the hostesses is Juanita Bienvenu, club president.
--Submitted Photo

Patterson Garden Club held its meeting on Oct. 18 at the home of Iris Roy.

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