Connie Castille, executive director of the Teche Project, speaks about the new Bayou Teche Paddle Trail during Tuesday's Patterson city council meeting.
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PATTERSON — The city received recognition Tuesday as part of the Bayou Teche Paddle Trail, a designation that allows communities along the trail to develop a “recreational economy” along the waterway, said Connie Castille, executive director of Teche Project.
Carlie Sauce, above, was recipient of the La. Bred Reserve Champion Hampshire swine award at the St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show in January. Below, Maegan LeBlanc received honors in Reserve Champion Yorkshire and La. Bred Champion Yorkshire. Both are pictured with Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris, St.
Patterson High School's baseball game today against Beau Chene has been rained out, while Central Catholic's has been pushed back today and moved to Houma.

Connie Castille, executive director of the Teche Project, speaks about the new Bayou Teche Paddle Trail during Tuesday's Patterson city council meeting.
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Tax renewal resolution draws senator’s plea for ‘modest’ reduction

State Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, speaks during Thursday’s St. Mary Parish School Board meeting in Centerville.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

A resolution calling for elections to renew three St. Mary Parish school property taxes was approved by the School Board Thursday, but was preceded by a request from state Sen.

Brashear to be honored for service as Montford Point Marine

William Joseph Brashear, of Morgan City, is shown in his Marine Corps uniform.
(Submitted Photo)

About 68 years after serving in the Marine Corps, William Joseph Brashear will be honored Saturday for his service as one of the first black Marine Corps members in the country.

SEAL EXPERIENCE

Several men participating in the Extreme SEAL Experience were practicing skills to board the rig Mr. Charlie from the Atchafalaya River on Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Whether they want to test their mettle or they want to get their fire back, men between their teenage years and 69 have been to Don Shipley’s Extreme SEAL Experience to gain confidence and test the

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Sports

Central Catholic’s Samarick Paul attempts a shot during the Eagles’ contest against Christian Life Academy Friday. Central Catholic, the No. 10 seed in the Class 1A playoffs, fell at No. 7 seed Hamilton Christian 61-47 in Class 1A Regional Round action Tuesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic basketball coach Ree Case said his team played with the energy needed for Tuesday’s Class 1A regional round contest at No. 7 Hamilton Christian.

Lifestyle

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In an effort to encourage healthy eating, Bayou Vista Garden Club Adopt-A-School Chairman Donna Richard, left, recently donated fruit and vegetables as snack options for students at Bayou Vista Ele

Obituaries

A private burial was held on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at 10 a.m., at Pecot Street Cemetery for Ms. Eva M. Pierre.

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