Captain Nick Rogers, Deputy Karla Meranto-Corne, and supervisor Captain Stephanie Duhon

Karla Meranto-Cornes has accepted the position of DARE Officer for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Department. Meranto-Cornes recently graduated from advanced DARE Officer training held in Pineville.

Local officials joined together recently to announce the upcoming Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin event planned on Oct. 2. The daylong event will include health screenings and lectures for men and women and physical activities as well as shopping opportunities. Seated from left are city Councilman Eugene Foulcard, Mayor Raymond Harris and Councilman Dale Rogers. Standing from left are Teche Action Clinic Medical Director Dr. Gary Wiltz and Franklin Foundation Hospital interim Executive Director Craig Cudworth.

“Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin” is set for the first Thursday in October. Franklin Foundation Hospital and Teche Action Clinic are working with local organizations and agencies to promote wellness and Franklin’s downtown from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Berwick High School defeated Central Lafourche in Berwick Tuesday 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20). Berwick (1-1) will continue its regular season action Thursday when it opens play in Assumption’s tournament. The squad again will face Central Lafourche at 5 p.m. before meeting Chalmette at 7 p.m. Above, coach Heather Templet talks to her team during a time out in last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School won its home opener Tuesday with a 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20) victory against Central Lafourche. Ashton Morales and Mary Jordan Melancon led Berwick. Morales had two aces, nine kills, two blocks, four assists and 12 digs, while Melancon had two aces, two kills, two blocks, seven assists and seven digs.

Captain Nick Rogers, Deputy Karla Meranto-Corne, and supervisor Captain Stephanie Duhon

Local officials joined together recently to announce the upcoming Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin event planned on Oct. 2. The daylong event will include health screenings and lectures for men and women and physical activities as well as shopping opportunities. Seated from left are city Councilman Eugene Foulcard, Mayor Raymond Harris and Councilman Dale Rogers. Standing from left are Teche Action Clinic Medical Director Dr. Gary Wiltz and Franklin Foundation Hospital interim Executive Director Craig Cudworth.

Berwick High School defeated Central Lafourche in Berwick Tuesday 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20). Berwick (1-1) will continue its regular season action Thursday when it opens play in Assumption’s tournament. The squad again will face Central Lafourche at 5 p.m. before meeting Chalmette at 7 p.m. Above, coach Heather Templet talks to her team during a time out in last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Victim improves; shooter still at large

Investigators work the scene of Wednesday’s shooting of a woman who lives in the 400 block of Saturn in Bayou Vista. The victim is in stable condition today at a New Orleans hospital.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

As of this morning, a 47-year-old woman was in stable condition in the hospital after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds when an unidentified suspect shot her at a Bayou Vista home Wednesday mornin

Preschoolers get a Head Start at Patterson library branch

The St. Mary Parish Library held a “Jump Start to Head Start” event Wednesday at the Patterson branch. Tyler Mingo was excited to join in the learning as Branch Manager Lisa Wilson made learning fun.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

PATTERSON — The St. Mary Parish Library hosted its first “Jump Start to Head Start” program Wednesday for children entering Head Start or pre-K.

New privacy policy raises concern at schools

Patterson High School’s volleyball team, in white, scrimmages with South Terrebonne recently. New rules governing the release of information about public school students and the St. Mary Parish School Board’s policy now require a signed parental consent form before photos or information about students can be disclosed publicly. This may prevent some athletes from seeing their pictures in the newspaper, and it may make scholarships and financial aid tougher to obtain in other cases.
The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute

Federal and state authorities have moved to protect potentially sensitive information about public school students.

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Berwick High School defeated Central Lafourche in Berwick Tuesday 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20). Berwick (1-1) will continue its regular season action Thursday when it opens play in Assumption’s tournament. The squad again will face Central Lafourche at 5 p.m. before meeting Chalmette at 7 p.m. Above, coach Heather Templet talks to her team during a time out in last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School won its home opener Tuesday with a 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20) victory against Central Lafourche.

Lifestyle

Calvin Washington Sr. and Janairian Hawkins
--Olan Mills Photo

Carolyn and Robert Cage Jr. and Wayne Hawkins Sr.

Obituaries

Tris Evans Matthews, 48, a native of Lafayette, Louisiana, and a resident of Morgan City, died Aug. 30, 2015, in Morgan City.

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