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Patterson police are searching for one more suspect in a Monday night drive-by shooting that left a pedestrian with minor injuries to his leg, Police Chief Patrick LaSalle said. Authorities have already arrested three other suspects.

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.

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


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Sheriff’s academy graduates

From top left, Deputy Eriq Blanchard of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office received the Physical Fitness Award for the highest score in athletic performance; Officer Jordan Fabre of the Nicholls Police Department received the Firearms Performance (Top Gun) Award for the highest score in firearms performance; and Deputy Ryan Aucoin of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office was presented with the John Kahl Sr. Award of Excellence. This award is presented to a deputy who achieves the highest academic scores. Below, from back left, are Jared Palmature, SMPSO; Ryan Veillion, SMPSO; Eriq Blanchard, SMPSO; Aaron Fetty, SMPSO; McCloures Manuel, Franklin Police Department; Latanuia Perry, Jeanerette Police Department; Jimmy Stinnett, SMPSO; Ryan Aucoin, SMPSO; and Jordan Fabre, Nicholls Police Department.

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy graduated nine of the 12 cadets who began training in February.



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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