--Bernie Arnould Photo

Joshua Daigle, a Berwick High School junior, is competing Saturday at the USATF Junior Olympics in Sacramento, California. The pole vaulter is competing in the 15- to 16-year-old division. He is the son of Lucy Scully of Berwick and Kerry Daigle of Patterson.

Paying It Forward, a local nonprofit community group, hosted its second annual “Stuff the Bus” Friday under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City to collect supplies for St. Mary Parish children in need. Another “Stuff the Bus” event will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar parking lot in Patterson. The city of Patterson and Patterson schools are sponsoring the event. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Community members in Patterson will both be collecting school supplies and uniforms for local children in need and distributing already collected items Saturday at different locations. A Stuff the Bus school supplies drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar Parking Lot on Catherine Street in Patterson.

From left St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, Safariland Account Manager Erik Belsom, Major John Kahl Jr., Lieutenant Dustin Kennedy and Chief Deputy Scott Anslum.

On the morning of Dec. 27, 2015, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting at a residence in the Jeanerette area. Once they arrived on scene, a suspect began shooting at the deputies from within the residence, Sheriff Mark Hebert said.

--Bernie Arnould Photo

Paying It Forward, a local nonprofit community group, hosted its second annual “Stuff the Bus” Friday under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City to collect supplies for St. Mary Parish children in need. Another “Stuff the Bus” event will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar parking lot in Patterson. The city of Patterson and Patterson schools are sponsoring the event. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

From left St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, Safariland Account Manager Erik Belsom, Major John Kahl Jr., Lieutenant Dustin Kennedy and Chief Deputy Scott Anslum.

South Louisiana crop dusters gather in Jennings for clinic

Brent Broussard, above left, a pesticide inspector with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, monitors the speed of a helicopter during an agriculture aviation fly-in clinic Wednesday at the Jennings Airport. Mike Satterfield of Cane Helicopter Services in Franklin was piloting the helicopter. For wet testing, above right, small pieces of paper were mounted on rods in a pattern on the ground. Pilots then flew over the spread, spraying water with red dye over the arrangement.

When most people think crop dusting, yellow airplanes buzzing low over rice fields come to mind, but those aren’t the only craft used for taking care of agriculture crops.

Council on Aging addresses Berwick town council meeting

St. Mary Council on Aging Executive Director Beverly Domengeaux addresses Berwick's mayor and council members about the organization's budget cuts for 2017 and senior care issues at the monthly town meeting.
(The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

In spite of the financial crisis the state is undergoing, for 47 years the St. Mary Council on Aging continues to figure out ways to take care of the seniors in this parish, St.

Armato: School district’s projected deficit requires tough cuts

St. Mary Parish Schools Superintendent Leonard Armato speaks during Tuesday's Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute meeting at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. He discussed the school district's projected budget deficit and the possible cuts school officials are considering. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

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--Bernie Arnould Photo

Joshua Daigle, a Berwick High School junior, is competing Saturday at the USATF Junior Olympics in Sacramento, California. The pole vaulter is competing in the 15- to 16-year-old division.

Lifestyle

Wrangler participants taking some time to enjoy the trail at Camp Marydale.
--Submitted Photo

NEW ORLEANS — For girls who dream of owning their very own horse, it’s usually just a dream.

Obituaries

Hilton “Bud” Crappell
August 31, 1933-July 28, 2016
Hilton “Bud” Crappell, 82, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2016, in his Berwick home surrounded by loved ones.

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