Berwick and Morgan City High schools each won their homecoming contests Friday to highlight area prep football action. Berwick improved to 4-0 after scoring with less than a minute remaining to defeat Franklin, while Morgan City upped its record to 3-1 after defeating Cohen College Prep, 29-0.

Central Catholic's Samarick Paul returns a kickoff during Thursday's 46-42 loss to Lafayette Christian. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s point total Thursday night could win most high school football games. It boasted two 100-yard rushers, a 100-yard passer and nearly a 100-yard receiver. The Eagles even outgained their opponent in total offense and recorded scores on offense, defense and special teams.

Mark Griffin Jr., the newly-elected Morgan City Housing Authority board chairman, speaks during Thursday's board meeting. Griffin says he wants the board to focus on getting more housing units back in use. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City Assistant Police Chief Mark Griffin Jr. was elected the new housing authority board chairman Thursday, replacing Victory Ho, who resigned from the board in August after a drug arrest.

Central Catholic's Samarick Paul returns a kickoff during Thursday's 46-42 loss to Lafayette Christian. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Mark Griffin Jr., the newly-elected Morgan City Housing Authority board chairman, speaks during Thursday's board meeting. Griffin says he wants the board to focus on getting more housing units back in use. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Nation, parish celebrate Older Americans Month

The ribbon was cut at the new offices of the St. Mary Parish Council on Aging on Monday. St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce representatives, local officials and others were on hand for the opening. The agency has moved into their new headquarters at the Blevins Building in downtown Franklin. The ribbon cutting was followed by an open house.

Older adults are a growing and increasingly vital part of this country.

Breaker fire blamed on mechanical failure

Smoke billows Monday morning from the Federal Avenue power substation in Morgan City after a circuit breaker exploded and caught fire. Residents in the area lost power for about an hour. No one was injured, and the damage was contained to the substation, city officials said.

A mechanical failure inside a circuit breaker Monday morning caused it to explode, leaving some Morgan City residents without power for about an hour, City Utilities Director Bill Cefalu said.

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Sports

Berwick and Morgan City High schools each won their homecoming contests Friday to highlight area prep football action.

Lifestyle

Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting of the 2016-17 season on Sept. 19. Members participating in a plant exchange were, front row from left, Daisy LeBlanc, Juanita Bienvenu, Rosa Butler, Lisa Wilson and Iris Roy. Back row from left are Evelyn Estay, Sharon Larson and Donna Ruffin.
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The Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting for the fall 2016/spring 2017 session on Sept. 19 at the home of Iris Roy.

Obituaries

Allen "Coco" Joseph Hebert Sr., 80, a resident of Amelia, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in Thibodaux.

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