The Saturday afternoon crowd at the Bayou BBQ Bash in Morgan City was entertained by Don Rich.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

The third annual Bayou BBQ Bash survived the threat of bad weather and ended up being as much of a success as organizers could hope for under the circumstances. Rain threatened to cause a lower turnout this year than last year, Don Tellman, one of the organizers, said.

St. Mary’s Pony 14-year-old All-Stars finished as runner-up at the Pony 14 & Under Super Region Tournament in Youngsville Sunday, falling to the tournament’s undefeated squad, Crowley, 10-0 in six innings. Despite the loss, St. Mary has qualified for the Pony South Zone Tournament in Burleson, Texas, which begins July 31. Kneeling, from left, are Caleb Bernard, Dylan Landry, Kyle Pitre, Reid Wiley, Kyle Boudreaux and Cade Thibodeaux. Standing, from left, are assistant coach Shawn Bernard, Patrick Robertson, Hayden Pinho, Lukas Carnley, John Pat Dupuy, Joel Singleton and head coach Patrick Wiley. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrice Singleton)

St. Mary Pony 14-year-old All-Stars bounced back from a tough loss to the Crowley Nationals with three consecutive wins before falling again to Crowley in the Super Region title game.

This year’s Franklin section of the race is Oct. 4

The City of Franklin will host its portion of Tour du Teche on Saturday, Oct. 4 along Bayou Teche. Franklin’s portion of Tour du Teche is called the “Sugar Race.” Paddlers will begin the Sugar Race in St. Martinville and continue their journey to Franklin; this part of Tour du Teche is 59 miles.

The Saturday afternoon crowd at the Bayou BBQ Bash in Morgan City was entertained by Don Rich.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

St. Mary’s Pony 14-year-old All-Stars finished as runner-up at the Pony 14 & Under Super Region Tournament in Youngsville Sunday, falling to the tournament’s undefeated squad, Crowley, 10-0 in six innings. Despite the loss, St. Mary has qualified for the Pony South Zone Tournament in Burleson, Texas, which begins July 31. Kneeling, from left, are Caleb Bernard, Dylan Landry, Kyle Pitre, Reid Wiley, Kyle Boudreaux and Cade Thibodeaux. Standing, from left, are assistant coach Shawn Bernard, Patrick Robertson, Hayden Pinho, Lukas Carnley, John Pat Dupuy, Joel Singleton and head coach Patrick Wiley. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrice Singleton)

This year’s Franklin section of the race is Oct. 4

Arrest reports

Matthew MIller

A 47-year-old Baton Rouge man was jailed Monday after trying to forge a prescription for Oxycodone and Flexeril at a pharmacy in Morgan City, St.

Franklin woman killed in Ricohoc wreck

Shirley Landry, 83, of Franklin was killed in an accident that occurred about 2 p.m. Monday. Landry was driving a 2000 Dodge Stratus south on La. 182 at Ricohoc. A 2011 Toyota van, driven by Kelly Shepard, 42, of Tomball, Texas, was traveling west on U.S. 90 approaching La. 182, Tfc. Stephen Hammons, State Police Troop I spokesman, said. Landry entered U.S. 90 after stopping at a stop sign and was struck in the side by Shepard’s oncoming van, Hammons said in a news release.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

A Franklin woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon after she failed to yield from a stop sign on La. 182 at U.S. 90.

Nicholls president says partnering with industry crucial to success

Nicholls State President Bruce Murphy speaks at the St. Mary Industrial Group meeting Monday at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Newly inaugurated Nicholls State President Bruce Murphy wants the university to strive to partner with industry to prepare students to enter the job market, he said Monday.

Bayou Vista bank robbed

Surveillance video from the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office.

Police are looking for a "vehicle of interest" and have released a more detailed description of the person of interest in this morning's robbery of M C Bank in Bayou Vista.

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The Morgan City 12-year-old All-Stars finished their season at the Louisiana Dixie Youth Majors North Regional in Franklin this weekend. Morgan City was 0-2, dropping contests to DeQuincy, 14-11, and Franklin, 7-2. Above, Morgan City’s Nathan Hebb leaps onto home plate at the conclusion of rounding the bases following his home run against DeQuincy. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City 12-year-old All-Stars finished 0-2 at the Louisiana Dixie Youth Majors North Regional in Franklin this weekend.

Lifestyle

Cole Romero and Sarah Pontiff
--Submitted Photo

Craig and Pam Pontiff of Morgan City wish to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Ailene Pontiff, to Cole Joseph Romero, son of Donald and Vanessa Romero of Ber

Obituaries

January 14, 1940 — July 18, 2014
Carolyn Robicheaux Larive, 74, a resident of Berwick passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at her home.

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