Representing the Red Ribbon Committee, front, from left, are Corey Burgess, DARE officer; Kimberlyn Gibson, school resource officer; Karla Cornes, school resource officer; Liska Kemp, committee member; Herman Hartman, Red Ribbon president; and Marshal Kenny Duval, committee member. Front, from left, are Gidget Everitt, at-risk interventionist; Lena Henry, school resource officer; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; and Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach.
(Submitted Photo)

Red Ribbon Week is set to finish this weekend with a “Parade of Schools” and “Zoo-to-Boo Family Fun Day” Saturday.
The Chitimacha Fire Department visited with toddlers and Head Start children at the West End Library Branch in Baldwin to help promote home and personal safety during National Fire Prevention Month in October. Fire Chief Billy Mora, Capt.
The St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Business After Hours and Harvest Moon Festival Kick-off Party at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts Thursday. Participants enjoyed food and drinks provided by several local vendors as well as live entertainment.

Representing the Red Ribbon Committee, front, from left, are Corey Burgess, DARE officer; Kimberlyn Gibson, school resource officer; Karla Cornes, school resource officer; Liska Kemp, committee member; Herman Hartman, Red Ribbon president; and Marshal Kenny Duval, committee member. Front, from left, are Gidget Everitt, at-risk interventionist; Lena Henry, school resource officer; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; and Brenda Liner, St. Mary Outreach.
(Submitted Photo)

Skate park construction under way

City workers began construction Monday to build a concrete slab for a skate park behind Cypress Park in Morgan City. The park will consist of nine apparatuses for skateboards only. The equipment is scheduled to be installed by July 26, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Work began Monday on the cementing of the foundation for a skate park behind Cypress Park, Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi said.

Arrest reports

Patrick LeBlanc

A 25-year-old Morgan City man was jailed Monday in connection with a shooting that took place Friday during which bullets struck a vehicle and an abandoned residence in Morgan City, Police Chief Mi

Coast Guard urged to quicken pace of Metal Shark orders

Marine Safety Unit members use the Response Boat – Small II in water from Freshwater Bayou to Houma for maritime responses, including pollution control, search and rescue, interdiction and many other situations. On the boat, from left, are Boatswain Mate 2 Tim Dinger, BM1 Amy Thomas, BM3 Cole Lazella and BM3 Dillon Sellers. Standing, from left, are Machinery Technician 3 Dannon Flanagan, MK1 Justin Smith, MK1 Chris Cowie, Maritime Enforcement 2 Drew Watzek, ME2 Dale Bullock and Boatswain Mate Chief Wesley Dugas.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

An order for 16 more 29-foot boats built by Metal Shark Boats of Jeanerette that U.S. Sen.

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Iris Roy serves as Louisiana Garden Club treasurer, as well as Patterson Garden Club treasurer. She was in charge of the Ways and Means raffle for the district.
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Patterson Garden Club members attended the Louisiana Garden Club Federation District III meeting Oct. 14, hosted by the St. Martinville Garden Club.

Obituaries

Randy J. Adams

Randy J. Adams, 57, a resident of Berwick, passed away Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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