The Jewish section of Berwick Memorial Cemetery is surrounded by a fence of chain along Fourth Street in Berwick. The tomb of Miriam Blum Fortin features references to Christianity and Judaism with an angel at the top and a Hebrew inscription near the bottom.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The five Blum sisters, Jewish women living in France, immigrated to south Louisiana in the 1850s and 1860s, some of them settling and raising their families in Berwick.

The Patterson Lumberjacks will host the E.D. White Cardinals Friday in a battle of unbeatens in District 9-3A. The Lumberjacks are 1-0 in district with a 45-13 win against Donalsonville a week ago, while E.D. White improved to 2-0 in district with a 46-6 win against Franklin last week. Above, Patterson’s Earl Johnson returns the ball downfield after recording an interception against Donaldsonville. Also pictured is Johnson’s teammate, Blake Dreyer, and Donaldsonville’s Tyarise Stevenson. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

The Patterson Lumberjacks will welcome the E.D. White Cardinals Friday in a matchup of undefeated District 9-3A teams.
Franklin Police Chief Sabria McGuire reported this morning that a person was killed after being struck by a train Wednesday. Police responded to a 6:16 p.m. report of the incident at the railroad intersection with Tenth Street. The train was reportedly traveling west, and the victim was walking on the tracks, McGuire said.

The Jewish section of Berwick Memorial Cemetery is surrounded by a fence of chain along Fourth Street in Berwick. The tomb of Miriam Blum Fortin features references to Christianity and Judaism with an angel at the top and a Hebrew inscription near the bottom.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Patterson Lumberjacks will host the E.D. White Cardinals Friday in a battle of unbeatens in District 9-3A. The Lumberjacks are 1-0 in district with a 45-13 win against Donalsonville a week ago, while E.D. White improved to 2-0 in district with a 46-6 win against Franklin last week. Above, Patterson’s Earl Johnson returns the ball downfield after recording an interception against Donaldsonville. Also pictured is Johnson’s teammate, Blake Dreyer, and Donaldsonville’s Tyarise Stevenson. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

Community Concert Association board meets

The Community Concert Association of Morgan City booked artists for the 2015-16 season Sept. 30. Area representative Cherie Lawson of Live on Stage assisted the group with information and video clips. The CCA board selected from the full roster of 39 available artists in voting on next season’s series. Five quality concerts, plus the possibility of a sixth for young people, are planned for next season. A variety of genres, Pop and Country, Classical, World Fest, Roots, R&B, Jazz and Main Street, an eclectic group of artists, provide options for all types of audiences. Previously, several board members attended the Live on Stage conference in Nashville this summer, in order to preview the offerings. Members voiced great satisfaction with the first concert of the current season, Steve Lippia and his 10-piece orchestra, Simply Sinatra. The many new sign-ups at the door are being tallied, and numbers will be given at the next meeting. Board members attending included, not in order, Cherie Lawson, area representative from Live on Stage; Suzanne Wiltz; John Beck; Linda Cooke, secretary; Linda Grant-Dupuy; Floyd Cloutier, president; Terri DiMatteo, treasurer; Doylene Porter, first vice-president; Geri Bourgeois; Harry Porter, second vice-president; Susan Tregle; George Ramirez; and Juanita LaGard.
(Submitted Photo)

The Community Concert Association of Morgan City booked artists for the 2015-16 season Sept. 30.

Arrests reports

Bryant Francois

A 32-year-old Morgan City man was charged this morning in connection of an armed robbery at a Morgan City lounge during which the man was accused of threatening to shoot a witness who attempted to

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Sports

Morgan City High School will host South Terrebonne High School Friday for homecoming. The Tigers have lost two straight games, including their District 7-4A opener a week ago to Ellender. Above, Morgan City’s Kevon Marsh is in action during last week’s contest. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Morgan City High School Tigers will host South Terrebonne for homecoming this week.

Lifestyle

Crystal Marcel and Jo Ann Ryan served as hostesses at the Bayou Vista Garden Club’s October meeting.
(Submitted Photo)

Gary Bullock, licensed florist, manager and designer at Town and Country Florist, presented a demonstration on the principles and elements of flower design by creating a mass floral design during t

Obituaries

Aaron Hebert Sr.

January 16, 1952 — October 20, 2014
Aaron Hebert Sr., 63, of Lamar, Missouri, passed away Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born in Morgan City on Jan. 16, 1952.

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