The area in the yellow is Morgan City’s cultural district.

The manager of the state cultural district program will be in Morgan City Wednesday to explain the benefits of the city’s new cultural district, according to a news release.
Chitimacha Tribe’s inaugural Pow Wow was held Saturday in the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino. Visitors packed the bleachers to watch indigenous tribal dancers and drummers. There were also Native American crafts vendors, foods such as fry bread and Indian tacos and much more. Organizers called the event a great success.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

The local emergency room has seen what doctors describe as an “alarming increase” in patients using synthetic marijuana, and police say that while it’s been in the area for a number of years, its use is on the rise in the Tri-City area.

The area in the yellow is Morgan City’s cultural district.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

Dedication ceremonies at Holy Cross Elementary

The administrative building at Holy Cross Elementary was recently renamed the Mamie Siracusa Bergeron Administration Building in recognition of Principal Mamie Bergeron’s 50 years of service to the school. Behind her family members is the cross they donated affixed to the exterior of the building named in her honor. From left are Paul Bergeron, Phyllis Hover, Elaina McMurry, Mark Bergeron, Chris Bergeron, Larry Bergeron and Mamie Bergeron.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Ceremonies were held at Holy Cross Elementary honoring retiring principal Mamie Bergeron.

Berwick grad awarded concert association scholarship

Olivia Gilbert, a Berwick High School graduate, was awarded the Marlene Hendrix Memorial Music Scholarship by the Community Concert Association of Morgan City during a recent board meeting. From left are Harry Porter, Doylene Porter, Susan Tregle, Gilbert, association President Floyd Cloutier, Jennifer Grant-Dupuy, Geri Bourgeois and Terri Di Matteo.
(Submitted Photo)

Olivia Gilbert, a 4.0 graduate of Berwick High School, is the winner of the Marlene Hendrix Memorial Music Scholarship presented by President Floyd Cloutier of the Community Concert Association of

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Sports

Central Catholic High School defeated Ascension Episcopal 28-21 in District 7-1A action. The Eagles utilized both Stefano Guarisco and Tyler O’con in place of injured quarterback Blake Byrne. Guarisco rushed for 244 yards and three scores and passed for 37 more yards, while O’con passed for 62 yards. Above, O’con hands off to Guarisco. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Guarisco, freshman QB propels Eagles to 28-21 win

Lifestyle

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October. The Ellisons’ yard has a display of azaleas, nandinas, hollies, camellias, begonias and Lily of the Nile.
(Submitted Photo)

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October.

Obituaries

Dane C. Walker

Funeral services were held today, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Grosse Tete for Dane C. Walker, 55, who died at 10:15 a.m.

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