A district judge has declared a mistrial in the murder trial of Justin Edward Patterson for the May 2013 shooting death of Mikki Jay Dauntain in Morgan City.
The city of Patterson will host four Christmas events this weekend. Friday at 7 p.m. — Judging of Main St. Christmas Lights Saturday at 6 p.m. — PEDSCO Annual Boat Parade Sunday at 12 noon — Annual 4-Legged Friends Parade Sunday at 2 p.m. — Annual Christmas Parade
KATC-TV reports Deputy Jason Hagen died after a shooting while off-duty. The 24-year-old corrections officer at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center had been with the department since February of last year.

Vets complete canoe trip down Mississippi; adventure serves as therapy

Dan Castaneda, standing, and Kevin Wilson completed their canoe trip down the Mississippi River on Saturday and, after a detour down the Atchafalaya, had gumbo and jambalaya at VFW Post 4222 in Morgan City. Also shown is helping dog Samson.

For four months, Dan Castaneda and Kevin Wilson canoed down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico, using the Atchafalaya to knock 100 miles off the trip.

La. 182 in Siracusa closed after 18-wheeler loses load

An 18-wheeler lost its load Saturday on La. 182 in Siracusa. Authorities shut down La. 182 from Coral Marine to James Street while the tractor-trailer was removed from the roadway. (St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office photo)

La. 182 in Siracusa from Coral Marine to James Street was closed to traffic as of about 3:45 p.m. Saturday after an 18-wheeler lost its load earlier in the day, according to the St.

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Berwick High’s Madison Carline attempts to push the ball down the court against Central Catholic’s Jalaysia Bertrand Thursday night. Central’s Lady Eagles (7-1A) defeated Berwick’s Lady Panthers (8-3A) 41-20.
—The Daily Review photos/Diane Miller Fears

Central Catholic High School’s Lady Eagles (7-1A) swooped in for a win Thursday night against the neighboring Berwick High School Lady Panthers (8-3A).

Obituaries

November 25, 1967 — December 7, 2016
Sheila Ann Stokley Blanchard, 49, a resident of Bayou Vista, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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