Central Catholic volleyball players celebrate after a block during Thursday’s Morgan City High School jamboree. The Lady Eagles opened their 2016 season Monday with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25
13) victory against Highland Baptist in Morgan City. Central Catholic will hit the road today to face Vandebilt Catholic. Junior varsity action is set for a 4:30 p.m. start with varsity to follow. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic opened its season with a sweep of Highland Baptist, 25-22, 25-12, 25-13. As a team, Central Catholic had 38 kills and hit for a 0.369 clip.

Gov. John Bel Edwards greets people at Cypress Bayou Casino in Charenton after speaking during Monday's Senior Citizens Educational Seminar hosted by the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Gov. John Bel Edwards told a group of about 1,000 senior citizens Monday that he’s committed to continuing to fund councils on aging, transportation services and other resources seniors need.

Patterson High School’s Matt Dardeau, left, prepares to block on a play being run by quarterback Dillan Giandelone, center, and running back Daijon Richard, right, during the Lumberjacks’ 8-7 victory against Morgan City at the
Morgan City High School Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Patterson finished 2-0 in jamboree action, also knocking off Berwick, 14-6. Patterson will open its season Friday when it travels to face Central Lafourche. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Patterson scored with just seconds remaining on the clock to upend Morgan City in the nightcap of the Morgan City Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Trailing 7-0 with less than 2 minutes left in the game’s 15-minute quarter, Patterson running back Dajon Richard had a long run to the Morgan City 6-yard line.

Central Catholic volleyball players celebrate after a block during Thursday’s Morgan City High School jamboree. The Lady Eagles opened their 2016 season Monday with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25
13) victory against Highland Baptist in Morgan City. Central Catholic will hit the road today to face Vandebilt Catholic. Junior varsity action is set for a 4:30 p.m. start with varsity to follow. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Gov. John Bel Edwards greets people at Cypress Bayou Casino in Charenton after speaking during Monday's Senior Citizens Educational Seminar hosted by the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Patterson High School’s Matt Dardeau, left, prepares to block on a play being run by quarterback Dillan Giandelone, center, and running back Daijon Richard, right, during the Lumberjacks’ 8-7 victory against Morgan City at the
Morgan City High School Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Patterson finished 2-0 in jamboree action, also knocking off Berwick, 14-6. Patterson will open its season Friday when it travels to face Central Lafourche. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Working on the wharf

Construction is underway on a roughly $1.7 million project to redo Morgan City’s riverfront wharf. The project involves replacing and extending Morgan City’s riverfront dock by 220 feet. The dock is currently about 800 feet long. This morning, workers were preparing the site to start driving piles, which should begin Friday, Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi said. The estimated completion date of the project is mid-2016, Grizzaffi said. The wharf is currently closed to the public for construction.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Construction is underway on a roughly $1.7 million project to redo Morgan City’s riverfront wharf. The project involves replacing and extending Morgan City’s riverfront dock by 220 feet.

Officials break ground for new Patterson Junior High School

Leonard Armato, superintendent of St. Mary Parish schools; Suzanne Bergeron, principal of Patterson Junior High School; and Rodney Grogan, mayor of Patterson, were joined by city officials, school board members, faculty members, family and friends for groundbreaking ceremonies Wednesday for a new Patterson Junior High School building. The new construction will cover 80,000 square feet. Part of the current school will be demolished, but 16,800 square feet will be renovated. The new school have a total 96,800 square feet.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

PATTERSON — Patterson Junior High School principal Suzanne Bergeron, teachers, school board officials, community leaders and members gathered together Wednesday with architects and construction tea

Ready for the races! TDT paddlers take off Friday

The history-making five-person team consisting of (from left) Bobby Smart of Anacoco (a “Louisiana ringer” on the team), Phil Bowden of San Marcos, Wendell Smith of Sequin, Chris Champion of San Marcos, and Heather Harrison of New Braunfels, exudes confidence at the start of the Tour de Rivière Rouge and 410 de Louisiane in Bossier City on Sept. 26. JPaddling a custom-made, 42-foot carbon fiber canoe, the team made their way down the Red River, motor-portaging around a bridge demolition in Alexandria, entering the Atchafalaya River at its source, and finishing with a motor portage at Krotz Springs into Bayou Courtableau for a painful sprint to Port Barre. (Photos by Ken Harris and Ray Pellerin)

BY KEN GRISSOM

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Central Catholic volleyball players celebrate after a block during Thursday’s Morgan City High School jamboree. The Lady Eagles opened their 2016 season Monday with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25
13) victory against Highland Baptist in Morgan City. Central Catholic will hit the road today to face Vandebilt Catholic. Junior varsity action is set for a 4:30 p.m. start with varsity to follow. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic opened its season with a sweep of Highland Baptist, 25-22, 25-12, 25-13.
As a team, Central Catholic had 38 kills and hit for a 0.369 clip.

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