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)

St. Mary Parish youngster with Down syndrome finds pride showing livestock

John Sonnier, 4-H’er from St. Mary Parish, prepares his pig, Lucky, for showing at the LSU AgCenter Livestock Show.

GONZALES, La. — Affectionately known as “John John” by his family, friends and fans, John Sonnier, a 4-H’er from St.

Krewe of Hannibal

The Krewe of Hannibal presented its 36th Carnival ball Saturday with King Hannibal XXXIV Dwight J. Smith and Queen Cleopatra XXXIV Ethel H. Carbins presented as its 2014 royalty. They represented King and Queen of Eden in keeping with the tableau theme, “The Enchanted Garden.”
Submitted Photo/Robert Horton Photography

The Krewe of Hannibal presented its 36th Carnival ball Saturday with King Hannibal XXXIV Dwight J. Smith and Queen Cleopatra XXXIV Ethel H. Carbins presented as its 2014 royalty.

Krewe of Dionysus

Doug and Mamie Perry reigned as King and Queen Dionysus XXXV Saturday during the Krewe of Dionysus ball held at the Berwick Civic Complex. In keeping with the theme, “A Tribute to Broadway,” the royal couple depicted Lion King’s King Simba and Queen Nala. The krewe will present its Mardi Gras parade at 2 p.m. Saturday in Berwick.
Submitted Photo/Miguez Photography

Doug and Mamie Perry reigned as King and Queen Dionysus XXXV Saturday during the Krewe of Dionysus ball held at the Berwick Civic Complex.

Krewe of Dionysus

Doug and Mamie Perry reigned as King and Queen Dionysus XXXV Saturday during the Krewe of Dionysus ball held at the Berwick Civic Complex. In keeping with the theme, “A Tribute to Broadway,” the royal couple depicted Lion King’s King Simba and Queen Nala. The krewe will present its Mardi Gras parade at 2 p.m. Saturday in Berwick.
Submitted Photo/Miguez Photography

Doug and Mamie Perry reigned as King and Queen Dionysus XXXV Saturday during the Krewe of Dionysus ball held at the Berwick Civic Complex.

Eagle Expo

Delaina LeBlanc, second from right, gives information on birds in the Atchafalaya Basin during a boat tour Friday. The tour was part of the ninth annual Eagle Expo sponsored by the Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau. LeBlanc, a migratory birds coordinator, was aboard a Cajun Jack Swamp Tours vessel piloted by Capt. Lester Giordano with the help of Capt. Dawn Hebert.
(The Daily Review Photo by Diane Miller Fears)

Visitors were able to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of south Louisiana swamplands in the Atchafalaya Basin and surrounding areas during the ninth annual Wings to Soar Expo that concluded Saturda

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Sports

Central Catholic High School defeated Lafayette Christian, 17-7 Thursday in District 7-1A action in Morgan City. The Eagles’ Stefano Guarisco, above with the football, took over at quarterback for Blake Byrne after Byrne went out of the game with an injury, according to Central Catholic coach Tommy Minton. The Eagles will return to action Oct. 31 when they host Metairie Park Country Day
for homecoming. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Central Catholic honored its seniors before Thursday night’s game and head coach Tommy Minton said all of them contributed to the Eagles’ hard-fought 17-7 win against Lafayette Christian Academy.

Lifestyle

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.
(Submitted Photo)

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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