B. Edward Boudreaux Middle School Principal Magdalene Drexler with administration staff and Walmart representatives.

Story and Photos by COLIN MURPHEY The ceremonial ribbon was cut Tuesday at one area middle school to celebrate the opening of a new resource for educators that should help them and their students cope with behavioral issues when they arise in the classroom.


Story and Photos by ROGER EMILE STOUFF There were 92 competition dancers from 19 Native American Nations at the Third Annual Chitimacha Pow-wow Saturday at the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino-Hotel.
A Georgia man has been arrested in connection with a Monday night drive-by shooting in Patterson that left a pedestrian with minor injuries to his leg, Police Chief Patrick LaSalle said.

B. Edward Boudreaux Middle School Principal Magdalene Drexler with administration staff and Walmart representatives.


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Landry gets parish
GOP endorsement
The St. Mary Republican Parish Executive Committee has endorsed Jeff Landry for Louisiana attorney general.

St. Mary CAA launches coat drive

Taking part in the St. Mary Community Action Agency Head Start coat and supply drive are, from left: Jalisa Stewart; Monica Harding; Delores Stewart; Baldwin Mayor Donna Lancelin; the Rev. Carl Lewis, pastor of Triumph Baptist Church of Franklin; Almetra J. Franklin, St.Mary CAA CEO and Head Start administrator; Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris Jr.; and Eugene Foulcard, St.Mary CAA finance director and city councilman.
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The St. Mary Community Action Agency hopes to expand a successful Head Start school supply drive into a successful coat drive, too.

TDT finishers reap rewards

These prize checks won’t cover expenses – which included extensive chiropractic care between the Tour de la Rivière Rouge and Tour du Teche for (from left) Chris Champion, Phil Bowden, Heather Harrison Bobby Smart, and Wendell Smith – but they’re appreciated nonetheless. Between the two races, team Riverfitness won a total of $4,700. _ (Photo by Sandy Goynes Yonley)

Paddlers earning cash prizes in Tour du Teche 135, the ultramarathon canoe/kayak race finishing in Berwick Sunday, Oct.



Morgan City High School's Mckenzi Smith sets while teammate Sh'diamond Holly makes her approach to the net during earlier season action against Berwick. Morgan City swept Franklin in district action at home Monday. The Lady Tigers will return to the court Wednesday when they host E.D. White in league play. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City Lady Tigers swept Franklin Monday on Senior Night, 3-0 (25-10, 25-12, 25-7) in Morgan City.
Morgan City had 19 aces in the District 8-III contest.


Evelyn Estay, left and Lisa Wilson, right, were hostesses for the Oct. 18 Patterson Garden Club meeting. With the hostesses is Juanita Bienvenu, club president.
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Patterson Garden Club held its meeting on Oct. 18 at the home of Iris Roy.

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