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.

Leak injures worker

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, right, mans a roadblock with an unidentified deputy after a small chlorine spill was reported Monday around 10 a.m. at the Waterworks 5 plant near Verdunville. Approximately 38 homes were evacuated and one person was treated for minor injuries.

Dozens of people were evacuated from their homes near Verdunville after a small chlorine leak injured one person at the St. Mary Parish Water District 5 treatment plant yesterday.

Bethel dedicates Adullam home

Angie Spackman, who runs a similar home in Alabama, speaks Saturday at the dedication service for Bethel Pentecostal Fellowship's Adullam House.

PATTERSON — Louisiana, which jails a larger percentage of its citizens than any other state, has little more to offer the children of inmates than its foster care system.



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).


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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