Morgan City High School's Taaj Daniels defends during Thursday's contest against Franklin. Daniels led the Tigers with 26 points in their 77-51 victory. Morgan City will return to action Friday when it faces E.D. White. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City cruised past Franklin, 77-51, in first-day action at Centerville’s Tournament of the Teche Thursday.

St. Mary Outreach Executive Director Brenda Liner and Donor Coordinator Alana Andrus check expiration dates on donated food items in order to sort and organize donations on pantry shelves. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

St. Mary Outreach and United Way ask neighbors in the Tri-City area to open their hearts and pantries to feed families in need. The Food for Families food drive will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Whitney Bank on Brashear Avenue.

Timothy R. Duval, 38, of Patterson, was charged Thursday with attempted second-degree murder in the stabbing of Patterson Police Cpl. Kevin Stewart. Duval allegedly stabbed Stewart while Stewart was trying to arrest Duval for shoplifting. Stewart was treated at Teche Regional Medical Center and returned to work Thursday night. Duval was also charged with disarming of an officer, aggravated battery on an officer, resisting an officer by force, resisting an officer by flight, battery on an officer and theft by shoplifting.

A 38-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder of a Patterson police officer, after he allegedly stabbed the officer in the face with a steak knife Thursday evening. The officer was treated for his injuries and returned to work that night.

Morgan City High School's Taaj Daniels defends during Thursday's contest against Franklin. Daniels led the Tigers with 26 points in their 77-51 victory. Morgan City will return to action Friday when it faces E.D. White. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

St. Mary Outreach Executive Director Brenda Liner and Donor Coordinator Alana Andrus check expiration dates on donated food items in order to sort and organize donations on pantry shelves. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Timothy R. Duval, 38, of Patterson, was charged Thursday with attempted second-degree murder in the stabbing of Patterson Police Cpl. Kevin Stewart. Duval allegedly stabbed Stewart while Stewart was trying to arrest Duval for shoplifting. Stewart was treated at Teche Regional Medical Center and returned to work Thursday night. Duval was also charged with disarming of an officer, aggravated battery on an officer, resisting an officer by force, resisting an officer by flight, battery on an officer and theft by shoplifting.

‘National Night Out’ Oct. 6 at Pecot Park in Franklin

Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris, seated, signs a proclamation declaring Oct. 6 as National Night Out in Franklin. Committee members standing from left are Lt. Christian Wiggins, Franklin Fire Department; Chance Picard, FFD; Officer Samantha Andrews, Franklin Police Department; Capt. Gail McDaniel, St. Mary Sheriff’s Office and Alfreida Edwards. Not pictured are committee members Florence Beverly of Teche Action Clinic, and Earlie Bradley.

On Tuesday, Oct. 6, the City of Franklin will join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “32nd Annual National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event.

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.

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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.

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

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Morgan City High School's Taaj Daniels defends during Thursday's contest against Franklin. Daniels led the Tigers with 26 points in their 77-51 victory. Morgan City will return to action Friday when it faces E.D. White. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City cruised past Franklin, 77-51, in first-day action at Centerville’s Tournament of the Teche Thursday.

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Girl Scout alumnae kayaking on the river during a previous Forever Girl Scout Adult Camping weekend. Register now for January 2017 camps.
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NEW ORLEANS — After two successful adult camping weekends in September, Girl Scouts Louisiana East invites its Forever Girl Scout alumnae to a Winter Adult Camping Weekend set Jan.

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