Berwick and Morgan City High schools each won their homecoming contests Friday to highlight area prep football action. Berwick improved to 4-0 after scoring with less than a minute remaining to defeat Franklin, while Morgan City upped its record to 3-1 after defeating Cohen College Prep, 29-0.

Central Catholic's Samarick Paul returns a kickoff during Thursday's 46-42 loss to Lafayette Christian. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s point total Thursday night could win most high school football games. It boasted two 100-yard rushers, a 100-yard passer and nearly a 100-yard receiver. The Eagles even outgained their opponent in total offense and recorded scores on offense, defense and special teams.

Mark Griffin Jr., the newly-elected Morgan City Housing Authority board chairman, speaks during Thursday's board meeting. Griffin says he wants the board to focus on getting more housing units back in use. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City Assistant Police Chief Mark Griffin Jr. was elected the new housing authority board chairman Thursday, replacing Victory Ho, who resigned from the board in August after a drug arrest.

Central Catholic's Samarick Paul returns a kickoff during Thursday's 46-42 loss to Lafayette Christian. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Mark Griffin Jr., the newly-elected Morgan City Housing Authority board chairman, speaks during Thursday's board meeting. Griffin says he wants the board to focus on getting more housing units back in use. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Time to beat the heat: Don't skimp on precautions in this weather

BNSF employees Eric McNamara, signal maintainer, left, and David Ventress, signal inspector, perform routine maintenance at the railroad crossing on Veterans Boulevard in Patterson. They were out early this morning, before the mercury began its climb into the 90s. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

High temperatures and even higher indices are expected for another week in the Tri-City area. And no one is exempt from the need for preventative measures to beat the heat.

The heat of competition: Lots of cooks in this year's BBQ Bash

Craig Smith of St. Amant prepares meat for barbecuing before the 2015 Bayou BBQ Bash in Morgan City. Second from top, members of the Xtreme Sports team prepare hamburgers and onions, also in 2015. At the bottom, Shelley Aucoin, a member of the Gulf Land team of Morgan City, checks food on the pit during the 2015 Bayou BBQ Bash under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City. (File photos)

Let the fight for bragging rights begin.

Fifty-five teams are confirmed participants in the fifth annual Bayou BBQ Bash set to kick off Friday in Morgan City under the U.S. 90 bridge .

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Sports

Berwick and Morgan City High schools each won their homecoming contests Friday to highlight area prep football action.

Lifestyle

Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting of the 2016-17 season on Sept. 19. Members participating in a plant exchange were, front row from left, Daisy LeBlanc, Juanita Bienvenu, Rosa Butler, Lisa Wilson and Iris Roy. Back row from left are Evelyn Estay, Sharon Larson and Donna Ruffin.
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The Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting for the fall 2016/spring 2017 session on Sept. 19 at the home of Iris Roy.

Obituaries

Allen "Coco" Joseph Hebert Sr., 80, a resident of Amelia, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in Thibodaux.

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