--Bernie Arnould Photo

Joshua Daigle, a Berwick High School junior, is competing Saturday at the USATF Junior Olympics in Sacramento, California. The pole vaulter is competing in the 15- to 16-year-old division. He is the son of Lucy Scully of Berwick and Kerry Daigle of Patterson.

Paying It Forward, a local nonprofit community group, hosted its second annual “Stuff the Bus” Friday under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City to collect supplies for St. Mary Parish children in need. Another “Stuff the Bus” event will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar parking lot in Patterson. The city of Patterson and Patterson schools are sponsoring the event. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Community members in Patterson will both be collecting school supplies and uniforms for local children in need and distributing already collected items Saturday at different locations. A Stuff the Bus school supplies drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar Parking Lot on Catherine Street in Patterson.

From left St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, Safariland Account Manager Erik Belsom, Major John Kahl Jr., Lieutenant Dustin Kennedy and Chief Deputy Scott Anslum.

On the morning of Dec. 27, 2015, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting at a residence in the Jeanerette area. Once they arrived on scene, a suspect began shooting at the deputies from within the residence, Sheriff Mark Hebert said.

--Bernie Arnould Photo

Paying It Forward, a local nonprofit community group, hosted its second annual “Stuff the Bus” Friday under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City to collect supplies for St. Mary Parish children in need. Another “Stuff the Bus” event will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar parking lot in Patterson. The city of Patterson and Patterson schools are sponsoring the event. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

From left St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, Safariland Account Manager Erik Belsom, Major John Kahl Jr., Lieutenant Dustin Kennedy and Chief Deputy Scott Anslum.

Students ponder new gender rules

Morgan City High School 10th-grade civic students, from left, Joh’Nay Coulon and Mattie Carter discuss the new rules dealing with the gender identity of students. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

In the midst of the debate over transgender rights in public schools, Morgan City High 10th-grade civic students chimed in on the national conversation that will affect them.

Freedom Fest, Memorial Day ceremony coming up

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Memorial Day weekend in Morgan City will feature a Freedom Fest and Freedom Ride Saturday and Sunday followed by a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Monday.

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--Bernie Arnould Photo

Joshua Daigle, a Berwick High School junior, is competing Saturday at the USATF Junior Olympics in Sacramento, California. The pole vaulter is competing in the 15- to 16-year-old division.

Lifestyle

Wrangler participants taking some time to enjoy the trail at Camp Marydale.
--Submitted Photo

NEW ORLEANS — For girls who dream of owning their very own horse, it’s usually just a dream.

Obituaries

Hilton “Bud” Crappell
August 31, 1933-July 28, 2016
Hilton “Bud” Crappell, 82, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2016, in his Berwick home surrounded by loved ones.

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