Morgan City opened its 2015 regular football season with a 26-7 victory against Berwick in a battle of area schools. Meanwhile, Patterson fell on the road to Central Lafourche, 24-13. Patterson entered its contest ranked No. 5 in the initial Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 3A poll released earlier this week.

A St. John of Plaquemine defender loses his helmet when he collides with Central Catholic running back Stefano Guarisco at the goal line during Central Catholic’s 54-27 victory Thursday in Plaquemine. Guarisco rushed for 402 yards on 28 carries and scored five touchdowns. He added three two-point conversions. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Stefano Guarisco took off offensively and the Central Catholic Eagles clamped down defensively to lead the Morgan City-based squad’s rally in the first half en route to a 54-27 victory Thursday.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival Queen Anna Washburn, Children’s Day King Andrew Decondris, Children’s Day Queen Brenna Laubach, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Berwick Mayor Louis Ratcliff, parish officials, family, and friends.
Photos by Crystal Thielepape, Daily Review

Lots of food and craft booths, live music and special events will take over downtown Morgan City this Labor Day weekend as the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival continues through Monday.

A St. John of Plaquemine defender loses his helmet when he collides with Central Catholic running back Stefano Guarisco at the goal line during Central Catholic’s 54-27 victory Thursday in Plaquemine. Guarisco rushed for 402 yards on 28 carries and scored five touchdowns. He added three two-point conversions. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival Queen Anna Washburn, Children’s Day King Andrew Decondris, Children’s Day Queen Brenna Laubach, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Berwick Mayor Louis Ratcliff, parish officials, family, and friends.
Photos by Crystal Thielepape, Daily Review

Feltermans receive top CFA honors

From back left are Rodney A. Grogan, City of Patterson Mayor; Johnny Conrad, 2014 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; R.E. “Bob” Miller, 2012 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Greg Hamer, SMPF chair and 2011 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Dr. Donna Tesi, SMPF immediate past chair; Brian Thorguson, SMPF board member; Craig Thomson, SMPF board member; Al Lippman, SMPF board member; Mary Lou Conrad, 2014 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Frank S. Guarisco, SMPF board member; Kathleen L. Bailey, SMPF board member; Charlotte Mahfouz, SMPF board member; Alice Pecoraro, SMPF board member; Janice C. LeBlanc, SMPF board member; Marshall W. Guidry, SMPF vice-chair; Glenna G. Kramer and Dr. Thomas F. Kramer, 2013 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipients; Raymond J. Hebert, Community Foundation of Acadiana president and CEO, Fulton C. “Butch” Felterman Jr. and Sylvia Felterman, 2015 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipients.

The St. Mary Parish Foundation, an affiliate of Community Foundation of Acadiana, recently recognized Sylvia and Fulton C. “Butch” Felterman Jr. as St.

Memorial Day gets 'some legs'; first Freedom Fest offers long line of events

The American Legion Riders Post 96 of Morgan City carries American flags as they leave the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium on the 13th annual Freedom Ride.

Memorial Day Weekend in Morgan City had a different atmosphere this year as the inaugural Freedom Fest was held at Lake End Parkway in Morgan City.

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Morgan City opened its 2015 regular football season with a 26-7 victory against Berwick in a battle of area schools.

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La Shonte’ Renthrope and Terry Singleton Jr.
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Erric and Tippanie Lockley of Dallas and Kerry Renthrope of Patterson wish to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, La Shonte’ Monique Renthrope, to Terry Ray Singleto

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November 7, 1961 — September 3, 2015
Brian Mark Metrejean Sr., a lifelong resident of Pierre Part, passed away at his residence Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at the age of 53.

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