Several cadets from the Franklin Senior High School Junior ROTC program recently went to Franklin Junior High School to give a lesson on flying the United States flag. Under the guidance of Sgt. Joseph Nowakowski, the students learned the origin and history behind the flag.
Berwick opened the Morgan City High School Jamboree with a 22-15 win against Covenant Christian Academy Friday at Tiger Stadium.

The 80th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival king and queen are John Armato of Patterson and Anna Washburn of Berwick. They will preside over the Festival that will be held Thursday through Labor Day in downtown Morgan City. A variety of festivities are planned including free live music in Lawrence Park, amusement rides under the U.S. 90 Bridge and the annual Blessing of the Fleet which will be held in Berwick this year due to wharf work in Morgan City.

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John Armato and Anna Washburn were crowned the 80th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival King and Queen on Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. The crowning took place during the festival’s annual coronation court.

The 80th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival king and queen are John Armato of Patterson and Anna Washburn of Berwick. They will preside over the Festival that will be held Thursday through Labor Day in downtown Morgan City. A variety of festivities are planned including free live music in Lawrence Park, amusement rides under the U.S. 90 Bridge and the annual Blessing of the Fleet which will be held in Berwick this year due to wharf work in Morgan City.

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New technology gives data on Atchafalaya, weather

Darren Wright, physical oceanographic real-time system program manager for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, speaks Monday about the two new stations recently installed in the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel.
(The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)
Darren Wright, Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System program manager for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, speaks Monday about the two new real-time stations recently installed in the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

As of Monday, mariners now have access to more real-time weather and waterway information in the Atchafalaya River to assist them in their navigation efforts and decision making.

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Doris N. Umezulike
--Submitted Photo

Doris N. Umezulike, granddaughter of Foster D. Johnson of Morgan City and the late Doris G. Johnson, was honored and received numerous awards this year, according to Foster D. Johnson.

Obituaries

Deacon Larry Finister, 60, a native of San Jose, CA and resident of Berwick, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2015 at 12:45 a.m., on Highway 90 in Ricohoc, LA.

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