Patterson High School’s Matt Dardeau, left, prepares to block on a play being run by quarterback Dillan Giandelone, center, and running back Daijon Richard, right, during the Lumberjacks’ 8-7 victory against Morgan City at the
Morgan City High School Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Patterson finished 2-0 in jamboree action, also knocking off Berwick, 14-6. Patterson will open its season Friday when it travels to face Central Lafourche. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Patterson scored with just seconds remaining on the clock to upend Morgan City in the nightcap of the Morgan City Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Trailing 7-0 with less than 2 minutes left in the game’s 15-minute quarter, Patterson running back Dajon Richard had a long run to the Morgan City 6-yard line.

The 2016 Berwick High School football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

First-year Berwick High School football coach Eric Holden said he has a lot of talented players. He just needs to see them be consistent.
Area senior citizens will have a chance Monday to hear Gov. John Bel Edwards speak and learn about how to protect themselves from becoming victims of crime and report incidents of abuse.

Patterson High School’s Matt Dardeau, left, prepares to block on a play being run by quarterback Dillan Giandelone, center, and running back Daijon Richard, right, during the Lumberjacks’ 8-7 victory against Morgan City at the
Morgan City High School Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Patterson finished 2-0 in jamboree action, also knocking off Berwick, 14-6. Patterson will open its season Friday when it travels to face Central Lafourche. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The 2016 Berwick High School football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Nation, parish celebrate Older Americans Month

The ribbon was cut at the new offices of the St. Mary Parish Council on Aging on Monday. St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce representatives, local officials and others were on hand for the opening. The agency has moved into their new headquarters at the Blevins Building in downtown Franklin. The ribbon cutting was followed by an open house.

Older adults are a growing and increasingly vital part of this country.

Breaker fire blamed on mechanical failure

Smoke billows Monday morning from the Federal Avenue power substation in Morgan City after a circuit breaker exploded and caught fire. Residents in the area lost power for about an hour. No one was injured, and the damage was contained to the substation, city officials said.

A mechanical failure inside a circuit breaker Monday morning caused it to explode, leaving some Morgan City residents without power for about an hour, City Utilities Director Bill Cefalu said.

Yoga for beginners

Michelle Denning, certified yoga instructor, conducts her final session of the school year with the students of the Atkinson Memorial Presbyterian Pre-K. Denning has been instructing students in yoga during the school term.

Michelle Denning, certified yoga instructor, conducts her final session of the school year with the students of the Atkinson Memorial Presbyterian Pre-K.

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Patterson High School’s Matt Dardeau, left, prepares to block on a play being run by quarterback Dillan Giandelone, center, and running back Daijon Richard, right, during the Lumberjacks’ 8-7 victory against Morgan City at the
Morgan City High School Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Patterson finished 2-0 in jamboree action, also knocking off Berwick, 14-6. Patterson will open its season Friday when it travels to face Central Lafourche. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Patterson scored with just seconds remaining on the clock to upend Morgan City in the nightcap of the Morgan City Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium.

Lifestyle

Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Children’s Day King and Queen
Jalen Jamal Butler and Audrey Jane Cheramie
--Skeets Photo Service

Jalen Jamal Butler and Audrey Jane Cheramie were crowned Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Children’s Day King and Queen Aug.

Obituaries

May 29, 1947-August 26, 2016
Talley O. “Tod” Dosier, 69, a resident of Berwick, passed away Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

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