The cupboards are nearly bare at Emergency Aid-United Way of South Louisiana in Franklin. Members of Catholic Daughters 1642 and friends gave a helping hand in stocking shelves this week for the national “Day of Caring” but empty space abounds. To donate, call 337-828-0921.

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

By JEAN L. McCORKLEjmccorkle@daily-review.com MORGAN CITY — Donna Jones, cafeteria manager at M.D. Shannon Elementary, greets each student as they start their morning with her for breakfast.

Patterson’s Devontre Richard, left, and Tyric Garrett pursue an East Ascension player during the Lumberjacks’ Week 2 contest with the Spartans. Patterson, who is off to an 0-2 start after beginning the season with two Class 5A schools, will face Catholic High-New Iberia, Class 2A’s fourth-ranked squad according to the latest Louisiana Sports Writers Association poll, Friday in New Iberia. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson gets a break after two straight weeks against Class 5A teams, but Catholic High-New Iberia won’t be a cakewalk Friday in New Iberia. Catholic High (2-0) is currently ranked fourth in the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 2A poll with 95 points and one first-place vote.

Donna Jones greets students in the Shannon Elementary School cafeteria Thursday morning as students get breakfast.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson’s Devontre Richard, left, and Tyric Garrett pursue an East Ascension player during the Lumberjacks’ Week 2 contest with the Spartans. Patterson, who is off to an 0-2 start after beginning the season with two Class 5A schools, will face Catholic High-New Iberia, Class 2A’s fourth-ranked squad according to the latest Louisiana Sports Writers Association poll, Friday in New Iberia. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

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Energy talk at Rotary Club

Brooklyn Doiron, a student at Wyandotte Elementary, won first place in the Young Author’s Contest for her fiction story, “A Barn With a Zoo.” The literacy competition is judged by the Nicholls Reading Council. Pictured are Lauren Written, who submitted the fiction story, Doiron, and Tosha Mayon, Doiron’s third-grade teacher.
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Brooklyn Doiron, a student at Wyandotte Elementary, won first place in the Young Author’s Contest for her fiction story, “A Barn With a Zoo.” The literacy competition is judged by the Nicholls Read

Acadiana Mega Raffle top winners announced

The Community Foundation named the top seven grand prize winners of the inaugural Acadiana Mega Raffle. The winners were announced at a celebration event held at Coyote Blues Tuesday night and are: Dane Hutchinson, of Lafayette, $500,000; Shannon Richard, of Lafayette, $100,000; Melanie Broussard, of Abbeville, $50,000; Colleen Christ, of Basile, Triton 18XS Bass Boat; Mary Landry, of New Iberia, Key West 186 Bay Reef Boat; Kelly Vaccarella, of Lafayette, brand new vehicle of choice; and Grover Dunphy, of Lafayette, brand new vehicle of choice. A list of winners has been posted on AcadianaMegaRaffle.com/new-winners.
(Photo by Kelly Morvant of Channel One Digital)

The Community Foundation named the top seven grand prize winners of the inaugural Acadiana Mega Raffle.

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HANSON’S JEFF SOULIS runs for daylight in an earlier contest. The Hanson Tigers (2-0) will travel to face the Berwick Panthers (1-1) in non-district action at 7 p.m. THE WEST ST.

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Ronald Pittman Sr., of Berwick, has grown an okra plant this year that has topped 15 feet in height, he said. He has gotten plenty of large okra off the plant.

Obituaries

Joan Ellen Williams, 65, a native of Lafayette and resident of New Iberia, died Sunday, September 14, 2014, at 3:20 a.m., at the New Iberia Manor South.

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