Daniel Ramirez

The man accused of crashing into a Morgan City volunteer firefighter while he was on duty at the scene of a wreck in September was arrested Wednesday night.

An 18-wheeler struck the La. 182 bridge causing the bridge to be shut down until the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development can inspect the bridge, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said shortly before 2 p.m. today. (Preston Gill/The Daily Review)

An 18-wheeler struck the La. 182 bridge causing the bridge to be shut down until the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development can inspect the bridge, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said shortly before 2 p.m.

Central Catholic’s Brittany Longman attempts a bunt during the No. 2 Lady Eagles’ Class 1A first-round contest against No. 31 Oberlin Tuesday. Central Catholic will return to action today when it hosts No. 15 St. Mary in regional round action. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Central Catholic Lady Eagles will be looking to continue their postseason run when they host No. 15 St. Mary today in Class 1A regional round action at 5 p.m. The Lady Eagles (25-3) advanced to the second round after recording a 12-2 run-rule victory against Oberlin in six innings Monday in bi-district action.

Daniel Ramirez

An 18-wheeler struck the La. 182 bridge causing the bridge to be shut down until the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development can inspect the bridge, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said shortly before 2 p.m. today. (Preston Gill/The Daily Review)

Central Catholic’s Brittany Longman attempts a bunt during the No. 2 Lady Eagles’ Class 1A first-round contest against No. 31 Oberlin Tuesday. Central Catholic will return to action today when it hosts No. 15 St. Mary in regional round action. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Council condemns house

The Central Catholic Lady Eagles basketball team was recognized at Tuesday’s City Council meeting in Morgan City. From left, head coach Jamarr Garrett, Meo Knight, Gee Garrett, Hanna McCue, Anastasia Johnson, Taylor Picou, Randi Brown, Emma Aucoin, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Mary-Beth Blanchard, Hallie Autin, Megan Landry, Rebecca David and Assistant Coach Joe Jones. On the back row, from left, are city councilmen Louis Tamporello, James Fontenot, Ron Bias, Barry Dufrene and Tim Hymel.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The City Council approved giving 61 days for the owners of an abandoned residence to make specific repairs, or the city will take action to demolish the house, which has been in disrepair for about

Fishermen fear Basin closing

Dean Wilson, Atchafalaya Basinkeeper director, right, said a way of life is being threatened as crawfishermen are being denied access to areas of the Atchafalaya Basin during a meeting Tuesday at the fire station in Belle River. Attorney Joseph “Buzzy” Joy, left, has represented several crawfishermen cited for trespassing in the basin. Mike Bienvenu, center, president of Louisiana Crawfish Producers Association – West, said the attorneys are willing to walk through fire for crawfishermen to keep navigable waterways open.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

About 200 people, mostly crawfishermen, assembled to discuss how to fight back as they say their livelihoods are threatened in the Atchafalaya Basin.

Morgan City water line work

From left, city workers Henry Fraijo and Robert Gould work on the 16-inch water line this morning at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Grizzaffi Street while Morgan City Water, Sewer and Gas Supervisor Kawika Kaai watches. City workers were doing the initial setup for a private contractor to tie the 16-inch main water line into a 6-inch water line, Kaai said. That tie-in will increase water flow to certain sections of the city, he said. City workers have been changing out water valves throughout the city to help with water flow and chlorine levels, he said.
(The Daily Review/Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

From left, city workers Henry Fraijo and Robert Gould work on the 16-inch water line this morning at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Grizzaffi Street while Morgan City Water, Sewer and Gas

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(AP) — The pine tar glistened on Michael Pineda’s neck, improving his grip and inviting trouble.
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Patterson Garden Club members enjoyed a volunteer luncheon held at Patterson Healthcare Center. The annual luncheon honors all volunteers.

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