The Morgan City Lady Tigers softball team was eliminated from the Class 4A postseason with a 7-6 loss to No. 17 seed West Ouachita in Morgan City Wednesday. The Lady Tigers, the No. 16 seed in this year’s postseason, conclude their season with a 14-14 mark. Above, Morgan City catcher Morgan Comeaux tags a West Ouachita base runner as she slides at home plate. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Marilynn Bailey blasted a three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to tie Morgan City’s bi-district playoff game against West Ouachita at 6. But West Ouachita answered with the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh inning for a 7-6 win Tuesday in Morgan City.

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.

Rhythms on the River is a Friday evening ritual in downtown Morgan City. The music prompts dancing at an April 2013 Rhythms on the River. The event resumes Friday.
(The Daily Review File Photo)

The downtown live music series “Rhythms on the River” is scheduled to begin Friday and continue each Friday through June 20, according to a Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau news release. The dates for this year’s series are April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, June 6, 13 and 20.

The Morgan City Lady Tigers softball team was eliminated from the Class 4A postseason with a 7-6 loss to No. 17 seed West Ouachita in Morgan City Wednesday. The Lady Tigers, the No. 16 seed in this year’s postseason, conclude their season with a 14-14 mark. Above, Morgan City catcher Morgan Comeaux tags a West Ouachita base runner as she slides at home plate. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

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)

Rhythms on the River is a Friday evening ritual in downtown Morgan City. The music prompts dancing at an April 2013 Rhythms on the River. The event resumes Friday.
(The Daily Review File Photo)

‘Rhythms on the River’ returns Friday

Rhythms on the River is a Friday evening ritual in downtown Morgan City. The music prompts dancing at an April 2013 Rhythms on the River. The event resumes Friday.
(The Daily Review File Photo)

The downtown live music series “Rhythms on the River” is scheduled to begin Friday and continue each Friday through June 20, according to a Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau news release.

Secretaries Week

Mayors Raymond Harris of Franklin, seated left, and Wayne Breaux of Baldwin, seated right, joined secretaries from local public schools to sign a proclamation declaring April 21-25 as Secretaries W

Marine Corps League elects officers

The St. Mary Detachment Marine Corps League elected its officers Tuesday at Patterson American Legion Post 242. The St. Mary Detachment Marine Corps League elected its officers Tuesday at Patterson American Legion Post 242. Seated, from left, are Alan Pellerin, senior vice commandant; David Martin, commandant; and Gene Falcon, junior vice commandant. Standing, from left, are James Dugas, adjutant paymaster; Bobby Darce, judge advocate; Horace A. Pete Jr., sergeant at arms; Ray Blanchard, chaplain (not elected); and Mike Silva, junior past commandant.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

The St. Mary Detachment Marine Corps League elected its officers Tuesday at Patterson American Legion Post 242.

Scouts travel to Texas

Several members of Boy Scout Troop 242 attended the Hornaday Merit Badge Camp in Bastrop, Texas, to work on elements of the Hornaday Award. The William T. Hornaday awards are a series of awards presented by the Boy Scouts of America for service in conservation and ecology. The program is designed to encourage learning about natural resource conservation and the environment, teach sound stewardship of the natural resources and the environment, and recognize those who are outstanding in this field. From left, are Tom Galloway, scoutmaster; scouts Colby Alexander, Justin Chauvin and Joseph Duhon; Ryan Galloway, Hornaday Badge recipient; and Troy Duhon, assistant scoutmaster.
(Submitted Photo)

Several members of Boy Scout Troop 242 attended the Hornaday Merit Badge Camp in Bastrop, Texas, to work on elements of the Hornaday Award.

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Lifestyle

Born to De’Onnia Renee Bourgeois and Lenzy Lomarch McDaniel of Franklin, a boy, Karter James McDaniel, on March 7 at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Germaine B. Munk, 79, a resident of Berwick, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center. Services are pending.

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