Morgan City should have a new police chief named before the end of April, the city’s third chief in just more than two years, according to Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi.
The Broussard-Harris Committee hosted its 11th Annual Black Achievement Award Banquet Saturday, March 14 at Broussard-Harris Recreation Center. Among the 18 honorees were Larmen Jenkins, above with family, and Rose McCurtis, below with family. The theme of the evening was “Dream with a Vision, Live with a Purpose.”
Staff Report Berwick’s boys and Morgan City’s girls bowling team both fell in Bi Region bowling action at Holiday Lanes in Bossier City. The Morgan City girls, who last year finished on the cusp of a trip to the state semifinals, again finished in the same spot as they fell to top-seed Ellender, 17.5-9.5

'Wrap-Up' teaches math, helps St. Mary kids learn multiplication

Patterson Junior High School fifth-grade student Chasitiy Stansbury was a parish contestant for the St. Mary Parish School Board 11th annual Multiplication Learning Wrap Ups contest on Monday at the Materiel and Operations Center in Morgan City.

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St. Mary Parish students got to practice their multiplication facts in a fun way Monday during a parishwide contest.

Census Bureau estimate: St. Mary population is down

The Neighborhood Market Walmart coming to La. 70 in Morgan City is still under construction. Leroy Thompson, on-site superintendent for Journeyman Construction in Austin, Texas, said the store is slated to open in mid-July.
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The U.S. Census Bureau’s latest population estimates say St. Mary Parish was shrinking even before oil prices began their steep dive last summer.

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CENTERVILLE’S CHRISTIAN ARIAS takes a lead off third base after slamming a triple and receiving instructions from Coach Barry Price Tuesday at the Centerville Baseball Field. The Centerville Bulldogs posted a 12-2 win over the Episcopal School of Acadiana Falcons. Centerville will play host to Bell City on Thursday at 4 p.m.

CENTERVILLE _ Cole Candella ripped a solo homer and Christian Arias slammed a triple, leading the Centerville Bulldogs to a 12-2 victory over the Episcopal School of Acadiana Falcons in an abbrevia

Lifestyle

While some crape myrtle pruning cuts may appear “architecturally” nice, this kind of pruning is still the improper way to prune crape myrtle trees.
--Allen Owings Photo

HAMMOND — Our spring- and summer-flowering trees and shrubs are growing and preparing for another great bloom season.

Obituaries

Fannie Lee Granger, born January 8, 1931, died on, March 28, 2015, in Houston, Texas.

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