About 100 people attended the grand opening of the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

More than two years after it sank 4.5 feet into the swamp, the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center held its grand opening Wednesday.

The Atchafalaya chapter of the Delta Waterfowl Foundation held its banquet Wednesday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. In addition to a meal, the event also featured a live and silent auction. Proceeds from the event are sent to the foundation, which then returns 25 percent to local chapters. In recent years, the Atchafalaya chapter has allowed the national foundation to keep their funds. Above, an item is displayed to the crowd during the live auction. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Atchafalaya chapter of the Delta Waterfowl Foundation held its banquet Wednesday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. The event, which has grown through the years, is used as a fundraiser for both local initiatives and national work to keep the duck population thriving.
Franklin’s Historic District Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustments and Planning Commission said farewell to Chief Building Official & Planning and Zoning Director Blake Steiner at Tuesday’s meeting of the city council. Steiner accepted a position with the Rapides Area Planning Commission.

About 100 people attended the grand opening of the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Atchafalaya chapter of the Delta Waterfowl Foundation held its banquet Wednesday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. In addition to a meal, the event also featured a live and silent auction. Proceeds from the event are sent to the foundation, which then returns 25 percent to local chapters. In recent years, the Atchafalaya chapter has allowed the national foundation to keep their funds. Above, an item is displayed to the crowd during the live auction. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Edwards: Coastal erosion, health care, oil and gas among top issues

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District seat, spoke this morning in Morgan City at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce’s first “Rise-N-Shine” business networking event.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Former Gov.

Festival signs

Banners for the 79th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival decorate Front Street in Morgan City. The festival is scheduled for Aug. 28 to Sept. 1.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Banners for the 79th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival decorate Front Street in Morgan City. The festival is scheduled for Aug. 28 to Sept. 1.

Grand opening at welcome center

The Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretive Center will hold its grand opening Wednesday in Morgan City. The grand opening ceremony from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday is to include food, music from a live band and tours of the building. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 4:30 p.m. Overflow parking will be at the city pool and a shuttle will be provided.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretive Center will hold its grand opening Wednesday in Morgan City.

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Sports

The Morgan City High School volleyball team hosted Central Catholic and E.D. White in both varsity and junior varsity round robin play Wednesday, while Morgan City and E.D. White also squared off in freshmen action. Above is action from Central Catholic and Morgan City’s varsity contest. At left, Morgan City’s Jaiveianna Jones hits a ball. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

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