Benjamin Kelly faced some adversity during the 400-yard swim at Sunday’s Iron Horse Triathlon and knew he needed to make up time. Fortunately for him, next in the three-part race was his strongest point — the bike.

Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service, or BEARS, participated in the nationwide annual ham radio Field Day Saturday at its offices at the old Whitney Bank building in downtown Morgan City. Tommy Wells, left, and Carl Bundy, right, try to call other ham radio operators across the country, while Kay Wells, center, logs her husband Tommy’s calls.

Members of the local Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service, or BEARS, joined other ham radio operators across the country Saturday in participating in the annual ham radio field day.
Doric Lodge 205 F&AM in Morgan City recently held its First Responder Night recognizing emergency responders who provide outstanding service across the parish. Recognized were Ofc. Billy Chapman, Berwick Police; Master Trooper Scott Verret, Lousiana State Police; BM 1st Class Timothy Dinger, United States Coast Guard; Sgt. Bart Lange, St.

Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service, or BEARS, participated in the nationwide annual ham radio Field Day Saturday at its offices at the old Whitney Bank building in downtown Morgan City. Tommy Wells, left, and Carl Bundy, right, try to call other ham radio operators across the country, while Kay Wells, center, logs her husband Tommy’s calls.

Parish NAACP president: Take advantage of rights King gained

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day was observed in Morgan City Monday with a parade and program.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The African-American community needs to take advantage of the rights that Martin Luther King Jr. fought so hard to gain, St. Mary NAACP President Reginald Weary said Monday.

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Benjamin Kelly faced some adversity during the 400-yard swim at Sunday’s Iron Horse Triathlon and knew he needed to make up time.

Obituaries

Gerald J. Landry, 80, of Bernard Avenue, Greeneville, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Laughlin Memorial Hospital.
He was a plumber and electrician.

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